Happy Thursday! OK, so there is lots to see, do and TASTE! Three events that are sure to be delicious ones include Liberty Lake Wine Cellars' Aquila Red Blend Release , Small Plates Tasting Featuring William Church Winery at Europa Restaurant, and 315 at The Greenbriar's Bourbon Tasting Event. Additional events that will certainly delight include: Thursday Wine Social at Gourmet Way, Patio Performers featuring Isaac Walton and Current Flow at Arbor Crest, Spokane's Chinese Lantern Festival, Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions at Spokane Arena, The Italian OPEN Charity Golf Scramble at Stoneridge Golf Course, Annual Kootenai River Ride in Bonners Ferry, Spokane Jazz Orchestra with Wycliffe Gordon at The Bing Crosby Theater, Scenic Half Marathon in Sandpoint, Tapas Cooking Class at The Culinary Stone, Gallagher's Last Smash Tour at Panida Theater, and Northern Quest Outdoor Summer Concert featuring Dierks Bentley with Tucker Beathard.
To find out more about these and other events, visit our FSA-sponsored online calendar.
AQUILA RED BLEND RELEASE PARTY
Sat. Sept. 17
Liberty Lake Wine Cellars’ newest red wine is ready for release. The Aquila (pronounced ‘A-quill-a’) is a Red Mountain red blend from the 2011 vintage consisting of 65% Merlot, 25% Petit Verdot, and 10% Syrah. This is a well-rounded wine with a lasting finish that pairs well with most food. You won’t want to miss it. Read more
SMALL PLATES TASTING
Tues. Sept. 20, 6pm
Held at Spokane’s downtown Europa Restaurant, with William Church’s representative as your guide, taste two wine samples with each of three delicious small plate offerings prepared by Chef/Owner Jeff Engel, who is extremely enthusiastic about wine and food combinations! Read more
Wed. Sept. 21, 7pm
This tasting event features nine bourbons and a demo on a special Bourbon drink by the bartender, as well as appetizers and an educational presentation by Dean Opsal. Cost is only $30. Seating is limited. Read more
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
"Men are like wine -
some turn to vinegar,
but the best improve
~ Pope John XXIII