Friday, October 19

Ticketed Events

Spirits Districts

Friday & Saturday, 11am–5pm Destination Kohler Spirit Districts
This year we are ramping up the fun with our three new spirits districts where you can learn and sample a variety of delicious libations from some of our Food & Wine Spirit partners like Hendricks Gin, Sagamore Rye Whiskey, Tullamore Dew and Stella Artois Beer. Your $20 wrist band gets you into all three locations throughout the day Friday and Saturday so you can explore and sample the many different and tasty offerings at your leisure.
$20 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Nothing But The Bird with Marcus Samuelsson

10–11am Main Stage
Presenter: Marcus Samuelsson
Chef Marcus Samuelsson will host this finger licking good demonstration by showing you how to fry up a whole chicken.
$49.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Mimosas & Brunch

1011am Appley Theatre
Presenters:
Ron Breitstein, Group Manager, Kobrand Wine & Spirits
Matt Bauer, Executive Chef, The American Club®
Ah brunch . . . all the delightful foods that cross the line between breakfast and lunch come to mind. But the experience isn’t complete without the iconic mimosa. In this pairing, you'll sample several different flavored mimosas along with some tasty brunch samples prepared by Kohler Executive Chef, Matt Bauer. Join us for this delicious food & wine pairing seminar.
$49.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Guittard Chocolate presents: A Toast to Macarons with Pierre Zimmermann

11amNoon  NUCU™ Midwest Chefs' Stage
Presenter: Pierre Zimmerman, Head Chef & Owner La Fournette, Chicago, Il
"Tchin Tchin" means "Cheers" in french and Chef Pierre Zimmermann from La Fournette in Chicago took classic cocktails as inspiration to put a tasty twist on the traditional all time favorite dessert Macarons. Join Chef Pierre as he will demonstrate how to create these delicious desserts at home. 
$49.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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All About Whiskey with FEW spirits

11amNoon  Council Room
Presenter: Paul Hletko, Founder & Master, Distiller FEW Spirits
Join FEW Spirits founder Paul Hletko on a whiskey journey to explore bourbon, rye and barrel finishes. The creators of 95-point FEW Bourbon and famed FEW Rye will guide you through this tasting and help you discover wine barrel finishes. Enjoy the history and savor the flavors.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Tickled Pink!

11amNoon  Inn on Woodlake Walnut/Chestnut
Presenter: Allisun Groat, North Central Regional Manager, Wilson Daniels
Start your day with variations of rosé wines and bubbles from France, Italy and California and learn how and why they’re made.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Five Gin and Tonics to Save Your Life Featuring Fever-Tree Tonics

11amNoon  Inn on Woodlake Hickory
Presenter: Charlie Roberts, Brand Education Director, Fever-Tree Tonics
Learn directly from Gin and Tonic Specialist Charlie Roberts, Brand Education Director of Fever-Tree Tonics, about the unique history and evolution of the Gin and Tonic cocktail. Prepare for your tastebuds to explode as you sip on the highest-quality natural ingredients from around the world: quinine from the Democratic Republic of Congo, lemon extracts from Sicily, lemon thyme and rosemary from Provence and elderflowers from Gloucestershire. The ingredient hunters for Fever-Tree risk life and limb to produce the perfect Gin and Tonic for you to enjoy. Cheers!
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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A Taste and Tour of U.S. West Coast Wineries

11amNoon  Inn on Woodlake Oak
Presenter: Tony Fabiano, Midwest Regional Sales Manager, Crimson Wine Group
Explore some of the best wine regions in California, Oregon and Washington. Featured wineries will be Chamisal Vineyards in Edna Valley; the famous Seghesio Family Vineyards in Sonoma County; Archery Summit in the Willamette Valley; Double Canyon from the Horse Heaven Hills appellation in Columbia Valley; and the historic Seven Hills Vineyard in Walla Walla, Washington. All are examples of Crimson Wine Group’s dedication and focus on high-quality wines.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Think Like a Cook with America's Test Kitchen

