Tastings and Events

  • Most of our current events are VIRTUAL, but some are IN PERSON - please read the description carefully!
  • Zoom links will be sent by email no later than the day before the event
  • All of our virtual events have Live Transcription (Closed Captioning) enabled on Zoom
  • Tasting kits will be available for pickup or Ann Arbor delivery starting at 11am the day before the event
  • Only some tasting kits can be shipped.  Information is provided in each event description
  • You can use a credit card or a Zingerman's Gift Card to pay for your event
  • We understand that life happens! We offer a full refund when you cancel 48 hours ahead of the scheduled event
  • If you are interested in scheduling a private tasting event or cooking demo, please fill out our inquiry form and someone will get back to you soon
  • If you have any questions, contact our Deli Events team at [email protected]

Summer Sippin’ – A Guided Beer and Snack Tasting with Edelbrau Brewery

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Selling food that makes people happy has been one of our guiding principles from day one at Zingerman's. Park yourself on your backyard patio, revel in a beautiful Michigan summer evening and join us in our pursuit of happiness with Zingerman's alum and local brewer, Teo Watson-Ahlbrandt, owner of Edelbrau Brewery. Joined by Zingerman's cheese … Continued

$5.99 – $40.00

Dark Chocolate and Dark Beer: A Virtual Happy Hour

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Join us for a virtual happy hour on the darker side.  Spend your Thursday Happy Hour in the comfort of your home as you kick back and learn about one of our favorite fall combinations–dark chocolate and dark beer!  Zingerman’s Chocolate Specialist Jennie Brooks will be joined with Zingerman’s alum and Edelbrau Brewing Company owner, … Continued

$5.99 – $75.00

Chocolate and Mead Pairing with Bløm Meadworks

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

We think pretty much anything goes with chocolate, but it does take an expert level of knowledge to match up just the right chocolate with the something special.  We are excited to bring you some exciting beverage pairings–chocolate with mead and cider!  Join Deli Chocolate Specialist, Jennie Brooks, and Bløm Meadworks owner Lauren Bloom for … Continued

$6.00 – $55.00

Virtual Happy Hour: Cheese & Wine

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Settle in with your significant other or your bestie for a not-your-average date night that features wine & cheese pairings in a relaxed setting. Join our Deli Event Coordinator and American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional Tessie Ives-Wilson for this virtual happy hour that is sure to be the start of a special Valentine's Day … Continued

$8.00 – $75.00

Virtual Happy Hour: Rosé and Cheese

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Settle in with your significant other or your bestie for an afternoon tasting that features rosé and cheese pairings in a relaxed setting.  Join our Deli Event Coordinator and American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional Tessie Ives-Wilson for this virtual happy hour.  Tessie has put together some of her favorite cheeses with 2 different rosé … Continued

$75.00

Virtual Happy Hour: Rosé and Cheese

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Treat your mom with this gift for Mother's Day!! or settle in with your significant other or your bestie for an afternoon tasting that features rosé and cheese pairings in a relaxed setting.  Join our Deli Event Coordinator and American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional Tessie Ives-Wilson for this virtual happy hour.  Tessie has put together some … Continued

$75.00

Perfectly Paired: Beer, Bacon, and Cheese

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Some foods are Perfectly Paired together–think peanut butter and jelly, bread and butter, ... or maybe beer, bacon and cheese!  In this virtual tasting event we'll talk about how to put together a great pairing, the producers behind our favorite products, and how to use these pairings in your eating and cooking!  Join our Deli … Continued

$100.00

Virtual Happy Hour: Bubbles & Cheese

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Sparkling wines are often reserved for special occasions, but we're embracing the spirit of celebrating every day with two bubbly wines that are perfect for summer sipping.  They are some of the most versatile wines for paring, especially with cheese.  In this Virtual Happy Hour, our Deli Event Coordinator and resident Certified Cheese Professional Tessie … Continued

$75.00

Virtual Happy Hour: Hard Cider & Cheese

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Fall is in the air and the cider apples are starting to ripen and show up at our farmer's markets.  We love this time of year because we think hard cider is a great paring with cheese!  In this Virtual Happy Hour, our Deli Event Coordinator and resident Certified Cheese Professional Tessie Ives-Wilson has paired 2 cheeses … Continued

$75.00

Virtual Happy Hour: Cheese, Wine & Chocolate

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Chocolate & cheese are two classic pairings with cocktails. Just in time for the weekend of Valentine’s Day, two of our favorite Deli product experts have teamed up to bring you a Cheese, Wine and and Chocolate happy hour at home.  Our Chocolate Specialist Jennie Brooks and resident Certified Cheese Professional, Tessie Ives-Wilson will be your hosts … Continued

$80.00

Virtual Happy Hour: Rosé and Cheese

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Settle in with your significant other or your bestie for an afternoon tasting that features rosé and cheese pairings in a relaxed setting.  Join our Deli Event Coordinator and American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional Tessie Ives-Wilson for this virtual happy hour.  Tessie has put together some of her favorite cheeses with 2 different rosé wines to enjoy … Continued

$100.00

Virtual Happy Hour: Cheese and Beer

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

June brings us patio weather, perfect for summer sippin' and snackin'!  Bring your laptop outside and tune in to our Virtual Happy Hour: Cheese and Beer – relax in the comfort of home AND taste some great beer and cheese pairings AND learn some new things.  Your tasting kit will have enough beer and cheese … Continued

$70.00 – $85.00

Virtual Happy Hour: Hard Cider and Cheese

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Fall is in the air and the cider apples are starting to ripen and show up at our farmer’s markets.  We love this time of year because we think hard cider is a great paring with cheese!  In this Virtual Happy Hour, our Deli Event Coordinator and resident Certified Cheese Professional Tessie Ives-Wilson has paired 2 cheeses with 3 … Continued

$50.00 – $75.00