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Do good and drink wine: Press Herald Toy Fund kick-off Friday at MJ’s

Do good and drink wine: Press Herald Toy Fund kick-off Friday at MJ’s
November 20, 2013

The Press Herald Toy Fund brings toys to children in Maine who’s families need extra support during the holidays, and they’re celebrating another year of giving with a Toy Fund kick-off event from 5-7 pm Friday at MJ’s Wine Bar at One City Center, Portland.

Wine tastings: Try something new for the holidays

Wine tastings: Try something new for the holidays
November 19, 2013

It’s no secret: we love wine any time. Well, any time after work. While we could always pour a glass at home, it’s especially nice to drink wine in a convivial atmosphere, try some new labels and learn a thing or two. Here are six Portland-area wine-tasting events where you can do just that.

Cheapskates wine guide: 8 Portland places for deals on wine

Cheapskates wine guide: 8 Portland places for deals on wine
October 26, 2013

Happy Hour drink specials abound in Portland, but if your preferred way to wind down after work is with a glass of prosecco or pinot noir, several restaurants in the city have great deals just for you.

Beer is better! No, wine is better! Beer vs. Wine Dinner

Beer is better! No, wine is better! Beer vs. Wine Dinner
October 01, 2013

To add fuel to the fire, or perhaps to show drinkers there is a middle ground (is it possible to like beer AND wine? Yes!) The Inn at Brunswick Station is hosting a Beer vs. Wine dinner from 6-8:30 pm on Oct. 1. The meal will feature a selection of seasonal offerings prepared by Chef Kevin Cunningham and paired with Gritty’s beers and Joel Gott wines.

Engineers Without Borders hosts beer and wine tasting fundraiser

Engineers Without Borders hosts beer and wine tasting fundraiser
September 16, 2013

The event will feature music from the Jason Spooner Band, food from Lake Region Caterers and donated offerings from CVC Catering Group, Aperitif, The Cookie Jar and European Bakery. This year’s beer and wine tastings are provided by local purveyors including Gritty McDuff’s, Allagash, Baxter, Rising Tide Brewing Company, SoPoWine Company, M.S. Walker, and Wicked Wines, Inc.

Bar Diving: Forest Gardens is just like home

Bar Diving: Forest Gardens is just like home
June 10, 2013

After spending almost 15 years living in Portland proper, my first year off the peninsula has been a little …rough. No Public Market, no Bull Moose, no Videoport, NO COFFEE ANYWHERE, and I’ve been feeling more than a little lost without a neighborhood bar. But, if TRON PINBALL is any indication, Forest Gardens might just be the answer.

Wine workshop: Learn perfect wines for Thanksgiving

Wine workshop: Learn perfect wines for Thanksgiving
November 05, 2012

Thanksgiving Dinner is a notoriously difficult dinner to pair wines with because of its wide variety of traditional foods ranging from savory, lean, fatty, salty, sweet. Let us give you a hand. In this session we’ll taste, evaluate, and discuss why the wines we have selected will pair very well at any Thanksgiving table.