Why Celebrate August 24

Bottoms UP (Btms^) for Tuesday, August 24.
Drink 4Cast 4 2Day: Iron Horse Brut, 2 toast 2 Baseball’s “Iron Man” Cal Ripken, Jr. born 2day in 1960.
Liquor Barn’s Complimentary Wines this week are from Spain. Stop in for a sip and sample and say “Hola” from 5 to 7 pm weekdays, and 3 to 6 pm on Saturday!
 – Corcovo Verdejo 2008 Valdepenas
 – Montebuena Rioja 2009  

Liquor Barn, Springhurst: Wine Session featuring the Grapes of Chenin Blanc and Red Zinfandel, August 26

Liquor Barn wine guide Patrick Mayhew will lead a wine tasting session on Thursday, August 26, 6:30 p.m. at Liquor Barn, Springhurst focusing on the grapes of Chenin Blanc and Red Zinfandel.
The fun and informative wine session is $10 per person and will feature numerous samples of Chenin Blanc and Red Zinfandel wines, along with a pairing of cheeses; at Liquor Barn, Springhurst: 4301 Towne Center Drive. Stop by Liquor Barn to make your pre-paid reservation, or for information call (502)426-4222, or email Patrick at pmayhew@liquorbarn.com
Y Celebrate 2Day? On this date in…
2006 – Pluto was downgraded from a planet to a dwarf planet.
1988 – British actor Rupert Grint born…to be one of “Harry Potter’s” BFF’s!
1981 – Actor Chad Michael Murray born…at “One Tree Hill” in a “House of Wax” on a “Freaky Friday”?
1973 – Dave Chappelle born…to be a funny man!
1965 – Actress Marlee Matlin born…in the “West Wing” to “Children of a Lesser God”?
1960 – MLB great Cal Ripken, Jr. born…to be an “Iron Man” with the Baltimore Orioles!
1957 – British actor, comedian Stephen Fry born…to be “Wilde” in “Jeeves and Wooster” with “Peter’s Friends”?
1952 – NFL’s Mike Shanahan born…to be the current head coach for the Washington Redskins, and to win the Super Bowl in ’97 and ’98 with the Denver Broncos! 
1947 – Actress Anne Archer born…to survive a “Fatal Attraction” and play “Patriot Games”?
1932 – Amelia Earhart became the 1st female to fly across the U.S. non-stop…and gosh, were her arms tired!
1912 – Alaska became a U.S. territory…cheers to our Alaskan friends!
1891 – Thomas Alva Edison patented the motion picture camera…it was a snap?!

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