Veritas Cork and Craft, 505 Jefferson Avenue, Toledo – (419) 214- 9463. 5:30 – 7:30 PM. Wednesday Wine Tasting. Come out with friends, have fun, taste good juice! $15 per person.
Thursday, April 16
Andersons, Talmadge Road, Wine Tasting. 6-8 PM. Wines of the Mediterranean from Portugal to Greece: 1. Alpha Estate Malagouzia, 2. Santorini Assyrtiko, 3. Esporao Pe Tinto, 4. Assobio, 5. Chateau Kefraya, 6. SKouras Saint George, 7. Kopke 10 Year Old Tawny. Nominal fee per sample.
Corks Wine and Liquor, Promenade Plaza, 27250 Crossroads Pkwy., Rossford – (419) 872-6800. 6-9 PM. Weekly wine tasting: Vintner Select Portfolio with special guest Tricia Rasar: 1. Gruet Sparkling Brut, 2. Domaine Lafond Lirac Blanc, 3. Hexamer Weissherbst Spatburgunder, 4. Francois Villard Syrah, 5. Terracae Cahors Malbec. 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.
Walt Churchill's Market, 26625 Dixie Hwy, Perrysburg, (419) 872-6900. Wine tasting – Interesting Wines. 4:00 – 7:00 PM.
Saturday, April 18
Walt Churchill’s Market, 3320 Briarfield. Maumee, (419) 794-4000. 12:00 – 5:00 PM. Exploring the Soul of American Pinot Noir. If no grape expresses the personality of a place like Pinot Noir, then maybe American Pinot Noir is schizophrenic. We’ll taste them all: from the delicate farm-to-table styles of Oregon, through the mixed messages of Sonoma Coast and Russian River Valley. Then we’ll finish with the big flavors and bigger personalities of Santa Barbara.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Wine, Cheese & Chocolate benefit. 7:00 to 10:00 PM at Belmont Country Club, 29601 Bates Road, Perrysburg. Tickets $40 in advance or $45 at the door. Tables of eight are available at $300. For tickets and more information, contact VictoryforViolet@bex.net or call (419) 874-9806.
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).
May 15 – Wood County Humane Society Wine and Dine. 7:00 to 10:00 PM at Graystone Banquet Hall 29101 Hufford Rd., Perrysburg. Advance tickets $50 per person, $90 per couple or $175 for four. Tickets available online.