It’s just a few short months until Graze the Bench is here on June 1 & 2. Tickets for one of Beamsville’s favourite events are already sold out. If you managed to get your hands on some of the hottest tickets in town, here are the offerings you’ll be able to find at each winery during the event.
Sip: NV Traditional Method Sparkling Rosé, 2017 Estate Bottled Riesling, 2017 Red Conception
Savour: Chef Brad Rempel
Peppered Striploin Sandwich
Shaved Canadian AAA striploin steak with a red pepper & cherry tomato relish, whole mustard aioli and fresh arugula. Served on a freshly grilled ciabatta bun.
Buttermilk Breaded Chicken Sandwich
Panko breaded chicken breast topped with Applewood smoked bacon, Monterey Jack cheese and chipotle guacamole. Served on brioche and topped with popcorn shoots.
Seasoned, kettle cooked thin cut frites topped with sharp cheddar, green onions, pico de gallo, sliced jalapeno, bacon crumble and sour cream.
Vegetarian option without the bacon.
Groove: Vinyl Flux
Sip: Cabernet Merlot, Sussreserve Riesling, Shine (Sparkling Muscato)
Savour: Smokin Buddha
Beef Rogan Josh
(GF, Veg friendly)
Thai spiced white fish with lemongrass, coconut and spicy citrus cucumber dip (GF)
Groove: Jessica Wilson & Band
Sip: 2017 Riesling AF, 2017 Night Moves Gamay Noir
Savour: Chefs Patrick Engel and Mike McColl
Notorious Fried Chicken Sandwich
Spiced buttermilk-marinated, crispy fried chicken thigh on a Rosewood honey bun, served with crunch, tangy Mead slaw
*Vegetarian, GF, and lactose-free options available on request*
Groove: Tianna H and Jazz with a Twist
Sip: Winemaker’s Riesling, Winemaker’s red
Savour: Tide & Vine
Fresh Oyster Bar
Surf & Turf Burger
Ontario beef patty topped with wild gulf shrimp, chipotle aioli, lettuce and tomato
With dill cream and pickled red onion (GF, Veg friendly)
Groove: Back to the 80’s
Sip: 2017 Falcons Nest Pinot Noir, 2018 Wismer Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc, 2018 Beal Vineyards Cabernet Rose.
Savour: The Restaurant at Peninsula Ridge
Bench Beer braised brisket with slow roasted tomato, horseradish aioli, Niagara gold cheese, crispy leeks, arugula and brioche bun.
Grilled vegetable sandwich with curry hummus and arugula. (Vegetarian)
Groove: Broken Cadence
Sip: 2018 Pinot Gris, 2016 Break-In Pinot Noir, 2017 Pipe Down
Wood-fired Jamaican Chicken
With salsa on a brioche bun and sweet potato fries
Groove: InfraRed Band
Sip: 2017 Estate Riesling, 2013 Bistro Red
Savour: Chef Victor Berry
Home-made Cavatelli and Meatballs
Groove: Niagara’s Soul Jam