The Andersons, Sylvania, 6-8 PM. Wines for the Feast, Part Two: 1. Jakob Schneider 2013 Riesling Trocken Melaphyr (Germany), 2. Monseran 2013 Garnacha (Spain), 3. Bonny Doon 2013 "A Proper Claret" (California), 4. Kim Crawford 2013 Pinot Noir (New Zealand), 5. Mark West 2013 Carneros Pinot. Nominal fee per sample or $8 per flight.
Molly Dooker vs. Michael David Winery, at Barr’s Public House, 3355 Briarfield Boulevard, Maumee (419) 866-8466. 6 PM. Two iconic wineries duke it out over a four course dinner. $85 per person (tax and gratuity included). Price includes a complimentary post-dinner tasting of additional allocated wines. Call for reservations.
Veritas Cork and Craft, 505 Jefferson Avenue, Toledo – (419) 214- 9463. 5:30 –7:30 PM. Wine Tasting. $15 per person.
Thursday, November 19
Andersons, Maumee, 5-7 PM. Thanksgiving Wines: 1. 2014 Wolfberger – Pinot Blanc – Alsace, France, 2. 2014 Pink Pegau – Rosé – France, 3. 2013 Rodney Strong – RRV Pinot Noir – Russian River Valley, 4. 2012 Patricia Green Cellars – Balcombe Pinot Noir – Dundee Hills, Oregon. Nominal fee per sample or $9 for flight.
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Andersons, Talmadge Road, Wine Tasting. 6 – 8 PM.Elegance. Many wines can be rich, powerful, tannic and gushy. Then there are elegant wines with balance, sophistication, subtlety and fascination. Tonight’s tasting will feature some terrific wines with impeccable elegant qualities. 1. Domaine Chantemerle Chablis Premier Cru, 2. Sonoma Cutrer Russian River Ranches Chardonnay, 3. Landmark Vineyards Overlook Chardonnay, 4. Lioco Pinot Noir, 5. Fin Amour, 6. Domaine Michelas-St.Jemms La Chasseliere Crozes-Hermitage, 7. H Allamand, 8. Ramey Claret. 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.
Walt Churchill’s Market, 3320 Briarfield. Maumee, (419) 794-4000. Beaujolais Tasting – All Day. Beaujolais is a French wine made from the Gamay grape. Nouveau is the most popular wine released the third week in November, to celebrate the harvest. This is “Beaujolais Nouveau Day.” You may see the French traditional slogan, “Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrive’.”
Friday, November 20
Toledo Museum of Art – (419) 255-8000 Ext. 7448. 6:30 – 8:30 PM. Wine By The Glass Pavilion: Give Thanks: Wines To Accompany That Special Dinner. Enjoy four wines and light snacks during It’s Friday! at the Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion. Tickets are $20 for members, $30 for nonmembers.
Walt Churchill's Market, 26625 Dixie Hwy, Perrysburg, (419) 872-6900. Wine tasting – 3:00 – 5:00 PM. (Note special time this week.) Highly rated new wines.
24th Annual Wine Affair – “007 License to Thrill” – 6:30 PM, Parkway Place, 2500 Parkway Plaza, Maumee. To benefit the Kidney Foundation of Northwest Ohio.
Saturday, November 21
Kroger Maumee – Wine Tasting, 3-7 PM. Nominal fee per sample.
Walt Churchill’s Market, 3320 Briarfield. Maumee, (419) 794-4000. 2-6 PM. Hearty Wines for the Fall. Full-bodied wines taste better with the change in weather with cooler fall days and nights. Featured wines that are big, bold and loaded with flavor. 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:
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.