Competitive wine tasting comes to the Miami Valley this Thursday, Feb 23rd at 6pm. Grapes of Gratitude is a team wine tasting event created to allow local nonprofits to raise money while participants blindly taste an array of wines of the same varietal. The competition is based on what we call the “Rule of Three.” Huh? 3 BOTTLES FOR EACH TEAM OF UP TO 3 A different wine varietal (such as chardonnay, merlot, pinot noir, etc.) is featured at each event. Teams, consisting of 1 to 3 participants, are admitted by bringing 3 bottles of the same featured varietal to the event. For … [Read more...] about Grapes of Gratitude- Wine Tasting Helps Others
On Saturday, March 4th Christopher’s Restaurant will host another of its popular after hours wine tasting events. Featuring six selections from their new wine list paired with exquisite hors d’oeuvres prepared by their very creative catering department. This will be a casual, fun event with a party style atmosphere. It takes place after the restaurant closes for service, from 9:30-11:30 pm. Come for the whole event or drop in any time! Tickets are available for $ $20 presale and $24 at the event at Christopher’s. Space is limited, so it is recommended to purchase in advance. … [Read more...] about Late Night Wine Tasting at Christopher’s
An intimate 6 course dinner paired with 6 different wines with special guest, California wine maker Peter Stolpman. The menu is a collaboration from chefs Wiley, Elizabeth Valenti, Dave Rawson and Jenn DiSanto from the newly formed catering and events division SageCraft. Reserved seating only and space is limited. Call SageCraft to reserve your space (937)296-0600. Price is $79.00 per person and includes all 6 courses, 6 wines and a few sweet treats to finish out the evening. … [Read more...] about 6 Course Wine Dinner at Meadowlark Wine Dinner
Sometimes you get a scoop that you are really not interested in hearing. Such is the case with a bummer of a tidbit we heard earlier this month We had heard that Beavercreek's Brunings Wine Cellar would be closing it's doors in the near future. A call to the store confirmed that this evening, though an exact date has not been released. oOwner Mike Yegerlehner announced this morning that this weekend will be the last for the wine store. They'll be hosting their final round of drop in wine tastings tonight from 5-8pm and then Friday 4-8pm and the final one will be Saturday from 2-6pm. … [Read more...] about Oh No! Less WINE?!
The 2016 Jungle Jim’s International Wine Festival will be a weekend to remember. With 90 wineries pouring over 400 wines, delicious food pairings by country, live music, and great company, it’s two extravagant evenings filled with the finest wines from around the world. Taking place at the Oscar Event Center at Jungle Jim’s Fairfield on Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12, from 7:00 - 10:00pm, Jungle Jim’s International Wine Festival will bring the Grand Hall to exuberant, flamboyant life. There are 3 different tickets available: Grand Tasting: Grand Tasting: With 90 wineries … [Read more...] about 2 Day Wine Festival at Jungle Jim’s
Since 2007 Fleming's Wine List has been recognized by Wine Spectator's Restaurant Awards for having a wine lists that offer interesting selections, appropriate to their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers. The 2016 Award Winners were just announced and Fleming's is just one of 53 Ohio restaurants that made the list. They're pouring the entire Fleming's 100 over two nights for an expansive tasting experience.Take advantage of this unique opportunity to taste and compare varietals, flavors and styles. Savor the difference between California and Oregon Pinots. Sample … [Read more...] about Fleming’s Tasting Featuring 50 Wines From Award Winning List
Even pacifists agree that cancer needs its butt kicked. More and more people realize how cancer affects family members, friends, co-workers etc. It's hard to find someone that cancer hasn't touched in one way or another. So we are asking you to help us Pick a Fight with Cancer. This Thursday, May 5th at the Engineers Club of Dayton, Mike Nichols will be hosting the Pick a Fight with Cancer Wine tasting from 6 - 9 pm. This great event is to celebrate those who have survived cancer, those angels cheering on from heaven and to support the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. Mike Nichols states: … [Read more...] about Help us Pick a Fight with Cancer!
No one appreciates champagne like they used to. The bubbly wine was created, accidentally, in England in the 16th century. The process was developed over the next two centuries, first to get the bubbles on a regular basis, then to create a bottle with the strength to contain the pressure of the carbon dioxide in the wine. Once the bottles stopped exploding, this treat became a favorite in the French courts. The French leaned to the sweeter sec and demi-sec varieties, while the English preferred the drier bruts. The wealthy were the only people that could afford it initially, turning it into a … [Read more...] about Cocktails with Champagne: A New Way to Ring in a New Year
The evening begins at 6:30 pm with a 4-course experience including an appetizer, soup, entrée, and dessert perfectly paired with wine to delight your senses. Come learn and taste these wines with guidance from a true wine expert and get ideas for your own holiday gatherings. Aullwood’s meats will be incorporated into the selections. Tickets are $35 and may be purchased directly from Ray’s. A percentage of the proceeds will benefit Aullwood’s educational programs for regional children. … [Read more...] about Wine & Food Pairing Event Benefits Aullwood
This debut event kicks off a summer-long wine and pizza pairing series featuring special off-menu pizzas and unique wines available exclusively at Spinoza's (menu price by the glass or bottle) and at Brunings Wine Cellar (retail price by the bottle or 10% case discount). Pizza Feature for May/June: Steak & Mixed Mushroom Pizza with Gruyere & Fontina Cheese, sauteed mushroom mix, marinated Black Angus sirloin, caramelized onions, and Danish blue cheese with horseradish aioli & scallions after the bake. … [Read more...] about Brunings Wine & Spinoza’s Launch Summer Series