The kiddos are back in school, but this week's edition of the Wandering Wino is all about the children. Not for them, but about them.
Frugal MacDoogal Wine & Liquor Warehouse passed on information about our first event:
Saturday August 29th | Wine Tasting
Al Menah Shrine Center | 7-10 PM | $25 per person inclusive.
This is the First Annual Al Menah Shriners Benefit Wine Tasting, featuring 40 wines from local distributor Horizon Wine and Spirits. Join us for a rare Saturday night tasting, at the Al Menah Center, from 7:00 until 10:00 P.M.
The Al Menah Center is located at: 1354 Brick Church Pike in Nashville. So grab some bricks and head up north to the church.
Call (615) 226-7766 for reservations.
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a one-of-a-kind international health care system of 22 hospitals dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing specialty pediatric care, innovative research and outstanding teaching programs at no cost to the patient our their family.
It's nice to see that people are noticing that there are residents north of I-40 who love good wine as well. Midtown Wine and Spirits and September's Cafe are hosting a wine tasting for the good folks of Hendersonville next week. Go Commandos! (That's the Hendersonville High School football team. You are expected to wear pants to the wine dinner.)
Who: Midtown Wine and Spirits & September's Cafe
What: A tasting of six wines, $20 Per Person
-Hey Mambo Sultry Red
-Hey Mambo Swanky White
-Emeri Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc
-Leese-Fitch Cabernet Sauvignon
When: Tuesday, August 25th, 2009 at 6:00 PM
Where: 300 Indian Lake Blvd., Bldg B
Hendersonville, TN 37075
RSVP to September's Cafe @ (615) 822-5323
Speaking of kids, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee are the beneficiaries of three Vintner Dinners planned to kick off the Franklin Wine Festival. Presented by Cool Springs Wines & Spirits and supported by Nissan North America, the festival culminates with the Grand Tasting on Oct. 24, 7:00 p.m., at The Factory in Franklin, Tenn.
The Vintner Dinners pair gourmet cuisine with superior wine selections from award winning vineyards. Dinners offer multiple courses with a different wine selected to complement each course.
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 2525 West End Ave., Nashville, will host the first Vintner Dinner on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 6:30 pm. Cost is $125 per person. We'll pass on the details of the rest of the dinners as the dates approach. We know how busy your social calendar can get.