October to everyone!
leaves are finally turning here in the beautiful
Midwest, so Halloween and all the fun and fright it
brings can't be far behind.
we believe that you're never too old to have fun on
Halloween, we've decided to have a Halloween costume
Wines by Jennifer.
Your Halloween Costume to Wines by Jennifer on Saturday,
October 27th from Noon - 8:00 PM
you've got a Halloween party to go to Saturday night (or
even if you don't), just stop by
the shoppe on your way for a little pre-party libation
with your fellow Halloween frolickers.
be taking pictures of all the contestants and
posting them at Wines by Jennifer for review and
voting for "Best Costume" by our customers on Tuesday
and Wednesday of the following week.
the Victor Goes the Spoils!
The "spoils" in
our contest means a free
bottle of your choice from our "Spooky Halloween Wines" on
the tasting table
all week, so drop by from 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM on Saturday,
October 27th to show off your costume.
might even want
tasting while you're there
so you can pick out your favorite bottle in advance!
Halloween to all and enjoy the newsletter!
Enjoy the photos on the right from some of the fun
Special Events held recently at Wines by Jennifer>>>>>>>
Tasting Room Selections
Club Wine of the Month
Club Wine of the Month
of the Month
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vintage year on a bottle indicates the year the grapes
were grown, not necessarily the year the wine was
bottled or released.
In the Middle Ages, wine was used
largest cork tree in the world is known as “The Whistler
Tree.” Located in the Alentejo region of Portugal,
it averages more than one ton of raw cork per harvest
– enough to cork 100,000 bottles of wine.
ages more slowly in larger bottles than in smaller
The Pinot wine grape family comes in three colors --
black (noir), white (blanc), and gray (gris).
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 October 31st and win
a free wine tasting compliments of Wines by Jennifer.
In the event of multiple correct answers, the
winner will be chosen by random drawing.
the term used to describe the amount of wine lost
from a bottle or barrel during shipment or storage?
to last month's winner, Michael Roberts, who was
randomly drawn from several correct respondents
who all knew that Airén is the world's most
widely planted grape varietal.
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
& Keith Dieffenbach
to our new Wine Club members Valerie and Keith Dieffenbach,
winners of two free tickets to the September
Alfresco Wine Dinner - a $150
value - in the Wines by Jennifer Father's Day Wine
Valerie of the event, "This was one of the best
dinners we have ever had and we have had some great
ones. We're looking forward to the next one!"
glad you enjoyed it, Valerie and Keith, and welcome
to the Wine Club. We look forward to seeing you at
by Jennifer Featured Testimonial
What a wonderful
surprise and introduction to Kansas City your charming
wine establishment was for me. I arrived from San
Diego with five hours to fill before meeting a cohort
coming from Maine and spontaneously followed a brown
historical site sign along I-29, where I luckily
walked up Main Street and found you. Your displays
were attractive and fresh, the staff most pleasant
and knowledgeable, and Al and I had a good chat about
you and your friends and staff, I had a delightful
visit and a well-prepared meal down the street at
the upstairs bistro.
San Diego, CA
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.)
MacNeil is director of the wine program at the Culinary
Institute of America in Napa, California. She is
a prolific writer and consultant on the subject of
wine, with articles appearing in magazines and newspapers
from Wine Spectator to The New York
Wine Bible is grounded in the fundamentals,
but is enriched with asides, tips, anecdotes, definitions,
glossaries, illustrations, maps, and wine labels.
With over 900 pages and more than 500 photos, maps
and charts, this book has something for everyone.
is a staple in our tasting room, so stop in and ask
to see the book that Robert Mondavi calls "the
most complete wine book ever."
contemptible scoundrel stole the cork from my lunch?"
all, folks - see you next month!