Friday, November 11th @ 6:00 p.m., $250
Celebrating its 30th anniversary, internationally acclaimed Araxi Restaurant will unveil its most ambitious Big Guns Winemakers’ Dinner yet: Icons of the Wine World.
On Friday, November 11th, during Cornucopia: Whistler’s Celebration of Wine and Food, 10 stellar wineries will represent the world’s outstanding wine regions. Hand selected over the past year by wine director, Samantha Rahn, each of the wineries has received critical praise from around the globe.
Executive chef James Walt will create a distinctive eight course menu that showcases the excellence of Pemberton Valley’s autumn harvest, with each plate meticulously matched to these prized wines:
Taittinger ‘Comtes de Champagne’, Blanc de Blancs, 2000 (Champagne, France)
Joseph Drouhin Chablis Les Clos Grand Cru, 2002 (Chablis, France)
Grgich Hills Chardonnay, 2008 (Napa Valley, USA)
Michele Chiarlo ‘Cerequio’ Barolo, 2004 (Piemonte, Italy)
Remelluri Rioja Gran Reserva, 1999 (Rioja, Spain)
Catena ‘Alta’ Malbec, 2006 (Mendoza, Argentina)
Mission Hill Oculus, 2007 (Okanagan Valley, Canada)
Inglenook ‘Rubicon’, 2008 (Napa Valley, USA)
St. Urbans-Hof Riesling, Leiwener Laurentiuslay Spätlese, 2006 (Mosel, Germany)
Quinta do Noval Port, 20 Year Old Tawny (Portugal)