Fox Harb’r Golf Resort & Spa, Wallace, Nova Scotia
Friday August 17 – Sunday August 19

Fox Harb’r, Atlantic Canada’s premier Golf Resort & Spa has teamed up with Michie Wines and Bishop’s Cellar to put together a weekend of wine, cuisine and luxury.

‘Gourmet and Grapes’ is the inaugural Wine festival of its kind to be held at the semi-private Fox Harb’r resort. Join us for the opportunity to taste wines from the most prestigious and largest cellar on the east coast.  The wine fair will feature over 50 elite wines from various countries and regions.

Some of the gems that will be tasted will be;

France

1991 Louis Remy Chambertin Grand Cru ~ Burgundy, France
1991 Louis Remy Clos de la Roche ~ Burgundy, France
2003  Bouchard Pere et Fils Meursault Genevrieres ~ Burgundy, France 93 pts Stephen Tanzer
2004 Drouhin-Laroze Bonnes Mares ~ Burgundy, France 92 pts Burghound
2006 Chateau Clerc Milon ~ Pauillac, Bordeaux, France 90 pts Steven Tanzer
2000 Clos de l’Oratoire Chateauneuf du Pape les Choregies ~ Rhone Valley, France 92 pts Robert Parker

Italy

2004 Brancaia Il Blu ~ Tuscany, Italy 96 pts Wine Spectator
2000 Villa Cafaggio San Martino ~ Tuscany, Italy 91 pts Wine Spectator

California

2002 Silver Oak ~ Napa Valley,  California 90 pts Wine Spectator
2005 Far Niente Cabernet Sauvignon ~ Napa Valley, California
2007 Signorello Estate Cabernet Sauvignon ~ Napa Valley, California 90 pts Robert Parker

Australia

Two Hand’s ‘Angels Share’ Shiraz ~ Barossa Valley, Shiraz 92 pts Wine Spectator

 

Friday August 17

Signature Reception & Distinctive Five Course Dinner paired with Excellent Wines
Created by Celebrity Chef John Cirillo from Cirillo Culinary Academy, Toronto

Dinner Menu

Char-Grilled Octopus with Arugula, Capers, Oven Dried Tomatoes

and Olives tossed in Lemon Brown Butter

~

Seared Duck Breast on Golden Candy Cane Beet Slaw

with Blueberry Port Wine Jus

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Pistachio Crusted Black Cod with Beluga Stewed Lentils, Fine Beans and Tarragon Sauce

Or

Roasted Veal Tenderloin wrapped in Mushrooms, Sage and Prosciutto with Peppercorn Sauce

Creamy Mascarpone, Chive Polenta and Sautéed Garlic Rapini

 

Saturday August 18

Breakfast in The Great Room

Relax and Unwind

Spend your day relaxing at Fox Harbr and enjoy its world class amenities. Complimentary services include: Junior size Olympic pool, Hot Tub/Steam Showers/Mineral Pool, Executive Par 3 golf, Tennis Courts & Bikes for rides around the resort. Also included in this spectacular weekend are preferred rates for the 18 Hole Championship Golf Course and luxurious Spa.

 

The World of Wine Fair – Learn about and sample brilliant Wines of the World

The tasting consists of 50 elite wines from various countries and regions that will delight the senses. Skilled wine professionals will guide you through vintage Bordeaux, powerful super Tuscans, fine champagne and many other treasures from the Fox Harb’r cellar. Tonight’s wine will be accompanied by Hors D’oeuvres. A selection of the wines in tonight’s tasting will be available for purchase at a 10% discount.

Sunday August 19

Farewell Breakfast in The Great Room

Package Prices

  • The complete weekend –  2 nights’ accommodations, breakfast both mornings, Chef’s Dinner on Friday and Wine Fair on Saturday
    • 2 people total cost is $1223 +taxes
    • 1 person $937 +taxes
  • Wine Fair – 1 night accommodations, Wine Fair (Saturday night) and breakfast Sunday morning
    • 2 people total cost is $641 +taxes
    • 1 person $483 +taxes

For members or guests with their own accommodations

  • Celebrity Chef’s Dinner & Reception only $126 +taxes per person
  • Wine Fair only $150 +taxes per person

For more information and to secure your reservation with the best rooms contact:

Kathryn Harding at 902.405.3933 or kathryn@bishopscellar.com

Craig Michie at 902.402.8129 or craig@michiewines.com