Noon1pm  Main Stage
Presenters: America's Test Kitchen Cast Members:
Julia Collin Davison, Bridget Lancaster & Jack Bishop
Take your cooking skills to the next level as Bridget, Julia and Jack share the secrets they use at America's Test Kitchen! You'll learn not only how to make great-tasting food, but how to actually think like a chef, acquiring a deeper understanding of ingredients, and better techniques. The New Essentials Cookbook, A Modern Guide to Better Cooking will be available for purchase and signing.
$49.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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When Whiskey Met Chocolate

Noon1pm  Appley Theatre
Presenters: Sarah Leonard, Brand Ambassador, Tullamore D.E.W and William Grant & Sons
Crystal Thomas, Chocolatier, KOHLER Original Recipe Chocolates

The marriage of whiskey and chocolate is a delicate task, but when done correctly it creates a delectable duo of complimentary flavors and aromas. You’ll be guided through the range of Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey to learn how its smooth, spicy and creamy tasting notes pair intrinsically well with our chocolate selection to create a match made in heaven. Join us for this delicious chocolate & whiskey pairing seminar.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Rosé and Beer-Can Chicken

Noon1pm  The American Club Bay de Noc
Presenter: Tracy Sturm, Wine Specialist, Breakthru Beverage Wisconsin
Michael Maes, Fine Wine Specialist, Breakthru Beverage Wisconsin
Evan Wallerman, Chef, Blackwolf Run Restaurant

The French drink rosé all year-round paired with some of the best and spiciest foods. This seminar will dazzle your palate with poultry and spices, providing great pairings to get you through Thanksgiving and the holiday season. Join us for this delicious food & wine pairing seminar.
$49.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Traditional Champagne and the Importance of Reserve Wines

Noon1pm  The American Club Marquette Bay
Presenter: Véronique LaMotte, Brand  Ambassador, Charles Heidsieck Champagne
The evolution of Champagne took many early 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 volatile beverage will enlighten you on the storied history of the region. The Charles Heidsieck House has one of the deepest reserve programs in Reims and a long legacy in the art of blending.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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A Blending Seminar with Jarvis Estate Lake William

Noon1pm  The Winery Bar
Presenter: David Crane, National Sales Manager, Jarvis Estate
From the caves of the Vacus Mountains in Nappa Valley, join David Crane, National Sales Manager, from Jarvis Estate Winery as he leads you on a one-of-a-kind blending experience. Embark on this extraordinary journey where you'll learn about individual Bordeaux varietals, and blend wines from the hillside estate vineyards.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Lunch with A Pig in a Fur Coat

Noon2pm  The Wisconsin Room
Presenter: Dan Bonanno, Owner and Executive Chef A Pig In A Fur Coat, Madison, WI
Baron Francesco Ricasoli, President and Owner of Ricasoli Winery
Dan Bonanno is a chef who definitely knows his way around a kitchen. This was confirmed last year when he was voted the Best Chef of Madison, Wisconsin, for 2017. Join Dan as he prepares a delicious three-course luncheon inspired by the recipes of his Madison eatery, A Pig in a Fur Coat. Adding the wines of Baron Francesco Ricasoli, President and owner of Ricasoli Winery whose family has been linked to wine since 1141 at the di Brolio estate, enhances the whole experience.
$109 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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What Makes Argentina Special?

