Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Toledo Area Wine Tastings & Events: February 8-11, 2012

Rodney Strong Vineyards
Image of Rodney Strong Vineyards via Snooth
Wednesday, February 8
The Andersons, Sylvania, Wine Tasting. 6-8 PM. Nominal fee per sample.

Beer and Wine Cave, 4400 Heatherdowns, (419) 382-6221. 6-9 PM. Nick Kubiak of Pere Jacques Wine Imports presents Valentines Day Wines . $15.

Thursday, February 9

059216-yellow-road-sign-icon-food-beverage-food-grapesThe Andersons, Maumee, Wine Tasting. 5-7 PM. Sonoma County California Classics: 1. Rodney Strong – Chalk Hill – Chardonnay, 2. Nalle – Russian River Valley – Pinot Noir, 3. Selby – Merlot, 4. Hobo – Alexander Valley – Cabernet Sauvignon. $6.50 per flight or nominal fee per sample.

The Andersons, Talmadge Road. Wine Tasting. 6-8 PM. Our Annual Fear of Darkness Tasting: The darkest-fullest-firmest reds for the darkest part of winter. 1. Cline Ancient Vine Mourvdre, California; 2. Altos Los Hormigas Reserve Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina; 3. Chateau Haut-Montplasir Cahors (Malbec), Cahors, France; 4. Alvaro Palasios Les Terrasses, Priorat, Spain; 5. Gilbert Cellars Petite Verdot, Washington; 6. Five Star Cellars Petite Verdot-Cabernet Franc, Washington; 7. Delectus Petite Sirah, Napa California; 8. Mazzi Amarone. Nominal fee per sample.

The Andersons, Woodville Mall. 5-7 PM. For Valentine’s Day, Wine With Chocolate: 1. Ironstone Cabernet Franc with Lindt Milk Chocolate, 2. Starry Night Zinfandel with Ghirardelli Dark Chocolate, 3. St. Christopher Gewurztraminer with Lindt Intense Orange, 4. Meeker Fro-Zin Icewine with Hershey’s Kisses. $2 per flight or nominal fee per sample.

Beer and Wine Cave, 4400 Heatherdowns, (419) 382-6221. 6-9 PM. Nick Kubiak of Pere Jacques Wine Imports presents Valentines Day Wines. $15.

Corks Wine and Liquor, Promenade Plaza, 27250 Crossroads Pkwy., Rossford – (419) 872-6800. 6-9 PM. Amore Italy. Italian wines with winemaker Massimo Piccin of the Sapaio winery. Three Super Tuscan blends plus two wines from the island of Sardinia. Nominal fee per sample.

TREO Wine Bar, 5703 Main St., Sylvania, (419) 882-2266. Wine & Cheese Thursday. Explore the wonderful world of wine and cheese. Try four different wines with a sample platter of the day’s cheese.

Friday, February 10
Special Event – Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion, 7:00 – 9:30 PM. Art of the Vine. Wine: Blowing Bubbles (GlasSalon)
Tour: Glass with Bubble Inclusions. Sample four wines, light snacks, and enjoy a complimentary art tour at 7:00 or 8:00 PM. $15 members or $25 nonmembers. Tickets can be purchased at the TMA information desks; reservations are not required.

Aficionado Wine and Cigars, The Shoppes at RiverPlace, 26567 N. Dixie Highway, Suite 135, Perrysburg, (419-873-4444). 5:00 – 8:30 p.m. Riesling Tasting: 1. Biltmore Estate Riesling, 2. Heinemans Riesling, 3. Boeckel Riesling, 4. Leitz Dragonstone Riesling. $15 tasting.

Walt Churchill's Market, 26625 Dixie Hwy, Perrysburg, (419) 872-6900. Valentine's Wine Tasting. 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Nominal fee per sample.

Saturday, February 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. Riesling Tasting: 1. Biltmore Estate Riesling, 2. Heinemans Riesling, 3. Boeckel Riesling, 4. Leitz Dragonstone Riesling. $15 tasting.

Walt Churchill’s Market, 3320 Briarfield. Maumee, (419) 794-4000. 12:00 Noon - 5:00 PM. Wines for Wine Lovers. We’ll taste a collection of wines guaranteed to get your heart racing. Cult Classics, steady favorites, and special discounts are what you should expect. Nominal fee per sample.


AREA WINE BARS

  • Tres Belle Wine and Martini Lounge, (419) 874-4555, 3145 Hollister Lane, Perrysburg (Levis Commons).
  • Zinful Wine Bar & Restaurant, (419) 878-9463, 7541 Dutch Road, Waterville.
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