Enjoy the finer things in life

Come enjoy the finer things in life at a Wine Tasting. Each evening is based on a unique theme and is spent at a different location at the Zoo. At each event you will enjoy a delectable mix of wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres, live music, and socializing. Bring your friends for a fun evening for all, or make it a romantic couple’s night out. You deserve it!

2014 Events Details:


Friday, May 2, 2014 from 7 pm to 9 pm
Aviary Tour then “migrate” to the Lodge
$40 for Toledo Zoo members, $45 for non-members

Appetizers in the Lodge:
Pesto chicken salad, grilled bread
Polenta rounds with roasted pepper mousse, fried capers
Lamb and mint rissoles with beet tzatiki
Chocolate bark

Leese Fitch Chardonnay
Leese Fitch Sauvignon Blanc
Dynamite Chardonnay
Dynamite Sauvignon Blanc
BV Coastal Riesling
BV Coastal Moscato
Leese Fitch Cabernet
Leese Fitch Merlot
Leese Fitch Pinot Noir
Leese Fitch Red Zinfandel
Dynamite Cabernet
Dynamite Red Blend

Gypsy Luvin’

Beach Party

Friday, June 6, 2014 from 7 pm to 9 pm
Penguin Deck and Main Plaza
$40 for Toledo Zoo members, $45 for non-members

Pineapple cilantro salsa, fresh tortillas
Black bean dip
BBQ pork belly “BLT’s”
Roasted garlic hummus, celery/carrots/pita
Thai cucumber, radish and tomato salad
Spiced rum and caramel fondue, pretzel rods

Los Vascos Sauvignon Blanc, Chile
Piedra Negra Pinot Gris, Argentina
Nederburg “Lyric” white Blend, South Africa
Miguel Torres Rose, Chile
Finlayson “The Honey Pot,” South Africa
Yalumba Antique Tawny, Australia
Nederburg Pinotage, South Africa
Miguel Torres Merlot, Chile
Antigal Uno Malbec, Argentina
Antucura Cabernet Sauvignon, Argentina
Los Vascos Reserve Red, Chile
Finlayson “The Berry Box,” South Africa

Toledo School for the Arts “Glass City Steel

Order Your Tickets Online Today!

To ensure that your ticket purchase and zoo visit are handled properly, please read all of the following information. Completion of your online purchase means that you agree to the terms and conditions stated below.

Terms and Conditions for purchasing Wine Tasting tickets online:

• If you are a Toledo Zoo member, please select the ‘Zoo Members’ option for your purchase (a valid Zoo Member ID number from your membership card will be required during transaction).

• All individuals attending a wine tasting event must be age 21 or older. Valid ID will be required. The Toledo Zoo reserves the right to refuse entry to any individual or party who does not comply with this policy. Refunds will not be issued for tickets purchased for any party that is under age 21 or can’t provide valid ID at the time of entry.

• All tickets are non-refundable/non-returnable. We are unable to issue exchanges or refunds after a purchase has been made.

Discount Options

If you plan to attend three or more of our Wine Tastings you can save on your purchase as follows:

• Buy tickets for three events and save $6.00 per person

• Buy tickets for four events and save $12.00 per person

Purchase Tickets Online

Toledo Zoo Members Only
Please click here to purchase tickets for Toledo Zoo members (valid Zoo Member ID required)

Please click here to purchase tickets for non-members.

If you have any questions, or prefer to place your reservation by phone please call The Toledo Zoo Group Sales department at 419-385-5721, ext 6001, Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm.

Zoo Brew!

Don’t miss Zoo Brew on September 19, 2014. Whether you like pilsners, ales, stouts (or all) you are sure to enjoy the wide varieties of samples provided by multiple brewers and vendors. Tasty appetizers and live entertainment add to the experience. It’s a perfect date night or bring a group of friends for a good time!