Workshops and Clinics

Workshops and Clinics

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Wine & Cheese Pairing Class

Friday, March 1, 6:30-8:30pm @ the Museum

This 2-hour event includes a tour of the museum's Medieval exhibits and an educational class on pairing wine and cheese taught by Gersende Cazaux of Forward Foods

5 pairings of wine (1/2 glass) and perfectly-selected cheese to accompany these fine wines:
  1. 2014 Nickel & Nickel Cabernet Sauvignon
  2. 2012 Enlace Pure Napa Valley Red Wine
  3. 2011 Chesterfield Cellars Lone Dove Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon
  4. 2014 Joullian Chardonnay
  5. 2013 Sunce Winery & Vineyard Zinfandel

Wine & Cheese Pairing Class

With Gersende Cazaux of Forward Foods. 

Gersende  Cazaux, a native of Toulouse, France, specializes in local foods. As a French woman, she has the love for cheese ingrained in her very being; she takes delight in having a bite of cheese followed by a sip of wine. After working for cheesemakers in France and Wales, she decided to expand her professional reach. In 2009 she relocated to Wisconsin, where she led a project to market unpasteurized cheeses from Wisconsin through the local-based-marketing concept called Taste of Place (the American version of Terroir). Since then, she has been helping American and French artisanal cheesemakers to export and promote their products across Europe and America. Today, she manages Forward Food Cheese Shop in Norman, OK and organizes events around cheese and wine. Gersende has a Master's Degree in Marketing Local Food and a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Studies.

Friday, March 1, 6:30-8:30pm

Ticket = $45 

Registration is required. Open to adults ages 21+


For questions, please contact Tonya Ricks 405-878-5604 or tsricks@mgmoa.org.

Cancelation Policy

The MGMoA relies on confirmed attendance to make important arrangements for classes. Payment must be made to secure your place in class.  Please notify the museum of any cancelation no fewer than 7 days prior to the first day of the class for a refund of tuition fees (less applicable credit card or processing fees). Refunds cannot be made for cancellations initiated after that deadline, or for “no shows,” for any reason.  Class registration may be transferred to another person.  Please contact the MGMoA education department to make arrangements.

In the extremely rare event that the MGMoA needs to cancel a class without rescheduling, participants will be contacted immediately and given a full refund of tuition for cancelled classes.  The MGMoA will not be held responsible for refunding travel expenses.

Inclement Weather Policy

Classes are cancelled for inclement weather if Shawnee Schools or St. Gregory’s University are cancelled or if we are concerned for the safety of our students. In most cases, classes/events will be rescheduled.

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