Wine barrels (Photo credit: jon starbuck)
Beer and Wine Cave, 4400 Heatherdowns, (419) 382-6221. 6-8 PM. $15.
Zinful Wine Bar & Restaurant, (419) 878-9463, 7541 Dutch Road, Waterville. 6:00 – 9:00 PM. All Roads Lead to Rhone. Are you ready to give yourself over to the greatest wine region ON EARTH?! Maybe you know the Rhone region of France, maybe you don't...either way, your life begins tonight. Nominal fee per sample.
Thursday, October 25
The Andersons, Talmadge Road. Wine Tasting. 6-8 PM. Spooky Wines. Monstrous, ghoulish and spooky wines for Halloween. 1. Concha y Toro Casillero del Diablo (cellar of the devil) Chardonnay, 2. Velvet Devil Merlot, 3. 7 Deadly Zins, 4. Victor Hugo “Hunchback” Red, 5. Freak Show Red, 6. Orin Swift Palermo ‘Crypt’ label Cabernet, 7. Leelanau Cellars Witches Brew. Nominal fee per sample.
Corks Wine and Liquor, Promenade Plaza, 27250 Crossroads Pkwy., Rossford – (419) 872-6800. 6-9 PM. 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, October 26
Saturday, October 27
Aficionado Wine and Cigars, The Shoppes at RiverPlace, 26567 N. Dixie Highway, Suite 135, Perrysburg, (419-873-4444). 5:00 – 8:30 p.m. French Wines: 1. Chateau de Corneilla Blanc, 2. Schreyer Edelswicker Blanc, 3. Domaine du Vieux Chene, 4. Mas de Boislauzon Cotes du Rhone. $10 tasting.
Walt Churchill’s Market, 3320 Briarfield. Maumee, (419) 794-4000. 12:00 - 5:00 PM. Spotlight on The New California Wine Industry. California wines are in the midst of an incredible transformation. A succession of cool vintages coupled with the Great Recession have invited many Vineyards to change what they have been doing. Declining are a massive ‘point-chasers’ and there has been a rise in sustainable ‘wines of place.’ We will explore those wines in this tasting. Nominal fee per sample.
Walt Churchill's Market, 26625 Dixie Hwy, Perrysburg, (419) 872-6900. Wine Tasting. 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Nominal fee per sample.
- The Bistro at Maumee Wines, (419) 893-2525, 2556 Parkway Plaza, Maumee.
- 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.