Category: food and wine pairing

Provence’s April Wine Menu Highlights Pender Island’s Sea Star Vineyards

Seared Halibut with Sea Star Vineyards Stella Maris 2020 (PC Emrys Horton EPH6605)

April showers bring spring flowers, but it also brings a new menu at Provence Marinaside with a new set of wines for pairing; this time from Sea Star Vineyards.¬† Here is the press release from Provence Marinaside. ~~~ (Vancouver, BC)…

Curb Your Grilling Craving with some Winter BBQ ideas with Armstrong Cheese

Jerk chicken burger or bahn mi cheese burger

It’s getting bone-chilling cold across Canada.¬† Even in balmy Vancouver, the temperatures may go down to -10 degrees C.¬† You think about the summer and bbq, but that seems so far away.¬† Armstrong Cheese sent me an email with a…

Round 2: Pairing BC and Bordeaux Wines with Cheese

CedarCreek Chardonnay 2017, 50th Parallel Estate Pinot Noir 2017, and Ch√Ęteau de Marsan 2010 wines with 3 cheeses

As promised, here are my remaining 3 wines that I am pairing with the three “Entertaining Cheeses” that I received from Saputo. The three wines are: CedarCreek Chardonnay 2017, 50th Parallel Estate Pinot Noir 2017, and Ch√Ęteau de Marsan 2010.…

Provence Marinaside‚Äôs December Wine Menu ‚Äď A Celebration Of Good Taste with Mission Hill Family Estate Winery

Seared Scallops and Mission Hill Perpetua wine (Photo courtesy Emrys Horton, EPH Photography _EPH6189)

Provence Marinaside continues to offer amazing dinners in Yaletown through their Monthly Wine Menu series, with December featuring Mission Hill Family Estate Winery’s top quality Perpetua and Oculus wines.¬† This is a very rare occasion to taste these two wines…

Provence Marinaside Celebrates Hugel Day with Classic Pairings

Choucroute Garnie à l’Alsacienne (credit Joshua Carlson, Wine Director, Provence Marinaside)

Have I ever mentioned that one of my memorable tastings was at the Famille Hugel winery in Riquewihr in the Alsace region of France?¬† To the wonderful selection of wines, I also enjoyed dinner at a nearby restaurant, enjoying choucroute…