Food, Wine & Spirits Press Releases 


 

Colorado, Denver, Event Date: Saturday July 8th, 2017

3rd Annual Mile High Wine Festival Returns to Denver

The 3rd Annual Mile High Wine Festival is returning to the Shops at Northfield Stapleton on Saturday, July 8th from 3PM - 8PM.  Taste local Colorado Wine from over 25 Colorado Wineries, browse the many retail vendors and shops, and listen to local music on the main stage. (Shops at Northfield Stapleton, 8340 Northfield Blvd., Denver, CO  80238)   There will be live music all day where visitors can sit and enjoy a glass or bottle of wine with friends.  In addition, they can ... 

 

Florida, Gainesville, Event Date: May 13th 2017

33rd Annual Windsor Zucchini Festival Celebrates "Everything Zucchini, Gainesville, FL

Everyone’s favorite summer squash is celebrated at Gainesville's 33rd Annual Windsor Zucchini Festival on May 13th, 2017 (WIndsor Fire Station #30, 1401 SE County Road 234, Gainesville, FL 32641). Admission is free.   Over 100 arts, crafts and plant vendors from around the state will be showing off their wares. Festival activities will also include: the new ‘Windsor’s Got Talent’ talent show, Cook-A-Zuke and zucchini carving contests, an Old Time Auction ...

 

California, Lodi, Event Date: Saturday, Feb. 11 and Sunday, 12, 2017

New Winery, Brewery and Event Center Opens in Lodi, CA, as part of Lodi’s Wine and Chocolate Event

Calturas Winery, Brewery and Event Center will open its first phase, the west side, on Saturday, Feb. 11 and Sunday, 12, 2017, as part of Lodi’s Twentieth Annual Wine and Chocolate Event. Experience Calturas’s artisan wines, proprietary craft beers, live music, arts and entertainment while enjoying appetizer bites and various chocolate pairings.    Industry leaders are calling this innovative 11 acre, 70,000 square foot state-of-the-art center “a refreshing ...

 

California, Brea, Event Date: March 5, 2017

Orange County Food & Wine Festival: Enjoy Fine Wine, Craft Beer, and Delicious Food, Tustin, CA

The 8th annual Orange County Food and Wine Festival, a charitable event, will be held on Sunday, March 5th from 1-5pm at the Marconi Automotive Museum in Tustin, California. The event features food from high-end local restaurants, wine tastings from prominent California wineries, local craft beer tastings, as well as auction items and fundraising opportunities. The OC Food and Wine Festival is sponsored by the Brea Rotary Club and the Brea Rotary ...

 

Pennsylvania, West Point, Event Date: February 12 and February 14, 2017

Winemaker Hosted Valentine's Dinner, Boyd’s Cardinal Hollow Winery, West Point, PA

Boyd’s Cardinal Hollow Winery is offering a Valentine’s Day Dinner at the West Point Pike Winery, 1830 West Point Pike West Point, PA 19486. A three-course dinner and wine pairing, hosted by Winemaker Christopher Boyd, will feature a creative menu and full plates by local Chef, Kyle Fry. Each guest can choose one of two starters, one of two entrees, and will finish with a dessert. Experience each course with a handpicked full glass of wine ...

 

California, Pope Valley

Historic Pope Valley Winery Introduces New Winemaker, Bryan Avila, Pope Valley, CA

Pope Valley Winery, the historic and family-owned, 120-year-old winery in Pope Valley, CA, looks to take its wine program to new heights by bringing Bryan Avila on as Winemaker.   After serving Pope Valley Winery as Consulting Winemaker since 2014, Avila officially joins the Pope Valley team full time to take on a larger, hands-on role in the winemaking process.  “Pope Valley Winery is as rich in story, character and authenticity as it gets,” said Avila. “From a winemaking standpoint ...

