Spirit, Wine and Beer Classes | The Best of Food & Drink


Are you a real cheese lover? Discover the best way to mix and match cheese with wine – two of life’s greatest pleasures. Michael Landis, American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional and Court of Masters Sommelier, guides you through select tastings that will bring out the best flavors of each – Italian artisanal cheeses paired with Italian wines at Bogey Hills and French artisanal cheeses paired with French wines at Des Peres. Discover pairings made simple – flavor-loving combinations of the wines, cheeses, and accompaniments that you can enjoy with your friends and family.


Bogey Hills   |   Tues., Nov. 13   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
Des Peres   |   Mon., Dec. 10   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

Hands-On Class

Champagne Punch • Crab Cake Sliders with Mango Jalapeño Aïoli & Crunchy Slaw • Roasted Vegetable & Herbed Ricotta Tartelettes • Steak Frites Skewers with Homemade Steak Sauce • Chocolate-Orange-Berry Cannoli

$90 for each couple

Bogey Hills   |   Fri., Dec. 14   |   7 - 9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
Edwardsville   |   Fri., Nov. 30   |   7 - 9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
Southroads   |   Fri., Nov. 30   |   7 - 9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
West Oak   |   Sat., Dec. 22   |   7 - 9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

Hands-On Class

Champagne Bread with Bacon & Goat Cheese Dip • Sparkling Caesar Salad • Roasted Chicken with Champagne Grapefruit Glaze • Roasted Root Vegetables with Chive Pesto • Orange Pavlova with Rosé Poached Pears – Dinner will be served with sparkling wines.


Bogey Hills   |   Thurs, Nov. 15   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
Edwardsville   |   Thurs, Dec. 20   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
Southroads   |   Thurs, Dec. 13   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
West Oak   |   Thurs, Nov. 15   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW


Get in the Christmas spirit with these insanely tasty boozy bakes. We’ve gone beyond the cocktail shaker and added a splash of your favorite spirits to these luscious desserts. They’re guaranteed to end your evening on a sweet note! You’ll enjoy a light dinner while your creations bake.

Mimosa Cheesecake with Candied Oranges & White Chocolate Glaze • Warm Cherry Merlot Cake with Spiced Whipped Cream • Brown Sugar Bourbon Doughnut Holes with Salted Caramel Glaze • Grasshopper Brownies • Coconut Key Lime Rum Parfaits


Des Peres   |   Wed., Nov. 28   |   11 a.m. - 1 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW


’Tis the season to cook with a little holiday cheer! Whether used in a rich chocolate tart or a sauce for decadent bread pudding, spirits pack a punch in the kitchen. Try Jennifer’s spirited roundup of desserts and you’re guaranteed to have holly, jolly Christmas.

Petite Cream Puffs with Eggnog Filling • Chocolate Ganache Tart with Glazed Figs & Nuts • Cranberry Nut Upside-Down Cakes • Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Bourbon Caramel Sauce • Kahlúa Macadamia Fudge


Southroads   |   Thurs., Nov. 15   |   6:30 - 8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

Burgers’ Smokehouse & Bulleit Frontier Whiskey present…HOLIDAY HAM WITH COCKTAILS TO MATCH

Celebrate the holiday feasting with this exceptional meal using Burgers’ Smokehouse products and terrific cocktails crafted with Bulleit Frontier Whiskey.

A Tasting of Burgers’ Summer Sausages with Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Fresh Pretzel Bread • Deviled Eggs with Bourbon Braised Burgers’ City Ham • Crisp Salad with Roasted Apples, Glazed Pecans, Candied Burgers’ Peppered Bacon, & Brie Dressing • Pear & Spice Glazed Burgers’ Ham with Burgers’ Ham Hock Sweet Potato Succotash • Bourbon Chocolate Tart with Raspberries


Des Peres   |   Thurs., Dec. 6   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW


Surprise your holiday guests with a spirited dinner that features the portfolio of Heaven Hills brands in a dazzling menu. Ditch the turkey and glazed ham, and switch it up with these unique and delicious recipes. Everyone is sure to get into the holiday “spirits.”

Holiday-Inspired Cocktails • Cold Boiled Shrimp with Bloody Mary Salsa • Mixed Greens with Spiced Glazed Pecans & Dried Cranberries with Spiced Rum Vinaigrette • Crab-Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Vodka Sauce • Honey-Bourbon Sweet Potatoes • Cinnamon Spiced Carrot Cake with Bourbon Cream Cheese Frosting


Edwardsville   |   Thurs., Dec. 6   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW


Discover the ultimate dining experience this holiday! Wine and seafood form a natural partnership and Christie carefully pairs wines with her creative and unique menu to enhance the flavors of each course.

Shrimp & Crab Cakes with Candied Lemon Aïoli & Red Onion, Caper, & Olive Salad • Lobster & Scallop Chowder with Corn Hush Puppies • Seared Halibut with Carrot Purée & Parmesan Roasted Broccolini • Cappuccino Fudge Cheesecake – Each course will be paired with wine from the Gallo Family Vineyards.


Des Peres   |   Thurs., Dec. 20   |   6:30 - 8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

Hands-On Class

Hot, homemade tamales are a special treat and you’re about to get a crash course. Add a little refreshing sangria to go along with these all-new recipes and you’ve got a fun evening in our kitchen.

White Wine Sangria • Marinated Manchego Cheese with Baked Olives • Shredded Chicken & Green Chile Tamales • Roasted Vegetable Tamales • Avocado Lime Crema & Spicy Lime Pepita Toppings • Chocolate Tamales with Jubilee Cherries


West Oak   |   Fri., Dec. 14   |   6:30 - 9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW


Champagne is delicious alone, but it’s even better when partnered with a delicious meal. There are plenty of bubbles to go around in these party-worthy dishes.

Roasted Onion Dip with Truffle Sea Salt Fresh Chips • Lobster & Corn Chowder with Chive Oil • Salad of Roasted Grapes & Warm Goat Cheese with Pistachio Dressing • Roasted Chicken with Blood Oranges & Olives on Fennel Potato Purée • Champagne Poached Pears with Sour Cream Custard & Toasted Pound Cake – Each course will be paired with sparkling wine.


Des Peres   |   Fri., Dec. 28   |   7-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW