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Wine and Cheese Sparkling Wines from Around the World

The first sparkling wine in the world was created in France, but not in the Champagne region! Since the first sparkle emerged from the Abbey of St. Hillaire, every wine producing country in the world has created a bubbly. Learn about the different grapes, production methods, and regions responsible...
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Traditional Mexican Wine Dinner, with Chef Bryan Woolley

Pairing wine with Mexican food is not as difficult as it seems! If you match the wine to the main ingredients, the pairing is successful and delicious! Chef Bryan Woolley will take you South of the border with traditional Mexican flavors and cuisine in four courses. Each course will...
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Decanting Red Wines for a Reason!

There are two reasons to decant a red wine, and the techniques are completely different, depending on the wine being served. This is a hands-on class, which will teach you the proper decanting devices to use, how to use them, and which wines typically benefit from decanting. Harmons wine...
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Oregon Wines and Cheeses

The majority of Oregon’s wineries are located west of the Cascade Mountain Range, in the Willamette Valley. The climate is so similar to Burgundy France; it is no wonder that Pinot Noir has found its home in this cool climate region. In addition to their excellent wineries, Oregon boasts...
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Wine and Cheese: Italian

If you know nothing else about Italy you know two things; wine and cheese go together. No where else can you have our cheese from our vast cheese island and Sheral Schowe of the Wasatch Academy of Wine in one room together. This is truly an experience and a...
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French Wine Scholar

FWS at La Caille

The current French Wine Scholar program meets at the lovely La Caille restaurant every Tuesday night for lectures, food tastings and, of course, sensational wine tastings. Tuesday, March 11, 2014 we visited the Loire Valley.  The Loire River is 634 miles long, home to 70 AOCs and a diverse terroir,...
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French Wine Scholar

Riesling Wine, French Style

The beautiful La Caille restaurant is the scene on the current French Wine Scholar program presented by Sheral Schowe. A recent class explored the Alsace region of France. We had the pleasure of tasting several wines from the region, including some Rieslings that amazed and delighted. Most people, Americans...
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