Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Wine Tastings & Events: June 8-11, 2011

Wednesday, June 8
The Andersons, Sylvania, Wine Tasting. 6-8 PM. Opolo Vineyards:Ohio Wine Month
These Paso Robles closeouts are big, lush and intense. 1. Merlot, 2. Malbec, 3. Cabernet Franc, 4. Syrah. $7.50 per flight or nominal fee per sample.

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

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The Andersons, Maumee, Wine Tasting. 5-7 PM. Spring / Summer Wines: 1. Davis Bynum – Chardonnay – Russian River Valley, California; 2. Gerard Bertrand – Natural Merlot – France; 3. 14 Hands – Hot to Trot Red Blend – Washington State. $4.00 per flight or nominal fee per sample.

The Andersons, Talmadge Road. Wine Tasting. 6-8 PM. Opolo CLOSEOUT TASTING. Opolo Winery in Paso Robles is in Ohio for the first time. The winery is offering some outstanding deals on older vintages. These vintages (mostly 2005) taste as fine as they will ever taste right now. The Opolo wines are typical Paso Robles, big, full, rich, intense reds with a lot of lushness. In particular the Cabernet Franc and the Petite Verdot have full tannins as well. 1. Opolo Merlot, 2. Opolo Syrah, 3. Opolo Petite Sirah, 4. Opolo Petite Verdot, 5. Opolo Cabernet Franc, 6. Opolo Malbec, 7. Opolo Meastro, 8. Opolo Rhapsody. Nominal fee per sample.

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

Corks Wine and Liquor, Promenade Plaza, 27250 Crossroads Pkwy., Rossford – (419) 872-6800. 6-9 PM. You Don't Know Paso!
Paso Robles is one of the hottest AVAs in the nation, literally and figuratively. The Rhone Rangers started here, with plantings of Syrah, and they certainly haven't stopped. Join us as we sample all kinds of Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, the aforementioned Syrah, and a bevy of other stellar bottles. Nominal fee per sample.

Friday, June 10

* Special Event * Toledo Museum of Art Wine by the Glass Pavilion series: Organically Grown. 7:00 to 9:30 PM in the Glass Pavilion. Enjoy four wines, light snacks, and a view of glassmakers working in the Hot Shop. Prices are $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers.

Aficionado Wine and Cigars, The Shoppes at RiverPlace, 26567 N. Dixie Highway, Suite 135, Perrysburg, (419-873-4444). 5:00 – 8:30 p.m. Summer Chardonnay: 1. Chehalem INOX, 2. Lioco, 3. Talbott "Kali Hart,” 4. Lafond. $15 tasting.

Corks Wine and Liquor, Promenade Plaza, 27250 Crossroads Pkwy., Rossford – (419) 872-6800. 6-9 PM. You Don't Know Paso!
Paso Robles is one of the hottest AVAs in the nation, literally and figuratively. The Rhone Rangers started here, with plantings of Syrah, and they certainly haven't stopped. Join us as we sample all kinds of Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, the aforementioned Syrah, and a bevy of other stellar bottles. Nominal fee per sample.

Saturday, June 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. Summer Chardonnay: 1. Chehalem INOX, 2. Lioco, 3. Talbott "Kali Hart,” 4. Lafond. $15 tasting.

The Andersons, Woodville Mall. 1-3 PM. Saturday wine tasting: 1. Dad’s Day Off Pinot Noir, 2007, Italy; 2. Opolo Petite Sirah, 2006, Paso Robles; 3. Edna Valley Sauvignon Blanc, 2008, San Luis Obispo; 4. Mirassou Riesling, 2009, California. $2.00 per flight or 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. 

AREA WINE BARS
  • Tres Belle Wine and Martini Lounge, (419) 874-4555, 3145 Hollister Lane, Perrysburg (Levis Commons).
  • Vino 100 Wine Bar & Restaurant, (419) 866-8466, Promenade West, 3355 Briarfield Blvd, Suite C, Maumee.
  • Zinful Wine Bar & Restaurant, (419) 878-9463, 7541 Dutch Road, Waterville.
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