A glass of the French wine Sancerre made from Sauvignon blanc in the Loire Valley. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Wednesday, June 11
The Andersons, Sylvania, 6– 8 PM. O Sola Mia - A Selection of Wines from Sola Winery: 1. Sola Sauvignon Blanc, 2. Sola Cabernet Sauvignon, 3. Sola Meritage, 4. Sola Syrah. Nominal fee per sample of $4 per flight.
Thursday, June 12
Andersons, Maumee, Wine Tasting. 5-7 PM. Closer to Summer Wines: 1. 2012 Chateau de Campuget – White Rhone Blend – Costieeres de Nimes, France, 2. 2013 Mas Carlot – Rose – Costieeres de Nimes, France, 3. 2013 Chateau Grande Cassagne – Rose – Costieeres de Nimes, France, 4. 2011 Chateau de Campuget – Red Rhone Blend – Costieeres de Nimes, France. Nominal fee per sample or $4 per flight.
Andersons, Talmadge Road, Wine Tasting. 6-8 PM. Spring Comes to France - Refreshing wines for food and sun: 1. Marie-Pierre Manciat Creamant de Bourgogne — Burgundy, 2. The Furst Gewurztraminer — Alsace, 3. Rene Mure Pinot Gris — Alsace, 4. Haut Victoire Quincy — Loire Valley, 5. Guy Allion Le Haut Perron Sauvignon — Sauvignon Blanc, 6. Couly-Dutheil Clos de L'Echo Chinon — Loire Valley, 7. Chateau Magnol Haut-Medoc — Bordeaux. Nominal fee per sample.
Corks Wine and Liquor, Promenade Plaza, 27250 Crossroads Pkwy., Rossford – (419) 872-6800. 6-9 PM. Wines distributed by Vintner Select. Special guest: Tricia Rasar. 1. Las Colinas Del Ebro Garnatxa Blanca, 2. Las Colinas Del Ebro Syrah/Garnatxa, 3. Elicio Syrah / Grenache Rose, 4. Tarrica Monterey Riesling. Nominal fee per sample.
Noir Fine Wine and Beer, 1616 East Wooster, Bowling Green, 6-9 PM. Planet of the Grapes II. The world is just full of amazing wine regions-explore a handful of the best with us tonight. Nominal fee per sample or priced per flight.
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, June 13
Walt Churchill's Market, 26625 Dixie Hwy, Perrysburg, (419) 872-6900. Owen Roe/Corvidae Special Event with guest speaker. Five wines for $15.
Saturday, June 14
Walt Churchill’s Market, 3320 Briarfield. Maumee, (419) 794-4000. Summer Hemisphere, Southern Specials. What makes the wines of the southern hemisphere so excellent with our summer dining habits? Maybe the spicy meaty richness of a Shiraz? Or the blueberry cream of a Malbec? The grapefruit and grass of a bright New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc? The herbaceous chocolate of a Carmenere? Nominal fee per sample.
Up & Coming…
Walt Churchill’s Market, 3320 Briarfield. Maumee, (419) 794-4000. June 23 and June 30, 6:30 – 8:30 PM. Introduction to the Wines of Italy, A Special Wine Class in Two Parts. $40 per person. Call store for more information. Class must be prepaid.
Wood County Humane Society Wine and Dine Benefit, June 27, 6:00 – 10:00 PM. Bowen-Thompson Student Union, campus of Bowling Green State University. Tickets $50 per person, $95 per couple or $180 for four. Tickets include dinner and six drink tickets. Order tickets online here.
AREA WINE BARS
- Tres Belle Wine and Martini Lounge, (419) 874-4555, 3145 Hollister Lane, Perrysburg (Levis Commons).
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