Cooking School at Southern Season - Chapel Hill, North Carolina

New Zealand: Not Just Sauvignon Blanc

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 5:30pm
New Zealand: Not Just Sauvignon Blanc

Join us Friday, May 18th at 5:30 pm in our Cooking School as we welcome Maximillian Kast for a special wine tasting journey through New Zealand where we will focus on the diversity of its white varietals, as well as its delicious Pinot Noirs.  The following wines will be paired with cheese and charcuterie:



  • Spy Valley Riesling

  • Spy Valley Sauvignon Blanc

  • Mt. Difficulty Bannockburn Pinot Gris 

  • Mt Difficult Roaring Meg Pinot Noir

  • Spy Valley Pinot Noir

  • Mt. Difficulty Bannockburn Pinot Noir

  • Spy Valley Envoy Pinot Noir


All Featured Wines will be offered at 20% off.


$30 per person.


Maximillian Kast is consummate professional in the service and wine industry.  He has been the Sommelier and Wine Director for multiple Relais & Chateaux properties.  Max came to the Fearrington House restaurant as a sommelier in 2007. Within a year, he was promoted to wine director and managed the beverage program for the village, a residential and retail complex with special event space and restaurants. Under Kast’s supervision, The Fearrington House Restaurant continued to receive Wine Spectator’s Best of Award for Excellence every year.  Max is now the Regional Sales Manager for Broadbent Selections, a Richmond, Va.-based wine import business.