Cheese…YES, PLEASE - Session 3

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Join us for this new series as we take a journey exploring everything you ever wanted to know about cheese.

From how it’s made and the many different varieties to the magic that happens when paired with the right wine. Have you ever wondered which cheese can stay out of refrigeration, or what ‘aged’ really means? Each course, you’ll enjoy 5 cheeses and pair them with 4 wines.

Session 3: Picnic Time and Cheeses that can Take a Hike! Taste a variety of cheeses perfect to take on your next outing or to summer outdoor concerts. We will be tasting cheeses in styles that can ‘take a hike’ and stay out of refrigeration, and portable pieces of bliss to take for an outing. Of course these will be paired with wonderful wines to enjoy outdoors and tips for pairing those wines.

Chateau Ste. Michelle is proud to partner with Alison Leber, a Certified Cheese Professional with the American Cheese Society. She is both a cheese monger and an educator and has over 30 years’ experience in the food and wine industry. Alison has dedicated herself to promoting high quality and sustainably sourced products. Alison was the primary consultant in the design and launch of the original Beechers’s Handmade Cheese retail store in the Pike Place Market. Today she trains chefs and restaurant staff in cheese presentation, application & affinage (aging) as well as teaching.