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The BIG Cheese Festival

When: August 11 - 12, 2017
All Day

Join us for our First Annual Big CHEESE Festival August 11 - 12!  We continue to celebrate food, drinks and life here at The Blind Horse and this event is no exception as we celebrate Wisconsin's finest cheeses, beer and wine! Call 920-287-3313 to pay for any of the sessions or you can order tickets online at www.localwineevents.com. Wine Club members will receive their discount on the sessions but must call the winery to purchase tickets to ensure discount.

All weekend The Patio will have a special Wisconsin 4 Cheese pizza featuring cheeses from participating Creameries.

Friday, August 11

6:00 p.m. Beer and Cheese Pairing  - James Owen of 3 Sheeps Brewing will lead this session featuring Carr Valley Cheese in The Granary. Tickets $20 per person. Max seating of 40.  Call 920-287-3313 to pay for any of the sessions or you can order tickets online at LocalWineEvents.com

6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Wisconsin Cheesemakers Iron Chef -  Kyle Cherek of Wisconsin Foodie will be our fabulous host and emcee for this truly unique and fun event featuring....CHEESE!! Wisconsin Cheesemakers will compete for your vote and the award! Each will create a dish using their cheese and compete for the People's Choice of best one-bite appetizer. The competition takes place in The Blind Horse Winery among the barrels.  Ticket includes the following:

  • Blind Horse passed hors d'oeuvres from Executive Chef Brent Davis
  • Taste and vote for your favorite cheesy creation by each Cheesemaker Iron Chef
  • Glass of Champagne upon arrival
  • FREE wine tastings 
  • Taste wine right from the wine barrels in our state of the art winery

Kyle

The event will take place in The Winery. $50 per person. 70 people maximum.  Call 920-287-3313 to pay for any of the sessions or you can order tickets online at LocalWineEvents.com

Saturday, August 12

10:30 a.m. - Make Your Own Mozzarella! - Instructional, fun and interactive class teaching you how to make your own Mozzarella Cheese. Each participant will not only make their own Mozz, they will take it home too!  Oh and also included is a glass of wine and a light appetizer. $50 per person  or $90 per couple. 22 person maximum.  Call 920-287-3313 to pay for any of the sessions or you can order tickets online at LocalWineEvents.com

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Taste of Wisconsin's Best Artisan Cheeses  - Seven participating Creameries will be here with samples of their fab cheeses!  All will be for sale but YOU will determine which Creamery receives The People's Choice Award at 3:30.   FREE

12:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Joel Kuether Trio Live on The Patio

1:00 p.m. - Winery Tour/Cheese and Wine Pairing - Led by our charismatic Master Winemaker, Thomas Nye, participants will be treated to a tour of our Winery and hear right from Tom how he makes our award-winning wines. This will be followed by a wine and cheese pairing featuring Wisconsin Artisan cheeses. $15 per person.  Call 920-287-3313 to pay for any of the sessions or you can order tickets online at LocalWineEvents.com

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