Northern Michigan Wine: Esperance Wine in Charlevoix hosts their first holiday wine tasting this Saturday, December 8 from Noon- 6 p.m.

Just $10/guest includes libations plus a small plate of cheese. $5 of the fee is going directly to fund the indoor farmers market all winter at our library community room.

With wines presented by Tim Tebeau, Saturday's tasting will feature an all Italian selection. The wines will also be available for sale at a special price with a mix of all six at a super price.

Lelle Prosecco

A sparkling wine from northern Italy, Reg price $14.5 Special $13

Terra di Briganti Falanghina 2011

White wine from Campania, Regular $15 Special $13

Grifalco Aglianico del Vulture 2008

Powerful red wine from Basilicata, Regular $22 Special $19

Santa Giustina Gutturnio 2011

From the land of plenty Emilia-Romagna, home of Balsamic and many other gems, comes this treat of a delicious red wine composed of Barbera and Bonarda. Regular $17 Special $15

Gurgo Nero d'Avola 2010

Bold and hearty red from Sicily, Regular $14 Special $12

Merk Treuve 2008

A blend of Refosco, Cabernet Franc and Merlot, Regular $25 Special $22

A Specially priced mix 6 pack of all the wines will be available at a special price of $90 a savings of over $17

Reservations are appreciated, please call 231.237.9300 and visit for more information.

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