Noon1pm  The American Club Thunder Bay
Presenter: Susan Greve, Regional Manager, Guarachi Wine Partners
Say Argentina and you probably think of steak accompanied by a fine malbec. But Argentina is not a one-trick pony. We'll taste some great malbec, but also look at hidden treasures from Argentina including amazing cabernet and  sparkling wines.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Gnocchi –– Italy's Dumpling with Jyll Everman

12pm  NUCU™ Midwest Chefs' Stage
Presenter: Jyll Everman, Executive Chef Gather on Broadway, Green Bay, WI
Jyll Everman, competitor on Food Network Star and Executive Chef at Gather on Broadway in Green Bay, Wisconsin, will take you on a culinary journey to Italy. During her recent travels to Italy, she spent a significant amount of time rubbing elbows with local chefs. Chef Jyll will share her experiences and teach you how to make delicious gnocchi, topping it with three types of sauces to please your palate. Buon appetito!
$49.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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The History of Maryland Rye Whiskey

12pm  Council Room
Presenter: Brian Treacy, President, Sagamore Spirits
A whiskey with a unique history, our spirit flows from a 1909 spring house at Maryland’s Sagamore Farm. The water that fuels our champion thoroughbreds also cuts the rich spice of our rye, creating a spirit as revolutionary as America’s history makers. Our story is one of passion, of old meeting new and crafting a timeless American whiskey.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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A Tour of Italy

12pm  Inn on Woodlake Walnut/Chestnut
Presenters: Ron Breitstein, Group Manager of Kobrand Fine Wine & Spirits
Teresa Spada, Italian Specialist, Kobrand Wine & Spirits
There are 20 different "states" in Italy, each with its own unique variety of grapes and wines. Join Ron Breitstein, Group Manager of Kobrand Fine Wine & Spirits, and Teresa Spada, Italian Specialist of Kobrand, as they take you on a tour of top "states" with iconic wines, including the top-rated 2015 Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Behind the Bubbles of Italy's Iconic Sparkler: Prosecco

12pm  Inn on Woodlake Hickory
Presenter: Diva Moretti Polegato, Brand Ambassador, Villa Sandi Italian Wines
Join Diva Moretti Polegato from Villa Sandi as she walks you through Italy’s most famous and ultrapopular sparkling wine, prosecco. Diva will discuss what sets prosecco apart from other sparkling wines, from land to grapes to winemaking, and the history and geography of prosecco, along with the numerous quality tiers within the prosecco growing region. You'll also learn about her family’s three generations of winemaking over a tasting of four distinct Villa Sandi wines: il Fresco Brut, il Fresco Rose, Superiore and Cartizze.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Eat it and Drink it—Pairing Food with Wine and How to Do It Right!

12pm  The American Club Great Bays
Presenters: Christophe Hedges, Owner & General Manager, Hedges Family Estate
Dylan Walker, North American Sales & Marketing, Hedges Family Estate
Dan Dries, Restaurant Manager / Chef, Whistling Straits Restaurant
When it comes to eating and drinking, no one does better than wine nerds. Join Christophe Hedges and Dylan Walker, professional gluttonous gourmands from Hedges Family Estate, to eat, drink and talk about how to do it like a pro. Learn the secrets of how to host a three-hour Champagne lunch, when and where to drink rosé, and how to pair red wine with everything. Join us for this delicious food & wine pairing seminar.
$49.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Washington: Fire, Ice and Wooly Mammoths

12pm  Inn on Woodlake Oak
Presenter: David Oldham, Education Director, Precept Wine
Precept is one of the major Washington landowners with approximately 5,000 acres under vine. Hear about Washington's rich geological history and why the land helps us make the most consistent wine in the world. You will be impressed by the value to quality we deliver vintage after vintage and our unique perspective on the wine industry.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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The Flavor Detective

23pm  Appley Theatre
Presenters: Dan Dufek, Beverage Specialist, Breakthru Beverage Wisconsin  
Tracy Sturm, Wine Specialist, Breakthru Beverage Wisconsin                                      
Matt Bauer, Executive Chef, The American Club
It's said that only five percent of the world’s population has the natural ability to distinguish subtle differences and flavors found in most food. These flavor detectives can distinguish between good and bad combinations easily. But where does that leave the rest of us? In this unique tasting, The American Club Executive Chef Matt Bauer will be joined by Dan Dufek and Tracy Sturm from Breakthru Beverage to help you discover the different flavor profiles of beer, wine, spirits and cocktails, then challenge you to pair those drinks with foods Chef Matt has prepared. Join us for this delicious food & libations pairing seminar.
$49.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Grgich Hills Estate: 1923, a Fine Vintage

