Friday, October 12, 2012
*Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Tour – 10:30am – Noon
Lead by CEO Winemaker Sandra Oldfield and Anthony Gismondi
Optional Shuttle Leaves Watermark at 9:45am
Miradoro at Tinhorn Creek – 12:30 – 2pm
Three course lunch and wine pairing
Executive Chef Jeff van Geest with commentary by Sandra Oldfield and Anthony Gismondi
Sparkling Welcome – 6:30 – 7pm
Watermark Bar, on the lawn at lakeside. Casual arrival.
1 sparkling wine will be tasted.
Lakeside Wine & Cheese reception 7-9pm
Watermark Bar, on the lawn at lakeside.
Anthony Gismondi hosts with special guests: Chris Wyse, President Burrowing Owl Vineyards; Rob Summers, Winemaker Hester Creek Estate Winery; Pascal Madevon, Winemaker Osoyoos Larose; Kim Pullen, Proprietor Church & State Wines and Ezra Cipes, CEO Summerhill Pyramid Winery. Allison Spurrell of les amis du Fromage will discuss the cheese selections.
11 wines and 10 cheeses will be tasted at this event.
Saturday, October 13, 2012
*Cheese Tasting 101 – 2-3pm
10 cheeses and 4 wines will be tasted during this event.
Allison Spurrell will expertly guide attendees through the beautiful world of cheese.
Brilliant BC Wine Tasting – 4-5:30pm
6 wines will be tasted during this event.
Anthony Gismondi will entertain you as he elucidates on the subject of wine. .
Dinner reception – 7-8pm
Winemaker’s Gala Dinner – 8:15-10pm
Executive Chef Jonas Stadtlander
Anthony Gismondi hosts with special guests:
Sandra Oldfield, CEO Winemaker Tinhorn Creek; Christine Coletta Proprietor, Okanagan Crush Pad; Michael Bartier, Head Winemaker, Okanagan Crush Pad, John Skinner, Proprietor Painted Rock Estate Winery; Adrian Cassini, Proprietor Cassini Cellars; Randy Picton, Winemaker Nk’Mip Cellars; Mason Spink, Winemaker See Ya Later Ranch, Allison Spurrell and Joe Chaput of les amis du Fromage and Au Petit Chavignol.
An evening of elegance but with a relaxed vibe, Anthony will speak briefly about the wines, giving you time to enjoy the company and the food stylings of emerging culinary star Stadtlander. Wine principals will join guests at the tables for intimate discussions on life, food and – wine!
11 wines will be sampled during the reception and dinner.