Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Wine Tastings & Events: March 9-12, 2011

Wednesday, March 9
The Andersons, Sylvania, Wine Tasting. 6-8 PM. Employee Picks, Part I. Is it twice as good at twice the price? 1. Oxford Landing Grenachedelectus Shiraz Mourvedre, 2. Turkey Flats Shiraz Grenache Mourvedre, 3. Peter Mertes Spatlese, 4. Selbach Piesporter Goldtropfchen Riesling Spatlese. Nominal fee per sample or $7 flight.
  
Beer and Wine Cave, 4400 Heatherdowns, (419) 382-6221. 6-9 PM. Spring Release Wines. $15.

Walt Churchill’s Market, 3320 Briarfield. Maumee, (419) 794-4000. 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Single Vineyard Barolos from Domenico Clerico. This is a “Two by Two” tasting.  We will taste only two wines, but what wines they are!  To be tasted are the Domenico Clerico 2003 Barolo ‘Pajana’ and the Domenico Clerico 2003 Barolo ‘Ciabot Mentin Ginestra.’  We will be seated for this tasting and delve deeply in the vintage, the winery, and the vineyard sites – with an emphasis on high-level wine education. Limited to 10 people.  $30 per person.  Must pay in advance. Call for details.

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The Andersons, Maumee, Wine Tasting. 5-7 PM. Chardonnays: “To Oak or not to Oak,” that is the question… 1. Chassagne Montrachet, Burgundy, France {neutral oak}, 2. Desert Wind, Columbia Valley, Washington {no oak}, 3. Franciscan, Napa Valley, California {medium-heavy oak}, 4. Cameron Hughes lot 209, Los Carneros, California {heavy oak}. $6.50 per flight or nominal fee per sample.    

The Andersons, Talmadge Road. Wine Tasting. 6-8 PM. Dynamic California Reds: 1. Bonny Doon Le Cigar Volant, 2.Delectus Merlot, 3. Delectus Cabernet Franc, 4. Delectus Cabernet, 5. Delectus Petite Sirah,6. Niner “Fog Catcher,” 7. Floral Springs Triogy, 8.Valley of the Moon Port. Nominal fee per sample.

Beer and Wine Cave, 4400 Heatherdowns, (419) 382-6221. 6-9 PM. Spring Release Wines. $15.

Corks Wine and Liquor, Promenade Plaza, 27250 Crossroads Pkwy., Rossford – (419) 872-6800. 6-9 PM. Join us the entire month of March for The Madness. Every Thursday and Friday we'll feature a bracket of four competing wines from the world's classic winemaking regions. Every night is a different region. South America & Spain. Nominal fee per sample.

Friday, March 11
Aficionado Wine and Cigars, The Shoppes at RiverPlace, 26567 N. Dixie Highway, Suite 135, Perrysburg, (419-873-4444). 5:00 – 8:30 p.m.  Bargain Wines: 1. McManis Chardonnay, 2. Montebuena Rioja, 3. Sebastiani Merlot, 4. Raimat Cabernet Sauvignon. $10 tasting.

Corks Wine and Liquor, Promenade Plaza, 27250 Crossroads Pkwy., Rossford – (419) 872-6800. No tasting. Mike is out of town.

Saturday, March 12
Aficionado Wine and Cigars, The Shoppes at RiverPlace, 26567 N. Dixie Highway, Suite 135, Perrysburg, (419-873-4444). 5:00 – 8:30 p.m.  Bargain Wines: 1. McManis Chardonnay, 2. Montebuena Rioja, 3. Sebastiani Merlot, 4. Raimat Cabernet Sauvignon. $10 tasting.

The Andersons, Woodville Mall. 1-3 PM. Wine tasting: 1. Layer Cake Shiraz, South Australia, 2. Darke Red from the Winery at Versailles, 3. Mi Terruno Sweet Torrontes, Argentina, 4.Ca’Tullio Prosecco Italy. Flight $2.50 or nominal fee per sample.

Walt Churchill’s Market, 3320 Briarfield. Maumee, (419) 794-4000. Noon to 5:00 PM. French Wines – 90 points and under $20. Nominal fee per sample.

Walt Churchill's Market, 26625 Dixie Hwy, Perrysburg, (419) 872-6900. 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Nominal fee per sample or by the flight.

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