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One-day Wine Country Classes

wine country cooking classesGet away from the crowds in the wineries and join us for a cooking class. The class begins in the afternoon and lasts about 5 hours. Classes are a combined format of demonstration and hands-on unless otherwise indicated.

The class fee is $175 per person - students receive hands-on instruction, printed recipe handouts and enjoy a delicious meal served with wine/beverage. Accommodations are additional and are availabe at CasaLana or other nearby lodging properties.

If you have any difficulty with the online system, please call to complete class registration.

1-day Wine Country Class - Mediterranean Cuisine February 27, 2016

The diversity of the Mediterranean region results in a dazzling assortment of foods and flavors. We will experience the deep, earthy flavors of robust dishes from Mediterranean regions of Italy, Spain, France or Greece. Our seasonally based menu will include items like Spicy Hummus, Lemon Chicken with Oregano Sauce, Caponata, Gianduja Brownies and much more.

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1-day Wine Country Class - Tapas March 12. 2016

Tapas are those wonderful ’small plates’ from Spain that everyone is talking about. People often make a meal from grazing on an assortment of Tapas. Learn how to make these easy Tapas for family & friends. You'll love the bold, new flavors!

Our menu will include recipes such as Spanish Sherry, Olives & Almonds; Roasted Asparagus with Serrano Ham and Aioli; Gambas al Ajillo (sautéed shrimp in garlic & wine); Empanadilla with Chorizo; Pimientos, & Spinach; Grilled Vegetables with Romesco Sauce; Manchego & Zucchini Tortilla plus some special sweet treats.

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1-day Wine Country Class - Celebrating Spring Flavors May 14, 2016

We’ll shake off the winter doldrums as we harvest tender, young vegetables and greens from the garden. We use the pick of the garden and market to prepare our meal of items such as Brushcetta with Marinated Feta and Arugula, Grilled Asparagus with Olive Relish; Grilled Lemon-Thyme Chicken; Creamy Risotto with Spring Vegetables; Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp and other delicious recipes

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1-day Wine Country Class - Support for Lifestyle Diet Choices June 11. 2016

Choosing an alternate diet to support your health and well-being can feel overwhelming. You may think you can’t dine out or enjoy having friends over for meals. Not true! A first step in supporting your choice is to understand how to make your alternate diet work in the real world. This class will address choosing a gluten-free, vegan or vegetarian diet. You will learn food, products and recipes that you can incorporate into your daily life. Chances are when you serve them to your friends and family, they will find them delicious and won’t recognize them as a ‘special diet’. Our menu will include dishes such as Spicy Kale Chips; Roasted Asparagus Soup; Caesar Salad (can be vegan) with ‘Parmesan’ GF Croutons; Vegetable Lasagna with Pesto; Sautéed Berries on GF Short Cake and other great recipes.

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