Investing in the Power of Women: Toasting & Tasting to Benefit LDEI Relief Fund

On September 23, help us Invest in the Power of Women — and Les Dames d'Escoffier International — with a Toast to the LDEI Relief Fund! Join host Julie Hartigan (New York Dame), engineer-turned-chef and healthy cooking expert with sommelier, Veronica Hastings (Chicago Dame) for an evening of wine and cheese presented by LDEI, Wine Insiders, and Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co. Enjoy a chance to win a set of KAREN MACNEIL (ONEIDA) Flavor First™ glassware, a Le Creuset Enamel Cast Iron Signature 10 ¼” Skillet in Indigo or a Le Creuset Round Wide 6 ½ Qt. Dutch Oven in their sizzling new Cayenne as you sample three wine and cheese pairings specially curated for this event.


Order Wine & Cheese. Click here to order the wine tasting trio and cheese pairings by September 20. All wines are discounted for the event and proceeds will go directly to Les Dames d'Escoffier International. Wine Insiders delivers in 1-3 business days. All shipping and delivery alerts come directly from them. Connect. Your wine purchase or donation automatically enters you into the Investing in the Power of Women Virtual Wine Tasting. You will receive the event link and directions to access the virtual tasting prior to September 23rd. Event. During the virtual tasting, we'll spend 65 minutes together via Zoom Webinar as Julie Hartigan, Veronica Hastings, and Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co.CEO Jill Giacomini Basch guide you through three unique wine and cheese pairings (delivered ahead of time to your door), offering tasting notes, improving your tasting skills, and taking your questions.