|Wine glasses from the tasting room at Schramsberg Vineyards in Calistoga, California (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
Wednesday, December 10
The Andersons, Sylvania, 6– 8 PM. Festive Sparkling Wines: 1. Toad Hollow Risqué, 2. Piper Sonoma Blanc de Blanc, 3. Mumm Napa Brut Prestige, 4. Pehu-Simonet Brut. Nominal fee per sample or $10 per flight.
Veritas Cork and Craft, 505 Jefferson Avenue, Toledo – (419) 214- 9463. 5:30 – 7:30 PM. American Holiday Wine Tasting: 1. Argyle Brut, Willamette Valley, 2. Parducci Pinot Gris, Mendocino County, 3. Rutherford Ranch Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, 4. Argyle Chardonnay, Willamette Valley, 5. Parducci Pinot Noir, California Grown, 6. Parducci Petite Sirah, Mendocino County, 7. Rutherford Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 8. Conundrum Red, Rutherford. $15 flight. Come out with friends, have fun, taste good juice!
Walt Churchill’s Market, 3320 Briarfield. Maumee, (419) 794-4000. 6-8 PM. World of Wine: Chateauneuf-du-Pape, France. One-hour seminar with a tasting of two or more wines. $15 per person. Seating is limited.
Thursday, December 11
Andersons, Maumee, Wine Tasting. 5-7 PM. A Tasting with Trisha from Vintner Select: 1. 2013 Hexamer – Spätburgunder Weissherbst – Germany, 2. 2013 Prieler – Rosé – Burgenland, Austria, 3. 2011 Darting – St. Laurent – Germany, 4. NV Kopke – 10 Year Old Tawny Port – Portugal. Nominal fee per sample or $10 per flight.
Andersons, Talmadge Road, Wine Tasting. 6-8 PM. Our Annual Affordable Cabernet Night. What is the best value? This year you get to vote for your three favorite Cabernets of the tasting. 1. Columbia Crest H3 (Horse Heaven Hills) Washington, 2. Vinaceous Raconteur, Australia, 3. Yalumba, Australia, 4. Wellington, California, 5. Smith & Hook, California, 6. Michael David Freakshow, California, 7. Decoy, Sonoma, 8. Susana Balbo, Argentina, 8. Penfolds Bin 9, Australia, 9. Amavi, Washington, 10. Mondavi Napa, 10. St. Jean Anderson Valley, California, 11. Carpe Diem, California, 12. Mollydooker Maitre D', Australia. Dessert: 1. Fonseca Port, 2. Dow 10 Year Tawny. Nominal fee per sample.
Corks Wine and Liquor, Promenade Plaza, 27250 Crossroads Pkwy., Rossford – (419) 872-6800. 6:00 – 9:00 PM. Thursday Night Tasting. Wines from the Berman portfolio with special guest Nicki Mulholland. 1. Stags Leap Chardonnay, 2. Etude Pinot Noir, 3. Beringer Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, 4. Pepperjack Barossa Red, 5. Penfolds Bin8 Cab/Shiraz. Nominal fee per sample.
Noir Fine Wine and Beer, 1616 East Wooster, Bowling Green, 6-9 PM. 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, December 12
Saturday, December 13
Walt Churchill’s Market, 3320 Briarfield. Maumee, (419) 794-4000. 12:00 – 5:00 PM. Vertical French Madness. A vertical tasting is when you taste the same wine from multiple vintages and we’ve got some of Southern France’s best ready. The amazing 100-point Hermitages of Jean-Louis Chave and the cult Gigondas of Saint-Cosme. Plus maybe a surprise Chateauneuf-du-Pape thrown in for kicks.
AREA WINE BARS
- Veritas Cork and Craft, 505 Jefferson Avenue, Toledo – (419) 214- 9463.
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Up & Coming:
Tuesdays – Weekly wine tasting at Forrester's on the River, 26 Main St. Toledo – (419) 691-2626. 5:00 – 7:00 PM. Five to six unique tastings of wine, that are not found on the menu, along with an assortment of tapas style appetizers to complement the wines. Tastings are between $10-$15 per person and are held in their wine bar (Paige's Wine Bar).