Exclusive Sneak Peek at 2013 PTE Pairings

Friday marks the 2nd annual PTE Pairings, and it seems like just yesterday that we were pouring alongside some great restaurants that participated the first year. For 2013 PTE has paired with both restaurants and local producers.  You will be able to try wonderful prepared dishes alongside Manitoba food producers sampling products that run the gamut from chocolate to cheese to pierogies. Read on for the exclusive sneak peek of the “pairings” that we have gathered for this year’s event…



Station 1

Decadence Chocolates‘ – Bacon n’ Egg & Toast and Jam Chocolates

Cake-ology‘s Red Velvet, Chocolate, Vanilla & Chai Spice Cakettes

Paired with…

Southbrook Canadian Framboise & Quinta Nova Late Bottled Vintage Port

Station 2

Oak Island Acres Goat Dairy‘s Cheddar Cheese & Crumbled Feta

Mise Bistro’s Venison Stew in Gnocchi Potato Cups with Oak Island Cheddar Cheese

Paired with…

Layer Cake Primitivo, Philippe Cambie Los Halos de Jupiter Côtes du Rhône, Mer Soleil Chardonnay & Pennautier Viognier

Station 3

Perfect Pierogies Potato & Cheddar and Feta & Spinach Pierogies

Peasant Cookery’s Tuna & beet tartar on potato

Paired with…

Telmo Rodriguez Basa Blanco, Pasqua Passimento, Trinity Hill The Gimblett & Avalon Sauvignon Blanc

Station 4

KWM On-site Store! Come visit us in the Prairie Theatre Mainstage to find the delicious wines sampled that night.



Station 5

Piccola Cucina’s Amaretti Almond Macaroon

High Tea Bakery’s Customized Cookie Station

Paired with…

Sperling Sper…itz & Menhir Pass-O Fiano

Station 6

Delicious Kicks Roasted Green Mild and Hot Salsa & Roasted Red Mild and Hot Salsa

Pioneer Meat’s Farmers Sausage

Arkadash Bistro’s Brandied Farmer’s Sausage with Apples

Paired with…

Bex Riesling, Sperling The Market White, Ramirana Trinidad Vineyard Red Blend & Punto Final Malbec Reserva

Station 7

Nature’s Farm Pasta

Deseo Bistro’s Prairie Steamed Chinese Bun with local Berkshire pork belly, Deseo house pickle, Nature’s Farm aioli and Manitoban crisp quinoa

Paired with…

Dr. Loosen Red Slate Riesling, First Drop and The Mother of all Harvests White, Matsu El Picaro Tempranillo & Albert Ponnelle Réserve de la Chèvre Noire Pinot Noir

Station 8

Shoal Lake Wild Rice‘s Cold Rice Salad

Elements‘ Manitoba Congee with braised short ribs

Paired with…

Southbrook Connect Red Blend, La Mozza I Perazzi Morellino di Scansano, Edge Cabernet Sauvignon and Clayhouse Adobe White Blend