Beer, Please! – Beverage Seminar at the Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic 2012

“Beer, Please!” is a seminar we had hoped to do in 2010 – the first year for the Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic. However, it sold out very quickly in 2010 and we could not get tickets. That was lucky for us as we did the “All Things Sake” seminar and got to

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Tastings – Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic 2012

We attended the causeway at the Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic again this year, and each of the three years that the event has taken place… it’s grown. Unfortunately, the seating situation seems to have gotten worse and worse (i.e. it’s really difficult to get a table when attending with a group –

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Everything Sake! 2011

Introduction from us…

We did this class on Friday and Saturday evenings last year. When bookings became available for this year, we decided to repeat the sessions because we had such a good time last year, we learned a lot, and repetition makes knowledge stick.

Before the session began on Friday evening, we met Joe

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Swan & Dolphin Food & Wine Classic 2011 – Saturday Night

Causeway Food – Saturday Night

Tonight, it was a foregone conclusion that the event would have to be inside (due to heavy rains), so tables were set up in the hallways of the Swan’s convention space and most of the alcohol booths (predominantly wine again) were also in the hallways.

The food stations, the band,

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Swan & Dolphin Food & Wine Classic 2011 – Friday Night

Causeway Food – Friday Night

This year, in contrast to last year, the “causeway” actually went down the side of the Swan next to the lake. It seems as though the popularity of the event, both from vendors and from guests, created the need for more space and more booths.

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Plans…

If you know us at all you know that we like a plan. We like to try to know well in advance what we are doing and where we need to be. In fact I have trips on my calendar right now all the way through September 2013! Things might change but there are things

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