Appellation St. Helena wines and food pairing at bASH

On Saturday, April 7, Appellation St. Helena (ASH) is hosting its annual wine and food pairing event, bASH at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone. It is from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

The event features 30 wineries pouring wines from Appellation St. Helena paired with 30 culinary teams in a wine and food pairing competition. Attendees get to vote on their favorites.

It also highlights the area’s chefs, private winery chefs and “Rising Star” students from the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone. The student teams are chosen by the faculty.

ASH represents more than 50 St. Helena wineries and 20 wine growers and presents bASH in partnership with the Culinary Institute of America, Sunshine Foods Market and the St. Helena Chamber of Commerce.

Tickets are $130 until Feb. 28, and then increase to $150, and are available at appellationsthelena.com.