Wine pairings at The Briars Resort tonight. Fall discoveries…

The following pairings went over big tonight with 55 dinner guests Roasted Tomato Soup – WINE: ANGELS GATE RIESLING SÜSS RESERVE (WHITE, NIAGARA) Caesar Salad – WINE: BOUTARI MOSCHOFILERO (WHITE, GREECE) Roast Beef Tenderloin – WINE: SOUTHBROOK CAB FRANC (RED, NIAGARA) Briars Crème Brulee – WINE: VIEWPOINTE BIG BLUFF (RED, ESSEX PELEE ISLAND COAST) TheContinue reading “Wine pairings at The Briars Resort tonight. Fall discoveries…”

Fantastic wine & BBQ pairings @briarsresort last night. Good times on Lake Simcoe

Passing the mike to Proprietor Hugh Sibbald. I’d just described the latest wine and food pairing, and then Hugh told one of his many informative, historical, and humorous stories of the evening. We featured Viewpointe pinot grigio barrel fermented chardonnay, big bluff red wine blends, and auxerrois. The grilled salmon, halibut, Ontario lamb, and otherContinue reading “Fantastic wine & BBQ pairings @briarsresort last night. Good times on Lake Simcoe”