Wine, Cheese & Chocolate April 6 at Los Alamos Co-op!

CO-OP News:

The Los Alamos Cooperative Market is hosting its first wine and food pairing class Saturday, April 6 in the Co-op’s Café.

There will be two 75-minute classes: 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Vivác Winery’s Marketing and Publicity Director Michele A. Padberg, a certified executive sommelier, will teach the basics of wine and food pairing in a relaxed setting so attendees can feel free to explore different taste sensations.

Experience five different Vivác wines, all using New Mexico grapes, paired to local, regional and international cheese, beef and dark chocolate.

Learn what to look for when pairing wine and food and how to describe the flavor sensations. See:

Vivácwine and Co-op food pairings:

  • Sauvignon Blanc & Tucumcari Gouda cheese (Tucumcari, NM))
  • Sangiovese & Old Style Sausage Co.’s Apple & Chicken sausage (Louisville, Colo.)
  • Refosco & St. Clemens Blue Cheese (Denmark)
  • Cabernet & Sweet Grass Co-op NY strip steak (Soaring Eagle Ranch—Los Ojos, NM)
  • Diavolo & Endangered Species dark chocolate (Indianapolis, IN)

Registration is required and this event is expected to sell-out. Registration is $25 for members or $35 for non-members. Please purchase your tickets at the Co-op or call in to reserve your spot today!

The Los Alamos Co-op is at 95 Entrada Dr., next to the Holiday Inn Express. The Los Alamos Cooperative Market is a member-owned enterprise and the public is welcome to shop. Membership is $30 a year; however, membership is not required to shop.

The Co-op opened March 2, 2011. Its mission includes promoting awareness about food, nutrition, health and cooperative values. Visit for more information or find the Los Alamos Co-op Market on Facebook for updates.

Phone: 505-695-1579

Address: 95 Entrada Drive, next to the Holiday Inn Express


Hours: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday–Saturday and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday

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