Classes and Pairings

Fall/Winter 2018/2019

Call the shop to reserve your spot for any class offerings. Last year, all classes were sold out before January. Platter classes sell out first.

Welcome curd nerds! 

Education is a very important aspect of our business model and these classes provide an in depth cheese education that we can’t possibly give over the counter. Classes are always small in size but mighty in fun and deliciousness. Classes are usually scheduled on the third Wednesday, with a start time of 6:30.

Classes are a unique gift idea!

$10 non-refundable deposit required at the time of registration.

 

Cheddar Class- October 17th 2018 6:30pm

Cheddar: a battle royale!

From it’s humble start in France during pre-Roman times to it’s cheese super star status of today. We’ll look at the different styles from clothbound to loaf and everything in-between. Who has the best tasting cheddar, Wisconsin or Vermont? We will be tasting a variety of cheddars and their pairings..some classic and some far out! Class size is limited to 20 people: call or visit the shop to register.

$40 per person includes at least 10oz of cheese and their pairings, crackers, and an adult beverage. 20% off all Cheddar cheese after class!

The Art of the Holiday platter-  Nov 14th  and Dec 19th 2018  6:30pm  

Our customers always remark about how our boards are a work of art. They are especially impressed by our pairings. Want create a stunning cheese platter for your holiday party?

-This class will teach you how to cut like a professional

-basic pairing tips

-placement and design

$40 per person includes eating the platter after completion and an adult beverage of your choice.

Alpine- February 13th 2019 6:30 

Truly a winter cheese! In-depth discussion about the cheese that gets a bad rep due to slimy deli cheese (swiss). Learn how this cheese is so unique, and how it has, quite possibly, the most romantic, bucolic origin story of all cheeses! We will be tasting a variety of Alpine cheeses and as a finale, experiencing the swiss tradition of Raclette. Class size is limited to 20, so please call or stop by the shop to register.

$40 per person includes at least 10oz of cheese, Alpine salami/prosciutto, crackers, and an adult beverage. 20% off all Alpine cheese after class!

Blue- March 20th 2019 6:30

Blue lovers rejoice! This class will explore the history and the make of all cheese blue. Experiment with out of the box pairings with this love it or hate it cheese. (We love it!)

Class size is limited to 20, call or stop by the shop to register.

$40 a per person includes 10oz of cheese and pairings, crackers, and an adult beverage. 20% off all blue cheese after class!

Bad Pairing/Trashy Pairing April 1st 2019 6:00

A wise person once said the only way to learn how to pair cheese well, you have to first pair badly…

Learn the hard way! We’ll go through 3 classically bad pairings to reinforce why they don’t go well together, and then pair them to 3 great ones.

Just for fun we’ll also pair 3 cheeses to their perfect pairing trashy counterparts..think bbq potato chips and mountain dew..

Cheese 101- April 17th 2019 6:30pm

Learn about the history of cheese, how it’s made, the different classifications of cheese, and finally, how to taste. Class size is at a 20 person maximum. You can call us or stop by the shop to register.

$40 per person includes 10 oz of cheese and pairings, crackers, an adult beverage, and a take home tasting wheel.

20% off all cheeses!

Charcuterie 101-May 15th 2019 6:30pm

This cured meat process pre-dates Roman times. Learn about history of Prosciutto, Salumi, and Pâté, and taste the different charcuterie from the case in a unique vertical tasting. The charcuterie in the case range from pork to duck! Class size is at a 20 person maximum. Calls us or stop by the shop to register for this unique opportunity!

$40 per person includes 10oz of different charcuterie and pairings, crostini, and an adult beverage.

20% off all meat featured in the class!

Gouda- June 12th 2019 6:30pm 

It’s all gouda! Sheep, goat, and Cow’s milk…who knew there were so many different kinds..well, we did!!

History of gouda, the make process and of course A LOT of gouda to taste, this class will be limited to 20 people.

$40 per person includes an adult beverage, a ton of gouda and pairings, and of course, 20% all gouda at the end of class.

20% off all Gouda featured in the class!

This will be the last class before summer break.

 

 

 

 

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  1. Megan Braid

    Hi! We are so excited about your opening! I would love to set up a meeting to talk more about pairings and events with Black Bottle Brewery. Please feel feel to email or call me @ 970.493.2337. I look forward to visiting you soon!

    Cheers and Congrats!
    Megan Braid

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