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Uncorked on Campus: Food and Wine Festival
March 6, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm EST$25 – $300
Uncorked on Campus is a new event for TCC’s Cleaver & Cork fundraiser. It features cooking demonstrations, tasting events and classes. Chef Geoffrey Zakarian, the Cleaver & Cork headliner, TV show host and judge, author, restaurateur and a James Beard Foundation award winner, will open this inaugural event with a book signing for his cookbook, “The Family That Cooks Together.”
Schedule of Events
Free entry to all ticket holders
11:00 am Tasting Tents Open until 4 pm
11:30 am Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian Takes the Stage
12:00 pm Cooking Demonstration: Featuring Chef Brian Knepper, Executive Chef of Savour
1:30 pm Cooking Demonstration: Featuring Chef Leon Brunson, Private Chef
3:00 pm Cooking Demonstration: Featuring Chef John Minas, Minas Hospitality
Tasting Tent Vendors
Free entry to all ticket holders
Andrew’s Downtown • The Blue Halo • Charlie Park • Cigar Factory Social Club • Coosh’s Bayou Rouge • Elite Worldwide Imports • Fizz & Foam Mobile Bar • Jeri’s Midtown Café • La Tiendita Mexican Restaurant • Little Paris Tallahassee • Market Square Liquors • Ology Brewing Company • Rootstock Pours + Plates • Savour • Shula’s 347 Grill • Table 23 • Hummingbird Wine Bar • The Wine House on Market St.
Entry FREE to all VIP ticket holders
Classes are $25 each
Master Crafting the Perfect Cheese Board
Hosted by Tallahassee Cheese Boards
Join fellow cheese lover Shannon Kolchakian as she shows you how to create beautiful charcuterie boards. And sample some of the three creations from this Master Class.
Irish Whiskey Experience
Hosted by Market Street Liquors, this tasting experience will introduce you to the fabulous world of Irish Whiskey. Did you know that the word ‘whiskey’ comes from the Irish uisce beatha, means water of life? This spirit is made on the island of Ireland and was one the most popular spirit in the world. Join MSL as they take you through this sip and savor experience.
Master Crafting the Perfect Cocktail
Mixologist Victor Lewis has been crafting the perfect cocktail for Tallahassee for many years now. And, he is the brains behind Savour’s new cocktail menu. Join him for this Master Class in crafting the perfect concoction and sampling his talents. Featured drinks will include the Old Fashion, Manhattan, Martinez, Aviation, and Daquari.
Spanish Reds with Bodegas Fernández de Piérola
Presented by Doug Donovan, Export Manager
Established in 1996, Bodegas Fernández de Piérola is a small, family-based winery, and you can feel the essence of Rioja Alavesa in their wines. The subregion is safe from the cold northern winds of the region which makes it perfect for vine cultivation. Bodegas Fernández de Piérola undertakes tillage, manual pruning, weeding, and other treatments to maintain the health of their soil. Tastings will include Fernandez de Pierola Tempranillo Reserva 2008-Rioja Spain, FyA Tempranillo 8M- Rioja Spain and Et Cetera Cabernet Sauvignon California.
Brewmaster to Distller
Ology is one of Tallahassee’s premier local breweries. With three locations in our community, it is easy to find your way to their table. And, they continue to expand, introducing a distillery for vodka and a collab for Ology Coffee. This session will present how they have done this and a taste of what is to come.
Whites from Willamette Valley Oregon
Join Gwen Vercher, owner of Chateau Le Couer for this tasting of white wines. Her winery is 100% female owned, and includes an organic lavender farm. Tasting will include Chateau Le Coeur-Rousanne-Williamette Valley, Chateau Le Coeur-Gewurtraminer-Williamette Valley and Capp Heritage Chardonnay-Napa Valley paired with her fabulous lavender chocolates.
Italian Wine Tour and Tasting
Join us as we ZOOM with Cantina La Marchesa Winery Lucera in Puglia, Italy. Located in Italy’s south east, this young estate is based in Daunia, a village to the north of the Puglian region. Their goal is to make quality wines solely from native grape varieties including the Bombino bianco and Falanghina for their white wine, and Nero di Troia and Montepulciano for their rosé and red wines. Led by proprietor vitners Markia Maggi and Sergio Grasso, you will be led through a tasting of two of their wines: Il Melograno – Nero di Troia Rose, and Cacc e Mmitte Italian, a red blend.
A wedding toast, a baby’s birth, a ship’s christening: momentous occasions call for Champagne, the most celebratory of bubbly beverages. Champagne gains its distinctive yeasty, nutty aromas from a years-long process of fermentation and aging that creates a sparkling wine of unparalleled complexity This tasting will be led by Elite World Wide Import owners Peter Jared and Cookie O’Donnell, and will feature Forget Brimont Rose Premier Cru Champagne-France and Conte Marani Prosecco-Italy.
Hosted by Market Square Liquors
Calling all bourbon lovers! Bourbon continues to grow on popularity in the spirits world, and there is no shortage of distillers that put their own spin on this popular drink. So, pull up chair for this special tasting from Market Square Liquor experts.