 

Virginia, Clarksville, Event Date: April 8, 2017

Experience a Wine Tasting event at the Clarksville Lake Country Wine Festival, Clarksville, VA

The 11th annual celebration of the Lake Country Wine Festival in historic downtown Clarksville, VA, will take place on April 8, 2017, from Noon-6 pm. Enjoy one of the most favorable wine festivals in the area offering wine, craft beer, great food offerings, and music.  Enjoy lake views, 16 Virginia Wineries, live music by local favorites, Jeff & Brian, great food from local restaurants and hand selected artisans and local merchants. Seating will be available but ...

 

California, San Francisco, Event Date: November 21, 2016 through January 1, 2017

Two of San Francisco's "Loftiest" Hotels Offer Holiday Bed & Breakfast Packages

Hilton San Francisco Union Square and Parc 55 San Francisco – A Hilton Hotel recently introduced their Holiday Bed & Breakfast Packages. Ideal for those that want convenient access to shopping, theater productions and the Union Square Holiday Ice Rink, both Hilton San Francisco Union Square and Parc 55 San Francisco – A Hilton Hotel, are your home away from home during the holidays.   Featured from November 21, 2016 through January 1, 2017, the ...

 

Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: November 11-13-2016

Peter Pan comes to America's Baking and Sweets Show 2016, Chicago, IL

Join Peter Pan as he flies on a tour of the best sweets and baked goods that America has to offer at this year’s America’s Baking and Sweets Show. This delicious and inspiring event returns to the Schaumburg Convention Center (1551 N. Thoreau Drive, Chicago, IL) from November 11-13, 2016 with the theme of Peter Pan. With several inspiring themed zones, special guests, demonstrations and hands-on classes, America’s Baking and Sweets Show ...

 

Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: November 11-13-2016

Peter Pan comes to America's Baking and Sweets Show 2016, Chicago, IL

Join Elise Strauss of My Cupcake Addiciton as she hits the stage at America’s Baking and Sweets Show. This delicious and inspiring event returns to the Schaumburg Convention Center (1551 N. Thoreau Drive) from November 11-13, 2016 with the theme of Peter Pan. With several inspiring themed zones, special guests, demonstrations and hands-on classes, America’s Baking and Sweets Show ...

 

Cotacachi, Ecuador

Classic Ecuadorian Cooking School Adventure at La Mirage Garden Hotel & Spa, Cotacachi, Ecuador

The Imbabura province, north of Quito, Ecuador, is the most cultural area in the entire country. A breathtaking journey by car and driver takes you on a modern route through the Andes, passing Cayambe volcano, a number of patchwork quilt like farms, rose farms and small villages such as Calderon, San Pablo Lake and Otavalo, into the town of Cotacachi, known for the leather produced by their craftsmen. Just outside Cotacachi, within walking distance of “Leather Street” lies the magical world of La Mirage Garden Hotel & Spa ...

 

California, Walnut Creek, Event Date: September 22 to 25, 2016

Walnut Festival Coming to Walnut Creek, CA, September 22 to 25, 2016

Thousands are expected to descend on Heather Farm Park starting Thursday September 22nd through Sunday September 25th, 2016 for the Walnut Festival. The four-day Festival offers family-friendly entertainment, two stages of live music, a large carnival with more than 30 rides, Kid Zone, a showcase of amazing local and regional talent including artists, craftsmen, designers, jewelers, builders, food specialties, craft beer garden, and more. The farm is ...

 

California, Port Hueneme, Event Date: September 24, 2016

Go Bananas at the 5th Annual Banana Festival at the Port of Hueneme, CA

It’s time to ‘Go Bananas’ once again when the 5th Annual Banana Festival at the Port takes place on Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Port of Hueneme, Oxnard Harbor District, 105 Port Hueneme Road. The free festival provides visitors an opportunity to enjoy a fun-filled day in addition to learning about the journey of the banana and inner workings of the Port. Festival highlights include delicious food and banana treats, live music  

 

 

Washington, Spokane, Event Date: August 31 - September 5, 2016

37th Annual Pig Out in the Park - Spokane’s Favorite Six-Day Food & Free Music Festival

The Annual Pig Out in the Park is Spokane’s Favorite Six-Day Food & Free Music Festival. Running August 31 - September 5, 2016, in Downtown Spokane’s Riverfront Park, the event is open 11 am to 10 pm. Estimated annual attendance at Pig Out in the Park is more than 100,000 over six days. Admission is Free. The 37th Annual Pig Out in the Park will feature; 44 Food Booths, 225 Menu Items (nothing over a $9.95), Three Adult Beverage Gardens and ...

