Sauvignon Blanc wine grapes, Vlasotince vineyards, southeast Serbia. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Wednesday, August 27
The Andersons, Sylvania, 6– 8 PM. Vintage Closeouts and Good Sales: 1. Laporte 2011 Sauvignon Blanc, 2. Hayman & Hill 2010 Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon, 3. Peter Lehmann 2010 Clancy's Re, 4. Cacchiano 2010 Rosso Toscana. Nominal fee per sample or $5 per flight.
SPECIAL EVENT: Veritas Cork and Craft, 505 Jefferson Avenue, Toledo – (419) 214- 9463. 5:30 – 7:30 PM. Inaugural Wine Tasting, hosted in the Veritas retail wine shop. Elizabeth Spencer Wines with special guest Scott Burgess. 1. Pinot Blanc, 2. Sauvignon Blanc, 3. Chardonnay, 4. Pinot Noir and 5. Cabernet Sauvignon. Cost is $15 per person and includes small noshes.
Thursday, August 28
Andersons, Maumee, Wine Tasting. 5-7 PM. Happy Labor Day: 1. 2012 Vigilance – Sauvignon Blanc – Lake County, 2. NV Underwood – Pinot Gris – Oregon, 3. NV Underwood – Pinot Noir – Oregon, 4. 2011 Michel-Schluberger – Maison Rouge Red Blend – Dry Creek Valley, CA. Nominal fee per sample or $4.50 per flight.
Andersons, Talmadge Road, Wine Tasting. 6-8 PM. Our Annual Wines for BBQ and Grilling for Labor Day Cookouts: 1. Ned Pinot Gris, 2. Midnight Full Moon Red, 3. Menage a Trois Midnight, 4. Renwood BBQ Zinfandel, 5. Cryptic Red, 6. Troublemaker Red, 7. Freakshow Cabernet, 8. Gorman Pixie Syrah. Nominal fee per sample.
Corks Wine and Liquor, Promenade Plaza, 27250 Crossroads Pkwy., Rossford – (419) 872-6800. This week’s tasting moved to Saturday.
Noir Fine Wine and Beer, 1616 East Wooster, Bowling Green, 6-9 PM. Back to School. Well friends, it's true, summer's winding down and it's time to once again focus on our studies...but it doesn't all have to be all PSY and LIT! Join us for this 'Back to School' lesson in wine basics...it's the coolest classroom on campus! 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, August 29
Walt Churchill's Market, 26625 Dixie Hwy, Perrysburg, (419) 872-6900. Wine tasting. 4:00 – 7:00 PM.
Saturday, August 30
Corks Wine and Liquor, Promenade Plaza, 27250 Crossroads Pkwy., Rossford – (419) 872-6800. 12:30-3:30 PM. French Wines from the Grand Cru Portfolio. Special guest: Rachel Nasitir. 1. Le Sec de Rayne Vigneau Bordeaux Blanc Sec, 2. Cuvee des 3 Messes Basses Ventoux, 3. Domaine de l'Espigouette Cotes du Rhone, 4. Torus Madiran Vin Rouge. Nominal fee per sample.
Walt Churchill’s Market, 3320 Briarfield. Maumee, (419) 794-4000. 12:00 – 5:00 PM. Forgotten Favorites: Lost on the Shelves. There are so many exciting wines that we're bringing in everyday that many sneak onto the shelves and then become forgotten. These are wines that we really like that haven't yet been featured. Nominal fee per sample.
AREA WINE BARS
- Tres Belle Wine and Martini Lounge, (419) 874-4555, 3145 Hollister Lane, Perrysburg (Levis Commons).
- Veritas Cork and Craft, 505 Jefferson Avenue, Toledo – (419) 214- 9463.
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