Another Wine and Cheese event at Marty’s Market (http://martysmarket.com/), another sold out crowd – even had an active waitlist for this event! Given the tasty wine and cheese line-up combined with Marty’s Market’s gracious accommodation; I am not surprised this was a popular event. The friendly and engaging atmosphere was typified by the quick offer … Continue reading Wine and Cheese Iberian Style – Tasty Stuff!
We are excited to have a fascinating ‘world tour’ wine and cheese tasting with four wines and four cheeses. The Pittsburgh Public Theatrer is dark on Monday, January 30, so we will have the whole place to ourselves. The wine tasting will take place in the lobby space, then Artistic Director Ted Pappas will invite … Continue reading Wine and Cheese at the Pittsburgh Public Theater Monday, January 30, 2012 6-8pm
Some people complain that ‘there is a holiday for everything’ nowadays – but I think a holiday and a celebration is a wonderful thing – any time at all. In this case, a group called the Grenache Symposium (their mission: promote grenache-based wines) has declared September 24 to be “International Grenache Day”. My response: Let’s … Continue reading Happy Grenache Day to you all !!!
It is that time of year again! Mega-Volunteer Ted Liberti and his Central PA Colleagues have put together what looks like another fantastic Wine Festival to benefit WPSU in State College. I checked the list of “who’s pouring” (link below) and among the broad variety of over 250 wines, I noticed a number of interesting … Continue reading 2011 Penn State Wine Festival – Sunday September 25 1pm-5pm
After several wine and cheese cruises along Pittsburgh’s three rivers (for those unfamiliar, the rivers are: Allegheny, Monongahela and the Ohio), there is no waning of interest. To stoke the enthusiasm even more, our cheese expert David Bennett (I refer to him as a ‘cheese-ist’) invited his colleague “Dearheart” the top cheese-monger from one of … Continue reading International Wines and Cheeses
Spanish Wine and Cheese combinations I was fortunate to be invited again to participate in a river cruise built specifically around the pairing of wines and cheeses, this time Spanish wines and cheeses. The event was promoted by Grapenuts (www.grapenuts.org), a group in which I have been involved for many years with John Mahood, and David Bennett, … Continue reading Spanish Wine and Cheese, great combinations!