Marchesi Di Grésy Winemaker’s Dinner Set For Ancora on October 17th

The GOODS from Ancora

Vancouver, BC | Join us at Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio for an intimate 40-seat dinner featuring Alberto Di Grésy, principal and world-renowned owner and winemaker of Marchesi di Grésy. Produced in the Piedmont region of Italy, the distinctive notes of Marchesi di Grésy’s elegantly crafted line of wines will be paired with an inspired selection of plates prepared by the award-winning culinary team at Ancora, led by Executive Chef Ricardo Valverde and Raw Food Chef Yoshihiro Tabo.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Reception 6:30PM | Dinner 7:00PM

About Marchesi di Grésy | With vineyards extending for 45 hectares on the hills of Langhe and Monferrato, Tenute Cisa Asinari dei Marchesi di Grésy is a landmark of piedmontese winemaking, with roots tracing back to the XVIII century. We craft fine wines that are always elegant and able to enhance a variety of experiences: from great celebrations, to everyday life. Tenute Cisa Asinari dei Marchesi di Grésy owns four estates in Langhe and Monferrato, home of the greatest Piedmontese wines.


Sushi Canapé
Sauvignon, Langhe, Piedmonte 2014

Causa Mixta
squid, shrimp, scallops, nori tempura, acevichado sauce
Chardonnay, Langhe 2011

Octopus Anticucho
botija olive aioli, octopus chicharron, yuzu, pico de gallo, avocado
Barbera D’ Asti, Piedmonte 2014

Panca Glazed Sablefish
smoked potato puree, daikon, kale gomae, quinoa crackling
Villa Martis, (Nebbiolo/Barbera) Langhe, Piedmonte 2012
Nebbiolo, Langhe, Piedmonte 2014

12 Hr Braised Short Rib
truffle mushroom puree, king oysters, Peruvian corn cake, red onion marmalade
Martinenga 2013, Barbaresco, Piedmonte
Gaiun Martinenga, Barbarseco, Piedmonte 2010

Passion Fruit Baba
mango salsa, milk crumble, elderflower basil sorbet
La Serra Moscato d’Asti, Piedmonte 2016

TICKETS | Purchase your tickets via info [at]
$195 per person (price includes wine pairings; excludes taxes and gratuities)
– while we make every effort to ensure the accuracy of menu items, they are subject to change –


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Dinner – 5pm to close, Daily | Cocktail Hour – 3:30 to 5pm, M-F
Lunch – 12 to 2:30pm, M-F | Brunch – 11am to 2:30pm, Sundays


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Andrea Vescovi, General Manager & Wine Director
Kyle Gartlan-Close, Restaurant Manager & Sommelier
Ricardo Valverde, Executive Chef
Yoshihiro Tabo, Sushi Chef
Joshua Horrocks, Sous Chef
Rebecca Chen, Pastry Chef
Philipp Karatsyupa, Bar Manager




Situated along Vancouver’s picturesque False Creek seawall, Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio dishes up West Coast sustainable cuisine with Peruvian and Japanese flare.

The former home of C Restaurant has been transformed into a sleek, modern fine dining space. Embracing the city’s stunning waterfront landscape, Ancora’s contemporary design features a subtle yet sophisticated mix of soft blues, sand-inspired neutrals and light woods.

The comprehensive menu is built on the cornerstones of sustainable seafood, fresh and local ingredients, and uncommon international elements. The restaurant’s unique dishes combine flavours and techniques that embrace diverse cultures and show a deep understanding of the city’s culinary evolution. Guests can expect a mix of West Coast, punchy Peruvian-inspired meals, and artistic Japanese creations served fresh from the raw bar.

Ancora also boasts an exciting wine and cocktail menu that inspires balance and complements its flavourful cuisine. The wine list is structured to highlight the varietal, style and character, and catalogues some of the best B.C. wines and international vintners. The cocktail menu features an exciting mix of classic concoctions and specialty tipples for parched patrons to sip as they admire the pristine waterfront view.

The team leading Ancora’s front-of-house and kitchen brings together some of the city’s top culinary professionals, and their bevy of impressive resumes and international experience translates into a dazzling dining experience that is sure to impress guests.

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