Charred octopus suckers, Hannabrook greens, elderflower vinaigrette

Plan to attend Chef Meets Grape, the largest annual tasting of BC VQA wines in Vancouver, where over 75 BC wineries will be on hand to share their new fall releases along with 300+ award-winning Wines of British Columbia. Each featured wine will be delectably paired with 12 locally inspired dishes from top BC restaurants.

Colville Bay (PEI) Oysters on a Half Shell

Enjoy fresh Ocean Wise shellfish from the critic’s choice raw bar and discover why BC food is designed for BC wine!

Cedar Creek Winery
[Cedar Creek Winery]

With regionality as this year’s theme, the restaurants will compete for the honour of “Judges’ Choice” with appetizer-sized portions of dishes using BC ingredients, paired with their select BC VQA wines. For up-to-date event details, visit Wine BC.

Participating restaurants and paired BC Wineries include:
Amuse on the Vineyard
Beta5 Chocolates
Butter on the Endive, paired with Stoneboat Vineyards Pinot Gris
Chewies Steam and Oyster Bar
Cibo Trattoria, paired with Cedar Creek Pinot Noir
Edible Canada, paired with Haywire Canyonview Vineyard Chardonnay
Hapa Izakaya
Le Gavroche, paired with Cassini Cellars Cabernet Franc
Raincity Grill, paired with Stag’s Hollow Viognier
Terminal City Club, paired with Painted Rock Merlot
The Fat Cow and Oyster Bar
The Oakwood Canadian Bistro, paired with Laughing Stock Blind Trust White
The Patio at Nk’Mip, paired with Nk’ Mip Qwam Qwmt Syrah

Chef Meets Grape
Date: Thursday, September 20, 7 to 9:30 pm
Venue: Vancouver Convention Centre East, Ballrooms A & B, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
Tickets: $75 (available online), plus HST and service charge

Partial event proceeds will support Ocean Wise, a Vancouver Aquarium conservation initiative promoting sustainable seafood in restaurants.

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