Wednesday, December 19
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. Partners in Vine. This evening is dedicated to the greatest grape partnership in the world: the oh-so classic combination of cabernet sauvignon and merlot. These two are known for making sweet music all over the globe, from their traditional home in Bordeaux, France, to most any wine area imaginable. Stop in tonight and pay homage to this most dynamic of duos. Nominal fee per sample.
Thursday, December 20
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, December 21
Middle Ground Market at The Oliver House, 27 Broadway, Toledo. 5:30 – 7:30 PM. Holiday Friendly Wine. $15.
Saturday, December 22
Aficionado Wine and Cigars, The Shoppes at RiverPlace, 26567 N. Dixie Highway, Suite 135, Perrysburg, (419-873-4444). 5:00 – 8:30 p.m. New Year's Sparkling Party: 1. Penalba Lopez CAVA, 2. Adami Prosecco, 3. Roederer Estate Brut, 4. Mumm Napa Cuvee M. $15 tasting.
The Andersons, Woodville Mall. 1-3 PM. This Saturday marks the final beer and wine tastings at the Woodville Road Andersons; the store itself will remain open until February. We hope the tastings over the last few weeks have been something special for you, our loyal customers. So please join us this Saturday, while the bottles last, and thank you for everything! Joe, Janet, Mo, Steve and Ken. Going Out In Style: Big French Champagnes. 1. Moet Imperial Champagne, 2. Dom Perignon 2002 Champagne, 3. Roederer 1999 Cristal Champagne, 4. Henriot Souverain NV Champagne. Flight $8 or nominal fee per sample. Premium tasting!
Walt Churchill’s Market, 3320 Briarfield. Maumee, (419) 794-4000. 12:00 - 5:00 PM. Perfect Pairings for Christmas Dinner. Let us help you find the perfect wine for Christmas dinner. This tasting will give you a chance to taste some great recommendations. Nominal fee per sample.
AREA WINE BARS
- 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.
Photo by Til Westermayer