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Wine calendar: Cru Uncorked wine dinners, Table 45 Argentinian wine dinner, Gervasi tours, more

July 31, 2018

Wine calendar: Cru Uncorked wine dinners, Table 45 Argentinian wine dinner, Gervasi tours, more

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Cru Uncorked and Table 45 have wine dinners coming up, Gervasi tours are scheduled, and many other wine events are set in Northeast Ohio. Wine-dinner prices usually do not include tax and tip. Deadline to submit info is Thursday; email me. Cheers!

JULY

Through Sunday, Sept. 2: The Capital Grille’s annual The Generous Pour promotion will offer guests a tasting experience of seven selections of classic California and Washington varietals created by winemaker Dan Duckhorn and his winemakers. Cost is $28 with dinner. The Capital Grille is at 25389 Cedar Road, Lyndhurst.

AUGUST

Wednesday, Aug. 1: The Little Birdie Wine Nest will hold wine swirls, a chance to build your palate and add to your wine knowledge, 5:30-8 p.m. Sip five wines for $12. It’s at 6060 Broadview Road, Parma.

Friday, Aug. 3: The Olde Wine Cellar will feature Spanish wines at 5 p.m. Cost is $15 and includes samples, tasting notes and cheese. The Olde Wine Cellar is at 7932 Main St., Olmsted Falls. Call 440-427-1222.

Friday, Aug. 3: The two-day Vintage Ohio Wine Festival will be 1-10 p.m. It’s at Lake Metroparks Farmpark, 8800 Euclid-Chardon Road, Kirtland.

Friday, Aug. 3: The Little Birdie Wine Nest will hold wine swirls, a chance to build your palate and add to your wine knowledge, 5:30-8 p.m. Sip five wines for $12. It’s at 6060 Broadview Road, Parma.

Saturday, Aug. 4: Gervasi Vineyard offers complimentary winery tours every Saturday at noon, 1 and 2 p.m. at The Crush House. Tours last about 30 minutes; no registration needed. Gervasi is at 1700 55th St. NE, Canton.

Saturday, Aug. 4: 750ml Wines will hold a series of master sommelier events with MS Larry O’Brien at noon. This one is a deep dive on Australia. Cost is $69 (club members: $59 per class, $343 for all seven). It’s at 8903 Brecksville Road, Brecksville. Email info@750ml.com.

Saturday Aug. 4: M Cellars will hold a Schott Zwiesel wine glass experience at 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. Sommelier Scott Stutz will guide you through proper tasting and serving techniques to enhance sensory perception. There’s a reason why certain glasses are used for certain varietals. Cost is $54 (pre-paid, non-refundable) and includes wine samples, cheese, six Schott Zwiesel glasses, wine bag and corkscrew. Email tara@mcellars.com. M Cellars is at 6193 South River Road W, Geneva.

Saturday, Aug. 4: The Olde Wine Cellar will feature Spanish wines at 11 a.m. Cost is $15 and includes samples, tasting notes and cheese. The Olde Wine Cellar is at 7932 Main St., Olmsted Falls. Call 440-427-1222.

Saturday, Aug. 4: The Cain Park wine-tasting series with The Wine Spot of Cleveland Heights features toe-tappin’ wines in Evans Courtyard 6:30-7:45 p.m. It’s prior to Caleb Teicher and Co. Advance-only wine-tasting tickets are $10; call 216-371-3000 or go to Ticketmaster. Cain Park is at 14591 Superior Road, Cleveland Heights.

Saturday, Aug. 4: The two-day Vintage Ohio Wine Festival will be 1-10 p.m. It’s at Lake Metroparks Farmpark, 8800 Euclid-Chardon Road, Kirtland.

Sunday, Aug. 5: Urban Farmer will offer $25 bottles on Sunday nights. Urban Farmer is at 1325 E. 6th St., Cleveland.

Tuesday, Aug. 7: Cru Uncorked will hold a White Burgundy tasting at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $50. It’s at 34300 Chagrin Blvd., Moreland Hills.

Wednesday, Aug 8: Heinen’s will hold a Kettmeir wine and oyster pairing at 6:30 p.m. Taste three wines from Italy’s Alto-Adige region. Cost is $20. It’s at 900 Euclid Ave., Cleveland.

Thursday, Aug. 9: The Wine Spot will feature a tasting with Gundlach Bundschu of California 6-8 p.m. The Wine Spot is at 2271 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights.

