Events

 

Tuesday, September 2

World Cheese Tour:  What's Up With That Rind?

Hall Wines

401 St. Helena Highway

St. Helena, CA

5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

www.janetfletcher.com/cheeseclasses

Cheese rinds tell a story—a tale of local microflora, culture, cellar handling and cheese maker vision. In this tasting, I’ll take you on a guided tour of the rind kingdom. You will taste six cheeses with a wide variety of rinds, learn how the rinds developed and what they tell you.

Friday, September 12

Book Signing: Fresh from the Farmers' Market and Eating Local

St. Helena Farmers' Market

Crane Park

St. Helena, CA

8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Thursday, September 18

Cheese Class: California's Future Classics

Cheese School of San Francisco

2124 Folsom Street

San Francisco, CA

415-346-7530

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

www.thecheeseschool.com

Join me for a guided tasting of some of California's best new cheeses, the ones destined to become classics.

Tuesday, October 7

World Cheese Tour:  Blue-Ribbon Winners from the American Cheese Society

Hall Wines

401 St. Helena Highway

St. Helena, CA

5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

www.janetfletcher.com/cheeseclasses

What cheeses floated to the top in this year’s prestigious American Cheese Society competition? We’ll taste blue-ribbon winners from six different style categories this evening—to give you a glimpse of what this country’s top cheese makers are up to. No guarantees, but I’ll do my best to secure the Best of Show.

Tuesday, November 4

World Cheese Tour:  Italy Off the Beaten Path

Hall Wines

401 St. Helena Highway

St. Helena, CA

5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

www.janetfletcher.com/cheeseclasses

No Fontina tonight. No Gorgonzola either. In this class, we’ll taste six Italian selections that I’m betting you don’t know—including a buffalo-milk cheese that’s a personal favorite. These new artisan imports from Italy rival any fromage from France, and tonight I’ll prove it to you.