Wine and Cheese pairing

Saturday, October 15

Join Camille Stagg as she presents specialty cheeses to complement selections of popular types of wine.

International Cheese Board:  Swiss Gruyère, American Cheddar, German Brie with Mushrooms, Spanish Iberico (three milks), and French Chèvre. Served with San Francisco Sourdough Boule, crackers, gooseberries, pecans and walnuts.
Wines:  2020 Patrick Noel Sancerre, Fort Ross Chardonnay, and 2019 Paul Hobbs Russian River Pinot Noir.
Dessert Cheese Board: French Brie; Italian Toscano with Cinnamon; German Cambozola (triple cream light blue).
Served with ciabatta bread, crackers, cashews, Marcona almonds, and grapes.
Wines: Graham Beck Brut Sparkling Rosé, 2018 St. Aubon White Burgundy, and Fess Parker Riesling.

Camille Stagg,  food, wine and travel journalist, author of 17 books, including the latest, “The Parthenon Cookbook: Great Mediterranean Recipes From The Heart of Chicago’s Greektown” (Surrey Books, 2008); “Pairing Food & Wine”; and “Cooking With Wine” (Time-Life Books); former food editor of “The Chicago Sun-Times” and “Cuisine” magazine; former dining critic for numerous publications; *award-winning teacher, has also won numerous professional recipe awards.  In June, 2010, Ms. Stagg was made an Honorary Member of the Chicago Chefs of Cuisine for her contributions to the culinary profession and hospitality industry.  She has presented many lectures and classes at various libraries, and had been teaching at Eisenhower Library since 2008.

She is a wine consultant at Binny’s, now for six years, and before that worked in the Binny’s gourmet grocery at three locations for 15 years.

*College of DuPage (COD) gave Ms. Stagg  the “Most Outstanding Part-Time Faculty Member Award in 2007 (Continuing Education).” She taught culinary and wine classes, that included her most popular Tuscan Cuisine classes, Spanish, Provençal, Greek, and other cuisines.


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Saturday, October 15
1:00pm -
The Joyful Gourmet
542 N Milwaukee Ave.
Libertyville, IL 60048
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