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Welcome!

My name is Adam Centamore. I’m a wine & cheese educator and writer.

I host events, seminars, and classes for people looking to enjoy some of the finer bites in life. I'm also the author of Tasting Wine & Cheese - An Insider's Guide to Mastering the Principles of Pairing and write culinary and travel articles for various magazines and online publications.

I hope my site gives you a better sense of what I do, and how I can make your life a little tastier. Please take a peek around - there’s a lot to see! The EXPERIENCE and ATTEND pages talk about what’s possible, as well as my upcoming classes and events. Click a topic or two on the LEARN page, where I share tips and ideas on all sorts of culinary topics. The READ page takes a look into my adventures abroad, published articles, and other wine & cheese stuff.

If you’d like to stay in touch please consider signing up for my email and connecting through Instagram and Facebook. Or, just contact me directly! I’m always excited to meet people that love to eat, drink, and learn.

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Cheese board with figs, nuts and garlic.

Experience.

Maybe you're interested in a private, intimate evening of wine and cheese pairings. Maybe you need a fun and unique way to entertain a room full of employees or clients. Whatever your goal, I can help. My events are interesting, informative, and most of all, fun! Whether you're a novice or a total pro you'll learn about wine and cheese in a casual and engaging way, free from any pretense or pressure. Sample glorious cheeses and condiments from across the globe expertly paired with equally amazing wines and beers. Take a bite and sip, learn a little, and relax! 

 
 
 

Attend.

How does a night of sampling French cheese sound? Or drinking Italian wine? How about chocolates from New Zealand, or honey from the Swiss Alps? Join me for a tasty safari through some of the world's best culinary delights. I conduct hundreds of events each year for thousands of students and clients. Don't live near Boston? Not a problem. Let's set up an event in your area. From vineyard events in California's wine country to cheese shops in Santa Fe and Virginia, I'm always happy to share my passion for food and wine.

Table setting at a private wine & cheese dining event.
 
 
Tasting Wine & Cheese: An Insider’s Guide to Mastering the Principles of Pairing
 

Read.

IACP Cookbook Awards Finalist

Whether you're looking to broaden your appreciation for gourmet combinations or simply looking for wine& cheese ideas for your next party, you'll find everything that you need in this comprehensive and approachable guide.

“Tasting Wine & Cheese’ might be the best book on the topic I’ve ever seen. It’s certainly the most useful…” - Bill Ward, Minneapolis Star Tribune