23pm  The American Club Thunder Bay
Presenter: Sean Barrett, National Sales Ambassador, Grgich Hills Estate
Join us to celebrate the 95th vintage of Miljenko “Mike” Grgich. We'll celebrate Mike's 95th birthday with a fabulous tasting of five Napa Valley Estate wines and a special treat from our wine library for this wonderful occasion. Sean Barrett, National Sales Ambassador, will lead us through the history and organic farming practices of this iconic Napa Valley estate.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Beyond BBQ: A Zinfandel Tasting Experience 

23pm  The American Club Bay de Noc
Presenter: Sara Rathbun, Director of Marketing & Communications, Dry Creek Vineyard
Trevor Koch, Chef, Cucina

Zinfandel has long been linked with pizza and barbeque, but the versatility of the all-American varietal extends far beyond this traditional fare. Join iconic California zinfandel producer Dry Creek Vineyard in exploring the many sides of this popular varietal, expertly paired with samplings of delicious bites. Director of Marketing & Communications, Sara Rathbun will be on hand to discuss the nuances and rich histories of the winery’s distinctive zinfandel portfolio, including single-vineyard and limited-production selections available exclusively from the winery’s tasting room in the heart of Sonoma County. Join us for this delicious food & wine pairing seminar.
$49.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Trophy Tasting with Gundlach Bundschu Winery

23pm  The American Club Marquette Bay
Presenter: Tom Conrad, Central Region Sales Manager, Gundlach Bundschu Winery
Join us for a fast-paced tasting of the true trophy wines of Sonoma Valley. Gain a better understanding of Napa vs. Sonoma Valleys and their similarities. Taste the wines of winemaker Keith Emerson, who consistently produces award-winning wine with a select few other high-profile Napa wineries. Tasting will include the Gundlach Bundschu, "Rhinefarm Vineyard" Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma Valley.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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A Tale of Two Baroli | The Legends and Legacies of Piedmont's Oldest Estates: Giacomo Borgogno e Figli
Est. 1761 & Casa E. Di Mirafiore Est. 1870

23pm  The Winery Bar
Presenters: Andrea Cravero, International Export Manager, Giocomo Borgogno and Casa E. di Mirafiore
This comparative tasting will traverse two of Piedmont’s most classical producers of Barolo as presented by Manager of Export Andrea Cravero. A library wine from Borgogno’s famous cellar will be featured alongside Mirafiore’s current releases that will age beautifully in your home cellar. This is classical Piedmont.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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A Taste of Gemütlichkeit With Amanda Freitag

2:30–3:30pm – Main Stage
Presenter: Amanda Freitag
Chopped Star Chef Amanda Freitag loves to connect with her audience. Take this opportunity to learn kitchen secrets from her as she invites you on another culinary journey at our main stage. Amanda will share how to prepare seared duck breast and homemade spätzle.
$49.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Saucy Smoked Whitefish with Thomas Boemer

3–4pm  NUCU™ Midwest Chefs' Stage
Presenter: Thomas Boemer, Chef/Partner of Twist Davis Group & Executive Chef at Corner Table & Revival, Minneapolis, MN
Thomas Boemer, Executive Chef at Corner Table & Revival in Minneapolis, MN will have you feeling like a chef at a five star restaurant as he shares his method of mastering chaud-froid sauce. You'll learn a tasty cooking method and how chefs dress up a meal.
$49.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Are You Old-Fashioned?

