Friday, October 20

Ticketed Events

What's in my Fridge?

10am-11am - Stella Artois Main Stage 
Presenter: Ulrich Koberstein, Executive Chef, Sargento
Chefs are always asked what their favorite things are to cook. The answer always changes as existing recipes constantly evolve or new dishes are created, but some basic ingredients often remain the same. Executive Chef Ulrich Koberstein will take three basic ingredients and create recipes that taste uniquely different when they hit the table.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Guittard Chocolate Presents the Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie with Scott Green

10am-11am - Sub Zero Midwest Chefs' Stage
Presenter: Scott Green, Executive Pastry Chef, The Langham Chicago
Scott Green prepares and presents a dynamic demonstration featuring one of America’s favorite desserts—the chocolate chip cookie. Scott will show you how to customize flavors to create your perfect cookie and leave your taste buds happy. Experience this classic sweet treat enhanced by select Maker’s Reserve chocolates from one of the country’s oldest chocolate houses, Guittard Chocolate Company.
$49 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Emmi Roth – A Champion Pairing of Wine and Cheese

11am-Noon - Breakthru Beverage Tasting Rooms at Inn on Woodlake
Presenters: Abby Despins, Emmi Roth
Tracy Sturm, Fine Wine Specialist, Breakthru Beverage Wisconsin
Based in Southern Wisconsin, Emmi Roth, one of the leading specialty cheese companies in the country, brings their award-winning Roth brand of cheeses to Food & Wine in this delectable pairing. Learn about their champion styles of cheese, but savor the chance to try them along with a perfect Wine pairing.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Not your Parents' Lambrusco: Exceptional Wine Varietals You May Never Have Experienced

11am-Noon - Breakthru Beverage Tasting Rooms at Inn on Woodlake
Presenter: Jonas Hans, State Manager, Kobrand Fine Wine & Spirits
One of the most fun things about drinking and tasting wines is trying something you have never had before. Now is your chance to try many different wines that are made from grapes you may have never heard of (or not know much about). Join us for some fun trying  "unconventional" wines made with grape varieties that just may open your eyes to what you enjoy and drink in the future.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Understanding the 16 AVAs Within Napa Valley: A Stags Leap Focus

11am-Noon - Breakthru Beverage Tasting Rooms at Inn on Woodlake
Presenter: Armen Khachaturian, Director of Sales, Clos du Val Winery
Take a journey through the Stags Leap District with Armen Khachaturian, Director of Sales, for the Midwest division, Clos du Val. Theories abound as to the origin of the name Stags Leap, but the most well loved and oft-repeated is the legend of a stag who successfully eluded hungry hunters by leaping to freedom across the district's landmark peaks. Comprised of only 2,700 acres, with approximately 1,200 planted, the Stags Leap District is known worldwide for its cabernet sauvignon. Benefiting from cool Pacific breezes; long, dry summer days; and unique volcanic soils with overlays of bale loam, the Stags Leap District produces wines critically acclaimed for their power and grace, lush fruit and soft tannins with complex layers of flavor.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Dress Up Your Meal With Spices and Rubs

Noon-1pm - Stella Artois Main Stage
Presenter: Alex Guarnaschelli
Join Chef Alex as she talks you through the art of creating homemade spices and rubs to accompany your steaks and roasted vegetables
$49 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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The Edgewater Flair for Food

Noon-1pm - Sub Zero Midwest Chefs' Stage
Presenter: Juan Martinez, Executive Chef, The Edgewater Hotel
Chef Juan Martinez brings his talent and flair for food as new Executive Chef to one of Madison’s iconic locations, The Edgewater Hotel. Join Chef Martinez as he presents his own personal style with his recipe for celery root and black truffle agnolotti with braised rabbit, baby carrots, and carrot greens pesto at our Midwest Chefs' Stage.
$49 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Dairy-est of Friends: Chocolate & Cheese

Noon-1pm - Hendrick's Gin & Tullamore D.E.W. Stage at Appley Theatre
Presenters: Anette Righi DeFendi, Chocolatier, KOHLER Original Recipe Chocolates
Carrie Liebhauser, BelGioioso Cheese
Ron Breitstein, Group Manager, Kobrand Wine & Spirits

