Two Chenin Blanc wines of different origin, style and age. Left Raats Chenin Blanc 2007, a young, oaked Chenin Blanc from Stellenbosch, South Africa. Right Clos de la Bergerie 2001, a Chenin Blanc from Loire with some bottle age. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
2011 J.L. Chave – St. Joseph – Celeste – Rhone, France, 2. 2012 Couly-Dutheil – Les Chanteaux – Chenin Blanc – Chinon, France, 3. 2012 Domaine Lafond - L’Esprit de Roc Epine – Rose’ – Tavel, France, 4. 2009 J.L. Chave – St. Joseph – Offerus – Rhone, France. $12 per flight or nominal fee per sample.
Four Mile Creek White, 3. Little James Basket Press White, 4. Tapiz Chardonnay, 5. Little James Basket Press Red, 6. Kuleto Frog Prince Napa Red, 7. Merkelback Riesling Auslese. Nominal fee per sample.
Walt Churchill’s Market, 3320 Briarfield. Maumee, (419) 794-4000. 9th Annual Beaujolais Nouveau Celebration Feast, 6:00 PM. Features rich French cassoulet, the perfect dish to pair with the fresh delicious red wines of Beaujolais. Cost for the event is $35 per person and includes food and wine. Please call for reservations. The event is limited to 25 people.
Saturday, November 23
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.