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Corks + Cocoa: Wine And Chocolate @ Greenvale Vineyards

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    Sat, June 8, 2024 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

Greenvale Vineyards
582 Wapping Road
Portsmouth, RI 02871
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If you love wine and you love chocolate, you owe it to yourself to learn how to bring these two together in the most amazing way ever.

Join us for an unforgettable experience that will leave you with a newfound appreciation for the art of pairing two of life's most indulgent pleasures. Get ready to journey through the rich and diverse world of wines, ranging from velvety reds to crisp whites, each carefully selected to complement the array of chocolates we'll taste. This class is designed to elevate your palate and expand your appreciation for the amazing synergy between wine and chocolate.

This class will taste six wine and chocolate combinations together that explain the attraction these two great hedonistic foods have for each other.

WINE + CHOCOLATE MENU (tentative) Vidal Blanc + Chocolate & Chèvre Truffle | Moscato + Strawberry Rose Eclipse Bar | Pinot Gris Ramato + Citrus Goddess Orange Cream Chocolate Truffle | Cabernet Franc + Caramel Mousse Chocolate Truffle | Côtes du Rhône + Herbes de Provence Eclipse Bar | Cali Red Blend + Cocoa Dusted Dark Chocolate Truffle

PLEASE NOTE Wine & food menus are subject to change based on availability, inspiration, and whimsy!

WHO SHOULD ATTEND This is a survey course for beginners and enthusiasts alike. It assumes some exposure to wine but little or no formal wine knowledge. This program is appropriate for both consumers and professionals in all wine, food, hospitality and service industries.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN Students will learn technical wine tasting, the major wine grapes, wine and chocolate pairing basics, and fundamentals of wine style. The emphasis is on providing an overview of wine and chocolate, plus an deep understanding of pairing concepts.

REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS Guests & students must be at least 21.


JONATHON ALSOP is founder & executive director of the Boston Wine School, author of The Wine Lover’s Devotional and In Vino Veritas, and a commentator for National Public Radio on WGBH | Boston Public Radio and Under The Radar.

He began writing about wine, food and travel in 1988 and emerged as a wine expert through his syndicated wine column. He has contributed numerous articles to the Associated Press, Frequent Flyer Magazine, La Vie Claire, Beverage Business Magazine, Mobil Travel Guides, Fodor’s Travel Guides, Boston Globe, and many others.

Jonathon founded the Boston Wine School in 2000 where he teaches wine and food classes in a dedicated 100% snob-free zone. His new book Wine Life: A Collection Of Verses will be published in 2024.


VIVILICIOUS TREATS | vivilicioustreats.com | Bellingham MA

Vivilicious is a unique chocolate boutique that feeds our customers like family. Our decadent and socially-conscious products are made with high-quality ingredients, free from preservatives, fillers, food colorings, and artificial flavors.


GREENVALE VINEYARDS | greenvale.com | 582 Wapping Road, Portsmouth RI 02871

Greenvale Vineyards is a sixth generation farm producing small quantities of exceptional estate-grown wines. Settled along the Sakonnet River, the vineyard and tasting room experience integrates stunning wines with a breathtaking landscape.

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