Why Celebrate August 25

Btms^ for Wednesday, August 25th…over the hump day!
 
Drink 4Cast 4 2Day: Cape Diamond Merlot, 2 toast 2 actor Sean Connery (“Diamonds are Forever”) born in Scotland 2day in 1930.
 
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, Thursday, 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
 
 
Out & About w/ Liquor Barn…
 
Louisville:
 
Liquor Barn Beer Gurus and Voices of Wine will be at the Louisville Zoo Saturday, August 28th from 4 to 9 pm for “Brew at the Zoo & Wine Too!”…a fundraiser by the Friends of the Louisville Zoo featuring live music and beer, wine and food samples  For more information or reservations: www.louisvillezoo.org
  
 
Lexington:
 
Liquor Barn’s Cigar Guys will be @ Gainesway Horse Farm Saturday, August 28th at 6 pm with the Rich Brooks Foundation!
 
The foundation is sponsoring this bourbon and cigar fundraiser in celebration of the former UK football coach’s retirement. The event starts at 6 pm. For more information or to make your reservations visit them on the web at: www.richbrooksfoundation.net
 
 
Y Celebrate 2Day? On this date in…
 
1987 – Actress Blake Lively born…to be a “Gossip Girl” in “The Town” with “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants”?
1980 – The musical “42nd Street” opened on Broadway…and ran for 3,486 performances!
1968 – TV host Rachael Ray born…to make “30 Minute Meals” that are “Yum-O!”
1967 – Wilco lead singer, musician Jeff Tweedy born…so Roger, Wilco that!
 1958 – Film director Tim Burton born…to bring his unique take to “Beetlejuice”, “Edward Scissorhands”, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and “Sweeney Todd”!
1954 – Singer, songwriter, musician, TV host Elvis Costello born…to make a “Spectacle” of himself on the Sundance Channel where “My Aim is True” while “Watching the Detectives”?
1952 – Puerto Rico became a U.S. Commonwealth.
1949 – Musician, singer, TV personality Gene Simmons born…to “Kiss” and tell?
1944 – Paris, France was liberated by the Allied Forces.
1933 – Actor Tom Skerrit was born…to be a “Top Gun” in a “MASH” unit and have “Picket Fences” and “Steel Magnolias” where “A River Runs Through It”?
1931 – Talk show host Regis Philbin born.
1930 – Scottish actor Sean Connery born…to be “From Russia with Love” where “Diamonds are Forever” and be a “Time Bandit” with a “Goldfinger”
during the “Hunt for Red October” before “Finding Forrester”?
1918 – Conductor, composer Leonard Bernstein born…”On the Town” to tell a “West Side Story” about the “Wonderful Town” of NYC where he led the Philharmonic for many years!
 
 
Tickets on sale now at all 3 Lexington Liquor Barns for
Lexington’s Fest of Ales, to be held on Friday, September 3 at the 5th 3rd Bank Pavilion in downtown Lexington. 
 
Btms^

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