An Exclusive Dinner Featuring Phantom Creek Estates’ Inaugural Releases – Apr 4 and 5

This opportunity doesn’t come around often. Join us on either April 4th or April 5th for a five-course dinner at George restaurant with Phantom Creek Estates led by two industry icons: Olivier Humbrecht MW and Anne Vawter, along with WineAlign’s David Lawrason. When the WineAlign team tasted Phantom Creek’s inaugural releases in mid-February, it was among the most impressive tastings of BC wines our critics have ever done. Executive Chef Lorenzo Loseto and Sommelier Christopher Fulsom have prepared a lavish menu to showcase the wines, as Olivier and Anne describe the hard work behind them.

Thursday, April 4th – SOLD OUT
More seats have been added for Friday, April 5th. Act now!

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Event Details:
2 Dates: Thursday, April 4th (SOLD OUT) and Friday, April 5th
Place: George Restaurant (111C Queen St. E Toronto, ON M5C 1S2)
Time: 7:00pm
Ticket Price: $140 (plus HST and fees)

Tickets are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.

Olivier Humbrecht and Anne Vawter

Olivier Humbrecht MW – Consulting White Winemaker
Olivier Humbrecht, France’s first Master of Wine, is the owner and winemaker of Domaine Zind-Humbrecht. The renowned estate has been in his family since 1620, and today is one of the world’s leading Pinot Gris and Riesling producers. Olivier has an integral role in Phantom Creek’s white winemaking program, and also guides their transition to organic and biodynamic certification.

Anne Vawter – Founding and Consulting Red Winemaker
After graduating from UC Davis’ prestigious Enology and Viticulture program, Anne worked under the guidance of winemakers Michael Beaulac and then Heidi Barrett. For over ten years, Anne has consulted for numerous small, prestigious wineries throughout Napa Valley. As the founding winemaker at Phantom Creek, Anne’s commitment to quality continues to set the standard at the winery.

For more information on Phantom Creek Estates read their Winery Profile.

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First Course
Smoked Ocean Trout, Panna Cotta, Fingerling Potato
2017 Riesling (91 pts) 

Second Course
Lobster, Brûlée Avocado, Quinoa
2017 Pinot Gris (93 pts)

Third Course
Duck Rillette, Black Trumpet Mushroom, Fennel
2016 Becker Vineyard Cuvée (93 pts)

Fourth Course
Beef Tenderloin, Potato Pavé, Tomato Fondant
2016 Phantom Creek Vineyard Cuvée (95 pts) and 2016 Phantom Creek Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon (94 pts)

Fifth Course
Olive Oil Sponge, Poached Pear, Pumpkin Seed

Tickets (2 Dates to Choose from):

Thursday, April 4th

Friday, April 5th

About George:

Part of the Verity Group of Companies — maximizing life with a touch of luxury — many rave that GEORGE is the best restaurant in Toronto. Under the culinary leadership of award-winning Executive Chef Lorenzo Loseto, GEORGE has become a top-rated and best restaurant for the city of Toronto’s fine dining. Chef Loseto is widely regarded as one of the best restaurant chefs in the country today. GEORGE Restaurant is the ultimate Toronto destination for an elevated food experience.

Executive Chef Lorenzo Loseto is an award-winning professional who has been inspiring taste buds for over a decade. His recent win as Canada’s Gold Plate Chef confirms his standing as one of the country’s greats. Known for creating globally inspired dishes, GEORGE’s seasonally sourced menus promise intriguing and memorable dishes for the most discerning palates.