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V Is for Valençay: Cheesy Dates for Valentine’s

You might be at the anxious point of biting your nails while listening to your friends, co-workers—basically everyone in the world but you—who remembered to make Valentine’s Day plans in advance. Maybe you’re in a comfortable relationship where both parties agree not to do anything for Valentine’s Day, but you still would love to see that delighted, surprised smile on your partner’s face. Or perhaps , you are looking for a fun outing with a bud for Single Awareness Day.

So what to do? Go to a Valentine’s Day cheese event! Check out these four from across the country, and don’t wait to buy tickets! (No place near you? Make your own Valentine’s cheese plate!)

Valentine’s Day Cheese and Wine Pairing at Crisafulli’s Cheese Shop
(Frederick, Maryland)

Photo Credit: Crisafulli's Cheese Shop

Photo Credit: Crisafulli’s Cheese Shop

Join the friendly team at Crisafulli’s and learn how to pair wine and cheese! You’ll sample three cheeses paired with delicious wines—a fun way to start anyone’s romantic evening.

An Antonelli’s Cheese Date Night at Antonelli’s Cheese Shop
(Austin, Texas)


There’s no way you could leave this event hungry. Enjoy cheese plates, charcuterie boards, and craft chocolate as staff come to your table to speak to you directly about the food. Before the event begins, you can either purchase wine or beer in the Shop that is specially paired with the food, or you can bring your own alcohol.

Valentine’s Day Cheese and Chocolate Class
with Letterpress Chocolate at Milkfarm
(Los Angeles, California)

Photo Credit: Milkfarm

Photo Credit: Milkfarm

Chocolate, cheese, and wine, oh my! At this exciting class with Angeleno chocolatiers Letterpress Chocolate, you’ll find out how how high-quality chocolate gets made, all while sipping wine and eating specially paired cheeses.

Art and Aperitivo: Valentine’s Day Edition at Eataly
(Chicago, Illinois)

Photo Credit: Eataly

Photo Credit: Eataly

Paint a Valentine’s Day picture while feasting on Italian appetizers and wine. All supplies are provided, and at the end of the day you can take your finished canvas home!

Feature Photo Credit: Yotka fotoaloja | Shutterstock

Molly Borgeson

Molly Borgeson is from Boston, loves cheese, and has a pet rabbit named Barnabas.

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