Cheese and Wine Tasting with the Roving Cheese Monger – France
Let’s face it, we love cheese! We love to eat it! We love the celebration of pairing delicious cheese with amazing wine! Join Cheese Nerd Alison Leber, who loves to talk about cheese, but most of all, she loves the look on people’s faces when they taste an amazing cheese, sending it over the top with a perfect wine pairing.
In this cheese appreciation class, Alison will introduce you to six to eight varieties of cheese from different regions of France. And what would make this better? Alison will pair the French cheeses with French wines (4 Varietals). Learn how you can enhance your cheese with the right wine pairing. A self-proclaimed Cheese Nerd, Alison will walk you through all the elements in cheese tasting. Grow your knowledge and palette; surprise and tantalize your taste buds with pairings; and leave with skills surely to impress your guests.
Meet Alison Leber:
Alison loves all things cheese! Over the course of 30 years in the food and wine industry, Alison has held positions in wineries, as a sommelier, business owner and consultant. She owned the Cheese & Wine Shop and Bistro, Brie & Bordeaux, helped to open the original Beecher’s Handmade Cheese in Pike Place Market and worked for over a decade with Sugar Mountain, parent company of Beecher’s, developing the non-profit Beecher’s Pure Food Kids Foundation and other projects. Alison is proud to be an American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional and Certified Cheese Sensory Evaluator. Among her many current pursuits, Alison leads cheese tasting and making classes, and she operates a Roving Cheese Shop at various locations throughout the Puget Sound region.