Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Taste of Portugal
This is a Hands-on Cooking & Wine Experience
One of the best kept secrets in the culinary world, Portuguese cuisine is characterized by its use of fresh seafood, world class olive oils, cheeses, cured hams and its tantalizing desserts, not to mention its world famous dessert wines, Port and Madeira. The flavors of Portuguese cuisine are as diverse as the culture, wines and traditions of the Iberian peninsula, but one thing is constant: the love of good, fresh food and wonderful regional wines. Experience the magic of Portugal for yourself with an unforgettable culinary feast for the senses!
You will first be met with a reception wine and light appetizers. You'll have a striking view of our impressive open demonstration kitchen. You'll don your apron, roll up your sleeves and Chef will walk you through the preparations your meal while you enjoy a sip your wine! Once you've completed your meal, you will sit down and enjoy it. You will also experience wines paired with the beautiful meal you've created.
Throughout the evening you'll learn about the recipes, food preparation, and the "why" behind the wines we pair with the meal.
All AWS cooking classes include an emphasis on wine, because that's who we are! You can expect 2 different wines to sample during reception/cooking and two wines paired with your meal for a total of approximately 3+ glasses. If you would like to add more wine to your experience, you can taste 32 different wines in our Enomatics (wine dispensing system) or you can order wine by the glass or bottle.
Grilled Bread & Marinated Cheese
Fish & Clams in White Wine & Cream
And wines, expertly selected, to accompany your creations
Class will include:
- Hands-on cooking instruction by a professional
- Cooking techniques and entertaining ideas
- Light appetizers and wines to enjoy while cooking
- The meal you make and wines paired with it
- Delicious and easy recipes to make for friends and family