 

New Jersey, Whippany (Morris County), Event Date: September 24, 2016

2016 Garden State BrewFest - NJ's Best Known Outdoor Craft Beer Festival, Whippany, NJ

The Garden State BrewFest returns for its fifth year Saturday, September 24, 2016. This year’s festival returns to the grounds of Anchor Golf Center on Route 10 in Whippany, Morris County, NJ - just a short ride from Morristown. The fun-filled craft beer festival benefits the dedicated, volunteer-based Whippany Fire Company and the relocation to their new firehouse. Fest 2016 will feature over 150 brews carefully selected from the best in local ...

 

California, Paso Robles, August 27, 2016

Celebrate the coming of harvest in the Paso Robles Wine Country at the Second Annual Harvest Hoedown, Creston, CA

Wine grape harvest is just around the corner in the Paso Robles wine country. Traditionally, farmers held celebrations at the onset of harvest to help usher in a bountiful season. The Independent Grape Growers of the Paso Robles Area (IGGPRA) is bringing this time-honored tradition back with its 2nd Annual Harvest Hoedown at The Loading Chute barn in Creston, California (6350 Webster Rd.) on August 27, 2016, from 6 pm – 10 pm. The Harvest Hoedown ...

 

 

California, Long Beach, Event Date: August 19-21, 2016

Long Beach BBQ Festival

The Long Beach BBQ Festival will be held on August 19-21, 2016 at the Rainbow Lagoon Park (400-403 Shoreline Village Dr.), Long Beach, CA 90802. BBQ chefs from around the country gather to grill their award-winning ribs, chicken, sausage, pulled pork and other succulent delicacies. Award-winning pitmasters will battle local barbecue gurus to see whose ribs, chicken, pulled pork and brisket are the most irresistible. The competition will be intense ...

 

California, Paso Robles, Event Date: August 17, 2016

What if everything you know about terroir is wrong?

Terroir and the Other Winemaking Myths will be presented on August 17, 2016 from 12-3 p.m. at the Paso Robles Inn Grand Ballroom. The seminar presented by the Independent Grape Growers of the Paso Robles Area (IGGPRA) will feature author Mark Matthews, a viticulture professor from the University of California, Davis. Mathews will be discussing his new controversial book: “Terroir and Other Myths of Winemaking.” Kevin Sass ...

 

San Rafael, California, Event Date: October 1, 2016

The Northern California Festival is a celebration of everything community and more

The Creole United Festival celebrates it’s 4th year in Marin County, a rhythmic magnet attracting all generations from throughout the U.S. and abroad. The festival is held Saturday, October 1, 2016, 11am-6pm at Lagoon Park in San Rafael, CA (located close to San Francisco).  GRAMMY Nominated, Andre Thierry brings high energy and captivating entertainment with special guest bands from Louisiana and Texas. Fun for all ages, arts & crafts, kidzone, wood ...

 

 

Ohio, Columbus, Event Date: August 12th & August 13th, 2016

Columbus Food Truck Festival Returns to Downtown Columbus, OH

The 6th Annual Columbus Food Truck Festival, America's largest food truck festival, is back on August 12th and August 13th, 2016 at the Columbus Commons, 160 South High St., Columbus, Ohio 43215. The Columbus Food Truck Festival is a two-day event featuring over 70 of the best food trucks in Ohio, music, arts and crafts, kids’ activities and family fun for all ages. The foodie feast begins Friday, August 12th at 12 pm and continues through ... 

