Wine 101: Wine Tasting and Pairing Workshop

Date(s) - January 21, 2020 - March 27, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The KITCHEN presented by The Trustees


Presented by The Trustees of Reservations

Learn to navigate the wine aisle like a seasoned sommelier. Our Wine 101 class covers the basics of selecting, tasting, and pairing the best international, domestic and local wines. We’ll explore different grape varieties and styles of wine and uncover the mysteries of food and wine pairing. Six wines will be paired with a variety of six local treats from the Boston Public Market farmers and food artisans.

We’re thrilled to partner with Chef Jen Murray to bring her popular wine experience to The KITCHEN this season!


  • Tuesday January 21st from 6-8PM
  • Friday February 28th from 6-8PM
  • Friday March 27th from 6-8PM

Example Menu:

  • Local Sparkling White Wine paired with fresh fruit from Stillman’s Farm
  • New Zealand White Wine paired with a Goat Cheese Crostini from Appleton Farms
  • Local Rose paired with fresh pasta from the Law of Pasta served with a light cream sauce
  • French Pinot Noir paired with assorted cured meats from Appleton Farms
  • California Syrah paired with thinly sliced pork tenderloin from Chestnut Farms with a spiced berry chutney
  • California Cabernet Sauvignon paired with Q’s Nuts and Taza chocolate

About the Chef/Teacher

Jen Murray, DipWSET graduated from The Cambridge School of Culinary Arts in 2002. Her passion for food and wine only deepened as she traveled to numerous countries strengthening her skills and knowledge. She went back to school for wine in 2006 and completed the Elizabeth Bishop Wine Program at BU. In 2012, she completed the 2 year diploma program through Wine & Spirit Eduction Trust. Jen is the owner of The Urban Chef Inc. and continues to teach food and wine courses at the CSCA and The Kitchen.

About The Trustees of Reservations and The KITCHEN

As one of the largest owners of agricultural land and the premier steward of the cultural and natural landscape of Massachusetts, The Trustees extends its leadership to transform the local food system by connecting residents and visitors back to the land and sharing the Commonwealth’s collective agrarian heritage through innovative retail and educational experiences at the Boston Public Market in the heart of downtown Boston.

The KITCHEN is a community gathering place, managed by The Trustees, that is restoring the craft of seasonal cooking in Massachusetts, New England, and beyond through hands-on classes and educational experiences that celebrate the farmers and artisans of this region. Partnered with the Boston Public Market, The KITCHEN embraces a whole-food approach to eating and promotes cooking as an essential cornerstone of a sustainable food system.

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