The Wines (and their reps) ...
|Greeted with a bottle of Fairmount bubbly (well a glass actually) |
... made right her in Ontario
|Fielding's winemaker Richie Roberts pours the first wine of the evening|
|The 2011 Pinot Gris (see review here)|
|Next up is the Thirty Bench display pouring one of their signature Rieslings|
|2011 Small Lot - Triangle Vineyard (see review here)|
|Malivoire's Shiraz Mottiar holds the Malivoire offering in his hand|
... while holding up the bar with his elbow.
|2009 Moira Chardonnay (see review here)|
|Bachelder wines was also in attendance,|
though Thomas himself was away tending one of his
other projects in Burgundy or Oregon.
|but his 2010 Niagara Chardonnay was definitely there and well received (see review here)|
|Joking around with Bernard Stramwasser of Le Sommelier (agent)|
showing off the Hidden Bench wine of the evening.
|2009 Felseck Vineyard Pinot Noir|
|It would not be a full invasion of the big city|
without a little Organized Crime
|who brought along their 2010 Cabernet Franc to showcase|
|Rosewood's own social bee, Krystina Roman, |
does her best Vanna White impression with a bottle of ...
|the 2009 Merlot Reserve|
|The rarely seen Rennie Estate Winery was there ...|
|pouring their appassimento-style Gaia|
|Seared Scallop App was the best bite of the night|
|I can't remember what it was but I do remember it was pretty good|
|Shiraz talks Chardonnay with a guest and the rep from Bachelder|
|While Richie Roberts waves Mr. K away (or something like that)|