 

Virginia, Chincoteague Island, Event Date: July 22, 23 & 24, 2016

29th Annual Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival, Chincoteague Island, VA

The 29th Annual Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival will be held at the beautiful Chincoteague Community Center at 6155 Community Drive on Chincoteague Island, Virginia on July 22-24, 2016. The hours are from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM rain or shine. The Chincoteague Blueberry Festival serves as an opening act to the busiest week of the tourist season that leads to the world-famous Chincoteague Pony Swim. The Chincoteague Blueberry Festival remains the ...

 

California, Oxnard, Event Date: July 30 & 31, 2016

Get Ready to Salsa in the Coastal City of Oxnard, CA

The City of Oxnard is getting ready to offer up spicy, fiery fun and entertainment during the 23rd Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival. An estimated 60,000 samples of specialty salsas will be dished up by local restaurants, Mexican markets and gourmet salsa vendors inside the Festival’s big-top Salsa Tasting Tent. Whatever one’s salsa preference … fresh & fruity, hot & smoky, sweet & spicy or extremely hot … it’s all available under one roof ... 

 

California, Kelseyville, Event Date: September 24, 2016

Kelseyville Pear Festival showcases agricultural heritage celebrating pear and wine grape harvest, Kelseyville, CA

The historic country town of Kelseyville, CA celebrates 24 years of agricultural heritage with the Kelseyville Pear Festival on Saturday, September 24, 2016. From 7:00 am to 5:00 pm this free family-focused event showcases agritourism, history, local businesses, craftsmen, and community services. The event takes place on Main Street. The day that starts off with a pancake breakfast at the Kelseyville Fire House and is followed by a ...

 

Colorado, Morrison, Event Date: August 27 - 28, 2016

T.E.V. Edelweiss Oktoberfest Season Opener, Morrison, CO, August 27 - 28

The T.E.V. Edelweiss Club, located at 17832 Highway 8 , Morrison, CO, announces its 3rd annual Oktoberfest to be held on August 27th and 28th, 2016. This two-day event is a replica of an authentic German Festival complete with German bands, dancers, home made food and of course, German beer from Hofbrau and Andechs. The event kicks off on Saturday, August 28th, at 12 p.m. There will be guest speakers, an Opening Ceremony, and lots of ...

 

 

Sicily, Noto, Event Date: September 5 - 11th, 2016; September 12 - 18th, 2016; September 26 -October 2nd.

Soul of Sicily is first to offer Insider's Tour of Pastry & Chocolate Making in Baroque Sicily

The Sicilian Almonds, Pastry & Baroque Tour in Italy is being offered by Soul of Sicily from September 5th - 11th, 2016 and throughout the month of September. Soul of Sicily has been delighting small groups of travelers with culinary tours since 2006. Founder, Renée Restivo says, "What better way to celebrate our ten year anniversary than to create a week-long tasting experience that is a tasting celebration of the art of pastry making in ...

 

Switzerland, Gruyères, Event Date: June-September 2016

Step into the World of Chocolate on a Foodie Tour of Switzerland

To showcase the food traditions of Switzerland, with an emphasis on chocolate, Alpenwild, a tour company with over 30 years of experience in the Alps, leads gourmet tours in Switzerland. These summer food tours capture both the gastronomic delights and the spectacular scenery of the Alps. The 9-day, all-inclusive, small-group tour, Cheese, Chocolate, and the Scenic Alps, visits chocolatiers, chocolate makers ... 

 

 

Pennsylvania, Saxonburg, Event Date: June 18, 2016

Wine Time at the Colony grows to 14 wineries, Saxonburg, PA

Fourteen wineries are featured when Wine Time at the Colony opens its wine tasting festival on Saturday, June 18 from 1:00 until 6:00 p.m. on the Penn's Colony grounds, minutes north of Pittsburgh at 365 Saxonburg Blvd., Saxonburg, PA 16056. This marks the largest line-up of wineries to date for Wine Time, which includes specialty food purveyors and juried artisans in an outdoor festival lined with shade trees and dining areas.  Wine Time features ...

