Juvé Y Camps, Brut Rose (Pinot Noir), Catalonia, Spain NV
Villa Creek White Paso Robles 2010
Allandale Chardonnay Hunter Valley 2007
Dr. Pauly Bergweiler Bernkasteler Alte Badstube AM Doctorberg Riesling Auslese Pradikatswein 2009
Sonoma-Cutrer Russian River Valley 2007
Alamos Seleccion Malbec Mendoza 2008
Chateau Haut-Colombier Premieres Cotes de Blaye, Grand Vin de Bordeaux 2008
Cote Quest Stanger Vineyards Paso Robles West Side Tempranillo Reserve 2007
Star Lane vineyard Astral Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Ynez Valley 2005
Taylor Fladgate Late Bottled Vintage Port 2003
– These are cave aged artisan cheeses, versions available at whole foods, but for better results go to the Beverly Hills Cheese Store…. Ask for Tony.
Manchego, DO, La Mancha – 18 months
Parmigiano Reggiano, DOC, Italy
Mimolette, Lille (northern border), France
Fiscalini, San Joaquin Gold, Cheddar
Beemster, Gouda, XO – 30 months – Holland – Cow
– notice they are in order on the plate.
ValRhona, Ivoire, White Chocolate (Blanc) – 35% Coco Butter
Cordillera, Milk Chocolate, Colombian 38% Cacao
ValRhona, Manjari, Madagascar, 64% Cacao
ValRhona, Caraibe, Caribbean Islands, 66% Cacao
Cordillera, Colombian, 70% Cacao
Born in Santiago de Chile, Christopher Lavin is entrenched in the Southern California restaurant and wine industry.
Currently a Master Sommelier Candidate in addition a member of the Society of Wine Educators. In 2007, passed the Certiﬁed Specialist of Wine (CSW) exam and in 2008 passed the more rigorous Certiﬁed Wine Educator (CWE), of which there are approximately 240 world wide.
The founder of C&S Wine Specialists, a wine and beverage consulting company that specializes in wine and cocktail list development, inventory management, events, education and marketing. C&S Wine Specialists, Inc. has taken Chris all over the world helping round out his international
Living and working in Los Angeles since 1998, Christopher’s resume speaks for itself. His experience in many of Los Angeles top restaurants - both as a Wine Director and General Manager, has given Chris a very well rounded understanding of the food, wine and beverage industry. He has offered his expertise and experience to numerous wine and training programs in greater Los Angeles.
Christopher is an accomplished wine taster and cocktail enthusiast.
He joined the sommelier team for Wine Future Hong Kong 2011 (www.winefuture.hk) in November 6-8, 2011 - helping coordinate the Grand Tastings with Pancho Campo (MW); Jancis Robinson (MW); and Robert Parker, Jr.
He has been awarded many accolades for his service in the ﬁeld including Sommelier of the Year by the Southern California Restaurant Association.
This class is built for you to attend monthly or as often as possible.
Wine Cheese & Chocolate is scheduled almost every month