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Edmonton’s Elites Have a Wine’d Up To Winter At Somerville!



November 12, 2012.

Edmonton’s Elites Have a Wine’d Up To Winter At
Somerville!

On Monday night the Elite Yelpers in
Edmonton came together at Somerville Wine Room to toast the arrival of a new CM
(me), the start of a New Era of Yelp in YEG and a heck of a snowy start to the
Winter Season!
The bubbly was flowing, the food fantastic and the
wine charms won over the crowd!

 

Somerville party

The bubbly from Bially La Peirre, Cremant de Bourgogne
started the evening off in style and looked stunning as it was poured into the
elongated flutes. A robust red generously poured into our glasses and our
hearts! For there is nothing quite like a perfect Pirramimma Petite Verdot
to please the masses on snow covered nights. But the surprise hit of the gala
was the gallant gin from Victoria BC! The very personable Gin Master Chris M was right on the money with a super cool gin
tasting station
complete with every ingredient that goes into the
complex yet clean concoctions. Kristen K
confessed “I may have helped myself to
two… Okay, three” of the marvelous martini’s.

 
Somerville party 2

I can’t say enough about the amzing
hospitality and outrageously good food that was provided by Somerville's Sheri
Somerville and Best Chef In The West, Chef Neil C! The crowd Ooo’d and Aaah’d
at the amount of sinfully scumptous garlic prawns that were prepared. Dove into
the pepper jack, green olives and bocconcini skewers
and went bananas for the bruschetta. “The tapas delicacies
were delicious and we will definitely be back for more very soon!” Totaed
Mike W.  And Arc P stated “Somerville, Chef Neil you rocked our socks off!”
Here Here!

Somerville 3 pic 2

Beaden oh Beaden! The locally and
family owned bead store that is located in phase 4 of WEM swooped into the
party and stole the show! Everyone was so excited to make their own wine charm to slip
onto their glass and then take home at the end of the night
. Karlie M declared, “I enjoyed the wine charm station as it was fun to pick out my own
charms, and it's something that I'll actually use!”  From cowboy boots to lightning bolts, with
beads, pearls, and F’s U’s and C’s, the endless combinations of charms were to
put it… charming! And this cinephile loved her movie-popcorn charm! Now, how to
combine vino and the cinema?!   

And last but certainly not least. A
major kudos to one of the most talented photographers this frosty city has ever
seen; Jenny Feniak. For years her smart snaps were featured in the Edmonton
Sun. She has taught future generations of photographers her masterful
techniques at Grant MacEwan Collage. We wish her well in her up coming travels
across the Florida Key’s. Bon Voyage beautiful shutterbug!!

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