Byline: The Register-Guard
Ambrosia Restaurant and Bar - 174 E. Broadway. 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Ambrosia's "December Wine Class and Sale" explores six Cabernet Sauvignon wines from the United States, France, Italy and Australia, including Seven Hills Winery, Columbia Valley, Wash.; Faust Vineyard, Napa Valley, Calif.; Roth Estate Winery, Sonoma Valley, Calif.; Leeuwin Art Series, Australia; Chateau Blaignan, Bordeaux, France; and Mazzei Phillip, Italy. $30 includes tastings and small plate appetizers. Reservations at 541-342-4141.
Cooks Pots & Tabletops - 2807 Oak St. 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. "Baking with Ashley McCord" features foods created with Ankarscrum's Swedish mixer. $45. Register at 541-338-4339.
Cooks Pots & Tabletops - 2807 Oak St. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. "Olio Nuovo 2015" with chef Cathy Whims of Nostrana Restaurant features just-pressed Italian olive oils used in a menu that includes Scallop Crudo with Satsumas, Cara Cara Orange and Fresh Fennel; La Paniscia Novarra's Bean and Vegetable Soup; Risotto alla Paniscia; and Cornmeal and Olive Oil Upside-Down Cake with Caramelized Pears and Thyme. $85. Register at 541-338-4339.
Wednesday, Dec. 9
Cooks Pots & Tabletops - 2807 Oak St. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. "Say Cheese, Please!" with chef and author Laura Werlin features four creamy, gooey, utterly irresistable mac-and-cheese and grilled-cheese recipes from her books, plus the perfect wines to go with them. The class also will include precooking samples of the cheeses used. $85. Register at 541-338-4339.