LODO — On Thursday, November 8, between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., Rioja is hosting a Tapas Tasting & Wine event in collaboration with Olive Oil from Spain. Chef Jasinski's food will be paired with Spanish wines and Spanish olive oils. Olive oil tips, tricks and secrets will be shared by Alfonso Fernandez, the world renowned olive oil expert. Tickets are $20. For more information and to rsvp, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
LODO — On November 10, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Cook Street Culinary School presents a holiday pie making class. From the fundamentals of flaky crusts and simple custards to advanced garnishes like chocolate curls and crystallized zest, this class aims to teach the tricks and techniques for successful pie-making. Students will also enjoy a meal complete with wine. The class cost is $79 with registration and more information available on the Cook Street website. [Eaterwire]
BOULDER — On Monday, November, Frasca Food and Wine will host winemaker Claudio Viberti of Viberti Wines who will pour an all red flight of his wines for the Monday night tasting dinner. Based in Italy, in the commune of Vergne within Barolo, the Viberti family has vineyards in the cru's of La Volta, San Pietro, and the famed Briccodelle Viole. Visit the Frasca Food and Wine site for more information. [Eaterwire]
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