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Wednesday, December 17
The Andersons, Sylvania, 6– 8 PM. A Tasty Champagne and Some Great Reds for Holiday Dining: 1. Mousse Fils Blanc de Noirs Brut, 2. J. Lohr 2013 Falcon’s Perch Pinot Noir, 3. Mariana Vinho Tinto, 4. Casaeda 2012 Syrah. Nominal fee per sample or $12 per flight.
Veritas Cork and Craft, 505 Jefferson Avenue, Toledo – (419) 214- 9463. 5:30 – 7:30 PM. Wine tasting featuring 90+ point rated wines: 1. Stags' Leap Chardonnay, Napa Valley, 2. Etude Carneros Pinot Noir, Napa Valley, 3. Penfolds Bin 8 Cabernet/Shiraz, South Australia, 4. Beringer Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 5. -Penfolds Bin 9 Cabernet Sauvignon, South Australia. $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: Porto, Portugal. One-hour seminar with a tasting of two or more wines. $15 per person. Seating is limited.
Zinful Wine Bar, (419) 878-9463, 7541 Dutch Road, Waterville, 5:30 – 8 PM. Stock your Holiday Cellar Wine Tasting: Bubbles, Port, & Cabernet Sauvignon ! Everything you need for Christmas through New Year. Special guest Tricia Rasar from Vintner Select. The cost is $20 per person. 1. Marc Hebrart Brut Rose-Champagne, 2. Mousse & Fils Brut Noire Reserve-Champagne, 3. Sean Minor Napa Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa, 4. Elyse Tietjan Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa, 5. Kopke 2007 LBV Port, 6. Kopke 20 Year Tawny Port.
Thursday, December 18
Andersons, Maumee, Wine Tasting. 5-7 PM. Our Showcase Christmas Wines (Don't miss this one!) 1. 2010 Pride Mountain Vineyards – Cabernet Sauvignon, 2. 2007 Silver Oak – Cabernet Sauvignon, 3. 2005 Stags Leap Wine Cellars – Fay Cabernet Sauvignon, 4. 2004 Joseph Phelps – Insignia – Red Blend. Premium tasting. Nominal fee per sample or $36 per flight.
Andersons, Talmadge Road, Wine Tasting. 6-8 PM. Let's Party! Lively Wines for Party Time: 1. Toast Sparkling Wine, 2. Cuvaison Chardonnay, 3. Force of Nature Pinot Gris, 4. Cryptic Red, 5. Bogle Phantom, 6. Andronicus Red, 7. Earthquake Cabernet, 8. Dr. Loosen Beerenauslese. 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: Big reds, mostly cabernet, and a sparkling cocktail. Special guest: Tricia Rasar. 1. Gruet Blanc de Noir Brut, 2. Tre Leoni Whitehall Lane Red Blend, 3. Vinum Cellars Napa Cabernet, 4. Whitehall Lane Napa Cabernet, 5. Storybook Cellars Napa Cabernet, 6. Revelry Red Mountain Cabernet. Nominal fee per sample.
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.
Zinful Wine Bar, (419) 878-9463, 7541 Dutch Road, Waterville, 5:30 – 8 PM. Maggie Smith of Wine Trends will be the special guest for a tasting of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.
Friday, December 19
Saturday, December 20
Walt Churchill’s Market, 3320 Briarfield. Maumee, (419) 794-4000. 12:00 – 5:00 PM. Perfect Pairings for Christmas Dinner. Austin Beeman and Jim Krusinski offer up their picks for the very best wines to adorn your Christmas table. This tasting will feature both great values and premium superstars. Nominal fee per sample.
Walt Churchill's Market, 26625 Dixie Hwy, Perrysburg, (419) 872-6900. Wine tasting. 1:00 – 4:00 PM. Kenwood wine tasting.
AREA WINE BARS
- Veritas Cork and Craft, 505 Jefferson Avenue, Toledo – (419) 214- 9463.
- Zinful Wine Bar, (419) 878-9463, 7541 Dutch Road, Waterville.
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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).
New Year’s Eve – Maumee Wines, (419) 893-2525, 2556, Parkway Plaza, Maumee. 6:30 – 9:30 PM Join us as we ring in the New Year. Featuring grower/producer Champagnes. Hors d’oeuvres include smoked Scottish salmon, imported cheeses and finger foods. $50 per person. Limited seating. Call for reservations.