ST. FRANCIS WINERY & VINEYARDS: SONOMA TASTEMAKERS
St. Francis Winery & Vineyards, 100 Pythian Road (at Hwy 12), Santa Rosa
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us in our beautiful Mission-style Tasting Room for a new food and wine program. Each month we will host a different Sonoma County producer in to share their artisan products and stories. St. Francis staff will pair wines to accompany the products and share insights on the pairing process.
Today’s guest: Laura Chenel is the recognized “pioneer” of American goat cheese production. From the early creation of fresh goat cheese on a small Sebastopol farm to its current home in the new state-of-the-art creamery in Sonoma County’s Carneros region; Laura Chenel’s Chèvre has grown along with America’s increasing appreciation of goat milk cheese.Their sister company, Marin French Cheese, is the longest continually operated cheese company in America, crafting award-winning cow’s milk cheeses, including brie and camembert.