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The Center Room

Center Room Seminars, Demos & Guided Tasting Features

We will be featuring 8 unique seminar sessions, 4 on each day. You’re going to love the evolution of these special seated tastings for our 21st year.

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2018 Seminar Features Line up 
Note: Schedule & Features may expand, change, or shift.

SATURDAY

12:15pm
“Bourbon Tasting Wheel”
Anne Born from Woodford Reserve

1:00pm
“There are other drinks besides the Margarita”
Steva Casey, Coordinator of Tiki by the Sea, Bartender at The Atomic
Featuring a Herradura Silver & Herradora Reposado tequila tasting
Plus, instruction on making an Old Fashion and Paloma cocktail

1:45pm
“Hops & Miss Dots: a Beer & Fried Chicken Pairing”
Stuart Carter, Free the Hops
Amy Wellingham, Miss Dots

2:30pm
“As above, so below. Turnip & Greens”
The importance of whole vegetable use featuring a turnip green cocktail & root food pairing
Joshua Blackwell, Culinary Director, Regional Director / Operator, AL Revelator Coffee Company
Missy Roll, Beverage Director, AL Revelator Coffee Company

SUNDAY

12:30pm
“Bad Hombres Pop Up: Tequila vs. Mezcal”
Jose Medina-Camacho, The Marble Ring
Alex Acune Correa, Satterfield’s
Featuring El Jimador Tequila and Ilegal Mezcal 

1:30pm
“Building a Connoisseur’s Wine Collection”
Stephen Humphreys, Athens Imports
Stephen will be showing off vintage wines from his private cellar at this special tasting about building a wine collection.

2:30pm
“Wine & Chocolate”
Kathy D’Agostino, Chocolatá Artisanal Chocolates
Stephen Humphreys, Athens Imports

How to Register?

Register at the Corks & Chefs Entrance table by grabbing a poker chip to reserve your seat at the special feature of your choice.

Seminars are free and available on a first come basis.

35 Person Limit per seminar.

Special Thanks!
Jessica Parsons (Marble Ring) and Steva Casey (Tiki by the Sea, The Atomic) for their expert advice and support!

BUY TICKETS AT THE GATE OR DOOR TODAY.