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Snooth User: Wendy Crispell

Artisan wine and Farmstead cheese pairing in NYC

Posted by Wendy Crispell, Dec 6, 2012.

Hi fellow winelovers,

I'm mentor Wendy Crispell, a wine and cheese educator based in NYC. I'd like offer a special holiday discount to Snooth members for my educational wine and cheese classes held aboard the vintage motor yacht Manhattan based at Chelsea Piers. Its heated, glass enclosed salon is the perfect setting to celebrate the season and learn about wine and cheese! Use code WINELOVER online at to purchase tickets. The next few tastings are featured below.

Dec 15th & 17th- Sensory Sensations, See, Smell, Touch, Taste, Expand your
> horizons in wine and cheese- *
> This workshop will cover the art of crafting the perfect cheese plate using
> all of your senses! Do certain milk types/grapes work better together?
> Should cheeses and wines be in a order of texture, color, taste? Do jams,
> chutneys or other things such as dried fruits really add to the pairing?
> Are there any sure fire pairings? Do certain grapes pair with specific milk
> types?Taste and learn the recipe to a few special holiday chutneys to
> sample with your friends. Let’s get stinky with it!
> *Dec 29th- Ancient Tradition vs Modern Marvels-*
> It’s showdown time! Discover the best in show from the last 40 tastings!
> Learn about our favorites including gems from Italy, France, US and more.
> Discover what difference climate, cellar techniques, aging and blending may
> in each wine! Pair each wine with the a special artisan cheese or chocolate
> selected to bring out the best in each wine!
> *Dec 31st-NYE Bubbles and Silk, Sparkling and Cheese-
> Learn about the Sparkling Wines of the World and the Cheeses that love
> them! Discover Prosecco, Cava, Cremant, Champagne and the delicious cheeses
> that pair with them. Have fun learning about each wines grapes, styles,
> region and history! Pair each wine with a specially selected artisan
> cheese, from triple creme to cave aged each will be a silky savory delight
> sourced from NYC's best cheesemongers! Sparkling wines are the perfect
> pairing for cheese, find a favorite pairing to ring in the New Year!

Please feel free to share with all your fellow winelovers.


> *


Reply by EMark, Dec 6, 2012.

This sounds like something that Mrs. EMark would love.  It's too bad that we live three timezones away.  Oh well.  Let us know when you branch out to the left coast, Wendy.

Reply by duncan 906, Dec 6, 2012.

When I saw the words' Artisan Wine' in your title I thought your post was going to discus the Cru Artisan wines from the Medoc peninsular

Reply by Wendy Crispell, Dec 6, 2012.


I only use wines and cheeses from small vineyards and farms. Many run just by one or two people. I try to search out the best values under $30. Each are special pairings with the addition of breads, dried fruit and jams.




Just on East Coast for now!



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