Events

LUSCIOUS WINES WITH DROPS OF SWEETNESS
Seminar January 22, 2012, Boston Wine Expo
3:00 pm-4:00 pm
Luscious Wines with Drops of Sweetness – for Sipping Before and After the Meal
You’ve had red, you’ve had white. Now try brown and purple wines. These wines have the kick of being fortified, and the prestige of great traditions. They are wines you may have heard of, and can finally sample yourself: nutty madeiras, super-rich ports and deeply flavored muscats. Not sure how, what or when to order? Becky Sue Epstein, editor at Intermezzo magazine, The Tasting Panel and PalatePress.com answers all your questions – and tells you why! Price: $25.00

SPARKLING WINE DINNER
with Becky Sue Epstein, international Champagne Expert and author of Champagne: A Global History
Four Courses, book included

Thursday January 26, 2012
Sandrine’s Bistro
8 Holyoke Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-497-5300

CHAMPAGNE: A GLOBAL HISTORY
Monday, January 30, 6:30-8:30pm, Mid-Manhattan Library, Fifth Ave at 40th St., New York City

Say the word “champagne” and people brighten up, anticipating parties, entertainment and rejoicing. Who invented champagne, and how did it become a worldwide symbol for celebration? The author will lead us on a journey full of good cheer, starting at the true beginnings of the champagne industry. She will slide effortlessly through several centuries of royals and merchants, science and war. This illustrated lecture will also take us around the globe to scenic vineyards where other great sparkling wines of the world are produced and we’ll learn how to taste and serve champagnes and sparkling wines.

A CULTURAL HISTORY OF CHAMPAGNE AND SPARKLING WINE
Boston University Culinary Events
808 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston MA

Sample Champagne and other top sparkling wines of the world, as they are enjoyed in their native regions. Becky Sue Epstein, author of Champagne: A Global History, leads us in a fun, five-course sampling of small plates of food paired perfectly with sparkling wines. Fun facts and true chronicles, local regional cuisine, and all your sparkling wine questions answered, from history to how-to-serve.

6pm, Thursday, February 7, 2012
Tickets available: Register today!

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