Agenda: 12/14 to 12/20

COMING UP: HOLIDAY CHEER

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EVENTS THIS WEEK

1. Cheese 101, Liz Thorpe, Wholesale Manager of Murray’s Cheese, will provide an overview of selecting, displaying, and making cheese, along with a discussion of wine and cheese pairings, Thursday, December 15, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at Murray's Cheese, 254 Bleecker Street. $50/person (212.243.3289, ext. 25).

2. Port and Cheese, Sommelier Ron Ciavolino will lead a tasting of port and cheese, Thursday, December 15, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at the Institute for Culinary Education, 50 West 23rd Street. $65/person (212.847.0700).

3. Guided Chocolate Tasting, Author and culinary historian Alexandra Leaf will lead a tasting of chocolates paired with wines and teas, Monday, December 19, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.. at the 92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street. $45/person (212.415.5500).