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Wine, Cheese, & Chocolate


Sunday, November 10, 2013 from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM (PST)

Wine, Cheese, & Chocolate

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Advanced Purchase Ended $79.00 $2.08
Two for $140 Ended $70.00 $1.90
Member benefit - No ticketing fees!
Ended $69.00 $0.00

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When Three Worlds Collide... Join LearnAboutWine for a special class bringing together three divine creations: wine, cheese, and chocolate.  You will explore the sensual contrasts and delights that each element brings to the experience -- the crisp acidity, mouth filling robustness, or smooth viscosity of great wine.   The sharp, subtly sweet complexity of fine cheese, and the rich luxuriousness of superior chocolate ranging from creamy milk to intensely dark.

Ticket: $79 per person
Special Two for $140

TASTE 5 Great

TASTE 5 Amazing

Great Wines!

Ten Wines:  World class wines worth knowing about.

Vetiver, Viura, Rioja Vendimia 2009 

Eric Chevalier, Fie Gris, Loire Valley, France 2010

Summerland, Chardonnay, Santa Maria Valley 2007

Tintero, Moscato D Asti, Sori Gramella 2011

Domaine De Durban, Muscat Beaumes de Venise, Rhone 2009

Bonaccorsi, "Fiddlestix Vineyard" Pinot Noir, Sta. Rita Hills 2009

Alidis, Ribera Del Duero, Spain 2010

Allegrini, Palazzo Della Torre, Veronese, Italy 2008

Ridge, Syrah, Dry Creek Valley 2007

Cuvelier Los Andes, Grand Vin, Mendoza Argentina 2007  


Five Cheeses: 

Manchego, DO, La Mancha - 18 months

Explorateur, French, Triple Cream - Fresh

Moody Blue, Smoked Blue, Wisconsin USA – Cow – 3 months

Beemster, Gouda, XO - 30 months - Holland - Cow

Cabot Cloth Bound - Champion Cheddar – voted #1 - Aged 2 years! Vermont - USA 


Assorted Chocolate:

ValRhona, Ivoire, White Chocolate (Blanc) - 35% Cocoa Butter

Cordillera, Milk Chocolate, Colombian 38% Cacao

ValRhona, Manjari, Madagascar, 64% Cacao

ValRhona, Caraibe, Caribbean Islands, 66% Cacao

Cordillera, Colombian, 70% Cacao


Ian Blackburn

Founder and Educator
of LearnAboutWine.com

Ian Blackburn, CSW, JWE - Founder of LearnAboutWine.com
Professional Sommelier, Candidate for the Master of Wine

Ian drinks wine for a living and plans over 100 public and private events a year. Ian stays busy designing tasting and events for both LearnAboutWine and private clients large and small;  Fortune 500 company's, Law firms (Summer Associates), and private birthday celebrations all benefit from Ian's well informed and industry leading personality.  When Ian is not busy teaching, he is making appearances on radio, television and social media outlets and studying for his Master of Wine.

Since 1995, LearnAboutWine has done the hard work of building a better culture for fine wine, opening the doors for more quality products to enter the marketplace and has taught over 500,000 students. With over 50,000 current subscribers and followers, LearnAboutWine now focuses on the best quality events and classes, and wine credential programs which have graduated over 450 wine students in the last 5 years with a Junior Wine Executive credential (JWE).


Have questions about Wine, Cheese, & Chocolate? Contact LearnAboutWine

When & Where

Josie Restaurant
2424 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Sunday, November 10, 2013 from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM (PST)

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