When it comes to cheese, there’s no reason to look any further than Wisconsin. When it comes to chocolate, there’s no reason to look any further than Kohler, Wisconsin. When you take the best cheese and pair it with the best chocolate, you are in for a fun and educational seminar. Cheese expert Carrie Liebhauser from BelGioioso Cheese joins Kohler’s Anette Righi DeFendi in an eye-opening food pairing that you’ll want to share at your next dinner party. Complementing this tasty marriage of chocolate and cheese will be two delicious wines from Ron Breitstein of the Kobrand Fine Wine & Spirits group.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Hendrick's: Convivial Cocktail Academy

Noon-1pm - The Council Room
Presenter: Mattias Horseman, Brand Ambassador, Hendrick's Gin
Join Hendrick’s Gin Brand Ambassador, Mattias Horseman, as he takes you on a voyage into the world of gin. This cocktail academy is a riveting introduction into the intricate process of producing Hendrick’s Gin. Following the description of the distillation process, a hands-on cocktail portion will tingle your taste buds with simple, yet delightful, Hendrick’s Gin cocktails. The pièce de rèsistance, a Hendrick’s Gin punch will cap off the seminar.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Who Doesn’t Love Bubbles? Your Guide to Champagne and All Things Sparkling Wine

Noon-1pm - The Macallan Tasting Rooms at The American Club
Presenter: Angela Bartolai, Wilson Daniels Luxury Wine and Spirits Importer
In this seminar we will explore the world of Champagne and sparkling wines from different regions of the world. We will discover the different grape varieties by region, the respective terroirs and the varying processes for making Champagne and sparkling wines. The journey will culminate with a tasting of Champagne Gosset; a world-renowned family-owned producer in California, Schramsberg sparkling wine; a beautiful Crémant d’Alsace; an amazing Italian sparkling wine made with molinara, an indigenous Italian varietal; and a single-vineyard Prosecco, in order to fully understand how uniquely expressive Champagne and sparkling wines can be as a result of region, grape variety and varying winemaking processes.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Icons of the Andes

Noon-1pm - The Macallan Tasting Rooms at The American Club
Presenter: Susan Greve, Regional Manager, Guarachi Wine Partners
Taste some amazing wines from both sides of the Andes from winemaker Aurelio Montes. To take Chilean wine to new heights, Aurelio Montes of Viña Montes quite literally had to climb there, planting the Andean slopes. "People thought we were crazy, considering the valley floor was so easy," he said. "It takes devotion and sleepless nights." His curiosity for malbec brought him to the other side of the Andes to Argentina where he started Kaiken wines—named after the geese that fly over the mountains.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Dry Creek Vineyards–45 Years of Family Winemaking

Noon-1pm - Templeton Rye Tasting Room at The Winery Bar
Presenter: Sara Rathbun, Director of Marketing and Communications, Dry Creek Vineyard
Established in 1972, Dry Creek Vineyard was the first new winery after prohibition in California’s Dry Creek Valley. Founder David Stare reintroduced the world to the wines of northern Sonoma County and is credited with many notable industry "firsts." Join Director of Marketing and Communications Sara Rathbun as she weaves together the rich history of this iconic winery with tastings of modern vintages by the second generation and selected library lots from the cellar, brought out exclusively for the 2017 Kohler Food & Wine. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to taste the history of Dry Creek Vineyard.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Wolf Peach Luncheon with St. Francis Winery

Noon-2pm - The Wisconsin Room
Presenters: Kyle Toner, Executive Chef, Wolf Peach
Robert Aldridge, Chief Operating Officer, St. Francis Winery
Wolf Peach is considered one of Milwaukee’s top restaurants, and Kyle Toner has been there since the beginning. Taking the helm as executive chef in 2016, Kyle made a commitment to expand on what the restaurant is famous for—casual communal meals. Kyle brings his approachable cooking to The Wisconsin Room for this family-style luncheon. Joining Kyle will be Robert Aldridge of St. Francis Winery who will pair each course to one of St. Francis’s wines. Together, Kyle and Robert will provide a luncheon gathering not to be missed.
$108 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Celebrate 40 Years of History with Grgich Hills Estate

1pm-2pm - Breakthru Beverage Tasting Rooms at Inn on Woodlake
Presenter: Sean Barrett, National Sales Ambasador, Grgich Hills Estate
Grgich Hills Estate 40th Anniversary: 1977–2017. Celebrate 40 years of this iconic family-owned Napa Valley Estate Winery with National Sales Ambassador Sean Barrett. Sean will discuss the wonderful history of Miljenko “Mike” Grgich, Vintner Hall of Fame inductee, and the famous partnership with Austin Hills of the Hills Brothers Coffee family. We will taste five of the highly acclaimed Napa Valley Estate wines with a special treat of the very limited 40th Anniversary chardonnay.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Barbera's Deep Roots in the Piedmontese Village of Asti

