Cabernet Sauvignon grape cluster, shown by DNA studies to be a cross of Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Beer and Wine Cave, 4400 Heatherdowns, (419) 382-6221. 6-8 PM. Eastern European Wine with Tricia Rasar. $15
Zinful Wine Bar & Restaurant, (419) 878-9463, 7541 Dutch Road, Waterville. 6:00 – 9:00 PM. Zinful’s top sellers. 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.
Friday, February 22
Middle Ground Market at The Oliver House, 27 Broadway, Toledo. 5:30 – 7:30 PM. Pedro Romero Sherry Tasting. $15.
Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion, 7 - 9:30 PM. Art of the Vine. Enjoy four wines and light snacks during It’s Friday! at the TMA. This week: African-American owned wineries. Tickets ($15 members/$25 nonmembers, plus tax), are available at the Information Desks.
Saturday, February 23
Walt Churchill’s Market, 3320 Briarfield. Maumee, (419) 794-4000. 12:00 - 5:00 PM. Premium Porto Wine & Chocolate. Nothing works quite so well as a pairing of fine Vintage Port and chocolate. This tasting will feature only the finest authentic Ports - Vintage Port and Aged Tawny Porto - from Portugal. We'll also have an awesome selection of gourmet chocolates to pair with the wines. 'Nuff said. Premium tasting.
Walt Churchill's Market, 26625 Dixie Hwy, Perrysburg, (419) 872-6900. 1:00 – 5:00 PM. Nominal fee per sample
AREA WINE BARS
- 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.