Erie Shore Vineyard 2016 Sandbar Reserve with Cauliflower Shawarma Buddha Bowl.

Bruce 2020, Erie Shore Vineyard, Red Blend

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Erie Shore Sandbar Reserve 🍷 creates a healthy pair with this cauliflower bowl. 🙌


Cauliflower Shawarma Buddha Bowl.


  • 1 c quinoa
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 c water or vegetable broth
  • 1 14-oz can chickpeas rinses, drained, and dried
  • 1 head cauliflower cut into bite-sized florets (Compliments of Lee and Maria’s Market)
  • 3 tbsp olive oil divided  (Compliments of Dressed by an Olive)
  • 1/2 pint cherry tomatoes quartered
  • 2 persian cucumbers diced into 1/2″ pieces
  • 1/2 small red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/4 c chopped parsley
  • 1/4 c chopped mint
  • 1 lemon zested and juiced
  • 1/2 cup tahini dressing

Shawarma Spice Blend

  • 2 tsp cracked black pepper
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder

Complete recipe on Our Salty Kitchen


Erie Shore Vineyard 2016 Sandbar Reserve

WINE NOTES:  Erie Shore Vineyard- Harrow, ON   Winemaker – Harvey Hollingshead

Vintage 2016      750 mL          Retail $21.95
Aged in French Oak Barrels.  Sugar Code (0) <3g/L
Serve at 18 Degrees C (65 F)
This blend of our premium reds is sure to impress. The oak and spice aromas that derive from being aged in French oak barrels for 2 years. Along with the pepper, blackberry and subtle vanilla flavors help make this heavier bodied red an excellent choice regardless of the occasion.
Matched with grilled, white & roast meats, pork, steak, charcuterie and pizza.