1pm-2pm - Breakthru Beverage Tasting Rooms at Inn on Woodlake
Presenter: Luigi Coppo, Family Member, U.S. Managing Partner, Coppo Winery
Luigi Coppo is the fourth-generation Coppo to passionately follow in his family’s tradition of winemakers and to continue with Piero Coppo’s vision from 1892: loyal dedication to the traditions of the Asti region. Luigi’s creative presentation uses the anatomy of the barbera vine as a visual aide to parallel between the historic struggle of this storied red wine, barbera, and the famed region producing its finest examples. He will take you from the roots representing the pioneering spirit in the early 1900s to the grapes depicting the changes that came in the early 80s and continue today.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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A Tale of Two Baroli: The Legends and Legacies of Piedmont's Oldest Estates

1pm-2pm - Breakthru Beverage Tasting Rooms at Inn on Woodlake
Presenter: Andrea Cravero, International Export Manager, Giocomo Borgogno and Casa E. di Mirafiore
GIACOMO BORGOGNO e FIGLI est. 1761 and CASA E. DI MIRAFIORE est.1870. This comparative tasting will traverse two of Piedmont’s most classical producers of Barolo, as presented by International Export Manager, Andrea Cravero. This extraordinary tasting will feature a library wine from Borgogno’s famous cellar, alongside Mirafiore’s current releases that will age beautifully in your home cellar. This is classical Piedmont.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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A Passion for Sustainability

2pm-3pm - Sub Zero Midwest Chefs' Stage
Presenter: Nick Morse, Executive Chef, Rye Restaurant
Nick’s passion for food blossomed at an early age when he was holding down his own station at his father's restaurant, Chives (Green Bay) at the age of 13. Nick’s culinary philosophy and passion are reflected in this session as he demonstrates how to prepare a wonderful New England-style crab cake with sweet corn relish, truffled crème fraîche, red wine gastrique and sunflower sprouts.
$49 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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When Whiskey Met Chocolate

2pm-3pm - Hendrick's Gin & Tullamore D.E.W. Stage at Appley Theatre
Presenter: Anette Righi DeFendi, Chocolatier, KOHLER Original Recipe Chocolates
Sarah Leonard, National Brand Ambassador Tullamore D.E.W.

The marriage of whiskey and chocolate is a delicate task; however, when combined correctly it creates a delectable duo of complementary flavors and aromas. Allow yourself to be guided through the range of Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey to learn how the smooth, spicy and creamy tasting notes pair intrinsically well with a handmade selection of chocolates from KOHLER Original Recipe Chocolates.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Hendrick's: Convivial Cocktail Academy 

2pm-3pm - The Council Room
Presenter: Mattias Horseman, Brand Ambassador, Hendrick's Gin
Join Hendrick’s Gin Brand Ambassador, Mattias Horseman, as he takes you on a voyage into the world of gin. This cocktail academy is a riveting introduction into the intricate process of producing Hendrick’s Gin. Following the description of the distillation process, a hands-on cocktail portion will tingle your taste buds with simple, yet delightful, Hendrick’s Gin cocktails. The pièce de rèsistance, a Hendrick’s Gin punch, will cap off the seminar.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Traditional Champagne and the Importance of Reserve Wines 

2pm-3pm - The Macallan Tasting Rooms at The American Club
Presenter: Véronique Lamotte, Brand Manager, Charles Heidsieck Champagne
The evolution of Champagne took many twists and turns before reaching the beauty and balance we recognize today. Understanding the significance of a reserve wine program inside a Champagne house, and how it steadied the effervescent beverage, will enlighten you on the storied history of the region. Champagne Charles Heidsieck has one of the deepest reserve programs in Reims and has a long legacy in the art of blending.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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A Visit to the Veneto With Masi

2pm-3pm - The Macallan Tasting Rooms at The American Club
Presenter: Tony Apostolakos, U.S. Director of Marketing and Sales, Masi Agricola
The Veneto is one of Italy's most incredible growing regions, and it features one of the most interesting wines in the world, Amarone. Join Tony Apostolakos, Masi's U.S Director of Marketing and Sales as we taste through the wines of Masi that are produced in the appassimento process of drying the grapes before crushing them for production.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Tasting Tour of Wines from Some of Spain’s Most Iconic Winemakers

