Feb
07

Slow Food Sacramento Presents a Chocolate, Port and Coffee Tasting Soirée

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Saturday February 23 – 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Old Soul Coffee Company
1716 L Street (rear alley)
$25 Slow Food Members, $30 General Public
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Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first. We at Slow Food Sacramento echo American writer Ernestine Ulmer’s sentiments and are pleased to partner with three local treasures: Old Soul Coffee, Ginger Elizabeth Chocolates and Bogle Winery to host an educational seminar to learn about the dynamics of chocolate, coffee and port pairings, and to meet some of our area’s finest food and beverage artisans. And, after dessert, port and coffee, why not have dinner at one of Midtown’s excellent eateries?

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Image courtesy of the Sacramento Bee.

Chocolate.
Ginger Elizabeth Powers, purveyor of Ginger Elizabeth Chocolate in Midtown Sacramento, will discuss the different kind of cacao beans and the trees they come from, as well as how chocolate is made and how fine chocolate differs from regular chocolate.

See what others are saying about Ginger Elizabeth Chocolate:

Sacramento Bee
TwinSoup
Sacatomato
Vanilla Garlic

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Port.
Winemaker Eric Aafedt from Bogle Vineyards and Winery in Clarksburg will share his port-making approach as well as the family’s history and winemaking style. Eric is responsible for crafting Bogle’s unique Petite Sirah Port, sourced from the Old River Vineyard, directly across Elk Slough from the Bogle homestead.

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Coffee.
Jason Griest, expert coffee roaster and co-owner of the Old Soul Company, will host the educational seminar and talk about his philosophy of community, using only fair trade and organically grown beans.

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  • Jim | Feb 7, 2008 at 11:25 am

    This sounds really delicious alas I am on the east coast. My favorites are chocolate and coffee.


  • Brittany | Feb 7, 2008 at 1:31 pm

    I think I hear something new (and positive) about Ginger Elizabeth Chocolate every day! We desperately need to take an office field trip. Anyone?