Portland Cheese Course

Cheese Courses

cheese tasting boardSeptember 8, 2018 Erath Wines and Harvest Cheeses
September is such a wonderful time in the Willamette Valley and we will be tasting through cheeses from the Pacific Northwest! The Northwest offers some of the US’s best cheeses from the Olympic Peninsula, Columbia River Gorge and right here in the Willamette Valley. We will discuss the terroir of our region and how the sea, mountains, volcanoes and animals all affect the flavors, textures and unique qualities we have grown to love. Get your tickets HERE!

 

 

wedding board with Duck Rillette Have an event or party coming up?
Let me help you with a gorgeous cheese and or charcuterie board for your guests. I can work with any budget, any theme and find the most delicious accoutrements to pair perfectly. Email me with your questions portlandcheesecourse@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

french cheeses

September 15, 2018 Bring Us the Funk!
In collaboration with Portland Cook Shop, join us as we explore the Pacific Northwest’s Funk! Cheeses, wines, ciders and beers can be made using ancient methods of fermentation with wild yeast and cultures. We will guide you through some of our favorites, discussing the different styles and processes while pairing six locally produced beverages and six cheeses along with additional accouterments that will take each taste to the next level.
This class is being held in partnership with Slow Food Portland, whose mission is to “promote good, clean food”. As a Social Impact Partner Experience, 20% of your class fee will go towards supporting Slow Food. To register, please sign up via the Airbnb Experience HERE!

More events on their way this Fall! stay tuned!

Past Classes

June 2, 2018 – Erath Wines and Basque Cheese Pairing
For our summer wine and cheese pairing class, I will be selecting five Basque cheeses from the Basque region of Spain as well as a special little Basque style cheese from right here in the Northwest! We will discuss the history and traditions that make these cheeses stand out! Paired with five of our favorite Erath wines, this class will sell out quickly. Get your tickets HERE

June 16, 2018 – Bjornson Vineyards Wine and Cheese Pairing

SOLD OUT!
I will be pairing six new cheeses with six of Bjornson’s fantastic wines Father’s Day weekend! I am going to have fun with this one and pair some great eclectic cheeses that you will be able to find locally. Expand your knowledge of Bjornson’s wines with some unexpected cheeses that will compliment and hopefully delight your pallet! We will also have cheeses you taste available for purchase after class!  Tickets available HERE

June 28, 2018 – Bannk of America
Private Event – The Nightwood

March 3, 2018 – Erath Wines and Spring Cheese Pairing
SOLD OUT!
Join me at the beautiful Erath Winery to taste through six wines paired with six of my favorite Spring cheeses. We will explore a wide range of wines from a perfectly dry Rose to a well balanced late-harvest Pinot Noir with some of my favorite local spring cheese and a few old friends from around the globe.
Claim you seat HERE!

March 31, 2018 – Bjornson Vineyards Wine and Cheese Pairing
SOLD OUT!
I will be pairing six cheeses with six of Bjornson’s fantastic wines Easter weekend! I am going to have fun with this one and pair some great eclectic cheeses that you will be able to find locally. Expand your knowledge of Bjornson’s wines with some unexpected cheeses that will compliment and hopefully delight your pallet! Tickets for this one are going to go quickly so grab your tickets on their website HERE 

 

 

Looking to host a private event with a focus on cheese tasting or pairings?

We offer our services for classes in tasting and pairing cheeses and beverages. We have taught classes in hotels, bars, private homes and businesses.  We also love to pair cheeses with wonderful things like chocolate, honey, teas and other delicious bites. If you have an idea, lets talk! portlandcheesecourse@gmail.com

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