Tag: Wine Knots

Wine Knots celebrate “Love is in the air”

Tom Zumann Wine Knots wine group met on February 22, at the home of Kathy and Tom Zumann and featured two champagnes. The first selection was a Spanish Brut produced by Freixenet and the second was a California Blanc de Noir produced by the Gloria Ferrer Winery. Both champagnes were rich, fruity and greatly enjoyed.…

Wine Knots head fer them hills

Vicki Baker Tarred of all them fancy wines they’d been drinkin’, the Wine Knots headed fer them hills to git some of that good ole Tennessee moonshine. Most famous for being brewed in the woods during Prohibition, it was once considered a downscale liquor. It’s now making a higher-end comeback with tastin’ rooms all over…

Wine Knots, waste not!

  Theresa Peoples Friday, April 20 the Wine Knots joined Bill and Theresa Peoples for a little bit of Italy! They tasted some of the regional wines from Italy, including Frascati, a savory, citrusy white wine that has been produced in Rome’s countryside for thousands of years and was enjoyed by ancient Romans and Renaissance…

Wisconsin Wines at the Wine Knots

  Tom Zumann Wine Knots wine tasting group met at the home of Kathy and Tom Zumann on March 16 and featured wines from three Wisconsin wineries. Peninsula Red, from the Door Peninsula Winery, was a Meritage blend of cherry, merlot, and cabernet sauvignon. The next selection was Prairie Fume, an American seyval semi-dry white…

A capital evening with the Wine Knots

  Diane Williams Wine Knots wine tasting group met on February 23 and to honor President’s Day everyone was instructed by our host and hostess, Chuck and Joan Newcomer, to research a favorite dish of one of our presidents and bring it to share with the group. We had everything from Reagan’s jelly beans to…

Wine Knots goes French

  Randy Johnston The monthly Wine Knots got together at Bob and Christy Marshall’s house for a great evening of French wine, food and insight of the French regions for wine and champagne. Since Christy was born in France we felt like we were in a library getting information on wine, living conditions and cultures.…

Wine Knots celebrate

  Randy Johnston The November Wine Knots get-together was hosted by Rich and Sharon Heidebrecht and was a celebration of great wine and comfort food. The group started the evening with great hors d’oeuvres of cheese queso, jalapeno cheese dip with homegrown jalapenos from the Zumann garden and a cheese ball. Rich and Sharon presented…

Wine Knots “Raduno”

Indulge yourself in all Canada has to offer

Randy Johnston The Italian raduno, which means get together, was at Wayne and Mary Ann Ballard’s home on Friday, September 15. The night was all about Italian food and wine. The evening began with some great appetizers including Italian nachos, meatballs and Italian sausage and crackers. After an Italian serenade from Tom Zumann, Wayne presented…

Wine Knots go off the Ranch

Wine Knots toast “Friendship, the wine of life”

Randy Johnston On Tuesday, August 16, the Wine Knots went on an adventure for their monthly get-together to visit Chef Point Café in Watauga for a wine and dine tasting party. As many know this restaurant is an active Conoco gas station/convenience store that was made into a fine dining area. The evening started with…

Wine Knots sample “Berry Good” wines

“Wine and friends make a great blend” at the Bakers

Randy Johnston The monthly Wine Knots met at Scott and Vicki Baker’s on Friday, July 21, with another travel location for wines. The Bakers decided to have us sample wines from Alaska. Pretty interesting since grapes are not raised there, but a winery was discovered during their trip. Surprisingly there are four wineries in Alaska,…