Dare to Pair
There’s a perfect pairing for every meal, and Dare to Pair seminars will teach you how to find it, whether you’re craving a classic steak au poivre or spicy Thai takeout.
In each interactive tasting event, learn the basic science behind food and drink pairings before experimenting with classic and innovative combinations. Discover the nuances of your palate, how childhood nostalgia affects even our most refined tastes, and learn how to create perfect pairings at home to suit any meal or event.
Dare to Pair: Grilled Cheese
Ooey, gooey, and totally irresistible this Dare to Pair explores the classic “wine and cheese” combination with a twist. From the cheddar-based classic to innovative grilled cheese paninis with fruity elements and hints of spice, this seminar is perfect for cheese lovers of all stripes. Across three (3) innovative sandwiches and five (5) wines participants will learn the science of taste, basic tenets of perfect food and wine pairing, and tricks to recreate perfect pairings with any grilled cheese from a Certified Sommelier and winemaker.
Dare to Pair: BBQ
Smokey, spicy, sweet: The myriad of flavors in classic BBQ can make for incredible wine pairings… if you know where to look. In this interactive food and wine pairing seminar, we’ll explore the basic flavors of classic and modern BBQ and taste our way to perfect pairings for anything off the grill. With five (5) local wines and three (3) unique bites, this is a one-of-a-kind wine pairing that will arm participants with the knowledge to recreate perfect pairings all year long.
Dare to Pair: Tomatoes
Nothing screams summer like fresh-off-th-vin-tomatoes, and this interactive tasting will explore how to perfectly pair wine with Mother Nature’s gems. From simple sliced heirlooms to complex sauces, this summer-centric Dare to Pair will teach participants the secrets of successful food and wine pairings and how to recreatethem at home over the course of five (5) wines and three (3) tomato-based bites.
Additional fees may apply based on group size and food request.