April 26: Boneyard Brewing Brewmaster's Dinner: A Celebration of Craft Beer in Central Oregon

"A Pairing of Craft Beer with Fine Food and It's Not All About IPA"

On Thursday April 26, Tony Lawrence, Brewmaster at Boneyard Brewing, will be at the Jackalope for another Brewmaster's Dinner. This will be the second beer tasting and food pairing event we've with Tony and I'm excited to have him return.  Fine food can necessitate fine beer. We're going to explore how modern craft beer can easily complement a variety of dishes.  From traditional German-style pilsner paired with baked brie to fresh mussels baked with a spicy dynamite sauce served with a Belgian-style lambic ale to a rich milk chocolate mousse snuggled up to an amazing Oatmeal Milk Stout.  This is going to be fun.  Check out the menu here.

May 21: Women Tasting Wine Seminar

"Wines of Greece"

On Monday, May 21, Women Tasting Wine will feature wines from  Greece, presented by John Aylward of PDX Wines and Vin De Garde Wines.  Greek wines may be the most undrrated wines on the planet.  Why is a mystery, as the Greeks have been making wine since around 2000 BC.  Certainly, the quality of Greek wines has improved dramatically since the 1980s, and more of them have been appearing in the United States.  The Greek wine industry has undergone enormous improvement with serious investments in modern wine-making technology.

Join WTW for a sensual and educational afternoon of wine, food and friends.
Link to Women Tasting Wine webpage Formed in 2005, Women Tasting Wine is all about women connecting with wine and with one another. How many wine tastings have you attended where the men evaluated the wines with serious determination while the women, anxious to talk about and share their thoughts on the wines, remained nearly silent?  Hence, the birth of Women Tasting Wine. WTW is all about women connecting with wine and with one another. We are guided through each month’s selection of wines by various wine expert guests, and the wines are paired with appropriate food samples. The atmosphere is relaxed, casual, “women oriented” and just plain fun. Women come away with not only a better knowledge of the wines, but with a growing connection of friends.