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4 Star Starred
Josie Restaurant
2424 Pico Boulevard Santa Monica, CA 90405
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4.8 / 5 Rated by 4 members
Review from Fred Manaster
63 events 30 reviews

The wines were interesting. I liked two in particular. Also, the cheese and chocolate servings were generous. Ian was very good about describing everything.

reviewed May 11 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Oliana Afano
3 events 1 review

Great event! Went to the Mother's Day Wine Cheese and Chocolate Pairing Class with my Wife. We tasted a whopping 10 bottles of wine ( one of which was his own) 5 amazing selection of cheeses (pretty hearty portions i might add) and the chocolate...continued

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Pighin, Pinot Grigio “Collio" Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy 2012

Ken Forrester “Old Vine Reserve” Chenin Blanc, Western Cape, South Africa 2012

Domaine Claude Riffault, Sancerre, “Les Boucauds” Loire, France 2012

Weingut Daniel Vollenweider "Wolfer Goldgrube” Riesling, Kabinett, Mosel, Germany 2012

Chateau de Myrat, Barsac, France 2009

Allegrini “Palazzo della Torre” Corvina Veronese IGT, Veneto, Italy 2010

Jaffurs Wine Cellars, Syrah, Santa Barbara County 2011

Finca Decero, Remolinos Vineyard, Malbec, Agrelo/Mendoza, Argentina 2011

Eden Canyon “Jolie" (Cab, Cab Franc, Merlot) Paso Robles 2009

Benjamin Silver “50 Cask” Tawny Dessert, Santa Barbara NV


Manchego, DO, La Mancha – 18 months 

Explorateur, French, Triple Cream – Fresh 

Moody Blue, Smoked Blue, Wisconsin USA – Cow – 3 months 

Beemster, Gouda, XO – 30 months – Holland – Cow 

Cabot Cloth Bound – Champion Cheddar – voted No. 1 – Aged 2 years – Vermont – USA


Valrhona, Ivoire, White Chocolate (Blanc) – 35% Cocoa Butter 

Cordillera, Milk Chocolate, Colombian 38% Cacao 

Valrhona, Manjari, Madagascar, 64% Cacao 

Valrhona, Caraibe, Caribbean Islands, 66% Cacao 

Cordillera, Colombian, 70% Cacao 

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