|Bottles of the California wine Stag's Leap Wine Cellars from Napa Valley (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
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.
Thursday, December 18
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.
Friday, December 19
Saturday, December 20
AREA WINE BARS
- Veritas Cork and Craft, 505 Jefferson Avenue, Toledo – (419) 214- 9463.
- Zinful Wine Bar, (419) 878-9463, 7541 Dutch Road, Waterville.
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.