Conversations on Food & Wine 2009

Conversations on Food & Wine 2009 Hosted by The Epicurean Connection

February 1

Venus in the Kitchen

Aphrodisiac Conversation and tasting with John Ash, Sheana Davis, Carlo Cavallo.

Moderated by Sylvia Crawford, Poetry by Buch Engle,

Artisan Honey Tasting with Ross Rubin, Abejero,

Napa & Sonoma County Organic Beekeeper

Included a taste of dishes prepared by Meritage, Jimtown and The Epicurean Connection

February 21

Sonoma Valley Artisan Cheese Fair

Conversation with cheese book authors, Rob Kaufelt, Murray’s Cheese New York; Jeanette Hurt, Wisconsin, and Laura Werlin California

Moderated by Janet Fletcher, Chronicle Columnist

Meet cheesmakers, including Sid Cook, Carr Valley Cheese Wisconsin; Bill Boersma, Bravo Farms California; Ig Vella, Vella Cheese California; Dee Harley, Harley Farms Califorina; Anna Cox, Shamrock Artisan Cheese California, Tim Welsh, Beehive Cheese Utah; Clover Stornetta; California, Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, The California Artisan Cheese Guild and more!

March 29

Women Winemakers of Sonoma

Conversation and tasting with Lynda

Trotta, Teresina Family Vinters;

Linda Hansen, Hanzell Winery;

Carolyn Craig, Larson Family Winery,

Honore Comfort, Sonoma County Vintners and Growers.

Moderated by Heather Irwin, The Press Democrat On Line Bite Club

Includes a flight of wines by the guest women winemakers of Sonoma

All events held at the Sonoma Valley Women’s Club

574 1st Street East, Sonoma, Ca. 95476

Doors open at 1:00, conversation and taste times 2:00-4:00

$20.00 per person

Tickets available at Readers’ Books, Sonoma

For information please contact Sheana Davis at 707-935-7960 or

Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly. ~M.F.K. Fisher

Sheana Davis

The Epicurean Connection

P.O. Box 1916

Sonoma, CA. 95476

707-935-7960 phone & fax

707-235-9530 cellular

Eat Responsibly * Act Locally * Respond Politically

February 21-24, 2009

7th Annual Sonoma Valley Cheese Conference

Sonoma Valley Inn, Sonoma, Ca.

Hosted by Sheana Davis, The Epicurean Connection

“Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.”
M.F.K. Fisher