French Wine & Cheese Tasting August 2, 2023

July 27, 2023by Lilian Hunein0

An Elegant Affair: French Wine and Cheese Tasting at Roquette Cafe & Bistro in Santa Ana, CA

When the whirlwind of life calls for a pause, the Roquette Cafe & Bistro in Santa Ana, CA, answers with a hint of French charm. Gather at our enchanting cafe to indulge in French wine and cheese tasting on August 2, 2023, featuring two indomitable pillars of France’s gastronomy.

Roquette Cafe & Bistro, acclaimed for its authentic French culinary adventures, is now launching a regular wine and cheese tasting event once per month. The magic of this experience is found not just in the exquisite selection of wine and cheese but also in the warm ambiance and our knowledgeable staff.

Event Details

Date: August 2nd, 2023
Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Roquette Cafe, 201 East Sandpointe Avenue, Suite 150, Santa Ana CA

The Venue

As you step into the bistro, it’s hard not to be drawn in by the warm lighting, rustic wooden accents, and softly playing French melodies. The ambiance is reminiscent of a classic Parisian bistro, whisking you away to the charming alleys of Montmartre, with the aroma of freshly brewed coffee mingling with the intoxicating scent of baked bread and melting cheese.

Meet Chef Samuel Geffroy

Chef Samuel Geffroy is a culinary master with a passion for authentic French cuisine. Hailing from the countryside of Brittany, France, Chef Geffroy has honed his skills in prestigious kitchens around the world, including London, Paris, and in Switzerland. With his impressive repertoire, he is widely acclaimed for his expertise in crafting the perfect dishes and pairings. His culinary creations are a delightful combination of traditional techniques and modern influences.

The Experience

The French wine and cheese tasting on August 2, 2023, will start with a brief, yet insightful introduction to the art of pairing French wine and cheese. Our expert sommelier, David McPhillips, with years of experience under his belt, will speak to the importance of balance between the components – the acidity of the wine, the creaminess of the cheese, and how they complement each other.

Each wine has been carefully selected from various regions of France – from the lush vineyards of the Loire Valley to the rolling hills of the Rhone – are paired with artisanal cheese that complement its flavor profile. Chef Sam will present hors d’oeuvres that feature each French cheese for you to taste with its accompanying wine.

You’re encouraged to note your observations, our likes and dislikes, and ask questions. This interactive experience will make you not just passive tasters but active participants in the gastronomic journey.

You will leave Roquette Cafe & Bistro, not just with a satisfied palate and a new appreciation for French wine and cheese, but with the feeling that you’ve been a part of something special. The French have a term for it – “joie de vivre,” the joy of living – and it is this joy that permeates every corner of Roquette Cafe & Bistro.

Immerse Yourself in the Atmosphere

The wine and cheese tasting at Roquette Cafe & Bistro is an experience that extends beyond culinary pleasure. It’s a journey through France’s rich gastronomic landscape, a celebration of its culture and heritage. Whether you’re a wine enthusiast, a cheese lover, or someone looking for a unique experience, this French haven in Santa Ana, CA, will charm you with its authentic offerings and true joie de vivre.

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