‘Brown bag’ wine tasting at 3rd Thursdays

A progressive “brown bag” wine tasting at the shops along Tomahawk Rd. kept attendees to June’s 3rd Thursdays event at The Village Shops in good spirits. Patrons sampled mystery wines at seven stores, and then tried to guess which of three possible varietal descriptions matched the wine.

Rimann Liquors managing partner Andy Wingert added to the festivity’s wine motif by displaying his hand-made oeneological ornamentations, benches and candles holders crafted from white oak barrels discarded by California vinters:

And there was fodder for ears as well as taste buds, as the sounds of a jazz trio whet appetites for the PV Jazz Festival, to be held this September in Harmon Park.