 


Colorado, Palisade, Event Date: November 20, 2015 until all wines are sold

Colorado Cellars Winery Releases Vintage Wines from 1978 to 2009

Colorado Cellars Winery announced today that they will release for sale to the public all years of their extensive library of vintage wines. The vintages available begin in 1978 and range through 2009. Varietals include Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and select Port Wines, and all bottles have been decanted, then rebottled and re-corked to ensure quality. The Wines will be sold directly from the Winery or from select Retail Liquor ...

 



Switzerland, Gruyères, Tour Dates: July, August, September, 2016

Tiny Switzerland is Big on the Food Scene: Cheese, Chocolate, and Scenic Alps Tour

Cheese, Chocolate, and Scenic Alps,” a food-tasting tour of Switzerland, delights guests with exclusive visits to ancient terraced vineyards, farmstead cheesemakers, artisan chocolatiers, and top restaurants while showing off some of the most iconic mountain scenery in the world. Guests are immersed in Swiss culture and cuisine as they visit the charming villages sprinkled throughout the countryside and meet food artisans who make the experience unforgettable ...

 


Illinois, Schaumburg, Chicago Area, Event Date: November 13-15, 2015

Take a Sweet Tour with Charlie, Willy and the Oompa Loompas at America's Baking & Sweets Show, Schaumburg, IL

Just like Charlie in Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory, you can take a tour of the best sweets and baked goods that America has to offer at this year’s America’s Baking and Sweets Show. This delicious and inspiring event returns to the Schaumburg Convention Center (1551 N. Thoreau Dr., Schaumburg, IL 60173) from November 13-15, 2015 with the theme of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. With several inspiring themed ...

 


 

Illinois, Schaumburg, Chicago Area, Event Date: November 13-15, 2015

Duff Goldman hits the Stage at America's Baking & Sweets Show, Schaumburg, IL

Take a Sweet Tour with Charlie, Willy and the Oompa Loompas at America's Baking & Sweets Show, Schaumburg, IL Just like Charlie in Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory, you can take a tour of the best sweets and baked goods that America has to offer at this year’s America’s Baking and Sweets Show. This delicious and inspiring event returns to the Schaumburg Convention Center (1551 N. Thoreau Dr., Schaumburg, IL 60173) from November 13-15, 2015 with the theme of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. With ...

 


Florida, Coral Gables, Event Date: November 14 to 15, 2015

Coral Gables Food Wine and Spirits Festival offers over 300 brands of beer, wine and spirits

Unlimited Sales Group Inc. announced today The 6th Edition of the Coral Gables Food, Wine and Spirits Week and Festival to be held November 14 to 15. The event is located in Coral Gables, FL, on Giralda Ave. between Ponce de Leon and Salzado.   The Coral Gables Food Wine and Spirits Festival is the climax of a series of the weeklong activities. “This event is very different from others in South Florida,” said Mario Pi, event organizer. “Our focus is on beer, wine and spirits ...

 


Florida, Pinellas Park, November 7th, 2015

Cajun Café on the Bayou’s 10th Annual Craft Beer Festival, Pinellas Park, FL

The Cajun Café on the Bayou’s 10th Annual Craft Beer Festival will be held on November 7th, at 8101 Park Blvd, Pinellas Park, FL. Beer lovers will enjoy over 200 fine craft ales to taste, including great American craft beers, European craft beers, home brews and more. The beer-garden atmosphere is 90% under cover. Price includes a Cajun plate of red beans & rice, crawfish cornbread, jambalaya and Creole marinated pork. There will be 1600 bacon wrapped sausages, 1000 bacon wrapped pineapple, peanut  ...

 


California, Oxnard, Event Date: July 25 & 26, 2015

Oxnard, CA Spices it up with the 22nd Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival, July 25th & 26th

The City of Oxnard, CA is once again gearing up to offer spicy and fiery fun and entertainment during the 22nd Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival taking place July 25 & 26, at Plaza Park, Fifth and 'B' Streets. The annual festival is a celebration of everything salsa -- the music, the food and the dance. Presented by the Oxnard Downtowners, this award-winning, family-friendly festival features many of Southern California’s most electrifying salsa and Latin bands, non-stop salsa ...

 


 

California, Sebastopol, Event Date: Through October, 2015

Lynmar Estate in Sonoma's Russian River Valley Expands Summer Picnic Pairings with Early April Arrival

Lynmar Estate announced today the return of its summer Picnic Pairings, to begin Saturday, April 17, at Lynmar Estate, 3909 Frei Rd, Sebastopol, CA, offering guests a complete culinary experience with estate-grown and locally sourced lunches paired with select Lynmar wines. The summer lunch offering comes a month earlier than usual this year in response to its overwhelming popularity last year. Lynmar believes that the fundamental pull of wine is its relationship with food. From ...

 


 

California, Sausalito, Event Date: October 17, 2015

Feel the rhythm and taste of Louisiana at the Creole United Festival, Sausalito, CA

Celebrating its third year, The Creole United Festival will feature the music, the food, the dance and the rich Creole culture that will provide attendees an unforgettable day. There is no admission fee, donations at the entrance are much appreciated. The Festival will be held October 17, 2015, at 11am-6pm at Dunphy Park (10 miles north of San Francisco) in Sausalito, CA. This one day event brings high energy, captivating entertainment by the best Zydeco ...

 


 

Colorado, Broomfield, Event Date: June 11, 2015

Wine Country International Magazine Announces Drink Pink Vino Festival, Broomfield, CO

Wine Country Network, Inc., publisher of Wine Country International® Magazine and producer of the Denver International Wine Festival, has announced the first-ever Drink Pink Vino International Rosé Wine Festival, which will be held on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at the Omni Interlocken Resort’s Outdoor Pavilion in Broomfield, Colorado. Far from being a diluted red, Rosés are produced from the same grapes as more full-bodied reds, but the juice is only allowed to ferment ...

 


 

Florida, Pinellas Park, Event Date: April 4, 2015

Cajun Cafe on the Bayou's Festival of Florida Beer Salutes Florida's Craft Beer Industry, Pinellas Park, FL

Cajun Cafe on the Bayou will salute Florida's craft beer industry with their Festival of Florida Beer on April 4th in Pinellas Park, FL (8101 Park Blvd.). This is an event that helps festival guests become better acquainted with the abundant selection of local craft breweries. The festival will feature 100+ beers to taste, all from the Florida. It will also feature some new brewers that have not distributed their beers yet, so a few surprises there, and of course the home brew clubs will be ...

 


 

Indiana, Indianapolis, Event Date: April 11, 2015

Kansas City Barbeque Society Sanctions & Governor Mike Pence Proclaims CCSFEST as an Indiana State Barbeque Championship Competition

The Calvary Christian School (CCS) Spring Festival & BBQ Competition (aka: CCSFEST) is a rain-or-shine community event sponsored by All Star Roofing and set to kick-off with its inaugural festival on Saturday, April 11th, 2015 from 10am-6pm.  The event is located at CCS, which is situated just off US 65 & Keystone Ave. at 3639 S. Keystone Ave., Indianapolis, IN. Admission is free.  CCSFEST will draw many types of enthusiasts from the public to attend, even registrants driving from surrounding states. The public is encouraged to attend, and participate in ...

 


 

Maryland, Glenn Dale, Event Date: Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Savor Bowie, Food Wine and Music Festival, a party with a purpose, Bowie, MD

Concerts for Causes Inc. presents the ‘Savor Bowie’ Food, Wine and Music Festival. This free event takes place at the Bowie Town Center (15606 Emerald Way) in Bowie, MD on Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 11 am until 6 pm. Visitors will enjoy complimentary food tastings from local restaurants and wine tastings from more than ten wineries, a multitude of vendors, exhibitors and artisans, and a huge classic and muscle car show. The festival will offer two stages of ...

 


 

Missouri, East Prairie, Event Date: June 26 & 27, 2015

East Prairie Chamber of Commerce Presents the 41st Annual Sweet Corn Festival, East Prairie, MO

The East Prairie Chamber of Commerce has announced the 41st Annual Sweet Corn Festival on June 26 & 27, located on Main Street-Downtown East Prairie, MO. The fun starts with the Main Street Party on Friday June 26 from 5:30pm to 9:30pm. This year's theme is "Meet me on Main Street" with live music. Performing will be Daniel Sexton and The Jerry Ford Combo. Join in the street dancing and enjoy a huge craft show. On Saturday June 27, the mass start of the Tour De Corn ...

