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Post-Valentine’s Day Blind Tasting

Friday, February 15th7:00- 8:30 PM

How good is your palate? Think you’re an expert wine taster?

Come test your taste buds and knowledge of wine at our blind wine tasting.
Learn to identify basic components of wine (aromas, flavors, acid, tannin, etc.) and increase your enjoyment of wine in general.

Brought to you buy Sher Bliss Wine & Chocolate and

Chris Hutchison,Portfolio Manager for Vanguard, Certified Specialist of Wine.

Syllabus and Scoring…

Everyone has a score card:

White or red? Each correct earns 1 pt
Varietal correct, 3pts
Bonuses for correctly identifying aroma/flavors.
Chocolate prizes for the winners!

Just $15 per person and it’s fun and educational!


Breakfast with Sher Bliss on “Small Business Saturday”!

Need some rest and relaxation from all of the hustle and bustle? Come to Sher Bliss tomorrow, Saturday, November 24 and Sunday November 25 for our gourmet breakfast served from 9am-1pm, where wine is the highlight of each entree. You will receive an incredibly delicious wine-infused doughnut, free, with each entree ordered as part of Small Business Saturday (SBS). Throughout the day you can participate in SBS while relaxing with flights of wine and cheese plates, and chocolates will be paired with a dazzling selection of Ports, available in 1, or 2 oz pours.


Pumpkin Pancakes, $8

Light, fluffy pumpkin flavored pancakes served with a maple syrup and ginger liquor whipped cream.

My Mom’s Famous Quiche Lorraine, $8

Mushrooms are pressed into a cream cheese crust and baked with a perfect creamy custard.

Soy Chorizo Frittata, $9

Soy Chorizo is quickly sauteed and then poached in a fruity and tart Marellino di Scansano. This velvety casserole with corn, light cream cheese,  Monterey Jack, scallions, and pickled peppers will have you always asking for more!

Shrimp and Grits Weekend Style, $10.50

Our famously known shrimp and grits is here to stay! Scampi style shrimp, served with polenta and mango. Polenta is slowly simmered in a crisp Gavi. In perfect harmony with the shrimp, mango, and aged cheddar.

Pumpkin Biscuits stuffed  with Savory Cranberry Confit and Goat Cheese


For the Connoisseur, $3/3.75

Wine infused doughnuts. Choose from plain or chocolate batter with a variety of exotic spices and flavors.

Flights of Wine and Bellini are served as well!

NEW to Sher Bliss: Wine-Paws!

A cute and fun glass for every animal-loving wine drinker! Wine-Paws is a company based out of New Albany, Ohio. This company was founded almost a year ago, with the goal of creating a line of wine glasses to showcase a love for animals. Choose from an assortment of cats and dogs for $20 a glass.

Imageto learn more about Wine-Paws, visit their facebook page 

Wines selected for reasons that make them a perfect pairing with foods where chocolate takes a lead role! Call 614-428-WINE (9463) to reserve your spot for Valentine’s Day, or Monday 2/13. Available from 6-9PM.

For many years Sher-Bliss has been adding chocolates to savory foods and pairing them with wines.  This Valentine’s weekend it gets even better.  Our Cupid’s arrow aims to hit your palate just right in the form of twenty six different pairings in a create your own flight.  Choose 4, prices range from $2.50 on the Rhiannon red combo to $7.50 for the Alto Moncayo and cookie dough duo. 


A perfect 10 for the REDS:

Alto Moncayo 2009 Old Vines Grenache paired with toasted pine nut chocolate chip cookie dough drizzled with milk chocolate


Carpe Diem 2008 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and Dark Espresso Bark


Armador 2010 Maipo Valley Carmenere and toasted pine nut studded dark chocolate clusters


Troublemaker Paso Robles blend’s richness sets off mascarpone stuffed-figs and warm milk chocolate


Meiomi 2010 Monterey Pinot Noir dark chocolate fondue dipped strawberries, raspberries and grapes


Rhiannon Red 2009 luscious and spicy red blend fromCalifornia matches up to milk chocolate with cayenne pepper infusion


Buehler 2010 Napa Valley Zinfandel, extremely limited so enjoy it while you can with dark espresso crunch bark


Senda 66 Tempranillo dusty cocoa yumminess goes and an old favorite, white chocolate and oreos


Spann Vineyards 2008 The Classic Four’s velvety elegance that pops with white Cheddar cheese and dark chocolate shavings


Amaris 2009 Tempranillo a smooth and a bit sweet little wine perfect with chocolate black bean burgers and chocolate bbq’ed cauliflower


It’s Fab 4 for the WHITES:

Monchof 2010 Mosel Riesling, QBA-type sweetness lush with milk chocolates and dried pear fondue


Maui Blanc pineapple wine is oh-so tropical with dark chocolate, key lime crunch s’mores


Stump Jump 2008 Sticky Chardonnay sauternes-like, very rich and fun with cinnamon-spiced white chocolate


Conundrum  2010 California White blend, one of our most popular fruity whites and so easy to sip with dried pears and milk chocolates


Wink, Wink, bring on the PINK:

Innocent Bystander 2010 Moscato fromAustralia…so soft and sweet, sweet, and almost cuddly with white chocolate fondue and raspberries


Del Rio Vineyards Rose Jolee, Rogue Valley a fun, aromatic and explosively fruity wine  paired with chocolate-laced black bean burgers


Secco Italian Bubbles Pinot Noir and Prosecco with warm dark chocolate and strawberries


Gerard Bertrand 2009 Cremant Brut Rose milk chocolate fondue raspberries and strawberries


DESSERT WINES in a line-up that cannot be beat

Six Grapes Reserve Porto, classic port grapes in a wine style served with mascarpone-filled figs with dark chocolate drizzle


Elysium 2008 Black Muscat, the name means paradise and what better way to enjoy paradise than with a cream cheese fondant layer and milk chocolate


Noval Ruby Port delicate aromas and delicious with white chocolate, pecan and caramel turtles


Feist Vintage Character Port-full-bodied and intense with dark chocolate cheesecake strawberries; a remarkable and memorable treat


Jorge Ordonez 2006 Victoria, Malaga fresh fruit flavors from theMuscat grape and the elegance of this wine make it a perfect match to glaceed orange peel fromItaly in dark chocolate


McNab Ridge Allure, a special red wine with natural chocolate flavor.  It’s a tootsie roll in a glass served alongside tootsie roll s’mores


Cocoa DiVine espresso flavors and cream unite in this velvety smooth wine sinfully married to a plate of milk chocolate espresso bark


Tessora Limone Liqueur locally made to an old family recipe, lemony, lush and creamy served in a dark chocolate cupImage

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