by Michele Kinnon
Following the overwhelming success of the 2012 season, The Little Mexican Cooking School and Casa Caribe are pleased to present the 2013 WINE TASTING AND FOOD PAIRING SERIES, offered in cooperation with La Europea and Cordon Bleu School of Gastronomy.
7 Friday evenings throughout the spring, the open-air terrace of Casa
Caribe will be set for a civilized evening of history and appreciation
of wine. "The best fun I had on holiday!" and "I have been looking
forward to this all year." and "What a fun, interesting night!" are
typical of the guest's comments.
Catriona Brown, Proprietor, says
"In keeping with our tradition of enhancing the food culture of the
region, our Wine Tastings offer an accessible, fun and educational
experience. Tourists and locals alike more and more look to bring a
learning experience home with them - something they can share with
friends and family ".
This year there is a completely different
set of wines suggested by the knowledgeable management of La Europea,
selected as the best examples of the varieties. Thanks to La Europea,
students will be able to have rapid home delivery of all the wines
offered for tastings. The Little Mexican Cooking School is also pleased
to be working with the Cordon Bleu school of Gastronomy who will be
providing the wine presenters for the various events.
will have at least five wines representative of the region or varietal
and will cover the history, viticulture, production methods and other
special information. Each class will have at least three different food
plates, thoughtfully matched to the wines by Chef Cristobal Tamariz. The
cost per person will be 350 pesos per 2 hour class and includes all
wine tastings and food.
The first event in the series will be on Friday February 1st and will commence at 7 pm. The theme will be "An Old World New Comer: Spain" with sommelier Sergio Rossi from Argentina presenting tastings of:
- VB Lagar de Cervera
- VB Marques de Riscal Rueda
- VR Monte Castrillo
- VT Condado de Haza Crianza
- VT Viña Ardanza
Each wine will be accompanied by food tastings by Chef Cristobal Tamariz.
The remaining 6 Wine & Food Evenings will begin at 6 pm and the themes will be as follows:
- FRIDAY FEBRUARY 15th - The Elegance of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir
- FRIDAY MARCH 1st - Across the Andes to Argentina
- FRIDAY MARCH 15th - Across the Andes to Chile
- FRIDAY MARCH 29th - Understanding French Wine - Bourdeaux, Burgundy & The Rhone
- FRIDAY APRIL 5th - Understanding Mexican Wine - The Great Newcomer
- FRIDAY APRIL 19th - All About Food and Wine Pairing - The stars of food and wine pairing
by phone 998 251 8060 and email firstname.lastname@example.org. Bookings
can be made by through Paypal to email@example.com
The Little Mexican Cooking School and Casa Caribe
Avenida Rojo Gomez 768 - 3.5 blocks north of the Town Square
Quintana Roo 77580 Mexico
MX ph 52 998 251 8060
USA ph 512 410 8146