Wine & Food Pairing Essentials: A Workshop
Ticket Price: $135
Tuesday, Jan 23 6:30 PM

This workshop gives you the tools to navigate food and wine pairings with success. We’ll highlight what works well together as we feast over a six-course dinner. You’ll learn how to design your own perfect pairings at home and when dining out.

Menu will include*:
  • Sea bass with chimichurri
  • Warm Chinese sausage and cucumber salad
  • Scallop and leek beurre blanc
  • Roast chicken thigh with mushrooms and bacon
  • Pasta bolognese
  • Beef short rib braised with sweet onions and prunes

*Menu items are subject to change due to availability. Please contact us at least one week before the event with any dietary restrictions.

What you can expect:
  • 1 welcome wine.
  • Six-course dinner led by an Astor Center instructor.
  • 6 wines used for pairing throughout the dinner.
  • 2 hours of instruction, including Q&A time with an Astor Center instructor.
What you will learn:
  • Fundamental food and wine pairing principles.
  • How to evaluate the following in a wine: acidity, tannins, sweetness, and mouthfeel.
  • A refresher on how to smell and taste wine.

Level: Beginner - Beyond Basics
Food Served: Six-Course Meal
Style: Seated Dinner
Good for: Date Night, Fun with Friends, Wine Curious, Wine Enthusiasts, Food Pairing Education

What class-goers are saying about this instructor:
”Loved the class! The instructor was awesome and I learned exactly what I wanted to!”