wine + herb 2011

May 22, 2011 § 1 Comment

Saturday, a penetratingly sunny day. Perfect for biking: Taylor Creek > Brick Works > Mount Pleasant Cemetery > Nicole MacNicol Parkette > Sunnybrook > Taylor Creek. Dinner with my parents. dad made perfectly textured fish fillet

Sunday, S playing soccer. Jotting down memories from the wine + herb weekend. I’m a red wine person, because red wine is clearly more keen. But I do have a soft spot for the acidity of Riesling and the aroma of Gewurz.

Inniskillin Wines
2009 Riesling
Inniskillin Tom Yum Soup Ontario Edamame Enoki Mushroom Lemongrass
best wine + soup pairing ever

Marynissen Estates Winery
2007 Cabernet Merlot
Ploughmans Lunch
not usually a salami person but bison salami + Merlot is wow

Hillebrand Winery
2009 Artist Series Gew├╝rztraminer
Spring Lamb Sausage with Organic Mint Yoghurt
can’t say I understand this pairing of wine and food, but the pairing of lamb and mint is amazing

The Ice House
2006 Northern Ice Vidal Icewine
Garlic Shrimp Crostini with Ice Wine
one of my goals in life is to eat seafood. for breakfast. for brunch. for lunch. for dinner. now for late night dessert too

Dorchester House
Crepe with Sauteed Sauerkraut and Mushroom Garnished with Dill
Barbara runs an amazing bed and breakfast and cooks amazing food

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