Food & Wine Pairing 101
Fri, February 1, 2019 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm$61 – $99
Knowing the best wine to serve with food is a challenge. The right choice can turn an average meal into a spectacular feast. The wrong choice can turn a Michelin-star experience into a dumpster fire.
This class guides you through choosing the perfect pairings for any occasion as well as providing the key characteristics of varietals and the principles behind pairing them. Learn why certain combinations work and some don’t, how to avoid common pitfalls, and how to develop successful food and wine pairings on your own.
We can’t promise you will become the world’s greatest master sommelier by taking this class. But you will have earned a newfound confidence in your culinary couplings.
You will be tasting food & wine in class, but this is not dinner. We suggest having a snack before class.
We love learning and venturing deeper into the world of wine and the Wine School classes are the perfect vehicle for that! The food and wine pairing class was our second and did not disappoint! The class style is lively and engaging and so full of information no matter what level you’re at. The greatest things we’ve learned at the Wine School is how to really detect and describe the flavors and feels you get when tasting. We’ll definitely be back for more!
Kristen, June 2018
My fiancé and I attended this class and we thoroughly enjoyed it! It was very interactive, informative, and of course the wines were delicious. Highly recommended!
Eric, June 2018
Tasting Sheets for Food & Wine Pairing 101
Low Acid White Wine | Acidic Food
Mondavi 2014 Fume Blanc, Oakville | Cauliflower with Citrus
High Acid White Wine | Salty Foods
Soalheiro 2015 Alvarinho, Vinho Verde | Potato Chips
White Wine with Low Alchohol and RS | Spicy Foods
Kruger-Rumpf 2010 Binger S Riesling Spätlese | Sriracha Tofu
Low Tannin Red Wine | UmamiRich Foods
Strehn 2013 St Laurent, Burgenland | Roasted Mushroom
High Acid Red Wine | High-Fat Foods
Filippo Gallino 2015 Nebbiolo, Langhe | Hard-Boiled Egg
High Tannin Red Wine | High-Protein Foods
Luca 2013 Syrah, Uco Valley | Roasted Nuts
Pairing Wine Salt-Foward Dishes
Pairing Wine with Spicy Dishes
Pairing Wine with Savory Dishes
Pairing Wine with Zesty Dishes
Pairing Wine with Main Courses
Pairing Wine with Sweets
Food Pairings for Champagne
Top Cheese Pairings
Top Pairings for Spicy Dishes
Top Pairings for Beef
Pairings for Chocolate