Friday, Aug. 10: The Olde Wine Cellar will feature French wines at 5 p.m. Cost is $15 and includes samples, tasting notes and cheese. The Olde Wine Cellar is at 7932 Main St., Olmsted Falls. Call 440-427-1222.

Saturday, Aug. 11: Gervasi Vineyard offers complimentary winery tours every Saturday at noon, 1 and 2 p.m. at The Crush House. Tours last about 30 minutes; no registration needed. Gervasi is at 1700 55th St. NE, Canton.

Saturday Aug. 11: M Cellars will hold a Schott Zwiesel wine glass experience at 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. Sommelier Scott Stutz will guide you through proper tasting and serving techniques to enhance sensory perception. There’s a reason why certain glasses are used for certain varietals. Cost is $54 (pre-paid, non-refundable) and includes wine samples, cheese, six Schott Zwiesel glasses, wine bag and corkscrew. Email tara@mcellars.com. M Cellars is at 6193 South River Road W, Geneva.

Saturday, Aug. 11: Take a Saturday drive for a large-scale tasting. The PNC Park All Star Craft Beer and Wine Festival is 3-7 p.m. (2 p.m. entry for VIP) in downtown Pittsburgh. There will be approximately 350 wines, craft beers and cocktails offered. Admission is $45 (general), $60 (VIP) and $20 (designated driver). Includes commemorative glass, gift bag, on-field photo opps, two tickets to a Pirates game, entertainment, vendors, giveaways, more. Tickets are available online.

Saturday, Aug. 11: The Olde Wine Cellar will feature French wines at 11 a.m. Cost is $15 and includes samples, tasting notes and cheese. The Olde Wine Cellar is at 7932 Main St., Olmsted Falls. Call 440-427-1222.

Tuesday, Aug. 14: Gervasi Vineyard will hold Flights & Bites at 5:45 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Cost is $16. A Gervasi wine steward will lead guests through three wines paired with appetizers. Call 330-497-1000. It’s at 1700 55th St., Canton.

Thursday, Aug. 16: Toast wine bar is planning its annual wine tasting. Details TBA. Toast is at 1365 W. 65th St., Cleveland.

Friday, Aug. 17: Table 45 will host an Argentinian wine dinner featuring Casarena Winery & Vineyards. Casarena’s Martin Perez Cambet will guide the tasting and discuss the terroir in Mendoza. Wines will be paired with Chef de Cuisine Zack Bond’s five-course menu. Cost is $65 and includes valet parking. Call 216-707-4152, email caitlin.cassidy@ihg.com, or buy via eventbrite. It’s at 9801 Carnegie Ave., Cleveland.

Friday, Aug. 17: The Olde Wine Cellar will feature patio pounders at 5 p.m. Cost is $15 and includes samples, tasting notes and cheese. The Olde Wine Cellar is at 7932 Main St., Olmsted Falls. Call 440-427-1222.

Friday, Aug. 17: The Cain Park wine-tasting series with The Wine Spot of Cleveland Heights features date-night wines in Evans Courtyard 6:30-7:45 p.m. It’s prior to the showing of “La La Land.” Advance-only wine-tasting tickets are $10; call 216-371-3000 or go to Ticketmaster. Cain Park is at 14591 Superior Road, Cleveland Heights.

Saturday, Aug. 18: Gervasi Vineyard offers complimentary winery tours every Saturday at noon, 1 and 2 p.m. at The Crush House. Tours last about 30 minutes; no registration needed. Gervasi is at 1700 55th St. NE, Canton.

Saturday, Aug. 18: Parker’s Downtown will host WSET Level 1 Wine Certification via the Napa Valley Wine Academy at 10 a.m. Cost is $295; lunch is included. Parker’s is at 2000 E. 9th St., Cleveland.

Saturday, Aug. 18: The Olde Wine Cellar will feature patio pounders at 11 a.m. Cost is $15 and includes samples, tasting notes and cheese. The Olde Wine Cellar is at 7932 Main St., Olmsted Falls. Call 440-427-1222.

Saturday, Aug. 18: Papa Joe’s will hold a Burgess wine dinner with Steve Burgess at 7 p.m. Cost is $85. It’s at 1561 Akron-Peninsula Road, Akron.

