It may be on short notice, but the fine folks at Ridgeview Liquor in Ashwaubenon are hosting a special tasting event on Saturday from 3 until 6 p.m.
The price of admission?? 1 can of non-perishable food which will go to Paul's Pantry in Green Bay.
I can't think of two better things to do on Saturday than helping out a great local charity, but also taste some great wine, beer and food.
Ralph Witte of the Wine Witte's is organizing the event and said last year, they had in the neighborhood of 175-200 people.
"I'm certainly hoping we get that this year," Witte said Thursday. "People are asking about it, we've been talking about it, so I'm hoping we get there."
Among the offerings on the wine side: "Parallel 44 will bring pretty much their entire line, Gruet Demi-sec (from Truth or Consequences, NM), Leese Fitch Cabernet."
Hinterland Brewery, Stillmank Brewing, Triangle Brewing Company will be among the beers.
Of course there will be food, featuring Greek Boys, Cheesecake Heaven, Joe's Texas BBQ and Breadsmith.
Witte says he also has cheese...lots of it.
"BelGioiso gave me 100 pounds of cheese, two wheels," Witte said.
They are an aged Asiago and Romano.
Witte agrees it's a great time to help out a charity, meet with friends and ask all the experts about their provisions, so go prepared to ask the tough questions...and possibly some dumb ones.