Marina Marchese, beekeeper and founder of Red Bee Honey, will pair up with Alina Lawrence of Olivette, Darien, CT's extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting room, for a honey and olive oil tasting and pairing. This interactive event will be held at Red Bee Apiary in Weston, CT and will include a honey harvest demonstration and an opportunity for guests to fill their own bottles of delectable olive oil. After a tour of the apiary and educational talk on honey harvest, olive oil, and terroir, guests will gather at farmhouse-style tables to taste and evaluate artisanal honeys, olive oils, and balsamic vinegars along with local and seasonal food pairings.
The menu will include:
-California Arbosana Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Alfalfa Honey with Brie Cheese
-Cranberry/Pear White Balsamic Vinegar and Apple Blossom Honey with Walnuts
-Apricot White Balsamic Vinegar and Linden / Basswood Honey with Goat Cheese
-Chocolate Aged Dark Balsamic and Honeycomb with Strawberries
-Blood Orange Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Buckwheat Honey with Water Crackers
The cost is $35.00 per guest. RSVP and pre-payment are required to reserve your spot. All guests will receive a signed copy of Marina's book HONEYBEE and a sample bottle of olive oil (included in the price).