So many wine regions are now producing a plethora of high quality wines from which to choose. This is good to keep in mind during your year end wine selections to go with holiday receptions and celebratory meals. Check out the variety of wines from different places to try. The Vancouver Branch of the International Wine & Food Society completed their events schedule for the 50 year anniversary year in 2017 with their always popular annual Christmas dinner held at the Vancouver Club on December 10th. As the attached menu shows this idea was fully developed here spotlighting wines matching so well with the respective food courses from 7 different regions of Champagne, Loire, Burgundy, Chile, Bordeaux (Pauillac), Portugal, and Madeira. Sparkling is being made successfully around the world with so many possibilities available as an always festive beginning for your evening. So many whites and reds that might pair well with your meal if you gave them a chance. Experiment. Consider going back to an appropriate white wine after the reds to see how well it matches your cheese course. Dessert wines too are produced in most regions. Try something new. After all we are an international society so broaden your wine selections.
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