Written By Guest Writer Food Pairings / Libations / Vancouver Oct 22, 2013 Wyndham’s “One Wine” Dinner at Fable Kitchen SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestAustralia’s Wyndham Estate Winery celebrated the Canadian release of their George Wyndham Founder’s Reserve 2010 Shiraz with a winemaker’s dinner hosted by Chief Winemaker, Steve Meyer, at Vancouver restaurant, Fable Kitchen.Australia’s oldest operating winery, George Wyndham founded Wyndham Estate Winery in1828 in New South Wales. The first Shiraz vines were planted in 1830, providing Wyndham Estate with the bragging rights of being the birthplace of Australian Shiraz.Fable Kitchen was opened in the spring of 2012 by Chef Trevor Bird (of reality show Top Chef Canada fame), and has become one of Vancouver’s “it” restaurants, showcasing the best of local farm to table cuisine. Chef Bird chose to plan the entire evening with this 2010 Shiraz as the only wine, thus showcasing the wine’s excellent versatility with food pairings from appetizers to desserts.Chief winemaker Steve Meyer introduced the 2010 Shiraz: An easy drinking wine from down under, it displays fruit flavors of plum and black cherry with hints of anise, chocolate and signature Australian notes of eucalyptus/mint.The full groupThe evening started with canapés—wonderful blue cheese and bacon filled dates along with shooters of parsnip and apple soup. Trevor chose to highlight the herbaceous notes in the wine with the first course of rabbit legs and squash angolotti. For the second course, Braised Beef Stiletto, the Shiraz was used to braise the meat and create the au jus, making this a perfect pairing. The evening drew to a close with a sublime Dark Chocolate Terrine and Olive Oil Ice Cream.Wyndham Estates and Fable Kitchen proved to be the perfect pairing for the Canadian launch of the George Wyndham Founder’s Reserve 2010 Shiraz . Trevor Bird’s creativity in constructing a winemaker’s dinner using just the one wine wonderfully illustrated its versatility. At $18.99 a bottle, this easy drinking Shiraz from down under is a winner.ChefsVancouverwinemaker's dinner 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 Chefs / Food Events / Food Pairings / Wine Events August 1, 2019 On This Harvest Moon – Celebrate with Averill Creek On This Harvest Moon’ – September 14th, 6pm Celebrating the Cowichan Valley’s autumn bounty with local farmers, Averill Creek wines, ... Read More Chefs / Food Events / Food Pairings / Restaurants / Review July 29, 2019 Creatives Collaborate – Veneto’s Chef Jamie Huynh and Toptable’s Chef Kristian Eligh Creatives Collaborate—at first glance, the title suggested storytelling, workshops and artistic endeavours. A hotbed of artful storytelling in ... Read More Food Pairings July 30, 2015 What to DRINK with That: Picnics DRINK editor Treve Ring asks local wine experts how they would approach pairing dishes and flavours. For this summer edition, we are packing pairings ... Read More Food Pairings / Wine July 23, 2015 Barcelona to Victoria: Miguel Torres of Bodegas Torres Visits the Garden City On a sixth-floor penthouse suite at the Inn at Laurel Point, the view is magnificent. Floatplanes land and takeoff, the Coho sails out towards Port ... Read More Food Pairings May 25, 2015 What to DRINK with That: Classic Dishes From Spain DRINK editor Treve Ring asks local wine experts how they would approach pairing dishes and flavours. For this edition we are looking to classic ... Read More Food Pairings February 25, 2015 Virtue vs Vice: What to Drink with That WHAT TO DRINK WITH THAT DRINK editor Treve Ring asks local wine experts how they would approach pairing dishes and flavours. For early 2015, we’re ... Read More Comments are closed.