At The Cheese Shop of Salem, you'll find amazing cheese, lovingly made wines, cured meats, hand-crafted beers, gourmet goodies, exotic spices, sauces, ciders and more! Order a cheese platter, attend a wine tasting, and get to know our staff of passionate food-obsessed mongers as they guide you to a whole new taste experience.
Wine 101 at The Cheese Shop of Salem is for anyone who loves wine and wants to learn more about it in a fun and supportive environment! Led by your resident certified wine experts, Susan and Molly, this class will explore how to taste and analyze wine while enjoying a line-up of wines from around the world. Wine 101 will exmaine how to identify the essential elements in wine (sugar, acid, tannin, and alcohol) and will review general food pairing guidelines to major grape varieties. Enter the class a novice, and leave with a keen sense of what makes wine so special. Over the course of the 1.5 hour class, enjoy 5 different wines alongside cheese and charcuterie pairings.
Rice and milk are two peas in a pod! Sake and cheese might seem like an unlikely match, but together they are eye-opening and delicious when paired well. Join us as Gabrielle Morriseau, Sake Sommelier and Manager at Craft and Cru in Milton, MA, educates us about the beauty, history and technique behind making sake and its unique flavor profiles. Learn about the world of sake as we guide you through 5 different unqiue sake carefully paired to a delicious selection of 5 cheeses. There is a whole world of sake and cheese to learn about! Sign up today as there is very limited seating!