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Cheese Classes Coming up in New York

The U.S. now produces more cheese than any other country; fortunately, we have moved well beyond individually wrapped orange slices. Throughout the country we find some of the finest crafted cheeses of all sorts, from fresh and creamy to hard and rich, spanning every type, including soft ripened, washed rind, and blue, using a variety of milks as w

$95
+950 pts
T.   Sep 23rd, 6:30pm
All levels

Taste the greatest. The cheese you want to splurge on because it is that good. The stuff you pretend to want to buy so you can "sample" it on the counter. Learn what makes these iconic cheeses so great and why people are willing to pay a premium for them. Unlimited pours of sparkling wine and red make this a bold way to start your weekend.

$65
+650 pts
F.   Aug 22nd, 6:30pm
All levels

Join celebrated NY Times and Atlantic Monthly journalist and author of "American Whiskey, Bourbon & Rye: A Guide to the Nation’s Favorite Spirit" Clay Risen, as he takes us through the trends in American Whiskey. Each Whiskey is paired with a cheese that perfectly compliments and will help add to the conversation of the hottest libation in ou

$75
+750 pts
M.   Aug 25th, 6:30pm
All levels

Join Beth Griffenhagen, Marketing maven and events extraordinaire at Murray’s Cheese, and Rebecca Lando, creator of the Working Class Foodies webseries and author of the WCFoodies blog and cookbook, for the lowdown on the best low-cost cheeses for any kind of party, plus penny-pinching recipes and party tips. We’ve been there: in the flurry of

$60
+600 pts
Th.   Aug 7th, 6:30pm
All levels

Flex your new cheese know-how the next time you're at a cheese counter! Impress all your friends with your vast knowledge of all kinds of cheeses and how to pair them perfectly with other foods and drinks. Do you love cheese? Of course. Do you want to know more about it? Of course. Cheese 101 is the best place to start--hey, even some of best chees

$65
+650 pts
W.   Aug 6th, 6:30pm
Beginner
Wednesday August 6 6:30pm - 7:45pm 1 Session $65
Friday August 22 6:30pm - 8pm 1 Session $65
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Brooklyn Grange is home to the city’s first commercial apiary (translation: bee farm!) and we think our hives are the bees knees. Not only do our bees work their magic pollinating our farm – they also fill up their honeycombs with some of the sweetest nectar you can find several times each season.Lucky for us, they’re happy to share some of t

$35
+350 pts
Su.   Sep 14th, 4:30pm
All levels

Join Doug Nevins of Grade Harvest wines as we take a tour of the great state of New York and all the wines, from North Fork to the Finger Lakes that showcase the terroir of the Empire State. Taste cheese that enhance, compliment and make these wines come to life.

$75
+750 pts
Th.   Aug 14th, 6:30pm
All levels

Students will learn about what makes wine different while also discovering your own preferences. This event was used to be called 20 Wines, 10 Cheeses, 1 Night. Numerous runs of this course, however, proved that this was simply overkill, more so for the students. Fear not, the spirit of it is the same, and it is an exciting event to attend to.&nbsp

$65
+650 pts
Sa.   Sep 27th, 5pm
All levels
Saturday September 27 5pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $65
Friday October 3 7pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $65
Saturday October 25 5pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $65
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We all like cheese, but how to wash each specific style of cheese down perfectly? What wine goes best with a light soft chevre? Should I do beer with cheese - what kind goes best with cheddar? How about a nice strong scotch? What cheese will it not overpower?

$75
+750 pts
F.   Aug 8th, 6:30pm
All levels

Calling all cheeselovers! Whether you're an Pleasant Ridge Reserve expert or a Cheddar rookie, Cheese 101 is the place to be. We'll walk you through an All American tasting of seven families of cheese--from fresh to bloomy to blue and everything in between--so that you leave armed with the knowledge you need to approach even the most daunting of ch

$60
+600 pts
W.   Aug 13th, 6:30pm
All levels

This summer, Murray's Cheese partners with winemaker Chateau d’Esclans and food centric girl bloggers "The Sisterhood of the Unbuttoning Pants" for a partnership that will just tickle us pink. From "A magical estate in the heart of Provence, the rosés of winemaker Chateau d’Esclans, are unique in the sense that they offer that experience…and

$75
+750 pts
T.   Aug 5th, 6:30pm
All levels

For those who favor Italian cheese you'll have a chance to learn to make a creamy ricotta and the classic staple, mozzarella. We are  offering a specialty course in cheesemaking so you can not only navigate the cheese shops of New York better, but so that you can create them at home. You will discuss the properties of goat milk, rennet, curd,

$115
+1150 pts
Th.   Aug 21st, 10am
All levels

Fruity, juicy and robust wines compliment the boldest of cheeses to create an almost dessert like pairing (spoon-able caramel and candied pecans don't hurt either)

$75
+750 pts
Sa.   Aug 16th, 1pm
All levels

Come join us for a pairing class perfect for folks who "red cup" it to The Great Lawn or Prospect Park to picnic during the lazy days of summer. We pair picnic- basket-friendly cheeses with beers and ciders that are sure to quench your thirst on the most sweltering of days.

$75
+750 pts
M.   Aug 18th, 6:30pm
All levels

Join Orr Shtuhl, author of An Illustrated Guide To Cocktails, for a pairing of the summer’s ripest, most mouth-watering cheeses with forgotten classic cocktails, such as smoked honey that is the Rusty Nail and the never-failing Gin and Tonic. As the dog days of summer descend on New York, the tastiest place to be is often on the rocks. But cockta

$75
+750 pts
W.   Aug 27th, 6:30pm
All levels

We create a literal FEAST of our the best on the shelves and in the cases of our stores, perfectly paired with cheeses plucked fresh from our state-of-the-art cheese caves. Learn the history of each product and producer, and get the exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at how each product enhances your cheesy experience. The format of this class encou

$75
+750 pts
W.   Aug 20th, 6:30pm
All levels

In this hands-on crash course we'll teach you how to make your own masterpiece at home. First we'll blow your mind with the unlimited options of cheeses available, as we taste through a plate of six of our cheeses plucked ripe from the caves and explain how heat affects flavor and texture. Then we'll all roll up our sleeves and open up a buffet of

$100
+1000 pts
M.   Aug 11th, 6:30pm
All levels
Monday August 11 6:30pm - 8pm 1 Session $100
Saturday August 23 2:30pm - 4pm 1 Session $100
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This class will literally (and figuratively) pit the most popular grapes of California against those from France, just like in the movies. A tutorial about the hallmarks, labels, & styles of Napa, Sonoma, Santa Barbara & other regions side-by-side with an exploration of Burgundy and Bordeaux. A tasting of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Caberne

$35.93
+359.3 pts
Sa.   Aug 16th, 6:30pm
All levels
Saturday August 16 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $35.93
Saturday September 13 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $35.93
Saturday September 27 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $35.93
Saturday October 18 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $35.93
Saturday November 15 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $35.93
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You will taste a number of wines blind so you can decide without the label which you prefer. Both grow Cabernet Sauvignon, both are fiercely loyal to their region, and both create intense, complex, long-lived wines. Yet they are not the same. Bordeaux, with its centuries of history and Ornate chateaux, claims restraint and finesse as well as power

$65
+650 pts
F.   Sep 12th, 7pm
All levels
Friday September 12 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $65
Saturday October 18 5pm - 7pm 1 Session $65
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