Perfect Pairings

Our signature food and wine pairing!

Delight in tasting 5 wines with 5 carefully selected food pairings. Please allow 90 minutes for this educational tasting where you will learn about local wine and food pairings and “what goes best with what, and why”. Reservations required as space is limited. Perfect Pairings take place at 1pm on Saturdays and Sundays, or inquire about special times for groups of 6 or more. – $27 per person (+HST).

Want to create your own Perfect Pairing tasting? Below you will find a list of Georgian Hills Vineyards wines and their perfect pairings. Download the brochure at the bottom of this page for our winemaker’s tasting notes, and space for your comments!



Perfect Pairing

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“This goes with That”

Perry Sushi Hungry Sumo Sparkling 6.5% Alcohol
Delicate Pear
Refreshing, Cleansing
Ideal welcome bubbly with appetizers. Seasonal fruit and berries. Perfect for toasts.
C’est Bon Chevre (Goat Cheese), ON
Lindsay Bandage Goat Cheese, ON
Local Apples – McIntosh or Spy
Dags & Willow / Cheese Gallery Delicate, good acidity, flavours of apple, pear and stone fruit with a soft finish. Appetizers or goat cheese salad with sliced apple / pear, beets, lettuce and a light citrus vinaigrette. Pairs well with lighter seafood, fish or chicken dishes too.
Blackburn Cheese QC
Lancaster Cheese ON
Dags & Willow / Cheese Gallery Floral bouquet, vibrant pear, peach, grapefruit, zesty finish and a hint of residual sugar. Cheese with savory flavours, creamier and slight tang needs fuller body white wine. Vidal handles heavier main dishes with spices, herbs, mustards, Asian stir fry.
Kolapore Smoked Trout ON Cheese Gallery
Ravenna Store
Farmer’s Pantry
Curries Market
Blue Ridge Meats
A fuller, richer style rosé with flavours of raspberry, cherry, plum and black currants with soft tannins. Perfect summer wine with salmon or trout. Versatile with salads, fruit, grilled fish, chicken, turkey and ham. Pink wine – pink meat!
Duck / Pork / Pistachio Paté QC Dags & Willow Lively fruit, good acidity red fruit, plum and toasty oak. Cool climate red best with mid-weight dishes lamb chops, burgers and red sauce pasta.
Duck Rillete Dags & Willow Darkfruit bouquet, complex flavours of blackberries, plum and black peppercorn. Grilled pork chops, sausages, red meat and roasts.
Ida Red Frozen to the Core Black River Cheddar ON
Spiced Nuts
Dags & Willow / Cheese Gallery Full apple cider nose, amazing apple pie notes while the acidity balances the sweetness. Sweet wines go best with opposite pairings such as acid, spice, salty, bitter and tart. Perfect with Cheddar Cheese after dinner or try as an appetizer with savoury sausage / foie gras.
Frozen to the Core
Ermite Cheese, QC
Strawberries dipped in melted white chocolate
Dags & Willow / Cheese Gallery Delicate pear bouquet with sensual pear taste and texture. Finesse in a glass! Try the wine first with blue cheese, then try a strawberry dipped in white chocolate. Note how the wine changes each time!
Frozen on the Vine
Ermite Cheese, QC
Strawberries dipped in semi-sweet chocolate
Lesley Stowe’s Raincoast cracker
Dags & Willow / Cheese Gallery Flavours of honey, apricot, peach and pear. Balanced beautifully with fresh acidity leading to a long, sweet and delicious finish. Taste wine after a cracker, then try the wine after blue cheese, then try wine after a strawberry dipped in chocolate. Compare the differences!
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