Thursday, November 20

Book Signing and Panel Discussion: Down to Earth

Commonwealth Club

595 Market Street

San Francisco

6:00 p.m.


I'll be moderating a discussion on sustainable practices in the California wine industry, followed by a signing for Down to Earth and an informal wine tasting.

Saturday, December 6

It's a Cheese Party! Demonstration, Tasting and Book Signing

Il Fiorello Olive Oil Company

2625 Mankas Corner Road

Fairfield, CA


11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Step up your holiday entertaining this year with an awesome cheese platter. In this class, you’ll sample some dazzling party-worthy cheeses and get advice on how to pair them with appropriate condiments, wines and beers.

Monday, December 15

Class: Dessert Cheese & Beer

Cheese School of San Francisco

2124 Folsom Street

San Francisco


6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Holiday ales,  barley wines, imperial stouts, porters, and strong, spicy Belgian ales: these beers are to cheese what milk is to homemade cookies. I'll be your guide on this delicious and thirst-quenching journey.