Veritas Cork and Craft, 505 Jefferson Avenue, Toledo – (419) 214- 9463. 5:30 –7:30 PM. Wine Tasting. $15 per person.
Thursday, November 5
Andersons, Maumee, Beautiful 2010 Red Bordeaux: 1. Chateau des Tuquets, 2. Chateau Blaignan – Grand Vin – Medoc, 3. Les Hauts de Lynch – Moussas – Haut-Medoc, 4. Chateau Taillefer – Pomerol. Nominal fee per sample or $10 for flight.
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Andersons, Talmadge Road, Wine Tasting. 6 – 8 PM. Wham-Bam Thank You Ma’am & Jam. Occasionally we must have a night of unrestricted “whammy-jammy” fruit bomb wines! 1. Butter Chardonnay, 2. Bread & Butter Pinot Noir, 3. 47, 4. Beran Zinfandel, 5. California Square Red, 6. Jam Cabernet, 7. Bonny Doon a Proper Claret, 8. Freakshow Cabernet . 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, November 6
The Andersons, Maumee and Toledo locations, Taste of the Holidays, 5-8 PM. Food, beer and wine tastings. Product demos. Party planning ideas.
Walt Churchill's Market, 26625 Dixie Hwy, Perrysburg, (419) 872-6900. Wine tasting – 4:00 – 7:00 PM.
Saturday, November 7
Mobile Meals 28th Annual Wine Gala – 6:00 PM, Parkway Place, 2500 Parkway Plaza, Maumee. Black tie optional. Wine tasting, silent auction, Tickets $150 per person ($100 of which is tax deductible). For information contact Carolyn Fox at email@example.com .
The Andersons, Maumee and Toledo locations, Taste of the Holidays, 11 AM - 4 PM. Food, beer and wine tastings. Product demos. Party planning ideas.
Kroger Maumee – Wine Tasting, 3-7 PM. Nominal fee per sample.
Walt Churchill’s Market, 3320 Briarfield. Maumee, (419) 794-4000. 2-6 PM. Light Wines for Hors d’oeuvres. With the Holidays quickly approaching and entertaining family and friends becomes an“indoor” activity, so does the actual food fare change to a more festive mood. Wines that are light, and pair well with foods, will be our focus. Nominal fee per sample.
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:
24th Annual Wine Affair – “007 License to Thrill” – Friday, November 20th – 6:30 PM, Parkway Place, 2500 Parkway Plaza, Maumee. To benefit the Kidney Foundation of Northwest Ohio.
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).
Last Thursday of Each Month, 6-8 PM – Monthly wine tasting. Maumee Wines, 2556 Parkway Plaza, Maumee – (419) 893-2525. Wine and appetizers. $40 per person.