Food and Drink

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A Spirited Evening with Adam Rogers

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Wed, Dec 10 2014 - 6:30pm

Adam Rogers, Articles Editor, Wired; Author, Proof: The Science of Booze

In a spirited tour across continents and cultures, Rogers puts our alcoholic history under the microscope. From our ancestors’ accidental discovery of fermented drinks to the cutting-edge laboratory research, Rogers offers a unique glimpse inside the barrels, stills, tanks and casks that produce some of our most iconic beverages. He uncovers alcohol’s deepest mysteries and the subtle mixture of psychology and neurobiology that fuels our taste for such drinks. Read more »

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Tasting the New California Wines with Jon Bonné

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Tue, Dec 9 2014 - 6:30pm

Jon Bonné, Wine Editor, San Francisco Chronicle; Author, The New California Wine: A Guide to the Producers and Wines Behind a Revolution in Taste Read more »

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A Toast to the 2014 Wine Harvest, Sustainable Practices and Pairings in California Wine

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Thu, Nov 20 2014 - 6:00pm

Steve Lohr, Chairman & CEO, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines
Karl Wente, Winemaker, Wente Vineyards
Allison Jordan, Executive Director, California Sustainable Wine Growing Alliance
Janet Fletcher, Journalist; Author, Down to Earth, A Seasonable Tour of Sustainable Winegrowing in California – Moderator Read more »

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Beans and Brew

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Thu, Nov 20 2014 - 6:00pm

Ken Grossman, Co-Founder & CEO, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Paul Katzeff, Founder & CEO, Thanksgiving Coffee Company
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Betsy Andrews, Executive Editor, Saveur Magazine

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Thu, Nov 6 2014 - 12:00pm

Betsy Andrews, Executive Editor, Saveur Magazine; Author, Saveur: The New Classics Cookbook Read more »

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A History of the World According to Beer

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Wed, Nov 5 2014 - 6:30pm

William Bostwick, Beer Critic; Author, The Brewer’s Tale: A History of the World According to Beer
In conversation with Justin Crossley, The Brewing Network Read more »

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Chef Marcus Samuelsson: Recipes to Cook at Home

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Mon, Nov 3 2014 - 6:30pm

Marcus Samuelsson, Chef; Author, Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home
In conversation with Nikki Silvestri, Former Executive Director, Green for All Read more »

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Dry Farming Wine Grapes in California: Making Great Wine

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Mon, Nov 3 2014 - 6:00pm

Will Bucklin, Winemaker, Bucklin Old Hill Ranch, Glen Ellen
Guillaume Eicholz, Vineyard Manager, Dominus Estate, Yountville
Frank Leeds, Winegrower, Frog’s Leap, Rutherford
Tegan Passalacqua, Winemaker and Vineyard Manager, Turley Wine Cellars, Amador, Paso Robles and St. Helena
Peter Granoff, Master Sommelier, Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant – Moderator Read more »

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Chef Mario Batali in Conversation with Chef Michael Chiarello

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Sat, Nov 1 2014 - 7:00pm

Mario Batali, Chef; Co-Host, “The Chew”; Author, America – Farm to Table: Simple, Delicious Recipes Celebrating Local Farmers
In conversation with Michael Chiarello, Award-winning Chef and Owner, Bottega and Coqueta

Every ticket comes with Batali’s newest cookbook, America - Farm to Table Read more »

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French Friday with Dorie Greenspan

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Fri, Oct 31 2014 - 12:00pm

Dorie Greenspan, Author, Baking Chez Moi: Recipes from My Paris Home to Your Home Anywhere and Around My French Table; James Beard Award Winner
In Conversation with Emily Luchetti, Chief Pastry Officer at Cavalier, Park Tavern and Marlowe Read more »

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