Big Night 2011

Love wine? Love Food?                                


Vancouver magazine’s BIG NIGHT!


We pair Best-in-Category wines from our Wine Awards with winning restaurants from our 2010 Restaurant Awards for a delectable evening of food and wine hosted at the prestigious Vancouver Club.

2011 pairings announced!


RESTAURANT                              WINE                                                         DISH

Bishop’s                                              Chateau St. Jean Chardonnay                   Butter Poached Geoduck, Uni ‘Bottarga’
                                                             Sonoma County                                            and Rye Berries

Blue Water Cafe 
                              DeAngelis Marche Rosso Anghelos         Sangiovese Braised White Sturgeon
+ Raw Bar
                                                                                                                  with one Marrow, Sunchoke Foam,
                                                                                                                                     Beluga Lentils and Guanciale

Cactus Club Cafe
                             Balthasar Ress Riesling Kabinett              Confit and Peking Duck terrine with
                                                            Hattenheimer Schützenhaus                     Foie Gras, Armagnac Soaked Prunes
                                                                                                                                     and Port Duck Jus with Vanilla Scented

                                     Tormaresca Primitivo di Salento              Chicken Liver Mousse Bruschetta with
                                                            Torcicoda                                                       Red Wine Spiced Figs and Vincotto

                                        Champagne Lallier Grande                        Thiessen Farm Pheasant Cannelloni
                                                           Réserve Grand Cru                                       with Mushroom Cream

CinCin Ristorante + Bar
                Quails’ Gate TBA Optima                           Caramel Chocolate Macaroons and Lime
                                                                                                                                     Mousse Cake

                                                     Penfolds Grandfather Tawny                     Foie Gras Torchon with Mission Figs
                                                                                                                                     and Pistachios

                                              Ocean Eight Chardonnay Verve                Scallop and Side Stripe Shrimp Boudin
Lobster Caviar Dressing

Kingyo Izakaya
                                MGM Ricossa Barbaresco                          Slow Braised Beef with Balsamic Sweet
                                                                                                                                     and Sour Sauce and a Hint of Coriander

                                            Marqués de Cáceres Rosado                     Grilled Quadra Island Scallops, Served
                                                                                                                                    with Nahm Jim Sauce and Fresh

NEW THIS YEAR: Our Sommelier of the Year, Kurtis Kolt, will be revealing and sampling his favourite “unsung hero” from this year’s competition!

Date: February 4, 2011
Time: 6-8:00pm

Location: The Vancouver Club, 915 W. Hastings St.

Tickets are only $99 and SELL OUT FAST! BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW!

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