Sip & Savor Tasting at Sweet Basil: Tasting and Pairing Cheddars; The Classic, The New Age and what about that thing called Affinage

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Sip & Savor Tasting at Sweet Basil: Tasting and Pairing Cheddars; The Classic, The New Age and what about that thing called Affinage

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Saturday September 21, 2019 | 12:00 pm -2:00 pm | Sweet Basil
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Your tour guide, Wisconsin Licensed Cheese Grader and founder of Deer Creek Cheese, Chris Gentine, and his hosts from Sweet Basil of Vail will take you on a cheddar flavor odyssey that will give you a fun perspective into cheddar cheese tasting. Join us at Sweet Basil for this private tasting September 21, 2019 from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. This unique opportunity to taste some of the most award-winning cheeses made in the US will be complimented with cheese boards (to help you understand how it goes together), a wonderful wine pairing and Southern Hemisphere-inspired snacks prepared by renowned Executive Chef and Partner, Paul Anders. We will go from Mild to Wild with classic cheddars ranging from 3 to 7 years and then explore 4 Sweet Finish/ New World Cheddars that utilize different aging processes to enhance desired flavors. Please join us for our trek up Cheddar Mountain.

This special opportunity is part of the Taste of Vail's Fall Wine and Food Classic in town Sept. 20th and 21st. Space is limited. Tickets are non-refundable.

Chris Gentine is the Founder and President of The Artisan Cheese Exchange and Deer Creek Cheese. He is a Wisconsin Licensed Cheese Grader who has been involved in the cheese industry for over 35 years. In 2009 Chris and his wife created Deer Creek, a creatively whimsical line of cheeses that offers customers some of the finest and most consistent classic Cheddars and Colby cheeses as well as developing New World flavor twists utilizing old Wisconsin cheesemaking techniques, wild cocktails of cheese cultures and unique ingredients. The Deer Creek brand has been awarded 99 top medals in US and international competitions for its cheeses in the last 9 years.

Sweet Basil is a creative, modern American restaurant located in the heart of the Vail Village, voted Colorado's Most Popular Restaurant by the Zagat survey.

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Sip & Savor Tasting at Sweet Basil: Tasting and Pairing Cheddars; The Classic, The New Age and what about that thing called Affinage

Saturday September 21, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Sweet Basil Buy Ticket

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