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Pairings: Wine & Chocolate

  • Living Roots Wine & Co. 1255 University Avenue Rochester, NY, 14607 United States (map)


Learn to pair different styles of wine with chocolate in this one hour class, designed for winos and chocolate lovers alike. Students will taste through five Living Roots wines paired with local chocolates made by Hedonist Artisan Chocolates in the South Wedge. This class will take place in the Vault, and all levels of wine [and chocolate] knowledge are welcome. Attendees will receive 10% off all Tasting Room purchases on the day of the class.

Tickets are $30 [excluding Eventbrite fees], and seats are limited so get in quick! Please visit Eventbrite to purchase tickets.


Lorraine Hems is a Rochester native who has received her Master’s in Service Leadership and Innovation from RIT, where she is now a lecturer. She also teaches at the New York Wine and Culinary Center. She has several certifications: Certified Sommelier (CMS), Certified Wine Educator and Certified Specialist of Spirits (SWE), Certified Wine Judge (AWS) and is working on completing her WSET diploma. She was a co-founder of the local chapter of Women for WineSense and presents at their meetings, conferences and events around the world, and was awarded the New York Wine and Grape Foundations Consumer Award in 2016. Lorraine is a gifted educator with a fun approach to learning. We are so excited to collaborate with Lorraine and know you will love learning from her!

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