Wine 101: January 6 – 8, 2017Friday 5:30: Virginia Wine and Cheese Pairing– We will be pairing Virginia Viognier from King Family Vineyards with cheese from Caramount Farms, and Virginia Cabernet Franc from Ox Eye Vineyards with Gouda from Our Lady of the Angels. 8:30: Port and Chocolate Pairing– What day is complete without a rich dessert? This pairing will feature treats from a local chocolatier, truffles dusted with cocoa powder, and chocolates with orange, perfect paired with sweet, young, Graham’s Ruby Port. Saturday 8:00-9:30: Breakfast and Sparkling Wine– Your day will start with a Spanish Cava from Juve Ye Camps, paired with a savory egg dish. What a way to wake up in the morning! 1:30: Sensory Exploration– For 50 minutes to an hour, Marc will introduce you to an aroma/flavor kit to train your palate, and as you learn, you will have the opportunity to win some prizes. (Your Sensory Exploration includes lunch.) Dinner– Indulge in a mixed or Caesar salad paired with New Zealand (Ponga) Sauvignon Blanc, stuffed chicken with tomatoes and spinach paired with a Meritage from Karamoor Estate in PA and King Family Vineyards, and bread pudding paired with a Broadbent’s 5 Year Reserve (Sweet) Madeira. If you think your mouths are watering now, just wait until it’s all sitting right in front of you!