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Two Huntington establishments, Bin 56 wine bar and Ideal Cheese shop, are pairing up for a wine-cheese pairing that goes far beyond California chardonnay and mass-produced Brie. On Sunday, April 7 at 2 p.m., Bin 56, which specializes in unusual wines from unexpected locales, will host the event.
Shinn Estate “Haven” 2010
Sauvignon Blanc, Semillion (North Fork, Long Island)
Bucheron — France — goat’s milk
Bibich “Lučica” 2008
Debit (North Dalmatia, Croatia)
Paški Sir — Pag Island, Croatia — sheep’s milk
Cruz de Piedra Umbral 2008
Cabernet Sauvignon (Mendoza, Argentina)
Grafton 2 Year Old Cheddar — Vermont — cow’s milk
Kékfrankos (Sopron, Hungary)
Reserve Comté — France — cow’s milk
Rosenhof Eiswein 2005
Blaufränkisch (Neusiedler, Austria)
Papillon Roquefort — France — sheep’s milk
Tickets are $45 and reservations are required. Bin 56 (56 Stewart Ave., Huntington, 631-812-0060) or Ideal Cheese (278 Main St., Huntington, 631-923-3434) or go to bin56.com.