On Friday, September 24 at 7pm, Hastings House on Salt Spring Island is proud to present two of the top BC winemakers at a special Autumn dinner celebrating some of the best wines in Canada. Naramata Bench winemakers Gustav Allander from Foxtrot Vineyards and Ian Sutherland from Poplar Grove Winery will be in attendance to present their award winning wines. Both the 2007 Foxtrot Pinot Noir and the 2007 Poplar Grove Syrah were awarded Leiutenant Govenor’s Awards of Excellence this summer. The 2008 Pinot Gris and 2007 Syrah have been recognized on the world stage, awarded Bronze medals in the 2010 Decanter World Wine Awards as well as the Cab Franc and Syrah winning gold in the 2010 All Canadian Wine Championship.The line up for the dinner includes from Poplar Grove, the 2008 Pinot Gris, 2007 Syrah and 2006 Cabernet Franc. From Foxtrot Vineyards, the outstanding 2009 Chardonnay and the flagship 2007 Pinot Noir. A five course meal featuring seasonal local produce, Salt Spring Lamb, Poplar Grove, Moonstruck and Saltspring Cheeses with wine pairings, gratuities and taxes included for an advance ticket price of $150.00 per person. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet the winemakers and share in savouring their success, paired with Chef Marcel Kauer’s regionally inspired cuisine. Tickets available online at firstname.lastname@example.org by phone 250-537-2362.