3–4pm  Council Room
Presenters: Alex Renshaw, Brand Ambassador, The Macallan
Zak Vossen, Brand Ambassador, Highland Park Single Malt Scotch, The Edrington Group

 If you're a mover and a shaker, this is the seminar for you. Learn  how to make a proper old-fashioned by incorporating your favorite spirits with one of the world's most versatile cocktails.The recipes may have changed and the liquors become more refined, but the enjoyment of a tasty cocktail remains the same.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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51 Years on Pritchard Hill

34pm  Inn on Woodlake Walnut/Chestnut
Presenter: Mitch Boyd, National Sales Manager, Chappellet Vineyards
This year we celebrate 51 years since Donn and Molly Chappellet founded their iconic winery. Since 1967, the Chappellet family has crafted world-class wines from fruit cultivated on the steep, rocky slopes of Napa Valley’s renowned Pritchard Hill. One of the first wineries to pioneer high-elevation hillside planting, and one of the few remaining great family-owned Napa Valley wineries, Chappellet Vineyard has influenced generations of vintners. It’s also established an enduring legacy as one of California’s most acclaimed producers of cabernet sauvignon. Join National Sales Manager Mitch Boyd for a tasting of current releases of Chappellet, as well as a few surprises from the past.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Grand Cru Wines from Alsace

34pm  Inn on Woodlake Hickory
Presenter: Patrick Aledo, General Manager, Pierre Sparr Winery
Patrick Aledo, General Manager of Pierre Sparr Wines, will reveal  the real richness of Alsace. Explore Grand Cru vineyards with him and learn about the soil that makes Alsace so special. The varietal, soil and vintages all work together making these great wines become exceptional wines.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Ricasoli and the Development of Chianti Wines

34pm  Inn on Woodlake Oak
Presenter: Baron Francesco Ricasoli, President and Owner, Ricasoli Winery
The Ricasoli family has been linked to wine since 1141 at the di Brolio estate located in what is now known as the Chianti Classico region. The Ricasoli family and the history of Chianti wines have been intertwined since 1872, when Baron Bettino Ricasoli originated the formula for Chianti. Francesco Ricasoli, current owner and President of the company, has generated new ideas and concepts to render the vineyards sustainable. The ongoing study of soil types and the clonal selection of the brolio sangiovese are among his greatest passions. Francesco will lead you through the history of Chianti from its earliest inception under his ancestor to the development of the world-class wines that are produced at his winery today.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Riedel Veritas Glass Seminar and Tasting

34pm  The American Club Great Bays
Presenter: Mari Beth Baumberger, Regional Sales Manager, Riedel Glass Company
Experience the new generation in Riedel Glassware. Developed for elegance and refined wine enjoyment, the Veritas Red and White tasting series will make a difference in appreciating fine wines. Glassware and wine expert Mari Beth Baumberger will lead a tasting according to the grape-varietal-specific set. Upon conclusion of the tasting, the set of four Veritas glasses is yours to keep.
$89.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Two Wisconsin Originals: BelGioioso Cheese and KOHLER Original Recipe Chocolates

45pm  Appley Theatre
Presenters: Sean Moran, Vice President of Marketing & Sales BelGioioso Cheese
Crystal Thomas, Chocolatier, KOHLER Original Recipe Chocolates
When you take the best cheese and pair it with the best chocolate, you’re in for a fun, educational seminar. Sean Moran of BelGioioso cheese joins Kohler’s Crystal Thomas in a delightful food pairing you’ll want to share at your next dinner party. Join us for this delicious chocolate & cheese pairing seminar.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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A Sampling of Sonoma Featuring St. Francis

45pm  The American Club Thunder Bay
Presenter: Bob Aldridge, COO, St. Francis Winery
St. Francis Winery is known for making all of its wines from grapes grown only in Sonoma, California. St. Francis Chief Operating Officer Bob Aldridge returns to take you on a sampling of pure Sonoma with his winery's delicious fruit-forward wines.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Farm to Table and Heritage Varieties with Artezin Winery

