Written By Guest Writer Dessert Wines / Fortified Wine / Libations / Red Wine / Rosé / Sparkling Wine / White Wine Feb 4, 2013 Westside Wine Trails – Sip With Your Sweetheart Event SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestThe Westside Wine Trail wineries return for their annual Sip with Your Sweetheart Event in celebration of Valentine’s Day. All nine wineries of the Westside Wine Trail open their doors on Sunday, February 10th, 2013 from noon til four pm offering complimentary wine and heavenly chocolate pairings. For romantics, chocolate and wine lovers- The Sip with Your Sweetheart event is not to be missed.Westside Wine Trail wineries and their carefully selected chocolate & wine pairings for 2013 include: Beaumont Family Estate WinerySelection of Wine & Bernard Callebaut ChocolatesBernard Callebaut chocolate bread from Artisan Breads and specialty cheese made in the Okanagan Valley will be paired with a selection of Gamay Noir, Pinot Noir and Late Harvest wines. Late Harvest ViognierKalala Organic Estate Winery Late Harvest Viognier and Merlot Icewine & White & Dark Chocolate TrufflesViognier infused white chocolate truffles paired with a Late Harvest Viognier and dark chocolate truffles infused with Merlot paired with a Merlot Icewine. Little Straw Vineyards Pinot Rose & Chocolate Lava CakeBarrel Top Grill’s Chef Trevor will be welcoming guests with chocolate lava cakes which will be paired with a 2011 Pinot Rose.Bliss Sparkling Cherry Honey Wine & Chocolate Walnut Bark Meadow Vista Honey Wines Bliss Sparkling Cherry Honey Wine & Chocolate Walnut BarkBe the first to try the newly released Bliss, a sparkling cherry honey wine which will be paired with their Harvest Table Chocolate Bark, featuring dried cherries and farm walnuts. Mission Hill Winery Merlot & Dark Chocolate MousseDelight your senses with dark chocolate mousse topped with raspberry caviar and paired with a 2009 Reserve Merlot. Summit Reserve Melange Noir & Bliss Bakery’s Chocolate Cinnamon Heart Tart Mt. Boucherie Winery Summit Reserve Melange Noir & Bliss Bakery’s Chocolate Cinnamon Heart TartWill be serving their “2006 Summit Reserve Melange Noir” wine with Bliss Bakery’s decadent “Chocolate cinnamon heart tart” – a shortbread crust, dark chocolate with a hint of spice, delicate cinnamon flavour and infused with Mt. Boucherie’s wine. Merlot & Salted Chocolate Caramel BarQuails’ Gate Winery Merlot & Salted Chocolate Caramel BarAdd something savoury to your day! The dedicated pastry chef at Old Vines Restaurant will be whipping up a delectable salted chocolate caramel bar to pair with the Quails’ Gate 2010 Merlot. The test trial in the Wine Shop had them all raving, so be sure to drop by for something extraordinary.Rollingdale Winery La Droite Merlot & Cherry, Chocolate Truffle CookieChef James O’Riordan will be enticing guests with a cherry, chocolate truffle cookie which will be paired with their 2008 ‘La Droite’ Merlot. Volcanic Hills Estate Winery Selection of Wines & Rogers Chocolates Will be pairing their wines with decadent Rogers Chocolates and Heart Icewine Chocolates (Chocolates, Truffles & Fudges). For more information, visit Westside Wine Trail or follow on twitter @WestWineTrail. chocolateWine SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Dessert Wines January 16, 2013 Icewine: Our Canadian Love Story Icewine: our Canadian love story We poke fun at what makes us Canadian. Things we’ve adopted as identity, like maple syrup, toques, and back bacon ... Read More Dessert Wines February 10, 2010 Inniskillin Okanagan Riesling Icewine 2007 Okanagan Valley $35-40 for 200ml, $60-65 for 375ml This was such an easy choice for this week. Why? Because Inniskillin Icewine dominance is ... Read More Comments are closed.