Virtual Wine Tasting - Wine and Cheese Pairing 101

Learn the science (and art) of wine and cheese pairing in this virtual wine-tasting class.

Discover new flavor profiles with three carefully selected wine and cheese pairings in this live and interactive online wine tasting class with Sommelier Laura. You'll taste three classic wines from the U.S. and France, along with three carefully selected artisan cheeses, and learn about the science behind pairing certain wines with specific cheeses, why they work well together, how they are made and their unique characteristics.

  • Recipes Recipe links are sent in your booking confirmation.
  • Ingredients Ingredients can be adapted for dietary restrictions or lack of availability.
  • Technology Connect with the host using Zoom on your computer, tablet or mobile device.
  • Class Participation Chime in with questions through audio or chat. Use of video is optional.
  • Class Size
    Public class sizes are between 4 to 20 connections to provide an opportunity for all guests to participate and ask questions. Private classes can accommodate up to 498 guests.
  • Event Duration 1 hour
  • Labels Wine and Cheese


Sparkling Wine:
Choose 1 or More
Mumm Napa Brut Prestige ($19.99)
Luc Belaire Gold ($29.99)
Pommery Brut Royal ($39.99)
Cheese: Fromager d'Affinois, Delice

Pinot Noir:
Choose 1 or More
Bouchard Pere & Fils Reserve Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2018 ($22.99)
Adelsheim Pinot Noir 2019 ($29.99)
Joseph Phelps Freestone Vineyards Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2018 ($44.99)
Cheese: Epoisses

Sweet Wine:
Choose 1 or More
Chateau Rieussec, Carmes de Rieussec Sauternes 2018 ($28.99)
Quady Essensia Orange Muscat 2017 ($26.99)
Graham's Six Grapes Reserve Port ($21.99)
Cheese: Point Reyes Bay Blue, Stilton

Kitchen Equipment

Two white wine glasses
One red wine glass
Bottle opener
Side towel
Ice bucket
Cheese platter

Reviews guests left for this experience



21 May 2022

Laura hosted an excellent course for our family! Very informative but relatable. The wine we tasted was excellent and the knowledge about pairings is definitely something we will be able to use in the future. I had some neighbors over for dinner tonight and showed off the blue cheese/sweet wine pairing for dessert!



03 Dec 2021

Super fun and learned new things about wine and the wine buying experience.



09 Jul 2021

Incredibly knowledgeable and entertaining host of this wonderful virtual event which taught us so much about pairing cheeses and wines. Really opened our palletes and our minds.

$ 29 Per person

60-minute class hosted on Zoom. Tax included.

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Sommelier Laura is an executive chef, culinary instructor, author, and certified sommelier bringing more than 20 years of experience on a global scale to the table. She graduated from the International Culinary Center with a Grand Diplôme in Classic Culinary Arts in 2003 and completed Intensive Sommelier Training in 2017. She can currently be found hosting wine tastings and other culinary experiences virtually and in-person.

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Flexible booking: Cancel or reschedule this event's reservation for free up to 48 hours before the event.
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