Upcoming Events

rushcreek47-sIn addition to these, there are events on the agenda for February 19th at Gastronomie 491 with Brooklyn Brewery and February 20th at Breukelen Bier Merchants.

January 24:  Dubbel, Tripels and more:  A Survey of the Belgian Brewing Tradition with Cheeses to Match.
The stereotype of a Belgian beer is a brew that is somewhat sweet, slightly strong, and always delicious.  Please join us for eight pairings of beers and cheese that will either confirm or confound those notions (except the part about delicious).   For ticket information, visit http://www.92y.org/tickets/production.aspx?pid=88744

January 30:  Winter Wednesdays with Wine at Gastronomie 491What are the heartier wines for colder weather?  Michael Whidden will answer that question with six selections and I’ll match those choices with six exceptional cheeses from the Gastronomie 491 collection.    For ticket information, visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/313078

February 7: Sparkling Wines and Cheese.
Learn the difference between a Cava and Prosecco, a Cremant and a Champagne and enjoy rich creamy cheeses in the process.  Martin Johnson will discuss the cheese; Michael J. Whidden of AI Selections will choose and discuss the wines.  For ticket information, visit http://www.92y.org/tickets/production.aspx?pid=85813

February 21:  A Journey to the Dark Side (of Beer) with Cheese to Match.
There are porters, stouts and many more options when i comes to dark beers, some are sweet, others not so much some are strong, some not.  The cheeses will likewise run the gamut in texture and strength.  For ticket information, visit http://www.92y.org/tickets/production.aspx?pid=88749

March 7: Cheese and Whiskey
Nuff said.  For ticket information, visit http://www.92y.org/tickets/production.aspx?pid=85729

March 21 Better Red Than Dead: Red Wines and Cheeses to Match
In recent years, several noted wine authorities have publicly opposed pairing red wines with cheese.  Their advice notwithstanding, it can be done, it just has to be done mindfully.  In this class we will offer a survey of several amazing red wines with superb cheeses that match them perfectly.   For ticket information, visit http://www.92y.org/tickets/production.aspx?pid=88755

April 11: Cheese and Beer 101:
What are the hops and curds equivalent to Brie and Chablis? In this class, we will explore eight cornerstone pairings of beer and cheese styles that should delight every enthusiast.  For ticket information, visit http://www.92y.org/tickets/production.aspx?pid=88762.

May 2: Cheese and Tequila
Yes, for real.  For ticket information, visit http://www.92y.org/tickets/production.aspx?pid=88766

About jmartin437

I've worked in and around the world of high end cheese for 27 years. I've been everything from a department manager who hired and fired and trained staffs to a weekend warrior who shows up ties on an apron the middle of a rush and talks to customers and cleans up the place. I enjoy it all, and I especially like my current situation conducting informal seminars about cheese at area bars and in class at the 92nd St. Y. The current schedule is always up at thejoyofcheese.blogspot.com. In addition I conduct private events that are perfect to lead off birthday parties for foodies and sommeliers and also they make great entertainment for corporate team building events and associates meetings at law firms. In addition, I've been a freelance journalist for 27 years. Currently my profiles of leading musicians and filmmakers appear in the Wall Street Journal and www.theroot.com. I also wrote about sports for the Root, and for five loooong years, which included the entirety of the Isiah Thomas Knicks era, I wrote about the NBA for the New York Sun. I enjoyed writing about basketball so much that I now do it here at rotations for free.
This entry was posted in beer, cheese, culinary, food, foodie, Fromage of the Day FoD, gourmet, whiskey, wine. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s