Weekly Newsletter: Week of April 8

11 April, 2013

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April Showers Bring May… Patios! Well, at least our patio! In case you missed it, we announced in last week’s newsletter that our patio will open by Friday, May 3rd, regardless of the unpredictable Ohio weather! We are all looking forward to patio season; enjoying a drink (or meal) with great friends under an umbrella with a gentle breeze blowing… Somebody with connections, get the weather on board please!
Calendar of Events Wednesday, April 24- Administrative Professionals Day. Make reservations to treat your admin to a relaxing lunch!
Saturday, April 27- ReWined historical tour kick-off tasting 4-5pm. We will also have live music by Aaron Peterson from 6-8pm.
New Beer Dogfish Head- 61 Minute IPA Dogfish Head- Positive Contact Two Brothers- Side Kick Extra Pale Ale Shiner is back! We have FM 966, Wild Hare Pale Ale, Bohemian Black Lager and Bock!

New Wine Joel Gott- Zinfandel- California- 2011- $16.99 Apothic- Rose- California- 2012- $11.99 Concha y Toro- Amelia- Chardonnay- Chile- 2011- $37.99 Concha y Toro- Terrunyo- Block 28- Sauvignon Blanc- Chile- 2011- $26.99 Mercy- Sauvignon Blanc- California- 2010- $9.99 Blau- Red Blend- Spain- 2011- $13.99 Villa Donna Malvasia has returned!
Tasting Info This week’s wine tasting will feature all Joel Gott wines. Joel Gott is a California winemaker known for 2 things- creating wines from various regions instead of single estate varieties and for making exceptional products sold at a value price points!
This week’s beer tasting feature brews that were created to make the drinker think outside of the box. We have a copper ale, a rye IPA from Magic Hat and 2 hoppy but very different beers from Southern Tier.
As always, for the complete list, please click here.
Feature Item R Wines- Chateau Chateau Skulls- Red Blend- Spain- 2010- $16.99
This wine from renowned winemaker (and Dan’s personal favorite) Chris Ringland, is pale and cloudy in color. It is a red blend- 60% Grenache and 40% Mourvedre. It is slightly sweet, with lots of fruit flavors and pronounced herbiness. If you like a light Pinot Noir or Beaujolais, this wine is for you!
Dan’s Picks This week Dan reverted back to 2 of his favorite things, French wine and (as previously mentioned) Chris Ringland. To wit, we have a bottle for each favorite. The first is the French bottle- Chateau Davril- Red Bordeaux- 2009- $13.99. This wine is 40% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Cabernet Franc. It is described as scarlet in color with aromas of violets and black currants that lead to a long and velvety finish.
The second favorite is another of Chris Ringland’s bottles- Sarah’s Blend- 2011- Spain- $13.99. It is a dark purple blend of Old Vine Syrah and Monastrell, featuring notes of smoke, earth, spice box and black fruits. It is described as full bodied with loads of ripe fruit and a long, smooth finish.
Final Thoughts With the April showers we have had the past couple of days and what the radar shows is coming, please stay safe and dry! We look forward to seeing you all, and the May flowers, very soon!
Cheers!

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