Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Toledo Area Wine Events & Tastings: November 6-9, 2013

A glass of the Italian wine Barolo made from t...
A glass of the Italian wine Barolo made from the Nebbiolo grape in the Piedmont region. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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Wednesday, November 6
The Andersons, Sylvania, 6– 8 PM. 1. Ruby Kurant the Archer, 2. Black Rock Petite Sirah, 3. Humble Bee Valhalla Meade 4. Humble Bee Pumpkin Harvest. Nominal fee per sample or $7 per flight.
Denny’s Craft Beer and Wine Cave, 4400 Heatherdowns, (419) 382-6221. Call for schedule… 6-8 PM. $15.
Zinful Wine Bar & Restaurant, (419) 878-9463, 7541 Dutch Road, Waterville. Call for schedule… 6:00 – 9:00 PM. Nominal fee per sample.
Thursday, November 7
Andersons, Maumee, Wine Tasting. 5-7 PM. Great Fall Values: 1. 2011 Santa Barbara Winery – Chardonnay – Santa Barbara, California, 2. 2012 Domaine du Tariquet – Rose’ – Gascogne, France, 3. 2007 Expression 44° – Pinot Noir – Eola-Amity Hills, Oregon, 4. 2011 Coto de Hayas - Garnacha Centenria – Spain. $5 per flight or nominal fee per sample.
Andersons, Talmadge Road, Wine Tasting. 6-8 PM. Barolo & Northern Italy.
The Piedmont in north eastern Italy is home to many white and red grapes that make for complex wines, none more sophisticated than the Nebbiolo grape that makes Barbaresco and profound Barolo. Whites: 1. Sansilvestro Roero Arneis, 2. Guido Mazzarello Gavi. Reds: 1. La Spinetta Langhe Nebbiolo 2009, 2. Damillano 2007 Barolo, 3. Giacosa Fratelli 2006 Barolo, 4. Produttori Barbaresco 2007, 5. Dominico Clerico Ciabot Mentin Genestra Barolo, 6. Paulo Sacavino Carobric 2006. Nominal fee per sample.
Corks Wine and Liquor, Promenade Plaza, 27250 Crossroads Pkwy., Rossford – (419) 872-6800. 6-9 PM. 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. New Discoveries (Four Reds). $5.

Saturday, November 10
Walt Churchill’s Market, 3320 Briarfield. Maumee, (419) 794-4000. 12:00 – 5:00 PM. Elite Rieslings from Germany and Austria. My special order from superstar wine importer Terry Theise has just arrived and the theme is Riesling.  Perhaps the world's greatest white wine grape, Riesling comes in many forms including both sweet and very dry. We'll taste some single-vineyard wines from some superb properties… with Wine Manager Austin Beeman. Nominal fee per sample.

  • The Bistro at Maumee Wines, (419) 893-2525, 2556 Parkway Plaza, Maumee.
  • Tres Belle Wine and Martini Lounge, (419) 874-4555, 3145 Hollister Lane, Perrysburg (Levis Commons).
  • Zinful Wine Bar & Restaurant, (419) 878-9463, 7541 Dutch Road, Waterville.
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