Thursday, Aug. 23: Ruth’s Chris Steak House will hold its fifth of six TasteMaker Dinners with wine pairings. The fifth five-course dinner will feature Veuve Clicquot of France. Seating is limited; call 216-539-8404 for reservations and price. (There is a fee if cancellation occurs within 24 hours of the event.) Ruth’s Chris is at 200 Public Square, Cleveland.

Friday, Aug. 24: Rozi’s Wine House will hold its annual beer and wine tasting fundraiser 6-9 p.m. All proceeds will go toward the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s support of blood-cancer research. Eight beers from Jackie O’s in Athens will be on draft along with 10 to 12 wines to sample. Food will be paired with the drinks. Rozi’s is at 14900 Detroit Ave., Lakewood.

Friday, Aug. 24: The Olde Wine Cellar will be themed California Dreaming: Wines from California will be featured at 5 p.m. Cost is $15 and includes samples, tasting notes and cheese. The Olde Wine Cellar is at 7932 Main St., Olmsted Falls. Call 440-427-1222.

Saturday, Aug. 25: Gervasi Vineyard offers complimentary winery tours every Saturday at noon, 1 and 2 p.m. at The Crush House. Tours last about 30 minutes; no registration needed. Gervasi is at 1700 55th St. NE, Canton.

Saturday, Aug. 25: 750ml Wines will hold a series of master sommelier events with MS Larry O’Brien at noon. This one is a deep dive on France. Cost is $69 (club members: $59 per class, $343 for all). It’s at 8903 Brecksville Road, Brecksville. Email info@750ml.com.

Saturday, Aug. 25: The Olde Wine Cellar will be themed California Dreaming: Wines from California will be featured at 11 a.m. Cost is $15 and includes samples, tasting notes and cheese. The Olde Wine Cellar is at 7932 Main St., Olmsted Falls. Call 440-427-1222.

Friday, Aug. 31: The Olde Wine Cellar will be themed Willamette Dammit! Oregon wines will be served at 5 p.m. Cost is $15 and includes samples, tasting notes and cheese. The Olde Wine Cellar is at 7932 Main St., Olmsted Falls. Call 440-427-1222.

SEPTEMBER

Friday, Sept. 1: The Olde Wine Cellar will be themed Willamette Dammit! Oregon wines will be served at 11 a.m. Cost is $15 and includes samples, tasting notes and cheese. The Olde Wine Cellar is at 7932 Main St., Olmsted Falls. Call 440-427-1222.

Thursday, Sept. 6: Cru Uncorked will hold an Italian wine tasting at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $60. It’s at 34300 Chagrin Blvd., Moreland Hills.

Tuesday, Sept. 18: Cru Uncorked will hold a Chateau Pontet-Canet wine dinner at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $225. It’s at 34300 Chagrin Blvd., Moreland Hills.

Friday, Sept. 21: Greater Cleveland Aquarium’s Adult Swim series will feature fall wines. Cost is $40 ($30, aquarium passholders) and includes light hors d’oeuvres. Event is expected to sell out. The aquarium is at 2000 Sycamore St., Cleveland.

Saturday, Sept. 29: 750ml Wines will hold a series of master sommelier events with MS Larry O’Brien at noon. This one is a deep dive on the South. Cost is $69 (club members: $59 per class, $343 for all). It’s at 8903 Brecksville Road, Brecksville. Email info@750ml.com.

OCTOBER

Thursday, Oct. 18: Ruth’s Chris Steak House will hold its sixth of six TasteMaker Dinners with wine pairings. The sixth five-course dinner will feature Stag’s Leap of California. Seating is limited; call 216-539-8404 for reservations and price. (There is a fee if cancellation occurs within 24 hours of the event.) Ruth’s Chris is at 200 Public Square, Cleveland.

Saturday, Oct. 20: North Coast Wine Club is holding its third annual Hobo party. Email info@northcoastwineclub.net for details.

Saturday, Oct. 20: 750ml Wines will hold a series of master sommelier events with MS Larry O’Brien at noon. This one is a deep dive on Spain. Cost is $69 (club members: $59 per class, $343 for all). It’s at 8903 Brecksville Road, Brecksville. Email info@750ml.com.

DECEMBER

Saturday, Dec. 1: 750ml Wines will hold a series of master sommelier events with MS Larry O’Brien at noon. This one is Larry’s holiday favorites. Cost is $69 (club members: $59 per class, $343 for all). It’s at 8903 Brecksville Road, Brecksville. Email info@750ml.com.

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