- Duration: 1.5 hours
- Event Date and Time:
- Public events – Sundays at 5:00 pm EST (we are flexible with scheduling)
- Private events available for online booking Fridays at 5:00 PM EST, or any date and time with advanced scheduling
- Price: $109 plus shipping costs
- Inclusion: Cider, Wine and Spirits virtual cheese pairing kits include everything you need for your home pairing experience
- Three sommelier-selected Finger Lakes beverages shipped through Marketview Liquor
- Finger Lakes regional cheeses and artisan biscotti provided by Finger Lakes Artisan Foods
- A scheduled 1.5 hours live Zoom presentation with certified sommelier, Laura Winter Falk, showcasing the science and art behind each wine and cheese pairing
- Adult Starting at:
Within the past 10 years the explosion of world-class artisan beverage producers showcasing their farm-based products has led to the Finger Lakes being recognized as one of the most impressive craft beverage regions in the Country. Our Cider, Wine and Spirits Virtual Pairing Experience explores three locally-produced Finger Lakes craft beverages. Discover why the hard cider in New York State has grown 800% (hint, because it’s delicious!!) Enjoy Finger Lakes bubbly paired with artisan aged cheese, and create your own classic wine cocktail with liqueur produced from local fruit. Sip, savor, and learn along with Experience! The Finger Lakes owner and certified sommelier, Laura Winter Falk, as she takes you through this specially-curated interactive virtual tasting event featuring:
At the time of booking, we will request your shipping information and your preferred presentation date. Your order will be processed as soon as possible.
- $35 – $40 shipping available for most Northeastern states
- We can NOT ship to AL, AK, AR, HI, MI, MS, SD, UT (for these states our Sommelier could make locally available recommendations as alternatives)
- Please allow at least 14 days for your kit to arrive
- If you are local to the Rochester area, you may arrange to pick up your virtual pairing kit directly from Marketview Liquor
- Wine & Cheese Pairing Experiences are offered as both public and private events. See our event calendar for public offerings.
Public Wine Pairing Experiences
All Public Wine Pairing Events require a minimum of 3 total kits in order to run the event at the listed price. These events typically consist of 5 or more separate households joining together in a shared virtual experience, offering an exquisite taste of the Finger Lakes from the comfort of your own home.
In the event that the minimum is not met, we will contact you two weeks prior to the scheduled date, you will be offered the following options:
- Pay the corresponding rate for running the public event under the minimum
- Experiences with 2 kits will each pay an additional charge of $49 per household
- A single kit experience would pay an additional charge of $98
- Reschedule your booking to a later date at no penalty
- Switch to a private experience on a different date with the corresponding private fees listed below
- Cancel and receive a full refund if the kit has yet to be shipped.
Private Wine Pairing Experience
Create a unique and special event with friends or family together in your home or from anywhere in the country!
- Private Rates:
- Private Experiences with 2 kits pay an additional $49 flat fee
- A single kit Private Experience would pay an additional $98 flat fee