45pm  The American Club Bay de Noc
Presenter: Randle Johnson, Winemaker, Artezin; Director of Winemaking for Bodega Colome
Ezekial Fitzgerald, Chef, The Wisconsin Room
We all know zinfandel and petite sirah, but did you know these are heritage varieties, and there a hundreds of others that you can pair with food? Taste how these pair with small bites of farm to table foods with Randle Johnson, Artezin winemaker.  Join us for this delicious food & wine pairing seminar.
$49.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Discover the New Wines of Sicily

45pm  The American Club Marquette Bay
Presenter: Antonella Imborgia, International Marketing Manager, Donnafugata
Antonella Imborgia, Donnafugata International Marketing Manager, will lead you through the history of Sicilian winemaking, educate you on the unique terroirs and indigenous grapes grown in Sicily and describe the revolutionary changes happening in Sicily to bring Sicilian wines to the forefront of the industry. She will demonstrate why the Donnafugata winery is a leader in these breakthroughs and have you taste incredible wines from this state-of-the-art winery in western Sicily.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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ZD Wines 50th-Anniversary Perspective Tasting

45pm  The Winery Bar
Presenter: Teresa D'Aurizio, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, ZD Wines
Join Teresa D’Aurizio, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, for a perspective tasting of ZD Wines. Learn about the rich history of this family-owned-and-operated winery in the heart of Napa Valley on the Silverado Trail in Rutherford. The deLeuze family is celebrating 50 years of winemaking and is releasing its first-ever sparkling cuvée this fall to commemorate this milestone. Join in the celebration, enjoy this limited-edition release, and taste current and library selection offerings.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Making Risotto at Home with Dan Bonanno

56pm  NUCU™ Midwest Chefs' Stage
Presenter: Dan Bonanno, Owner and Executive Chef A Pig In A Fur Coat, Madison, WI
Chef Dan Bonanno, best chef of 2017 in Madison, Wisconsin, will take the mystery out of making risotto. Dan will serve up and teach you how to make a delicious Seafood Risotto that you will be happy to serve at home to family and friends.
$49.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Craft and Tradition Encourage Innovation with The Balvenie and Glenfiddich

56pm  Council Room
Presenters: Jonathan Wingo, Brand Ambassador, The Balvenie Single Malt Scotch  
David Allardice, Brand Ambassador, Glenfiddich Single Malt Scotch
"If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it," is the perfect description of how the Scotch whisky industry has maintained its lofty spot among newcomers and connoisseurs for generations. But what isn’t often talked about are the subtle shifts and innovations that bloom along the boundaries of tradition. Join Glenfiddich and The Balvenie in a celebration of how traditional distilleries continue to inspire drinkers a hundred years after their inception.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Eat Like an Italian with Fabio Viviani

5:306:30pm  Main Stage
Presenter: Fabio Viviani
Orecchiette, “little ear” in Italian, is a staple component of southern Italian cooking. There’s no better person to demonstrate how to prepare authentic homemade pasta than Chef Fabio Viviani. Born and raised in Italy, he operates multiple successful restaurants throughout the United States and will show you how to become an expert on making delicious "little ears" at home.
$49.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Grand Tasting

5:307pm  The American Club Huron, Superior &  Michigan Rooms
Presenters: BelGioioso Cheese
Discover new wines during this tasting with more than 30 knowledgeable wine exhibitors serving their favorites at the 18th annual Kohler Food & Wine. When you taste a wine you especially enjoy, you can purchase a bottle on the spot.
$39.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Louis Jadot Burgundy Dinner

68pm  Champagne Taittinger Tent
Presenters: Ron Breitstein, Group Manager, Kobrand Wine & Spirits
Katie Ellsweig, French Specialist, Kobrand Fine Wines
Rob Hurrie, Owner, Black Pig, Sheboygan, WI

