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FFE no, not Findlay High School's Show Choir…Fastest February Ever, at least it felt that way to me!

Hours of Operation

Monday – Saturday

10am to 6pm!


Calendar


March 1 - Fat Tuesday! $49.99 per person Laissez les bons temps rouler! SOLD OUT


March 5 - For this first Saturday of Lent, we’ll be serving Fresh Strozzapreti Pasta from Italy with your choice of Red or Green Pesto on Saturday from12-6pm. A bowl of pasta, a hearty slice of Italian bread and a glass of Italian Red or White for $15.99!


March 26 - Lamb O’ Rama Dinner - one of our yearly and favorite events. 4 courses served on the last Saturday of March!

Reservations Required (Call Soon)…


Store News

What’s new at the store you ask, new wines, new beers, new foods. Every week I say enough is enough and then, of course, I find something that attracts my attention and I bring it in. Silver Snapper from New Zealand FRESH, sure why not. Fantastic cured meats from Indianapolis that takes me back to Italy, you bet. Steaks intended for some of the best steak houses in the country, always. We have a select palate down here and when we can bring anything like this in, we go for it and hope you will too…


Wine News

We’ve been spending some time and money, of course, on trying to put some great wines back in our coolers. Cabs and Red Blends are the focus and we’re slowly building the cases back up. While some may be a bit more on the “special event” list, others are quite affordable and we’re happy to be sharing all of these with you!





Dan’s Feature

My feature this week is a great Cabernet from Columbia Valley. The 2017 Col Solare has been vacant from our shelves long enough, this Italian /American collaboration needs to be brought back to the table. I’ve said many times before I’ll pretty much buy anything from Red Mountain, which, of course, this Cab comes from. This big, beautiful Cabernet has a Tuscan soul, pleasant notes of dark fruit aromatics are joined by hints of vanilla, spice, cedar and toasty mocha on the seductive finish. Col Solare is a joint venture from Piero Antinori of Italy and Chateau Ste Michelle of Benton, Washington. Rich, full bodied with unbelievable dark fruit notes make this bottle a wonderful addition... and at $76.99 for a special occasion, it will compliment the table very, very well. Bringing this back in is like welcoming an old friend back, no need to catch up just sit and enjoy its presence.



Dan's Pick

While not new to the store, it’s finally back in stock... Biutiful Brut Rose’ is one of the store's favorite Cavas and it finally has made it back into our market. These certainly aren’t my words but they are fun to pass along: "This spicy, fruity pink bubbly is...racy and tasty and fun, ideal for turning any evening into a party..." While falling into our cheap and cheerful category at $15.99, it’s a hard bottle to pass up. Every day can be a celebration!




Food News

We’re excited to be working with a new producer of charcuterie. I was fortunate to have received as a gift a very wide variety of artisanal cured meats from Indianapolis-based, Smoking Goose. I immediately reached out and asked if we could bring some of their products into the store to use both for our charcuterie boards and for retail and they were more than happy to partner with us. So, hopefully we will be receiving our first delivery from them today or tomorrow. There’s a whole host that will soon be here, and between you and me, we’ll figure out the soon-to-become favorites.



Food Feature of the Week

Two new items this week to feature... the first is a frozen, bacon-wrapped 5oz pork filet and the second item- which was originally intended for Flemings Steakhouse- is a 16-20oz Prime Ribeye Steak individually packed and frozen. Both appealed to me this week. I have been trying to get the pork filets for some time and they finally arrived today and at $5.99 a filet, they’re a bargain! The Prime Ribeyes look beautiful and at $38.99 per steak it is still a bargain. On Flemings menu they are $64.00... why not just cook it yourself. We don’t always get in what we’ve ordered but today we did and we’re happy to share these feature items with you this week!





