Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Toledo area Wine Events & Tastings: July 23-26, 2014

Randall Grahm, head of Bonny Doon Vineyard win...
Randall Grahm, head of Bonny Doon Vineyard wine company of California, at a tasting of his products at a wine shop in New Orleans (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Wednesday, July 23
The Andersons, Sylvania, 6– 8 PM.  Rose Can You See – Beautiful Dry Rose Wines: 1. Chateau Roubine Rose, 2. Coppola Sofia Rose, 3. Celani Cabernet Rose, 4. Miraval Rose. Nominal fee per sample or $8 for flight.
Thursday, July 24
Andersons, Maumee, Wine Tasting. 5-7 PM. Summer Style... 1. 2012 Le Hameau – Sauvignon Blanc – France, 2. 2013 Terra d’ Oro – Chenin Blanc/Viognier – California, 3. 2009 Deep Sea – Red Blend – California, 4. 2012 Carmim Reguengos – Portugal. Nominal fee per sample or $5 for flight.
Andersons, Talmadge Road, Wine Tasting. 6-8 PM. Special guest, Ester Garrett, from the Valley Vineyards. 1. Valley Vineyards Champagne, 2. Valley Vineyards White Reflection, 3. Valley Vineyards Red Reflection, 4. Valley Vineyards Cabernet Franc, 5. Valley Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, 6. Valley Vineyard Honey Mead, 7. Valley Vineyard Blackberry. Nominal fee per sample.
Corks Wine and Liquor, Promenade Plaza, 27250 Crossroads Pkwy., Rossford – (419) 872-6800. Wine Tasting. 6 – 9 PM. 1. Recuerdo Torrontes Hayes Chardonnay, 2. Santa Ema Sauvignon Blanc, 3. Recuerdo Malbec, 4.  Hayes Cabernet Sauvignon.
Noir Fine Wine and Beer, 1616 East Wooster, Bowling Green, 6-9 PM. Fight Club: One of the best ways to learn about wine is by comparing and contrasting regions, winemaking styles, and grapes. Show up tonight for a front-row seat and watch some surprise contenders duke it out. 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, July 25
Walt Churchill's Market, 26625 Dixie Hwy, Perrysburg, (419) 872-6900. Wine tasting. 4:00 – 7:00 PM.
Toledo Museum of Art, 6:30 – 8:30 PM. Wien by the Glass Pavilion. Princess Peach’s Picks: Fruity & Full-Bodied. Enjoy four wines and light snacks at the Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion. $20 for members, $30 for nonmembers. Purchase during Museum hours by phone at 419-255-8000 ext. 7448.
Saturday, July 26
Walt Churchill’s Market, 3320 Briarfield. Maumee, (419) 794-4000. 12:00 – 5:00 PM. Bonny Doon Vineyards: Producer Profile. Winemaker Randall Grahm of Bonny Doon vineyards is one of the most important in California. After building one of the world's largest wine companies, he sold it all to focus on terroir-based wines and extremes of organic/biodynamic farming. His wines have never been better and more interesting.
Nominal fee per sample.
Up & Coming
Stella’s Restaurant, 104 Louisiana Ave., Perrysburg, (419) 873-8360. July 27 – reception at 5:00 PM and dinner at 6:00 PM. Grapes & Grain Dinner: Exploring the Diversity of Wine & Beer Pairings. $65 per person. Call for reservations.
Walt Churchill’s Market, 3320 Briarfield. Maumee, (419) 794-4000. July 30, 6:00 PM. An Evening with Master Sommelier Matt Citriglia and the New Dry Wines of Germany. $45 per person (advanced payment required). Limited seating. Contact Austin Beeman in store.
  • Tres Belle Wine and Martini Lounge, (419) 874-4555, 3145 Hollister Lane, Perrysburg (Levis Commons).
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