2pm-3pm - The Macallan Tasting Rooms at The American Club
Presenter: Nicole Andrus, Spanish Import Specialist, Folio Fine Wine Partners
Embark on an exceptional tasting of emblematic wines made exclusively by Spain's most legendary winemakers. A true "tour of the senses," this multiregional wine tasting will begin with Isabel Salgado's award-winning Albariño, handcrafted along the granite-rich shores of Galicia. We will then move to the center of Spain and taste several stunning wines made by the "King of Tempranillo," Alejandro Fernandez, at his unique estates. Next, we will savor a polished Rioja wine organically grown and produced by one of the world's most celebrated winemakers, Alvaro Palacios. We will end the tasting with the bold and elegant wine made in the Catalan region of Priorat, by two culturally significant winemakers: Lluís Llach and Albert Costa. This is an emblematic tasting tour of northern Spain that one will be sure to remember for a lifetime.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Bordeaux "Strikes Back"

2pm-3pm - Templeton Rye Tasting Room at The Winery Bar
Presenter: Gerry Koegh, Regional Sales Director, TWINS America
Exploring the real home of cabernet and merlot with bordeaux importer Gerry Koegh, regional sales director for TWINS America. 
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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A Tiny House, but Big Flavors!

2pm-3pm - Tiny House
Presenter: Austin Hope, Winemaker and President, Austin Hope Family Wines
Jason "JC" Diefenderfer, Winemaker, Austin Hope Family Wines
Rob Hurrie, Owner and Chef of Black Pig

Hope Family Wines Tiny House is traveling around the United States and has landed in Wisconsin. Join owner Austin Hope and winemaker Jason “JC” Diefenderfer as they dive into the joys of great wine and tiny-home living. Partnering with them and serving up some big flavors in the tiny house will be Rob Hurrie, owner and executive chef of Sheboygan’s own Black Pig restaurant. Life in a Tiny House is made for intimate gatherings with friends and family to enjoy perfect wine pairings. Join Austin, JC and Rob as they share great wine and the tiny-house lifestyle.
$49 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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All-Time Favorites from America's Test Kitchen

2:30pm-3:30pm - Stella Artois Main Stage
Presenter: America's Test Kitchen Cast Members Julia Collin Davison, Bridget Lancaster, & Jack Bishop
Everyone wants to know what celebrity chefs cook for their own families when the cameras are off and no one’s watching. Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison, hosts of the top-rated instructional cooking show America’s Test Kitchen, will share exactly what those recipes look like. Join them on the main stage as they make their favorite recipes from the test kitchen live. The audience will also join Jack Bishop, cast member of America’s Test Kitchen, as he demonstrates his favorite taste testing. Cooking at Home with Bridget and Julia,a brand new collection of 150 of the hosts’ all-time favorite test kitchen recipes (and the variations they make for their families), will be available for purchase and signing.
$49 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Elevation, Can You Taste the Difference?

3pm-4pm - Breakthru Beverage Tasting Rooms at Inn on Woodlake
Presenter: Randle Johnson, Winemaker and Winegrower for Artezin and Consulting Winemaker, Bodega Colomé
Join us as winemaker Randle Johnson from The Hess Collection Winery & Bodega Colomé leads a discussion to explore the effects elevation has on wine. We will explore these differences through a selection of Napa cabernets from The Hess Collection Winery and malbecs from Bodega Colomé. This seminar will include the 98-point-rated “Altura Maxima” Estate Malbec, the highest-elevation vineyard in the world sitting at 10,200 feet above sea level.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Argentina’s Elevated Expressions

3pm-4pm - Breakthru Beverage Tasting Rooms at Inn on Woodlake
Presenter: Gustavo Bertagna, Winemaker, Susana Balbo Wines
Experience Argentina’s most acclaimed microregions as expressed through Susana Balbo’s portfolio of wines. This guided tasting of malbec, cabernet sauvignon and Argentina’s white star–Torrontés–takes you through the different soils, climates and elevations present in the shadow of the majestic Andes in order to understand how each microregion’s characteristics are expressed through the individual wines created from their unique sites.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Enhancing Zinfandel: Creating Balance and Elegance That Embodies Sonoma’s Regional Distinctiveness