Market Items

Fresh Dry Aged 12oz Prime Ribeyes - $35.99

Fresh Wagyu Burgers 2pk- $8.99

Fresh Cut Strip Steaks $17.99

Frozen 1lb Prime Fleming Steak House Ribeyes $38.99/steak

Fresh Cut Heritage long bone Berkshire Chops $14.99lb

Double Bone In Frenched Pork Chops $14.99lb

Frozen Bacon Wrapped 5oz Pork Filets $5.99/filet

Rinaldi Italian Sausage 4 links per pound- $6.99

Oysters “Hearts Desire PEI” - $24 a dozen

Fresh Loch Duart Scottish Salmon -$16.99lb

Fresh New Zealand Silver Snapper -$17.99lb

Frozen Bakkafrost Salmon Burgers with Spinach & Feta or Chipolte Lime 2pk - $10.99

Buddy’s Detroit Style 8 Pizzas Original Pepperoni or Cheese - $17.99

Au Gratin potatoes 4 pack $9.99

Truffle Au Gratin potatoes 2 pack $7.99

Frozen Ahi Saku Block Tuna AAA Sushi Grade avg.14oz $29.99

Frozen Lobster Tails $12.99 each

Frozen U-16/20 Raw Shrimp deveined (1lb package) - $19.99lb

Frozen U-10 Scallops – $29.99lb

Frozen Fontinini Fully Cooked Meatballs 6-2oz balls for $8.99

Fresh/Frozen Bacchini Paparedelle from Italy - $9.99 (serving for 2)

Fresh/Frozen Bacchini Strozzapreti from Italy - $9.99lb

1932’s Arrabbiata Pasta Sauce- $7.99

1932’s Pomodorina with Fresh Basil Pasta Sauce- $7.99

1932’s Pomodorina with Barolo Pasta Sauce- $7.99

Mezzetta Parmigiano Reggiano Marinara Sauce- $7.99

Cacio e Pepe Crema Sauce- $7.99

Fusco Mezzi Rigatoni Dried Pasta from Italy - $6.99

Maurizio Spaghetti Chitarra Dried Pasta from Italy - $5.99

Fusco Casarecce Dried Pasta from Italy - $5.99

Maurizio Trofie Artisan Pasta from Italy - $5.99

Drakes Jumbo Ravioli with Veal 1lb $12.99

Drakes “Parla” Spinach Florentine Ravioli- 16 count- $11.99

Drakes Eggplant Parmesan- $13.99

Tribeca Bakery Sourdough, Asiago Cheese and Pane’d’casa Bread $5.50


New Wines

Stag’s Leap 2018 Fay Napa $155.99

Jayson 2018 Red Blend Napa $64.99

Grgich Hills 2017 Cabernet Napa $76.99

Conn Creek 2018 Anthology Cabernet Napa $69.99

Col Solare 2017 Red Blend Washington $76.99

Eternally Silenced 2017 Pinot Noir California $49.99



New Beers

Shorts Spluge 6 pack Cans $12.99

Shorts Double Soft Parade $14.99

Prairie Buntastic 12oz bottles $8.99

Prairie Thai Delight 4 pack cans $19.99

Benediktiner Weiss 4 pack 16oz cans $15.99

Scaldis Peche Mel 4 pack bottles $17.99

Bavik Super Wit 6 pack Cans $15.99

Aspall Dry English Cider 500ml bottles $6.99

Flying Dog Vicious Hook Fruit Punch Sour 6 pack bottles $11.99

R. Shea Intergalactic Origins Imperial Gose 4 pack 16oz cans $14.99

Outerbelt Morning Commute Coffee Brown 6 pack cans $11.99

Outerbelt Gravel Donuts 6 pack cans $13.99


Kegs - 1/6 Barrel

Ale Smith Nut Brown Ale $129.99

North Coast Scrimshaw $119.99


Final Thoughts

Be patient with us... soon will come a day that leaves us a bit short-staffed. Although I know the store and all of you will be fine, we’ll be missing a staff member for a few weeks. We’ve got a lot on the calendar and obviously more coming and we’re looking forward to all of it!


Cheers from all of us here at The Wine Merchant!

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