Saturday, July 17, 2010

Pioneer Wine Trail Schedules The Wine Days of Summer August 7 & 8

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The Southeastern Michigan Pioneer Wine Trail has scheduled The Wine Days of Summer, on Saturday, August 7, andSunday, August 8. This is a self-driving tour of the wineries.

At each stop you’ll be served a wonderful picnic-related food prepared by a local chef or restaurant. Each winery will provide a generous pouring of one of their wines that pairs well with the food. You’ll also receive a recipe card to take home with you. The hours of the event are Saturday 11-6 and Sunday 12-6.

Be prepared for beautiful scenery. great wines and a fun weekend.

There are a limited number of tickets available.  Ticket sales will end on Thursday, August 5 at midnight (or earlier, if sold out). Tickets will NOT be available the day of the event. The ticket price is $25.

The wineries with their food, chef/restaurant, and wine pairing are:

Burgdorf’s Winery, Lemon basil and cranberry chicken salad croissant, Golden Rose/Country House Catering, 2009 Chardonnay or semi-sweet Riesling.

Chateau Aeronautique Winery, Tuna Kebobs and Sesame-Ginger Slaw, Chef John Jones, Cabernet Franc.

Cherry Creek - Old Schoolhouse (To be announced,)

J.Trees Cellars, Asian Barbecue Pork & Kohlrabi Spring Rolls, (vegetarian spring rolls available), Hathaway House, 2008 Dry Riesling.

Lone Oak Vineyard Estate, Rosemary Infused Prime Rib Kabobs, Bone Island Grill, 2005 Merlot, Pioneer Red, or Festiva Red.

Pentamere Winery, Grilled pork with fruit chutney, White Swan.

Sandhill Crane Vineyards, Warm goat cheese salad with dried cherries and Blushing Crane vinaigrette, Blushing Crane.

Sleeping Bear Winery (To be announced soon.)
Click Here for Wine Days of Summer Ticket Reservations.

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