An Italian Experience

Pasta + Wine of Piedmont Italy

$174 Early Bird Price & Vintner’s Stash Club Member ($199 General Admission after 6/13/22)

June 25th
2 classes available: 10:30am – 1:30pm
or 3:30pm – 6:30pm
Space is limited to 15 seats per class, reserve your spot today!

Explore the culinary delights of iconic Piedmont Italy in this hands-on cooking and wine workshop

In this Italian pasta and wine class, you’ll learn to make the traditional Agnolotti pasta (folded ravioli) and delicious Vitello Tonnato while sampling these and other typical dishes paired with wines from the region. We’ve partnered with local Chef Chuy Valencia and the Relish Culinary Center in Healdsburg, CA for a hands-on workshop featuring some of our favorite dishes and wines from Piedmont Italy. Travis & Sara, owners of Vintner’s Stash, will guide you through 6 specially selected Piedmontese wines while local chef, Chuy Valencia teaches you to prepare two awesome dishes.


  • Welcome Bite + Roero Arneis
  • Tajarin Pasta with fresh summer truffles + Dogliani Superiore & Barbera d’Alba Superiore
  • * Vitello Tonnato + Barbaresco
  • * Agnolotti del Plin + Barolo
  • Hazelnut Torte + Moscato

* Participants will prepare these dishes during workshop under the guidance of the chef.
All recipes from the class will be provided to guests.


What is included in your experience:

  • Taste & learn about exceptional wines of Piedmont Italy.
  • You’ll split into groups to learn to make traditional handmade Agnolotti pasta and the classic dish Vitello Tonnato (hands on).
  • Enjoy 4 courses of delicious dishes typical of Piedmont Italy.
  • This will be a 3-hour class where you will be standing most of the time – we recommend wearing comfortable shoes.
  • Aprons will be provided.
  • Guests will receive recipes to all dishes enjoyed in the class.


All participants must be at least 21 years of age. No animals are allowed, with the exception of service animals.

Each wine pairing will be 3 oz. Additional wines will be available for purchase. All recipes from the class will be provided to the class attendees. Due to the nature of the instructional class, there can be no substitutions of menu items. Menu subject to change based on availability.

No refunds will be given if cancellation occurs after 6/17/22. No exceptions.

Please let us know of any food allergies.

Meet Chef Chuy Valencia:
Sonoma County native, Chef Chuy Valencia graduated from the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco in 2005 and then moved to Chicago to work at Frontera Grill under famed Chef Rick Bayless. He also worked as Chef de Cuisine for Adobo Grill for their two locations in Chicago. In late 2009 he opened Chilam Balam in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago to local and national acclaim that led to him being selected for Bravo TV’s Top Chef Season 9 as well as being featured on Food TV’s Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.

In 2013 he moved back to Sonoma County and began to focus on food and wine pairing by working with local private chefs and caterers. For the next four years, he worked as a Chef d’ Partie for Silver Oak Cellars with the Executive Winery Chef on creating and leading the food and wine pairing experience. With 20 plus years of experience and a vibrant personality, Chef Chuy makes private events fun, memorable and, most of all, delicious.

About Relish Culinary Adventures:
Based in Healdsburg, California, in the heart of the Sonoma County wine country, Relish offers culinary events on a wide range of topics from wine country cuisine to ethnic specialties, DIY canning to children’s cooking workshops, cheese making to wild mushroom foraging. In addition, Relish hosts activities that bring people together in the kitchen, such as private cooking parties and corporate team-building events. All of our events feature seasonal, locally-grown, locally-produced ingredients whenever possible, including olive oil, artisan cheeses, north coast seafood, farm fresh produce, locally-ranched meats, premium wines, handcrafted beers, and much more. Guests learn about the bounty of this wonderful region and experience a “sense of place” that is all about Sonoma County.