 


 

New Jersey, Browns Mills, Event Date: June 27, 2015

32nd Annual Whitesbog Blueberry Festival: Old-Fashioned Country Festival Celebrates the Blueberry, Browns Mills, NJ

The 32nd Annual Whitesbog Blueberry Festival will take place Saturday, June 27, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Historic Whitesbog Village, 120 W. Whites Bogs Rd., Browns Mills, NJ. This annual celebration of all things blueberry – the official state fruit of New Jersey – is considered to be one of the finest “old-fashioned” festivals in the tri-state region. The Festival honors the pioneering work of Whitesbog’s own Elizabeth C. White and the USDA’s Dr. Fredrick Coville to ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Lewisville (Chester County), Event Date: June 13, 2015

A Day of Wine, Food, Music & Fun at 4th Annual Brandywine Food & Wine Festival

The fourth annual Brandywine Food & Wine Festival, presented by The Brandywine Valley Wine Trail, Delaware Today and Main Line Today, will be held on  June 13th from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Greater Chester Valley Sports Association, 137 Line Road, Malvern, PA. The festival will celebrate food, wine, music and crafts. Festival attendees can sample regional wines from thirteen wineries. Included in this year’s line-up are wineries from the neighboring states of New Jersey and ...

 


 

South Carolina, Fountain Inn, Event Date: May 23, 2015

Palmetto State Chili Cookoff Heats up in Fountain Inn, SC

Are you ready to fire up your taste buds – it’s time for the Palmetto State Chili Cookoff in Fountain Inn, SC. Palmetto State Chili Cookoff will be held in Fountain Inn, SC at 102 Depot St. on May 23rd. This one day event will feature some of the very best chili cookers, arts & crafts vendors, children’s area and, musical entertainment throughout the day with Hot As A Pepper, Three Creeks Over, and Arvie Bennett, Jr. The chili cookoff is sanctioned by the International Chili Society (ICS). The ...

 


 

St. Lucia, Soufriere

Jade Mountain Resort, Saint Lucia, Opens Interactive Chocolate Laboratory

Stays at Jade Mountain Resort, Saint Lucia, are becoming sweeter. Guests are invited to make their own chocolate in the brand-new chocolate laboratory.  Jade Mountain is not only one of Saint Lucia’s most scenic resorts, it is also the island’s only bean to bar, organic, single estate boutique chocolate maker.  There are over 1000 cocoa trees on the resort estates, including the organic farm Emerald’s in the Soufriere Hills. For the past three years, Jade Mountain has hand-crafted Emerald Estate Chocolate for the enjoyment of their guests and with the opening of its chocolate  ...

 


 

Texas, Muenster, Event Date: April 24-26, 2015

40th Annual Germanfest, Muenster, TX, April 24-26

Muenster, Texas will host its 40th annual Germanfest, sponsored by the Muenster Chamber of Commerce, on April 24, 25 and 26, 2015, at Muenster City Park, 105 South Maple, Muenster, TX. Over 20,000 are predicted to attend the Fest, and will enjoy German sausage, sauerkraut, schnitzel, potato salad, scrumptious apple strudel, hearty cheese and breads. One will also find a wide variety of American food, in this quaint German community of 1,700. For those who love to participate in ...

 


 

Texas, Crystal Beach, Event Date: May 8-10, 2015

A Taste of Great Gulf Coast Music is What’s Cooking at the Texas Crab Fest

The Texas Crab Festival is cooking up more than a weekend of Gulf Coast style food and fun – this year’s entertainment lineup features a taste of great music to please any palate. Featuring rock, country, blues, conjunto, gospel and Zydeco favorites playing all weekend with bands from all around Texas and along the Gulf Coast, there’s sure to be something for everyone at the 30th Annual Crab Fest. Friday’s music headliner is Grammy winner Wayne Toups, always a crowd pleaser ...

