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Jackson Wines Series with Karisma Resorts

INTRODUCING THE JACKSON FAMILY WINES CUINARY SERIES, BY KARISMA

 

Karisma Resorts, the marketing arm of both El Dorado (Adult-Only) and Azul (Family friendly) Gourmet-Inclusive Resorts has entered into a year-long celebration of fine wines paired wth gourmet cuisine with the Jackson Family Wines.

 

Our clients attending the very first Jackson Family Dinner & Wine Pairing @ El Dorado Royale

 

 

Jackson Family Wines Dinner & Wine Pairing @ El Dorado RoyaleThe result is that during the first week of each month The Jackson Family Wines Culinary Series will pair a noteworthy chef and winemaker who will work in conjunction with the Karisma Resorts team of Michelin star restaurant-trained chefs and sommeliers to deliver an exclusive series of events to delight serious fans of wine and gourmet cuisine.

 

This week-long series of interactive epicurean experiences will include access and insight into highly sought-after wines, vertical tastings, educational classes with sommeliers and winemakers, cooking courses, special pairings and culminate with an exclusive Guest Chef and Winemaker Dinner.

 

ULTIMATE CRUISE & VACATION is proud to have experienced the very first Jackson Wines Series with our group of Mix 93.3 radio personalities and their traveling listeners in January 2013. Our experience was sensational and we recommend this experience to anyone serious about wine and food!

 

In addition for the normal cost of lodging at a Karisma 5-star all-inclusive resort the additional fee to participate in this week-long experience is $300. A la carte rates for wines and ad hoc wine and culinary experiences start at $35. Following are highlights of the series.

 

Wine Presentation during Jackson Wines Dinner & Pairing @ El Dorado Royale

 

MONDAY - Wine Up: Meet the international chef and honored winemaker of the month. Get to know the personalities behind each wine as secrets are uncorked. Explore the nuances of various wines as you enjoy savory gourmet bites in the "Wine Up" social gathering.

 

TUESDAY - Wine Class: Become a wine connoisseur as you delve into everything there is to know about wine. The master Sommelier or winemaker will guide you through all the ins and outs of wine while you smell and taste various varietals. After this enriching experience, impress your friends back home with your new expertise in the world of wine!

 

WEDNESDAY - 
Day - Cooking Class @ Tucanes.
Learn cooking secrets of a world-class chef. The international chef and master winemaker will explain various preparation methods and culinary techniques. You will walk away with exclusive recipes to recreate these sumptous dishes back home.

Dinner - Yucatan Meets California at Rincon Mexicano. This exotic culinary experience celebrates the relationship between the Riviera Maya in Mexico and the Mayacamas Mountains in California. An elaborate 5-course meal showcases the best of southern Mexican cuisine and California wines of Sonoma and Napa Valley. Every course will be paired with a different Jackson Family wine fusing the flavors of the Yucatan with the wines of California in delciious harmony.

 

THURSDAY - Wine Master Dinner @ Fuentes. Food and wine are the main performers in this delectable extravaganza and will excite and entertain with culinary tricks as your meal is prepared in front of you. Feast your eyes on four huge screens that encircle you projecting the entire process. Here you can walk through the vineyards as you enjoy supurb flavors brought to you with the warmth of Mexican service. All secrets are unleashed as you observe the chef and winemaker interact with each other and the audience to produce an unforgettable food and wine lovers spectacle.

 

FRIDAY -
Afternoon - Wine Down.
After an incomparable week of epicurean encounters, treat yourself to a variety of wine keepsakes and escape to a secluded spot on the magnificent white sand beach with a bottle of wine and two glasses. Lounge on the beach, sipping wine and devouring gourmet tidibts to the sound of soothing waves at your feet.

 

Dinner - Wine Around The World @ Cocotal. Travel around the world in a single evening during this gastronomic adventure. Dinner consists of a 4-course meal, with each dish hailing from a different Gourmet Inclusive restaurant. From the comfort of your chair, you will epxerience the best of Mexican, Oriental, Italian and World cuisine. Every course will be paired with a carefully selected Jackson Family wine from northern California.

 

Appetizer and Jackson Family Wine Pairing

 

*For additional information and to reserve your spot for this tasty experience contact ULTIMATE CRUISE & VACATION. We are proud to say, "We've been there, and we've experienced the Jackson Family Wines Series, by Karisma."


 

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