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Wednesday, December 26
Zinful Wine Bar & Restaurant, (419) 878-9463, 7541 Dutch Road, Waterville. 6:00 – 9:00 PM. It's a Ho-Ho-Ho, High-Test Holiday! It's time to say "so long" to the holidays...and the stress...and the family gatherings...and the headaches...and the, well, you get the idea. Here at Zinful, we've got just the thing to help you wind down and ease into a brand new year: a full-bodied lineup of potent blockbusters guaranteed to knock out all the turkeys and trees. Nominal fee per sample.
Thursday, December 27
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 28
Middle Ground Market at The Oliver House, 27 Broadway, Toledo. 5:30 – 7:30 PM. Bubbly Wine. $15.
Saturday, December 29
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.
Walt Churchill’s Market, 3320 Briarfield. Maumee, (419) 794-4000. 12:00 - 5:00 PM. Walt Churchill’s Champagne Extravaganza. For the last three years Walt Churchill’s Market has had the finest collection of Champagne in Northwest Ohio. But this tasting is the finest Champagne tasting we’ve yet presented! More than five tasting tables, spread throughout the entire store, will pour true Grower Champagne, Italian Prosecco and Asti, Spanish Cava, Michigan Method Champenoise, along with a collection of foods that go great with Champagne. Premium tasting.Walt Churchill's Market, 26625 Dixie Hwy, Perrysburg, (419) 872-6900. 1:00 – 5:00 PM. 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