France: A Regional Exploration Tasting with Carol Berman

On Thursday, October 6, a tasting: “France: regional exploration of the Loire Valley, Alsace and The Rhone Valley,” will be held at The Farm Cooking School, (GPS address, 1925 Daniel Bray Highway (Rt 29), Stockton) with wine guru, Carol A. Berman owner of Class in a Glass and a renowned wine educator. Chef Shelley Wiseman will prepare an Alsatian tart, a cheese fondue and more, which will be served at the end of the tasting to be enjoyed with your favorite sips of the evening. 6 PM; $100. For information or reservations, call Shelley at 646-236-0605, Ian at 516-840-4891 or visit their website.

RESORTS CASINO ITALIAN FESTIVAL WEEKEND
On October 8 and October 9, Resorts Casino Hotel, 1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, will host an Italian Festival weekend featuring Italian culture, food, drinks, games, handicrafts, artwork, live entertainment and much more. Information: 800-334-6378.

WINE LIBRARY 2016 CHARITY SUPER TASTING
On October 10, The Wine Library will be hosting a charity tasting at The Manor, 111 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, to benefit the JDRF and Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America. VIP admission at 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM; $99.99; VIP 4:30; $129.99. For tickets, call 973-376-0005 or 888-980-WINE.

OTHER NJ FOOD EVENTS
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
CAKEBREAD CELLARS WINE DINNER
A Cakebread Cellars wine dinner will be held at Rails Steakhouse, 10 Whitehall Road, Towaco; 7 PM. Information and reservations: 973-335-0006.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
UNCORKED AND UNCAPPED – WINE, BEER, AND FOOD FEST
Uncorked and Uncapped – Wine, Beer, and Food Fest will be held at The Westminster Hotel, 550 West Mount Pleasant Avenue, Livingston, to benefit The Arc of Essex County. 6:30 to 9:30 PM; $100. Tickets at their website.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
THE BERNARDS INN’S WALK-AROUND WINE
The Bernards Inn, 27 Mine Brook Road, Bernardsville, will host a walk-around wine tasting featuring 100 wines from around the world. Hors d’oeuvres will be served. 6:30 to 8:30 PM; $55 with $20 credit towards the purchase of wine. Reservations: 908-766-0002.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1
PIG ROAST AND A WHOLE LOT MORE
A pig roast with good ole American sides will be held at The Farm Cooking School, (GPS address 1925 Daniel Bray Highway (Rt 29), Stockton). As the pig roasts attendees will learn how to cook great sides dishes in a class, watch a pig butchering demonstration with Rockstar Butcher Bryan Mayer, create garden-inspired drinks and hang out on the farm. 2 to 7 PM; $125. Reservations: call Shelley: 646-236-0605; Ian: 516-840-4891 or email [email protected]. Rain date is Sunday October 2.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 3
BURGUNDY MEETS OREGON WINE DINNER
The Pluckemin Inn, 359 Route 206 South, Bedminster, will host a Burgundy Meets Oregon wine dinner; 7 PM. Information and reservations: 908-658-9292.

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