I hope that everybody has had a chance to catch their
breath from the start of the new school year.
not, may we suggest that you:
Hooky This Tuesday At Wines By Jennifer!
of you may have heard about an exciting new event called
of Missouri", a point-to-point stage race
patterned after the famous Tour de France. What
you may not have heard is that the Kansas City stage
of the race on Tuesday, September 11th will be coming
through our own beautiful downtown Parkville - not
you probably know, we've
never been ones to miss an opportunity to throw a party,
so we cordially invite you to:
the Tour of Missouri with Wines by Jennifer"
the cyclists will arrive in Parkville at approximately
1:30 PM on their way out and 3:00 PM on their way back,
the party at Wines by Jennifer will start
whenever you want it to end!
have special cycling-themed wines and
beers to mark the occasion, along with complementary
picnic fare for you to enjoy throughout
biking enthusiast or person remotely familiar with
the Tour de France or races of this kind knows that
the race is just a small part of the action. It's more
like a rolling festival bringing together thousands
of people for food, drink, and frivolity. So whether
you're a hard-core cyclist, or your last bike had streamers,
a banana seat, and cards in the spokes, this is one
party you don't want to miss.
RSVP required - just show up ready for fun!
We Have A Winner!
to Valerie Dieffenbach, who was chosen as the lucky
winner in our Wine Club contest for two free tickets
($150 retail value) to the September
23rd Alfresco Wine Dinner.
addition to our thanks and congratulations, we just have
one other thing to say, Valerie: "Bring your appetite!"
wine? Fun? Extra cash?
this describes you, we need to talk! Wines by Jennifer
is seeking wine- and
individuals to fill part-time shifts at the shoppe.
For more information, give us a call at 816.505.WINE.
Tasting Room Selections
Club Wine of the Month
Club Wine of the Month
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means “vat” or “tank” and is used to refer to a particular
batch or blend.
"Still" wine is any wine without bubbles.
Labels were first put on wine bottles in the early
1700's, but it wasn’t until the 1860's that suitable
developed to hold them on the bottles.
Rose bushes are often planted at the end of a row
of grape vines to act as an early warning signal
by diseases and insects like aphids.
The auger or curly metal part of a corkscrew
is sometimes called a worm.
Let us host your next Private Party at Wines by Jennifer! We'll design
a party that is perfect for you:
Special Holiday Parties
Luncheons & Dinners
And Much More!
smiling couple after their wedding at Wines by
by Jennifer Wine Trivia Contest
the correct answer by September 30th and win a free
wine tasting compliments of Wines by Jennifer. In the
of multiple correct answers, the winner will be chosen
by random drawing.
What is the world's most widely planted
Congratulations to last month's winner, Melinda
Stanley, who was randomly drawn from several
who all knew that Portugal is the world's largest
producer of corks.
Arbonne Health and
Wellness Products now available at Wines by Jennifer!
ask Jennifer if you are interested in learning more
about this wonderful line of health and wellness products.
Take charge of your health and well-being and treat
yourself right. You deserve it!
and did we mention you can make money doing it?)
by Jennifer Featured Customer
& Dennis Watkins
good friends and long-time Wine Club members Pennie
and Dennis Watkins recently became proud grandparents
and couldn't wait to visit
us at Wines by Jennifer to show off the beautiful
baby girl, Audrey.
Pennie and Dennis, and when babysitting duty calls
as we're sure it will, please come visit us again!
by Jennifer Featured Testimonial
I enjoyed browsing through the shop for a short while
yesterday and look forward to your monthly selections
as a member in the Wine Club.
I was so impressed, I mentioned your shop to a friend
last night...I'm guessing she'll be dropping by one
By the way, I heard about your place from one of your
Wine Club members who's installing my countertop.
a testimonial about your experience at Wines
by Jennifer and if we select it for inclusion
in a future newsletter, you'll win a complimentary
wine tasting at Wines by Jennifer.)
Oxford Companion to Wine"
by Jancis Robinson
Here is yet another excellent resource from one
of the world's foremost wine authorities, Jancis
"OK," you may ask, "why
could I possibly need another wine reference
book in my
The answer is that this reference book is quite
unlike any other you may have seen. While it definitely
provides all the usual information about varietals,
regions, tasting, pairings, et al., it also explores
several not-so-usual areas, such as:
The impact of animals on vines and wine
The British influence on wine
Wine in literature, art, and
are but a few of the less obvious aspects to
wine that you will enjoy learning about from
recommended for the beginning and experienced
wine drinkers alike, drop by your local bookstore
and take a look at this one for yourself. You
yourself walking out with yet another wine
reference book for your library!
there is plenty of wine, sorrow and worry take wing."
all, folks - see you next month!