Mark your calendar now for this unique island wine festival coming up next month.
The Annual Island Wine Festival will be held Saturday, October 1, at Put-In-Bay. Representatives from wineries across the US will be on hand for festival goers to sample hundreds of foreign and domestic wines, including island wines from Heineman Winery and Put-in-Bay Winery. Also featured will be great food, a display on the history of island wineries, winery and grape related merchandise.
Admission is $6 which includes a souvenir wine glass Sampling tickets are $1 each with most samples $1 to $4. Retail sales are available so you can take your favorite bottle home with you. This is a great time to find a wine for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.
A silent auction will be held to benefit the Lake Erie Islands Historical Society. The event is scheduled 11 AM to 6 PM at Put-In-Bay Winery.