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Tuesday, September 26, 2023 (6:30-8:30 pm Eastern)

Bigtime Apples—An Interactive Food & Drink Experience

It’s autumn, and that means it’s time for apple picking (or at least apple eating!). Maybe you’re planning a weekend of leaf-peeping and orchard visits with friends, or just a wander through your local farmers’ market.

It’s a perfect time to grab your favorite local cider, a bushel of crisp beauties, and a few other seasonal provisions. Now what to do with your hungry and thirsty crew… and all those apples? We have some inspiration for you!

In this delightfully engaging class, we’ll celebrate and sample the rich history and culture of apples in America. Learn new recipes, entertaining ideas, and tidbits of history and lore. Cook along with Annette to prepare a simple and quick post-picking feast with apples at the fore. Then shake up some apple-focused beverages, both on the spirited and softer side, with Lisa.

With registration you will receive:

  • recipes
  • advance preparation instructions,
  • a copy of the book American Cider by Dan Pucci and Craig Cavallo

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I learned so much… Annette explains complex content in an accessible way, clear and highly informative. Annette speaks with the relaxed authority of someone who really knows her stuff.

Leonie, UK

… Not only is Annette extremely knowledgeable about wine but she is a poised, confident speaker and gives a fascinating presentation. I really learned a lot.

Linda, PA

A fun and informative class. Really loved doing a deep-dive on one varietal rather than a range. Annette’s background in education shines through as she helps you figure out what you like in a Sauvignon Blanc … who knew there was so many different SB’s! 

Liz, CA

Great News! Now you can learn from one of the best.

Nov 13 2021: Wine and spirits instructor & presenter Annette Tomei is featured by the Wine Scholars Guild as a Top Exam Scorer.

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