Virtual Wine Tasting: Cheese and Wine Festival

Discover the magic of creative pairings for fine cheeses with some perfectly partnered wines.


If you've ever wondered how to properly serve cheese with wine, this virtual wine tasting class with Sommelier Laura is your chance to learn the finer points of pairing these traditional gourmet favorites. You'll combine flavor profiles for maximum enjoyment using sparkling wine, red wine, sweet wine and a variety of soft and ripe cheeses. An excellent opportunity to explore an elegant culinary technique!


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Sparkling Wine and Triple Cream 

With Fromage d'Affinoise


Red Wine and Ripe Cheese 

With Époisses cheese


Sweet Wine and Blue Cheese 

With Point Reyes Bay blue


Every class is fully interactive.
Chef demonstrates each step and assists you as you perform each step.
Ask questions and have the chef check your progress.
  • Recipes Recipes are sent in your booking confirmation.
  • Ingredients Ingredients can be adapted for dietary restrictions or lack of availability.
  • Technology Connect with the chef using Zoom on your computer, tablet or mobile device.
  • Class Participation Chime in with questions through audio or chat. Use of video is optional.
  • Class Minimum 4 devices
  • Class Maximum 20 devices
  • Event Duration 60 minutes

Ingredients

Sparkling Wine:
Choose 1 or More
Mumm Napa Brut Prestige ($19.99)
Luc Belaire Gold ($29.99)
Pommery Brut Royal ($39.99)
Cheese: Fromager d'Affinois, Delice


Pinot Noir:
Choose 1 or More
Bouchard Pere & Fils Reserve Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2018 ($22.99)
Adelsheim Pinot Noir 2019 ($29.99)
Joseph Phelps Freestone Vineyards Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2018 ($44.99)
Cheese: Epoisses


Sweet Wine:
Choose 1 or More
Chateau Rieussec, Carmes de Rieussec Sauternes 2018 ($28.99)
Quady Essensia Orange Muscat 2017 ($26.99)
Graham's Six Grapes Reserve Port ($21.99)
Cheese: Point Reyes Bay Blue, Stilton

Kitchen Equipment

Two white wine glasses
One red wine glass
Bottle opener
Side towel
Ice bucket
Cheese platter
Plate
Knife

Guest reviews for Sommelier Laura

Kevin C.

17 Jan 2021

Laura is an extremely knowledgeable sommelier. This tasting was excellent.

$ 29 Per device

60-minute class hosted on Zoom. Tax included.


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Sommelier Laura
Sommelier Laura

Sommelier Laura is not only a certified sommelier but also a chef, cooking instructor and author. She has over 20 years of culinary experience under her belt, which is evident in her work. Sommelier Laura holds a Grand Diplôme in Classic Culinary Arts from the International Culinary Center as well as an Intensive Sommelier Training certificate. While she dabbles in many things, her main focus is leading wine tastings and hosting virtual or physical culinary experiences.

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