Perfect Pairs: An Evening of Food and Wine: Merlot

By Center for the Arts Crested Butte (other events)

Wednesday, March 7 2018 5:30 PM 7:30 PM

Explore the keys to tasting wine and pairing it with complimentary foods in this discussion, demonstration-style, tasting and eating course. Too many of us make wine and food pairing much more complicated than it needs to be. Private Chef, Tim Egelhoff, helps you become intuitive and natural in deciding food and wine combinations.  Learn about grapes, wines, styles, geographies; a thoughtful approach toward wine tasting; food pairing pointers; recipes and ingredients that can influence the choice of wine to accompany a meal; and inspiration to create a delicious meal to further learning and pleasure. 

Instructor: Tim Egelhoff.  

Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Cost: $75.  

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March Class: Four styles of Merlot;

            Plummy, juicy, fruit-forward (New world style)

            Austere, herb & bell pepper accented

            Minty, earthy (Bordeaux style)

            Aged and mature

Paired with four complimentary small plates:

            Chicken stuffed with pork and prunes

            Tuna with rosemary and tapenade

            Catalan bean and sausages

            Mediterranean vegetable ragout, polenta

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PO Box 1819 Crested Butte, CO 81224