Chef Rob Hurrie returns to host this exclusive, popular dinner with single-vineyard Grand Cru and Premier Cru wines of Louis Jadot from the spectacular 2015 vintage. Ron Breitstein and Katie Ellsweig, of Kobrand Fine Wine & Spirits, will join Chef Rob to guide you along on this culinary wine trip.
$209 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Unleash Your Inner Viking and Lion with Highland Park The Hess Collection Winery

6:309pm  The Immigrant Restaurant
Presenters:
Doug Stringer, Executive Chef, The Immigrant Restaurant               
Randle Johnson, Winemaker for Artezin; Director of Winemaking Bodega Colome
Zak Vossen, Brand Ambassador, Highland Park Single Malt Scotch

If you're looking for authenticity, indulge in a Viking-inspired feast and lively conversation hosted by winemaker Randle Johnson of The Hess Collection Winery and Zak Vossen of Highland Park. The two will bridge the culinary gap of this spectacular four-course dinner prepared and presented by The Immigrant Restaurant, Executive Chef Doug Stringer. Each course will be paired with wines from The Hess Collection Winery of Napa Valley and the finest lineup of Highland Park single malts.
$150 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Savor the Flavor Presented by Ney's Big Sky Meats

7:309pm  Main Stage
Presenters: Dan Dufek, Beverage Specialist, Breakthru Beverage Wisconsin               
Ney's Big Sky Meats
Craft spirits and cocktails are trending for 2018, but making the best craft cocktail requires more than just following a recipe. Beverage Specialist Dan Dufek, of Breakthru Beverage, will share trade secrets and offer samples of unique, creative drinks that pair with favorite Wisconsin foods: bacon and brats. Enjoy cocktails while you nosh on sample products from our friends at Ney's Big Sky Meats.
$49.99 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Midwest Chefs Dinner with Giacomo Borgogno and Casa E. di Mirafiore

7:3010pm  NUCU™ Midwest Chefs' Stage
Presenters: Andrea Cravero, International Export Manager, Giacomo Borgogno and Casa E. di Mirafiore
Taylor Stein, Domaine Select Wine & Spirits North Central Regional Manager
Amanda Weber, Private Chef
Jyll Evermann, Gather on Broadway, Green Bay, WI
Dan Bonanno, Pig in A Fur Coat, Madison, WI
Pierre Zimmermann, La Fournette, Chicago, ILL
What sounds better than a 4 course dinner with each individual course prepared and presented by our featured Midwest Chefs? - A dinner that is also expertly paired with wines by Giacomo Borgogno and Casa E. di Mirafiore.
$156 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Taste of the Vine

810pm  Kohler Design Center
Presenter: Destination Kohler Culinary Team
Held against the inspiring backdrop of Kohler Design Center’s “Great Wall of China,” our Friday night event celebrates the weekend’s featured beverage: wine. Live music will keep the evening moving while you indulge in delicious varietal wines along with amazing food in this premier epicurean event.
$129 – Price includes tax and service fee.
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Complimentary Events

NUCU™ Pop-Up Shop

9:30am–6pm – NUCU™ Midwest Chefs' Stage
NUCU™ brings confidence and joy to passionate home chefs with superbly-crafted cookware and bakeware that offers flawless performance. Explore this exclusive collection at the Midwest Chefs' Stage.


Torke Coffee

10am-5pm - Cucina Breezeway
Torke Coffee Sample Bar – Start your day or get a mid-day jolt with complimentary hot coffee from Sheboygan’s own Torke Family Coffee Roasters.


Soup to Warm Your Heart

10:30am–11:30am – Kohler Design Center
Presenter: Heather Cleveland and Jacob Lambrecht, Nourish
Fall is upon us and it's a great time to make soups. Heather and Jake will demonstrate making homemade stocks and using seasonal vegetables to create a delicious, warm your heart soup.


Gourmet Marketplace

11am–5pm – The American Club
Stir the senses at this gourmet gathering of artisanal cheesemakers and specialty food vendors, each offering informational tidbits and delicious tastings of exceptional products.


