Friday, April 4, 2008

Drinking Big Wines With Small Price Tags at Jackalope & Blacksmith

(Bend, OR) The Jackalope Grill and The Blacksmith are offering two great ways to try exceptional wines at an affordable price this month. During April, the Jackalope Grill's "Fruit of the Vine Tuesdays" means half-price on any bottle of wine from their Wine Spectator Award of Excellence-winning wine list, with the purchase of dinner. That's a dream come true for a tight-wad foodie like me.

And The Blacksmith has started Wednesday Tastings after work. April's weekly wine tastings, hosted by Blacksmith sommelier Kevin Gilman and the occasional expert guest, feature different vineyards, varietals, vertical tastings and other fun ways to experience the beauty of the bottle. (Last Wednesday a small but enthusiastic crowd sampled eight wines for the measly $10 admission.) Gilman is a certified second-level sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers.

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