Deli, Education, Food

New Year, New Flavors: 5 Not-To-Be-Missed Tastings from Zingerman’s Deli

New year, new flavors! The Deli is hosting five fantastic, not-to-be-missed tastings in January and February, and some are just $10. These events are a great way to up your food knowledge about everything from olive oil to honey—and taste delicious food. There’s even a chocolate and beer class. Really!

Take a look:

Olive Oil 101
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
At Zingerman’s Upstairs Next Door
422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor

Have you ever wanted to know more about olive oil, or wondered how Zingerman’s selects the distinctive olive oils we carry? Then this is the class for you! We’ll taste some oils from across the globe and focus heavily on learning. You’ll walk away with a wealth of knowledge and a new appreciation for what we call liquid gold. $10 Reserve your spot!

La Vecchia Dispensa Balsamic Tasting
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
At Zingerman’s Deli

Working just off the historic square in the center of the old town of Castelvetro, southwest of Modena, Italy, Roberta Pelloni and her husband Marino Tintori make a range of fantastic vinegars. For the first time, their son Simone from La Vecchia Dispensa, will join us for an evening to share the history and taste of his family’s balsamics. In the words of Marino, “the key to great Balsamico is balance.” So please come for this special evening of beautifully balanced balsamic. $35  Reserve your spot!

Honey 101 Class
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
At Zingerman’s Upstairs Next Door
422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor

Did you know that not all honey is equal? Some are super sweet, some are chewy and some are even spicy. Join us as we dive into the world of single varietal honeys and what makes them different and special. Reserve your spot!

Vinegar 101 Class
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
At Zingerman’s Upstairs Next Door
422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor

Do you only think about vinegar when it comes to cleaning and salads? No matter how you answer that question, this class will be a great peek into the world of vinegar and all its complexity and beauty. Seats are limited so sign up early. $10 Reserve a spot!

Dark Beer & Dark Chocolate
Saturday, February 18, 2017
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
100 N. Ashley St, Ann Arbor

~An Evening of Indulgence at Greyline~
Join us for an evening on the darker side. Featuring dark craft beers and dark chocolates from artisan makers. We will highlight a spectrum of beers from robust porters to full-bodied stouts. Special guest Beth Vandergrift, beer aficionado, will delight with stories and know-how. Surely an evening not to miss! $35 Reserve a spot!