Monday, September 21, 2009

7th Annual Island Wine Festival October 3

The 7th Annual Island Wine Festival will be held Saturday, October 3, at Put-In-Bay. Representatives from wineries across the US will be on hand for festival goers to sample more than 250 of their wines. Also featured will be grape juice, great food, a display on the history of island wineries, winery and grape related merchandise. Entry is $5. You will receive a souvenir wine sampling glass with admission. Sampling tickets are $1 each with samples ranging from $1 to $10, most samples range from $1 to $4. Wines cost from $10 to $130. There will be retail bottle sales. Find a wine you like and purchase a bottle to take home. Full bottles purchased cannot be consumed at festival. This is a great time to find a wine for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. A silent auction will be held with items including a vacation package, large bottles of wine, etc. The event is scheduled 11 am to 6 pm under the Big Top downtown in DeRivera Park.

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