Wednesday, November 4
The Andersons, Sylvania, 6-8 PM. A Mixed Bag of Tasty New Wines: 1. Balletto Unoaked 2014 Russian River Valley Chardonnay (California), 2. Save Me, San Francisco "Soul Sister" 2012 Pinot Noir (California), 3. Cosentino "The Dark" 2013 Red Blend (California), 4. Confidencial 2010 Reserva Tinto (Portugal), 5. Tenuta Iuzzolini Maradea Riserva 2009 Rosso Classico (Italy). Nominal fee per sample or $9 per flight.
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.