Beyond Bordeaux: A Tour of Natural Wines & Wine Bars

We’ll visit multiple locations and taste a range of wines that will change with the available selection – anything from Jura Chardonnay to cult cru Beaujolais to sparkling Grolleau from the Loire. The emphasis will be on what are often called vins natures: vibrant artisanal wines made with a minimum of preservatives and a maximum regard for terroir. […]

Advanced Tasting Workshop: All About French Cheese

If you’ve ever wondered why there are more than 500 different cheeses in France, how different cheeses are produced (what accounts for their texture, color, and smell?), why French cheesemakers use raw unpasteurized milk in their cheese, what the impact of seasonality and aging are on cheese, and how locals typically enjoy cheese in restaurants and at home… this is the tasting for you. […]