Erica Archer has actually planned a collection of cruising and drinking experiences around Casco Bay this month. Archer, who is the owner of Wine Wise Events as well as is a sommelier and wine educator, believes that expertise about red wine is enhanced via tasting experiences, specifically with food.
White wine sails run every Friday, Saturday as well as Sunday via Oct. 24 as well as include samplings of local wines, discussion of details production locations, label analysis, grape ranges and a selection of cheeses, cured meats and also fresh fruits.
All sailings run from 4-6 p.m., unless otherwise kept in mind, aboard the 74-foot sailboat Frances, which leaves from the Maine State Pier in Portland. Tickets are with winewiseevents.com and also are $125/guest: Oct. 15, Autumn Foliage Sunset Cruise including South African white wines; Oct. 16, red wines of the Loire Valley; Oct. 17, 1:30 p.m., champagnes; Oct. 17, wines from the Mediterranean; Oct. 22, all about cabernet sauvignon; Oct. 23, red wines from the Piedmont region of Italy; Oct. 24, 1 p.m., fall white wines; Oct. 24, French reds.
Forthcoming white wine region trips include Tuscany and also Cinque Terre in April 2022 and also Napa and Sonoma in November 2022.
Other food news
Oct. 30 is the last day Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust fund Farmers Market will go to Crystal Springs Ranch until following springtime.
The Dolphin Restaurant in Harpswell shut for the period Oct. 9, yet their various other dining establishment, Embark, 61 Maine St. in Brunswick, is set up to resume around Nov. 9. Welcome back.
A glass of wine suppers are back at Old Vines White Wine Bar in Kennebunkport. A Spanish Household Red Wine Dinner is from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19. The menu consists of Chilled Octopus Salad, Poached Hake, Paella, Braised Lamb Shank and also Bread Custard. Complementary white wines for each and every course have been thoroughly selected. $125/guest, including tax and gratuity. Tickets at oldvineswinebar.com.
All Rosemont Market locations are releasing a brand-new seasonal bread food selection utilizing local ingredients as well as artisanal baking methods. Flavors include baked delicata squash; cranberry sourdough; milk bread; Miche bread, which is a big, rounded sourdough with whole wheat flour; and a 100% entire rye loaf. The Rosemont in our area goes to 96 Main St. in Yarmouth.
Bombay Mahal, 99 Maine St., Brunswick, is launching a craft beer that is specially brewed to match spicy, exotic Indian food flavors. Developed by one of the master brewers of Shipyard Developing, it has actually already won awards as well as is considered to be among the top 5 Indian beers to match with a curry.
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