5TH ANNUAL WINE, WHISKY & CRAFT BEER TASTING
AT STEW LEONARD’S TO BENEFIT NORWALK EXCHANGE CLUB
Thursday, November 6, 2014
NORWALK, Conn., October 6, 2014 – Join the wine specialists from Stew Leonard's Wines of Norwalk as we celebrate harvest season with our fifth annual Wine, Whiskey and Craft Beer Tasting benefitting the Norwalk Exchange Club! More than 100 wines, whiskies, and beers will be featured, as well as a menu of seasonal fare freshly prepared by Stew Leonard’s culinary team.
The event takes place on Thursday, November 6, 2014 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Stew Leonard's food store, located at 100 Westport Avenue in Norwalk. Tickets are $40 per person and all proceeds will benefit The Norwalk Exchange Club, which will use the funds raised to help fight and prevent child abuse in Fairfield County.
“On behalf of the Norwalk Exchange Club and its members, I would like to thank Stew Leonard's for hosting the fifth annual Wine, Whiskey & Craft Beer tasting. The Norwalk Exchange Club is a non-profit organization raising funds to aid the prevention of child abuse,” said Exchange Club President Tim Oman.
Stew Leonard's Wine specialists have hand-picked a selection of wines that complement the flavors of the fall harvest season. Notable bottles to be tasted include:
Whiskies and bourbons to be sampled at the event include Johnnie Platinum and Gold, Jack Daniel Single Barrel, Gentleman Jack, Woodford Reserve, and Woodford Reserve Double Oak. Representatives from Thimble Island Beer, hailing from Branford, Conn., will additionally offer samples of their popular American Ale, and hard cider lovers will enjoy a new French rose cider called Ecusson. Bailey’s will pour their original Irish Crème flavor alongside their new Chocolate Cherry Irish Crème.
To complement the array of fall flavors offered by the wine, beer, and spirits, Stew’s Chefs will offer a Pumpkin Risotto bar with golden raisins, toasted pine nuts, red & white roasted pearl onions, and crumbled sweet Italian sausage. Additional menu items include:
Stew Leonard’s bakery team will additionally offer a selection of sweet treats at the end of the night, including freshly baked Apple Cider Donut Pops, Chocolate Dipped Crodo Bites, and Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies.
Stew Leonard’s Wines, located at 55 Westport Avenue in Norwalk, will extend their hours that night until 9 p.m. so that guests can purchase any wine, whiskies and beer being sampled that night. *Wines and beers already listed at state minimum and/or on sale will be excluded.
Tickets can be purchased at Stew Leonard's Wines of Norwalk located at 55 Westport Ave.; Mane St. Salon at 6 Main Street, Norwalk; or by contacting the Exchange Club at 203.424.1122.
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