Grape Life plans holiday open house


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Posted Online: Nov. 28, 2012, 3:26 pm
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The Grape Life Wine Store and Lounge, 3402 Elmore Ave., Davenport, is teaming up with West Kimberly Hy-Vee's catering department to present its annual Holiday Open House and Wine Tasting from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2.

The open house will feature a selection of wines paired with smoked salmon accompanied by crostini and dill-infused dressing, hand-carved lamb and a selection of gourmet cheeses and appetizers.

The tasting also will include holiday wines such as spiced mead and wine-based eggnog, dessert wines, plus new merchandise, specials and more. Admission is $10, free for Grape Life Wine Club members. For more information, call (563) 355-7070.

















 




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