January 17, 2011

The Terroir Exchange, Taste at Oxbow

Filed under: Events,Updates — Helen Jane @ 1:15 pm

It’s been a while, but we are planning more 2011 cheese events. While we’re penciling in the schedule, Lassa from Oxbow Cheese Merchant is hosting a steal of a cheese tasting deal. Details are below.

WHAT (#1): The Terroir Exchange

WHAT (#2): An informal, walk-around gathering of top French and Northern CA cheesemakers with their handiwork, washed down with Napa wines.Taste an incredible assortment of cheeses and talk to the cheese producers directly. Also, meet the people behind culture magazine, Oxbow Cheese Merchant, the French Cheese Club, Mahoney Vineyards & Waterstone Winery, and Tony’s Fine Foods.

WHEN: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 from 5–8:00 pm

WHERE: Taste at Oxbow, 708 First Street, Napa, CA 94559; 707.265.9600; www.tasteatoxbow.com

WHO: From California—Bellwether Farms (Valley Ford, Sonoma County), Cowgirl Creamery (Petaluma), Cypress Grove Chèvre (Arcata), Marin French (Nicasio), Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese (Point Reyes), Redwood Hill Farms (Sebastopol), Laura Chenel’s Chèvre (Sonoma)

From France—L’Etoile du Sud (Lot-et-Garonne), Berthaut (Burgundy), Graindorge (Normandy), Lincet (Burgundy), Rivoire (Jura), Rouzaire (Seine et Marne)

COST: $50, which includes cheese and wine. Advanced purchase is required. For tickets, go to culturecheesemag.com/subscribe. Terroir Exchange tickets are the first thing on the list. A donation to the CA Artisan Cheese Guild will be made from the proceeds of this event.

Call Thalassa and let her know you’re a Cheesewhizzes member to reserve your spot.

Yay for Cheese events!