Dec. 11th, 2009
Taste of Winterlude - National Capital Commission ::
Some of the upcoming food-related events to be featured at Winterlude in Ottawa. All the events listed here are $100+ per person, and more events are available on the web site.
ByWard Market Walkabout Winter Feast - With a sommelier as your guide, savour a five-course, wine-paired meal at five of the ByWard Market’s top restaurants. Your evening begins with a reception, and continues as your group strolls from restaurant to restaurant to delight in each food and wine pairing. Bundle up, wear comfortable footwear and prepare for an exciting winter dining experience in the heart of the beautiful ByWard Market!
Italy vs. Ontario Tasting, Demo and Dinner - Whose wine and cuisine will reign supreme? Find out in this four-phase tasting experience! Phase 1: Kick off the evening with two sparkling wines, one from Niagara and one from the Veneto, along with canapés. Phase 2: Taste and judge three ingredients side by side — buffalo mozzarella from Niagara and from Campania; prosciutto from Niagara and Emilia-Romagna; and honey from Prince Edward County and Tuscany. Phase 3: Watch DiVino chefs in action, as they prepare recipes from Niagara and Tuscany. Phase 4: Sit back, relax and enjoy a flavourful three-course, wine-paired meal.
Walkabout Winter Feast With Savour Ottawa and Taste of Winterlude - Join Savour Ottawa and Taste of Winterlude for an evening of local, seasonal cuisine. Enjoy a five-course, wine-paired meal at some of Savour Ottawa’s finest restaurants. Your evening begins with a reception, and continues as your group strolls from restaurant to restaurant — with a sommelier as your guide — to taste and savour each pairing of food and wine. Bundle up, wear comfortable footwear and prepare for a delightful winter dining experience of local fare!
Texture and Transformation Dinner - Experience a one-of-a-kind dining experience where chef Marc Lepine and sommelier Steve Robinson take you on a dining adventure, featuring food and wine tastes and textures. Expect to try wine and food pairings that will be transformed to stretch your imagination and taste sensation. Includes a six-course tasting menu with wines to match.
“This Food, That Icewine” Tasting - Celebrate our Canadian winter with one of the great gifts from our cold climate — icewine! Join us for the ultimate indulgence: a tasting of eight late harvest wines and icewines, each paired perfectly with different dishes, ranging from savoury to sweet. With sommelier Stacey Metulynsky and ARC The.Hotel chef Jason Duffy as your hosts, learn about and taste the range of different styles of our luscious sweet wines, and discover just how versatile they can be with food.