Kombucha: Origins, Health, and Elegance

Noon-1pm - Kohler Design Center
Presented by Kombucha Brothers


Champagne Taittinger Tent

Noon-4pm - The Shops at Woodlake
A relaxing spot to spend the afternoon with glasses of champagne available for purchase.


Nan's Spicy Shrimp & Andouille Over Grits

1:30pm–2:30pm – Kohler Design Center
Presenters: Peggy Hansen and Andy Hansen
Nan's Bloody Mary Mix added to Cajun dishes adds a flare for those with a zest for experimentation.


Woodlake Market

Noon-6pm - The Shops at Woodlake
Vendor Fair and Samplings – Featuring a variety of local and regional offerings.  Give your taste buds a party and try some tasty treats of cheeses, chocolates and more.

Special Offers

Art Imig’s Clothiers

10am–8pm – The Shops at Woodlake Kohler
Receive 10% off all sportswear and 20% off all dress clothes. Not available with any other offers—in-store merchandise only.


ARTspace – A Gallery of the John Michael Kohler Arts Center

10am8pm – The Shops at Woodlake Kohler
Exhibit Opening
One & Only: Gifts Made by Hand
Explore a curated assortment of handcrafted works by over 30 nationally renowned artists. Select from an enticing array of jewelry, glass, ceramics, handbags, photography and more.


Bold Cycle

10am8pm – The Shops at Woodlake Kohler
Enjoy 20% off in our Bold Boutique during studio events.


Kacia

10am–8pm – The Shops at Woodlake Kohler
Trunk Shows: 10am–5pm
Jewelry by Kim E. Wilson
Small wearable sculptures inspired by life’s surroundings. The results are simple, yet complex, industrial, yet natural.
Alashan Cashmere
Featuring Alashan 100% cashmere toppers. You can make any of your ensembles more sophisticated with these lovely cashmere toppers.


Kohler Gardener

10am–8pm – The Shops at Woodlake Kohler
MacKenzie-Childs Gift-with-Purchase Event
Receive a complimentary gift with any MacKenzie-Childs purchase.
Spend $150 and receive a Courtly Check cutting board or spend $300 and receive a Courtly Check baguette dish.


Movers & Shakers Kids Toys

10am8pm – The Shops at Woodlake Kohler
Save 20% on all food-themed toys, books and games.


Scentualities

10am8pm – The Shops at Woodlake Kohler
These look so good you could eat them!
Visit us at Scentualities Thursday, October 18 through Sunday, October 21 and enjoy 20% off all Harper & Ari exfoliating sugar cubes!


Sweet Potato’s

10am8pm – The Shops at Woodlake Kohler
“Be Ready in a Prosecco
Charlotte Muzik Designs Trunk Show (1–8pm)
Bean Bag Toss (11am–3pm)
Enter our Beauty Basket raffle


Wisconsin Trader

10am8pm – The Shops at Woodlake Kohler
The Frye Company Gift-with-Purchase Event
Shop the latest fall collection of boots and bags from The Frye Company.
Receive $50 off and a complimentary gift with any Frye boot or handbag purchase.


With Child

10am8pm – The Shops at Woodlake Kohler
All maternity apparel 20% to 70% off.


Yoga on the Lake

10am8pm – The Shops at Woodlake Kohler
Enjoy 20% off in our Yoga on the Lake Boutique during studio events.


Kohler Swing Studio & Golf Shop

10am10pm – The Shops at Woodlake Kohler
Receive a complementary Ryder Cup hat ($35 value), with any purchase of $75 or more.


Woodlake Market

Noon–6pm – The Shops at Woodlake Kohler
Vendor Fair and Samplings. A variety of local and regional offerings is featured. Throw your taste buds a party and try pairing wines, beers, spirits, cheeses, chocolates and more.