Food and Wine Pairing Classes: November 2012

Interested in learning more? Try one of these local resources.
Shannon Borg  |   November 2012   |  FROM THE PRINT EDITION

Classes:

Wine and food pairing classes with five-course wine-paired dinner
Covington Cellars, Woodinville, 18580 142nd Ave. NE; 425.806.8636; covingtoncellars.com; $99. Thursdays, 7–9:30 p.m.

Learn the basics of food and wine pairing as a chef prepares a five-course meal and demonstrates techniques for finding the best wines.

Wine and food pairing 101
Wine World and Spirits, University District, 400 NE 45th St.; wineworldspirits.com; $50, Nov. 14, 6:30–8 p.m.

Learn the basics of pairing food and wine, both at home and in restaurants.

Holiday wines for budgets, with wine-pairing guidelines
South Seattle Community College, 6000 16th Ave. SW, $74. Nov. 13 or 20, from 6–9 p.m.

A sommelier guides you through ten wine regions and ten grape varieties, then offers wine-and-food pairing guidelines for holiday dinners.

Holiday Sparkles: Treveri Winemaker’s Dinner
Sizzleworks, Bellevue, 14111 Northeast 24th St.; cookingschoolsofamerica.com/sizzleworks; $95. Dec 1, 6 p.m.

This evening is all about bubbly, and the best ways to pair it with appetizers, quick bites and decadent deserts.

Online:

Chateau Ste. Michelle “My Pairing” at mypairings.ste-michelle.com
A fun, free stop for beginner wine-pairers, this interactive web page by one of Washington’s most respected wineries allows you to learn the why’s behind how foods and wines complement each other—or don’t. Start by entering a food type or a wine, then read about the best way to bring out flavors.

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