 


 

Virginia, Chincoteague, Video Launch: May 5, 2015; Blueberry Festival: July 24, 25, and 26, 2015

Virginia's Eastern Shore National Talent Shore Finalist Featured in New Chincoteague Blueberry Festival Video

Eastern Shore of Virginia Native, currently deployed, is the lead singer in the new recording entitled, “Blueberry Way.” The song was written by Sam Serio, long time shore resident and current organizer of the Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival. “Blueberry Way” will serve as the musical background to the new Blueberry Festival Video set to launch on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Video: https://youtu.be/WCPk2_IfnU4 Truly a homegrown project, the vocal tracks were recorded at ...

 


 

Switzerland, Trip Dates: July 1 to September 20, 2015

Discover Artisan Chocolate, Cheese, & Wine in Swiss Alps Summer Tours

The nine-day, all-inclusive, small-group tour, Cheese, Chocolate, and the Scenic Alps, links vineyards, chocolatiers, cheese dairies, and top restaurants with some of the most iconic mountain scenery in the world. Guests are immersed in the history, culture, and cuisine of Switzerland in small cities, towns, and regions including Luzern, Emmental, Grindelwald, Gruyères, Montreux, the Rhone Valley, and Zermatt. Guests will be on hand for cheesemaking over an open fire, tending a ...

 


 

Washington, Brinnon, Event Date: May 23rd and 24th, 2015

Celebrate 22 years of the Hood Canal ShrimpFest, Brinnon, WA, May 23rd & 24th

The Emerald Towns Alliance will present the Hood Canal Shrimpfest 2015. Shrimpfest, now in its 22nd year will be held in Brinnon, WA over Memorial Day Weekend, May 23rd & 24th. The event will take place at Yelvik General Store Field, 303375 Hwy 101, Brinnon (3 miles north of downtown Brinnon, between Yelvik General Store and Cove RV Park & Country Store). The Official Shrimpfest booth will again be selling packages of the near impossible to obtain Hood Canal ...

 


 

Washington, Olympic Peninsula, Event Date: May 2 to 3, 2015

Northwest Wine & Cheese Tour - Awaken Your Palette to the Flavors of Spring on the Olympic Peninsula

Spring on the Olympic Peninsula is time for discovering creative pairings of new wine and cider releases with locally crafted artisan cheeses during the region’s annual Northwest Wine & Cheese Tour. This year, hard cider enthusiasts can enjoy the tour debut of Port Townsend’s Alpenfire Cider, the third cidery to participate on the tour. Alpenfire produces a variety of organic ciders and vinegars made from estate-grown French and English cider variety apples. A total of ten wineries and ...

 


 

Wisconsin, Ellison Bay, Event Date: June 27, 2015

Uncork Summer: Door County's Food, Wine & Music Festival, Ellison Bay, WI

Door County North, the business association for far northern Door County, Wisconsin, encompassing Liberty Grove, including the Ellison Bay-Gills Rock region, has announced the return of the Door Peninsula’s county-wide food and wine festival: Uncork Summer. Scheduled for Saturday, June 27 from 10 am to 5 pm, Uncork Summer will again be held the same weekend as the area’s decades-old family-oriented festival, Olde Ellison Bay Days. Uncork Summer will be located outdoors ...

 


 

Wisconsin, Marshfield, Event Date: May 29 to 31, 2015

"Dancing with the Steers" at Dairyfest in Marshfield, WI, May 29 to 30

“Dancing with the Steers” will be presented at the 34th annual Dairyfest in Marshfield, Wisconsin. Dairyfest is a tradition the community looks forward to and being a part of. The festival takes place on May 29-31 at the Central WI State Fair Park, 513 East 17th Street. Dairyfest kicks off Friday, May 29th, with the Mayor’s Breakfast being served to over 2,100 people. The menu consists of a scrambled egg omelet filled with cheese, ham, mushrooms and onions, and is complemented with ...