Join Certified Sommelier Laura Winter Falk as she guides you through a virtual pairing experience with fantastic Finger Lakes wines and authentic Georgian cheeses right to your home!
Wine and Cuisine Trends: Taste what is HOT for 2023 (A Chef & Somm Presentation)
- Adult 21+
Discover and Taste the Hottest Food & Wine Trends for 2023
A special one-day-only event during the Ithaca Loves Teachers Celebration. Saturday, February 18th, 3:00 PM, Coltivare Wine Amphitheater
Experience! The Finger Lakes and Asempe Kitchen are offering a special presentation showcasing food and wine trends for 2023! Chef Kuukua Yomekpe will cook up 5 tantalizing plant-based west African bites that represent world cuisine and ingredients that are capturing the attention of foodies and those looking for new exciting food experiences.
Sommelier Laura Winter Falk will pair these creations with Finger Lakes wines that showcase what is all the rage in the current wine and beverage scene, such pet nat, orange wine, lower or no- alcohol crafted beverages, and dry rosé.
Here is your chance to be on the culinary and wine cutting edge. This presentation is part of the Ithaca Loves Teachers celebration, but registration is open to all. Availability is very limited with only 30 tickets being sold.
Registered VITs and their Teacher’s Pets will receive 15% off the retail ticket price.
Gari Foto – casava, cous cous, tomatoes, onions, ginger, garlic
Finger Lakes Cider House Ginger Beer, Cayuga Lake
Ken Key and Egusi – fermented corn dumpling, pureed spinach, melon seed
Buttonwood Grove Riesling Pet Nat 2021, Cayuga Lake
Plantain with Black Eyed Peas
Lakewood Bubby Candeo 2022, Seneca Lake
Nkatsi Nkwan – peanut, tomato, onion, ginger, santom
Dr Konstantin Frank Amber Rkatsiteli 2021, Keuka Lake
Fonio – couscous-like ancient grain ,craisins, dried apricots
Barry Family Cellars Jewels & Binoculars Red Blend 2022, Seneca Lake
Abenkwan – palmnut butter, mushroom, fava
Herman J Weimer Field Red 2021