Classes at Ridgefield's 109 Cheese & Wine

Amy Kundrat


Ridgefield's best source for artisinal cheese and wine, 109 Cheese & Wine has recently expanded its footprint and education offerings. The shop, located at Ridgefield's Marketplace, has posted an impressive and fun line-up of events throughout the summer. Advance reservations are recommended as class size is limited, call 203-438-5757.

Exploration into Italy: Cheese and Wine 

Friday, May 17 @ 7pm, $55
Explore a great evening of Italian Cheese and Wine, their relationship and how to pair them. Class will start with some wonderful small bites and a glass of Prosecco, then continue with a tasting and comparison of 5 cheeses and wines. Something sweet will end this evening.

Sarah Wine Bar & 109 Cheese and Wine Dinner Sunday 

May 19 2013 at 5:30 pm
Special Guest Henryk Teraszkiewicz, Director of the Woodcock Nature Center

Understanding the movie “Sideways”

Thursday May 23 @ 7pm, $55
How many times have we seen the movie “Sideways” and wondered what are they were really talking about? Well, the wine and food geeks at 109 are here to rescue you. Participants will explore the movie subjects and taste the wines and most of all discuss the “Sideways” experience. 

East Coast Beer and Cheese .02

Friday May 24 @ 7pm$45
A continuing education on our exploration of the Northeast with the craft beers from New England and beyond, this class will start with some small bites and  special starter brew. We will continue the class with an in-depth comparison of 5 cheeses and 5 craft beers. Something sweet will end this evening.  

A lunch date with Pamela, the Boxed Goods entrepreneur
Friday May 31 @ 12:30 – 2:30, $65
Pamela from Boxed Goods will be showing participants simple healthy Indian cooking and a cheese demonstration on making Paneer (similar to queso fresco a great cheese for cooking). Cook, mother and businesswoman, Pamela will prepare paneer cheese and an easy delicious recipe that everyone will love.  Be prepared to take home a Boxed Goods gift!

“Taste of the Marketplace” Saturday June 15 @ 11- 2 
Join 109 for tastes from our local producers that we feature in our gourmet shops, plus samplings from the Marketplace restaurants & bakeries. Come see what the Marketplace has to offer, talk with the shop and restaurant owners and fill all of your culinary shopping needs right here in Ridgefield. In addition to the food fair, check out our great gift shops and amazing restaurants. Stay for lunch or dinner, shop or just hang out on the sculpture patio!