History of Dutch Chocolate: A Wine and Chocolate Tasting

When: Friday, March 22, 2019 at 6 PM – 8 PM

Where: Hudson River Maritime Museum –50 Rondout Lndg, Kingston, New York 12401

“History of Dutch Chocolate in the Hudson Valley: A Wine and Chocolate Tasting”

Friday, March 22, 2019 | 6:00 PM | Museum East Gallery

Tickets are $10 for HRMM members, $20 for non-members.

Join an educational evening featuring a wine tasting by Stone Ridge Wine and Spirits, as well as chocolate fountain, and homemade chocolate truffles. Stone Ridge Wine and Spirits will show you how to pair wines with chocolates, focusing on the best ports and dessert wines for your favorite sweets. There will be a special raffle for a case of wine, donated by Stone Ridge Wine and Spirits available only to guests of this special event.

The museum’s Director of Education Sarah Wassberg Johnson will lead a conversation detailing the heritage of Dutch chocolate in the Hudson Valley and our own unique relationship to this delicious food’s history.

Sarah Wassberg Johnson has been the Director of Education at the Hudson River Maritime Museum since 2012. She has an MA in Public History from the University at Albany and a BA in History from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. Wassberg Johnson is also the editor and co-author of Hudson River Lighthouses.

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