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History and Science of Craft Beverages

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History, geology, and chemistry all converge to tell the story behind the flavors of craft beverages in the Finger Lakes. Sponsored by the Museum of the Earth, the History Center in Tompkins County, the Sciencenter, and Experience! The Finger Lakes, this four-part series will stimulate your palate and your mind.

Each session begins with a reception led by Sommelier, Laura Winter Falk, of Experience! The Finger Lakes where you will enjoy tasting samples of the featured libation paired with locally-sourced edibles followed by an engaging presentation by a top Finger Lakes craft producer.

SCHEDULE:
April 4 - Wine and Geology at Museum of the Earth
Guided wine and cheese pairing reception with Sommelier Laura Winter Falk of Experience! The Finger Lakes
Presentation by Vineyard Manager, Dave Weimann of Sheldrake Point Vineyard

June 6 - The History of New York State Cider at The History Center in Tompkins County
Guided cider and food pairing reception with Sommelier Laura Winter Falk of Experience! The Finger Lakes
Presentation by Owner and Grower, Melissa Madden of Finger Lakes Cider House at Good Life Farm

September 26- The Science of Beer Making at the Sciencenter
Guided beer and food pairing reception with Sommelier Laura Winter Falk of Experience! The Finger Lakes
Presentation by Owner and Brewer, Ian Conboy of Lucky Hare Brewing

December 12 - The Science of Food Pairing at Coltivare
Guided Craft Beverage and Food pairing presentation with Sommelier Laura Winter Falk of Experience! The Finger Lakes

5:30 - 6:30 pm: Reception
6:30 - 7:30 pm: Presentation