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anyone attending the GLOBE BISTRO winemaker's dinner today?

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The winemaker's dinners are always a good value, and quite interesting as you get a chance to hear the winemaker talk about the various wines served, and ask questions.
I'll be there today. Here is what is on the menu:

Tawse Winery Winemaker’s Dinner
March 26, 2009

TO START
Globe's Local Seasonal Canapés
2006 Echos Chardonnay & 2007 Echos Riesling

AMUSE BOUCHE

FIRST
Seared Wild Caught Sea Scallops
Root vegetable “tagliatelle”, Pingue gianciale, blood orange horseradish froth
2006 Quarry Road Chardonnay

SECOND
Quebec Foie Gras Torchon & Magret Duck Carpaccio
Gingerbread crisps, mâche, blackberry & pepper gelée
2007 Grower’s Blend Pinot

INTERMEZZO

THIRD
Kingsview Farms Lamb
Parsley pine nut crusted loin, roast leg, lamb sausage,
heirloom yellow turnips, Jerusalem artichoke purée, rosemary cider reduction
2006 Meritage

FOURTH
Artisanal Canadian Cheeses
Fig compote, red fife crostini
2007 Cabernet Sauvignon Icewine

FIFTH
Tawse Merlot Cabernet Chocolate Dobos Torte
Flourless torte, dark chocolate mousse, black pepper crème anglaise, candied meringue

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  1. not going to the dinner, alas, but I did try some of the Tawse Merlot Cab when I went for the Globe's bistro special a couple of weeks ago. Good wine. Let us know how it goes.

    1. attended.

      foie gras amazing, duck carpaccio awsome

      lamb stoled the show for me.

      Quarry Road Chardonnay top wine for me.

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      1. re: dickiegreenleaf

        I've got some pictures which I will post after I download them.
        I also liked the wine you mentioned.
        I was sitting at the table closest to the small table that the speakers stood near. Where were you?