Dezel was reminded by Liz Bryant of Alliance Group of the upcoming fun filled Monticello Wine and Food Festival held in the splendor of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Fine Virginia Wine, Local Musicians, Gourmet Fare, Seminars and Arts & Craft – what more could one ask for? Liz, recommends visiting the below highlighted web site for tickets and information. Dezel says "Be safe and have fun on the Wine Trail friends!"
~ Don’t miss one of Virginia’s premier epicurean events ~
Mark your calendar for the weekend of April 21st and 22nd, when you can enjoy a rare opportunity to taste wines from 20 of Virginia’s best wineries all in one spot. In a new location this year – and on a new springtime weekend -- the Monticello Wine & Food Festival promises to combine the best of years past with a few new elements to delight visitors in 2007.
This year’s 27th annual event will be held at Morris Farm, conveniently located just a mile off Route 29 on Route 33 in Stanardsville. Enjoy the beauty of the rolling countryside while sipping award-winning Virginia wines, indulging in gourmet fare, and experiencing a variety of fine art and music.
Participating wineries include: Afton Mountain, Barboursville, Burnley, Cardinal Point, DelFosse, First Colony, Gabriele Rausse, Hill Top, Horton, Jefferson, Keswick, King Family, Kluge Estate, Oakencroft, Prince Michel, Stone Mountain, Sugarleaf, Veritas, White Hall, and Wintergreen.
Advance tickets are $15 and can be obtained at any of the participating wineries or online. Tickets will be available at the gate for $20. The festival will be open Saturday, April 21st and Sunday, April 22nd from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. For more information, or to purchase advance-sale tickets, visit www.monticellowinetrail.com.
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