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Win a Trip for 2 to Pelee Island’s Winery!

Register to win a trip to Pelee Island for 2 adults!
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Want to visit the winery on Pelee Island? Take a chance and register to win a trip for 2 adults on July 10-12, 2013. The drawing is May 15 so be sure to register before then! Come by between May 1-3 for a preview – sample some Pelee Island wines!

You must have a valid US Passport. Includes accommodations and ferry ride. More details in store. This is one of our favorite wineries; every ecosystem in Canada is represented in this, Canada’s most southern land mass. Pelee Island has one of the longest growing seasons and is one of Canada’s oldest grape-growing regions and is a most unique microclimate. Two German winemakers employ their skilled training and modern technology and get credit for the award-winning, high quality wines produced at the winery today. For more info about Pelee Island, visit their site here.

At Sher Bliss, we stock many of the Pelee wines.  The extremely popular Sweet Merlot and Pinot Grigio belie their names as neither is truly sweet and the Merlot actually finishes dry. The Pinot Grigio is not dull and watery, but light and crisp. For the true wine enthusiast there is a Gamay Noir Zweigelt, an unusual juicy wine with a spicy finish, and two distinctly different Pinot Noirs and a Cab Franc.

Wed, May 1 – Fri, May 3

Come in and sample these wines during regular store hours. Samples priced from $2.50 per two ounce pour.

Call 614-428-9463 for more info.

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Fun Thanksgiving Wine Picks at Sher Bliss!

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, Sher Bliss has prepared the perfect selection of seasonal wines for an enjoyable and relaxing holiday season. Happy holidays!
Thanksgiving Wine Selection 
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Bodegas Olivares Jumilla Rosado 2011
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A super-refreshing wine, with rich strawberry, cherry, and hints of sage and herbs on the nose. The palate brings dried cherries and strawberries and a long lush finish.
Lenotti “Rosso Passo” Veneto 2011
From the stony soils to the east of Lake Garda, this wine, made with Sangiovese and Merlot grapes, is a nice combination of soft fruitiness and savory finish. An ideal red for early courses.
Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico 2011
A simple light, dry Italian white wine grown in the oldest winegrowing areas around Jesi. Palate is smooth with hints of apple, pear, and citrus fruits.
Carol Shelton “Coquille Blanc” 2010
Carol Shelton is a “Zin Specialist,” known for her luscious, fruit-forward wines that are perfectly balanced and perfectly delicious. Light yellow in color with a ripe pear and apple palate.
La Crotta di Vegneron Pinot Noir 2011
A Pinot Noir made in the Aosta Valley, Italy’s smallest and least populous region. Palate is smooth and light with a distinct floral edge. A nice alternative to a Pinot Grigio or Sauvignon Blanc.
Orvieto Classico Amabile 2010
Made by Barberani, a respected wine producer known forvery clean, pure-tasting wines. An excellent clean and fragrant model of the traditional medium-sweet version of Orvieto wines.
Foris “Gewurztraminer” 2011
Showing a medium pale yellow color, this wine offers aromas of orange zest with some suggestion of floral notes and nutmeg. On the palate, nectarine and pear is accompanied by some exotic spices such as cardamom.
Elena Walch “Lagrein” Alto Adige 2010
An elegant, sophisticated, and fruity wine. Hints of blackberry, ripe cherries, and fresh black pepperthat drinks well with food but also delicious when served alone.

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