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Napa Valley Sessions: Three Chefs Explore the Food & Wine of Napa Valley

Napa Valley Sessions: Three Chefs Explore the Food & Wine of Napa Valley

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Enjoy live music, great wines and delicious food while learning more about our fantastic Napa Valley winess.



Join Food & Wine Magazine editor Ray Isle to explore the depths of food and Napa Valley wine pairing with three renowned Napa Valley Chefs: Christopher Kostow of the Restaurant at Meadowood and Charter Oak, John McConnell of Clif Family Winery and Jammir Gray of Compline Wine Bar. Ray has picked three Napa Valley wines to surprise our chefs, putting them on the spot to come up with delightfully out of the box holiday pairings. This fun, lively discussion will explore the key elements to any good wine and food pairing, and challenge traditional ideas

Learning Objectives: 

  • Learn about Napa Valley wines
  • Explore the passion of some of your favorite Napa Valley chefs
  • Understand the fundamentals of pairing wine to food
  • Appreciate the food friendliness of Napa Valley wines
  • Discover the possibilities for your holiday table

Moderator: 

Ray Isle, Executive Wine Editor, Food & Wine Magazine

Ray Isle,
Executive Wine Editor, Food & Wine Magazine

Vintners: 

Christopher Kostow, The Restaurant at Meadowood/The Charter Oak Restaurant

Christopher Kostow,
The Restaurant at Meadowood/The Charter Oak Restaurant

John McConnell, Clif Family Winery

John McConnell,
Clif Family Winery

Jammir Gray, Compline Wine Bar

Jammir Gray,
Compline Wine Bar

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