Murray’s Cheese x JBF Greens: Spotlight on Franciacorta
Mon, July 29, 2019
Join JBF Greens for a premium tasting flight at Murray’s Cheese to kick off the summer. The 90 minute introductory workshop will be guided by expert instructors Alexandra Horne of Murray’s Cheese and May Matta-Aliah of In the Grape, and will feature five thoughtfully curated cheese and beverage pairings.
Spotlight on Franciacorta > An award-winning fine sparkling wine, hand-crafted in the classic method, produced in Lombardy in a breathtaking wine region one hour from Milan. Since 1995, the sparkling wines of this region have held DOCG status—the highest classification for Italian wines.
Both beginners and enthusiasts welcome!
James Beard Foundation events permit guests age 21 and older.
Alexandra Horne: In her third year at Murray’s Cheese, Alexandra has done everything from back of house at their Cheese Bar to help with the opening of a brand new private space, The Leroy Room. Through it all, her passion and knowledge regarding cheese, charcuterie, and artisanal accompaniments has grown exponentially, and she is always excited to lead a new group through interesting and unique products they’ve never before tasted.
May Matta-Aliah: May has spent the last 18 years of her life spreading spirit knowledge to industry professionals as well as wine and spirits appreciators. She represents the regions of Armagnac from France and Franciacorta sparkling wine from Italy as their educational ambassador.
The Foundation is committed to providing an environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity and which is free of unlawful discrimination and harassment. In keeping with this commitment, the Foundation will not tolerate harassment of guests or staff in any form at Foundation events.