3pm-4pm - Breakthru Beverage Tasting Rooms at Inn on Woodlake
Presenter: Shane Hastings, Assistant Winemaker, Seghesio Family Vineyards
Shane Hastings, Assistant Winemaker for Seghesio Family Vineyards, has had a love of zinfandel all his life thanks to his father, a revered winemaker in Sonoma. He continued to develop a polished admiration for the zinfandel varietal since working with Andy and Ted Seghesio. The grape demands more care and attention to detail at almost every stage of its life from when it’s being farmed out on ranches to when it is put to bed in barrels. Seghesio wines are elegant and refined, but most important, they are balanced with regard to respecting the fruit. Shane will lead you through the history of Seghesio Vineyards and describe what sets them apart.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Extracting Emotions in Cooking

4pm-5pm - Sub Zero Midwest Chefs' Stage 
Presenter: Phil Foss, Chef/Owner, El Ideas
The job of a chef is to feed stomachs and excite taste buds for sure, but the ultimate goal should be to emotionally move a diner. In this session, we will look at some simple — and some not so simple — ways of elevating any dining experience.
$49 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Japanese Infusion: Spirits and Sake Paired Perfectly With Sushi

4pm-5pm - Hendrick's Gin & Tullamore D.E.W. Stage at Appley Theatre
Presenter: Eric Swanson, Director of Sake, Breakthru Beverage Group
Craft is not a trendy word in Japan. The Japanese have never had a resurgence of craft products; for hundreds of years their spirits have always been handmade. Join Eric Swanson, Breakthru Beverage's Director of Sake, on this journey of Japanese spirits paired with sushi. 
$49 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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The Macallan Collaboration

4pm-5pm - The Council Room
Presenter: Jordan Zimmerman, Prestige Brand Ambassador of Edrington Americas
Treat yourself to something special: For the first time ever, in the same room, your chance to try all three Macallan Editions that have been released. Following the successful release of The Macallan Editions No. 1 and No. 2, the newly released Edition No. 3 continues the diverse story of The Macallan’s unwavering obsession with its oak casks. Take your own journey from acorn to glass led by Prestige Brand Ambassador of Edrington Americas, Jordan Zimmerman.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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A Tribute to Christopher Silva - The Incredible Zinfandels of St. Francis Winery

4pm-5pm - The Macallan Tasting Rooms at The American Club
Presenter: Robert Aldridge, Chief Operating Officer, St. Francis Winery
This seminar will be a tribute to the late president and CEO of St. Francis Winery, Chris Silva. Kohler Food & Wine was one of his favorite events in the country that he attended, and his favorite varietal from the winery was zinfandel. We will taste through five of the favorite zinfandels from St. Francis, including three vineyard designated wines, and we will finish it off with a special toast to Chris. 
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Discover the Wines of Michael Mondavi Family Estate

4pm-5pm - The Macallan Tasting Rooms at The American Club
Presenter: Dina Mondavi, Cofounder, Michael Mondavi Family Estates
Join Dina Mondavi in an exclusive tasting of wines from one of the Napa Valley’s most renowned wine families. Dina Mondavi cofounded the Michael Mondavi Family Estate in 1999 with her parents, Michael and Isabel Mondavi, and her brother, Rob Mondavi, Jr., upon the purchase of the Animo Vineyard in Atlas Peak. Dina, as part of the master blending panel, helps lead the family’s winemaking team to produce an exclusive range of prestige wines under the Isabel Mondavi, Emblem, Animo and M by Michael Mondavi labels. Dina will lead you through a tasting of wines from each of these wine brands and explain the differences of each brand concept. Hear the stories behind the wines, explore nuances of vineyard sourcing and understand more about the Michael Mondavi family—as expressed the best way possible—through their wines.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Experience Hedges: A Portfolio Tasting

4pm-5pm - The Macallan Tasting Rooms at The American Club
Presenter: Christophe Hedges, Owner & General Manager, Hedges Family Estate
A journey through the wines of Hedges with Christophe Hedges, Owner and General Manager, as he takes you through what makes Hedges so special.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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All About Oak: Whiskey Maturation and Barrel Selection

4pm-5pm - Templeton Rye Tasting Room at The Winery Bar
Presenter: Paul Hletko, Owner and Master Distiller
The biggest contributor to a whiskey's flavor is the barrel (or barrels) in which it is aged. FEW Spirits founder and Master Distiller Paul Hletko will lead a vertical tasting of his award-winning bourbon and rye whiskies from barrels at various stages of maturation. It's a rare opportunity to explore the magic that happens when spirit meets oak.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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The Iconic Pairing: Chocolate and Champagne Taittinger

