GOODS: Anticipated Hotel Georgia Gets Set To Preview “Hawksworth” With Mission Hill

February 23, 2011 

Mission Hill is located at 1730 West Bank Rd in West Kelowna, BC | 250-768-7611 | www.missionhillwinery.com

The GOODS from Mission Hill

Kelowna, BC | At the Playhouse Wine Festival this year, Mission Hill has the extreme pleasure to offer food and wine lovers alike a sneak preview of culinary creations from a soon-to-be fine dining hotspot in Vancouver. The evening celebrates the ongoing partnership of Mission Hill wines and Hawksworth Restaurant. Both are inspired by the traditions of the Old World and infused with passions for the New. View all the details after the jump…

“European Influence, Canadian Flair” – Wednesday March 30th

Both Mission Hill Family Estate Winemaker John Simes and Chef David Hawksworth share a passion for the unique terroir and enchanting flavours that flourish in British Columbia. The classically inspired New World wines of Mission Hill Family Estate elegantly unite with the European-influenced cuisine of Chef Hawksworth at the Museum of Vancouver. An exclusive preview of what’s to come at his eagerly anticipated new restaurant in the Hotel Georgia scheduled to launch spring 2011. Mission Hill winemaker John Simes will be in attendance, speaking to the evening’s wine selections and offering a unique insight of his remarkable, award winning 20 vintages in the Okanagan Valley.

Details and the last of the tickets available here.

About Mission Hill Family Estate

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“The centerpiece of the Canadian wine tourism industry…understated wines which rank among the country’s best and the Terrace Restaurant on the estate’s front lawn is one of the most glorious dining experiences around.” Travel & Leisure Magazine, February 2008

Located in the heart of British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley, Mission Hill Family Estate is a family-owned winery that crafts boutique wines. Majestic mountains, scenic lakes, and lush orchards encase the winery’s dramatic architecture and culminate in a setting that celebrates wine, food and the arts. Our Chief Winemaker John Simes, uses a ‘pruning to bottle’ program for the viticulture to winemaking process that ensures all our wines reflect the origin and unique character of the Valley. Visit us at the winery’s Education Centre for workshops and seminars on tastings, viticulture, wine and food pairings and more or enjoy our elegant tasting salons which provide a luxurious setting for an exclusive sampling of Mission Hill Family Estate wines.

We invite you to join us for patio dining at The Terrace and enjoy lunch or tapas overlooking our lush vineyards. Our Winery Chef’s innovative culinary style of Cuisine de Terroir, a seasonal and regional approach to gastronomy, is globally influenced, but locally crafted. Our Chef selects only the freshest local ingredients and seasonal fare is handcrafted to compliment our wines. Year round private dining is also available with the pinnacle Chef’s Table dining experience, an intimate evening with our renowned Winery Chef.