About 200 CheckMate wine club members and their guests strolled about the spacious areas in the room that was set with wine and food pairing stations. In the library you could pair your choice of Chardonnay with a delectable crab cake or discover another corner of the room and enjoy a different selection of Chardonnay with the never ending array of bite size sushi.
2016 Chardonnay CedarCreek Kelowna, BC $18.99 Lemon yellow with medium-minus intensity. Apple, pear, citrus and butter on the nose. Very good balance with good mouthfeel. The flavours reflect the nose followed by a medium-plus finish. This is the perfect everyday chardonnay to keep handy in your fridge. 2015 Cabernet Franc Pacific Breeze New Westminster, … Read more#WineWednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher
On this afternoon the tasting was a prelude to our Tasting Menu dinner at the Liquidity Bistro. I highly recommend and suggest a lunch or dinner prior to or following your tasting to enhance your visit. Both the Vertical Tasting or the Reserve Tasting are a leisurely exercise that takes time to enjoy.
With an emphasis on fresh, locally sourced cuisine this is the domain of Executive Chef Shaun Snelling. In the year that Snelling has been at the helm of this iconic dining room changes have come about with a nod to tradition and an eye to the appeal of local, haute cuisine while retaining favourite dishes.