Cheese & Wine Tastings Available

Experience a sensory journey guided by distinguished cheesemonger and author, Judy Creighton. With her vast knowledge and palpable passion for cheeses, Judy will curate a selection that harmoniously complements the nuanced profiles of select wines with lots of cheese stories and personal experiences that make cheese come alive in our minds as well as taste buds.

Each pairing has been meticulously crafted, offering attendees an opportunity to unravel the intricate dance between cheese and wine, texture and taste, aroma and essence.

Tastings for groups up to 30 guests typically include 3-cheeses paired with 3 wines & pantry foods.


  • non-profits: book signings & tastings make a great fundraiser.
  • wineries: I can feature your wines in the pairings for good sales.


  • Elegant service for guests: seated and plated wine & cheese pairings starting at $50/person
  • Casual events: a cheese buffet with your wines starts at $30/person

All events include a presentation of cheese types, pairings, charcuterie, and other food matches with lessons and stories about cheese.

Programs Offered


Here are Judy’s favorite cheese & wine events and topics:

Cheese & wine tasting events:

  • Author book-signings with tastings
  • Fundraisers for non-profit organizations
  • Winery activities for special wine club members
  • Cheese & wine pairings in your Tasting Room
  • Local community events
  • Classes in cheese markets
  • Employee & customer appreciation events
  • Education for the cheese, wine and specialty food industry

Cheese and Wine Topics

  • Talks on cheesemaking styles and history of cheese
  • American Artisan cheeses and European classics
  • Creating cheese plates: balancing the tastes
  • Cheese handling, buying and serving tips


  • Fondue making with Alpine Alpine Cheeses
  • Raclette Service/ Washed Rind Cheeses
  • One-Hour Cheesemaking Demonstrations

Cheese Loves Wine on KAAD Community Radio

Judy Creighton hosts a program on KAAD Community Radio called Cheese Loves Wine, coincidentally the title of her new book.

Talking about all kinds of cheese topics: HISTORY TO COOKING

First & Third SATURDAY-SUNDAYS at 9 am PST

See Archives for past programs

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