4pm-5pm - Craverie Chocolatier Café
Presenter: Anette Righi DeFendi, Chocolatier, KOHLER Original Recipe Chocolates
Ron Breitstein, Group Manager, Kobrand Fine Wine & Spirits
Experience the flavors chocolate can bring out of Champagne and the flavors Champagne can bring out of chocolate. In this pairing, Anette Righi DeFendi, Chocolatier, KOHLER Original Recipe Chocolates, will demonstrate how our palates react as we pair the richness of chocolate with different Champagnes.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Street Food from Around the World

5pm-6pm - Stella Artois Main Stage
Presenter: Stephanie Izard
Join Stephanie as she takes you on a journey of street food from around the world.  Enjoy popiah from the Fujian Chinese province, okonomiyaki from Japan and kibbeh from the Middle East.
$49 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Grand Tasting

5:30pm-7pm - The American Club Huron, Superior & Michigan Rooms
Presenter: Breakthru Beverage Wisconsin
Over 150 wines will be showcased by vineyard owners, wine ambassadors and industry experts during this tasting at the 17th annual Kohler Food & Wine. When you taste a wine you especially enjoy, you can purchase a bottle on the spot.
$39 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Maison Louis Jadot - A Burgundian Dinner

Reception: 6pm | Dinner: 6:30pm-8pm - Champagne Taittinger Tent
Presenters: Rob Hurrie, Owner and Chef of Black Pig
Ron Breitstein, Group Manager, Kobrand Wine & Spirits

Join us for an amazing dinner with some of the best wines from Maison Louis Jadot in Burgundy. Rob Hurrie, executive chef and owner of Black Pig, will team with Ron Breitstein of Kobrand Wine & Spirits in this extraordinary dinner where Chef Rob will prepare each course paired with a cru wine from Louis Jadot in Burgundy. Making this dinner even more exceptional, Ron will offer two remarkable wines from the Kobrand portfolio - starting the evening with the Champagne Taittinger Comtes de Champagnes Rosé and finishing with the Taylor Fladgate 1967 Single Harvest Tawny Port.
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209 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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The Flavor of Spain

Reception: 6:30pm | Dinner: 7pm-9:30pm - Sub Zero Midwest Chefs' Stage
Presenter: Nick Morse, Executive Chef, RYE Restaurant
Juan Martinez, Executive Chef, The Edgewater; Phillip Foss, Executive Chef & Owner, El Ideas
Scott Green, Executive Pastry Chef, The Langham Chicago
Nicole Andrus, Spanish Import Specialist, Folio Fine Wine Partners
Spain is a vibrant country with a cuisine that is heavily influenced by its rich history. Our Midwest chefs capture some of the best of Spain with their interpretations on Spanish-inspired dishes. Paired with a variety of delicious Spanish wines from the Folio Fine Wine Partners, this dinner will leave you dreaming of Spanish beaches, bullfights and flamenco dancing.
$156 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Unleash Your Viking Soul: A Highland Park Dinner

6:30pm-9pm - The Immigrant Restaurant
Presenter: Zak Vossen, Brand Ambassador, Highland Park Single Malt Whiskey
Highland Park is made in an unlikely place, by unlikely people, in a way that is impossible to emulate and that’s something worth celebrating. Once we found what truly set us apart, we became free to let our Viking soul guide us to new conquests. Enjoy an array of hand-selected drams from the Highland Park Distillery led by Zak Vossen, Highland Park’s Brand Ambassador, paired with a Viking-inspired feast.
$142 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Shake and Stir

7pm-8:30pm - Stella Artois Main Stage
Presenter: Chef Richard Blais
Chef Richard Blais is joined by Beverage Specialist Dan Dufek on the Stella Artois Main Stage where they will shake things up in this fun food and cocktail pairing. Things can get a little crazy when Richard’s approach to cooking gets matched with some of Dan's cocktail concoctions featuring Brugal Rum; The Macallan, The Famous Grouse and Highland Park whiskies; and Partida Tequila.
$59 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Taste of the Vine

8pm-10pm - Kohler Design Center
Presenter: Destination Kohler Special Events Culinary Team; Breakthru Beverage Wisconsin
Breakthru Beverage Wisconsin and the Destination Kohler Special Events Culinary Team proudly present one of the Midwest’s premier gastronomic events. Held against the inspiring backdrop of the Kohler Design Center, live music fills the air while you indulge in exquisite wines and delectable foods. It's no wonder that this is the weekend's most sought-after ticket.
$129 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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