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3RD THURSDAYS AT EASTERN MARKET
BOURBON & SMOKE
Next Workshop on Thursday, Jan. 16th 2020
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WINE TASTING AND ARTISAN FOOD PAIRING
Eats & Crafts of Troy - 7 pm to 8:30 pm
Experience five hand-selected wines paired with a delicious artisan food masterpiece created by Executive Chef Xavier Delossantos. The series is $125 for all three classes in the series or $49 each.
Nov. 18 | The Big 3 of Red Grapes
Pinot Noir, Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon are the most popular red grapes. Enjoy very different expressions of these grapes. Discover how & why the same grape can taste so different!
Dec. 4 | Super Sparklers
Who doesn’t love sparkling wine? Bubblies are fun and festive for the holidays! Whether just toasting TGIF or celebrating a special occasion, sparklers are the perfect choice!
Eats & Crafts | Tickets/Reservations Available by Phone 248-879-8124
WHISKEYS OF THE WORLD
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at The War Memorial
7:00 PM TO 8:30 PM
Enjoy the “water of life” in it’s major varieties, highlighting Bourbon, Scotch, Irish & Canadian. 6 superb styles will be sampled while exploring the rich history of each delectable version of this world famous brown spirit!
Wednesday, Monday Nov. 11, 2019 at the Culinary Studies Institute of Oakland Community College | 6:00 PM
This special event hosted by staff and students of Oakland Community College, is open to members, non-members and guests.
GRAND RAPIDS WINE, BEER & FOOD FESTIVAL
November 22-23, 2019 at the DeVos Place
Now in its 12th year, this festival has established itself as Michigan’s annual tasting event, measured by more than 1,500 wines, beers, ciders and spirits from around the world, along with creations from the area’s finest restaurants. From the connoisseur who lives and breathes for the finer things in life to the novice looking for an introduction to the world of food and spirits, this Festival will deliver a grand experience that is sure to please every palette.
Friday, Nov. 22 - The Range of Reds | 6:30 pm
Saturday, Nov. 23 - The 5 S's of Wine | 2;30 pm
Saturday, Nov. 23 - The Range of Reds | 4:30 pm
SUBTLETIES OF SCOTCH
Thursday December 5, 2019 at The War Memorial
7:00 PM TO 8:30 PM
Discover 6 very different styles of this classic spirit. From smooth & silky to dignified and youthful, discover learn why this whiskey is a worldwide favorite. Enjoy a stellar variety of this fascinating malt beverage. Refine your palate with these fascinating variations!
THE WINE COUNSELOR INVITES YOU TO TUSCANY & THE PIEDMONT
May 18 - 28, 2020
Michael Schafer, The Wine Counselor©, will be leading a journey dedicated to the discovery of great wines and cuisine in Tuscany and the Piedmont regions of Italy - two of the great wine and culinary areas of the world. The Wine Counselor© has an unmatched breadth of knowledge and passion for wine, and a unique style of “edutaining” his guests about the incredible wines they will experience.
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