Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: May 24th & 25th, 2014

 

Chocolate Lovers Heading to the Annual Vermont Chocolate Festival, West Halifax, VT, Memorial Day Weekend

 

Enjoy the amazing views of Southern Vermont from the Vineyards of Honora Winery, sample the sweet sensations offered by the region’s signature chocolatiers who have perfected the art of creating and crafting fine chocolate. Take a moment to appreciate the work of the fine artisans and enjoy a repast from one of their fine food purveyors, all while sipping wine created at the boutique winery on the property.

 

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West Halifax, Vermont, May 8, 2014 (McKenzieNewsService.com) - The Annual Vermont Chocolate Festival is being held again this year during the Memorial Day weekend, May 24th & 25th – noon to 5 pm both days at Honora Winery’s Vineyard in West Halifax, Vermont (1778 Collins Road).

 

Enjoy the amazing views of Southern Vermont from the Vineyards of Honora Winery, sample the sweet sensations offered by the region’s signature chocolatiers who have perfected the art of creating and crafting fine chocolate. Take a moment to appreciate the work of the fine artisans and enjoy a repast from one of their fine food purveyors, all while sipping wine created at the boutique winery on the property.

 

 

Jen King and Liz Gutman from Liddabit Sweets of NYC will be there both days selling their candies from their shop and doing live demonstrations of how to make some delectable treats. They will also be signing their cookbooks.

 

This rain or shine event is free admission and family friendly.

 

There will be a Kid’s Zone with new art & craft projects and Zydeco music for all to enjoy and dance to while you’re delving into delicious chocolateness. The Whirlygigs will perform for the kids and kids-at-heart on Sunday afternoon.

 

Vendors include: Liddabit Sweets of NYC, Bennington Chocolates, Coddle and Cosset, Birnn Chocolates, Ice Delites, Honora Winery, Pearl Oddesy and more.

 

There will be a giant picnic basket filled with chocolates, food and goodies being raffled off to one lucky winner. Tickets are $5 and you do not need to be present to win. This benefits the local Deerfield Valley Food Pantry. Wild Hopes Farm, where special folks make special products, will also be show casing and selling products. They are part of the Families First organization in Wilmington, VT, that helps provide staff and oversee funding for those in the community with special needs.

 

Honora Winery will be sampling their award winning wines with a $5 flight tasting. They will also have their giant selection of custom-cut Vermont Artisan and international cheeses available. 

 

About Honora Winery & Vineyard:

The winery produces exceptional Vermont wines by growing cold-hardy varietals and obtaining choice grapes from fellow vintners in California. Gazebos, trellises, stone patios, and vineyards dot the landscape – perfect settings for ceremonies and photographs. Inside the event center, French doors provide panoramic views of Honora’s 200 acre vineyard and estate nestled in Southern Vermont’s Green Mountains of West Halifax. With spectacular 360 degree views of Hogback & Haystack Mountains in Vermont, Monadnock Mountain in New Hampshire and Mount Holyoke & the Berkshires in Massachusetts, it is a great place to sit back and relax.
 
www.VermontChocolatefestival.com, (802) 368-2226, brad@honorawinery.com  
 

 

 

 

 

 Contact & Media Visits  

 

Media Contact: Brad York

Email: brad@honorawinery.com

Phone: 802-368-2233

Media Visits: Complimentary media visits for journalists on assignment or with approved credentials. If you are unable to accept a courtesy visit, a press rate can be negotiated.

 

Honora Winery & Vineyard

201 VT Route 112, Jacksonville, Vermont, 05342

Web: www.honorawinery.com

 

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Chocolate Lovers Heading to the Annual Vermont Chocolate Festival, West Halifax, VT, Memorial Day Weekend

West Halifax, Vermont - The Annual Vermont Chocolate Festival is being held again this year during the Memorial Day weekend, May 24th & 25th – noon to 5 pm both days at Honora Winery’s Vineyard in West Halifax, Vermont (1778 Collins Road). Jen King and Liz Gutman from Liddabit Sweets of NYC will be there both days selling their candies from their shop and doing live demonstrations of how to make some delectable treats. There will be a Kid’s Zone with new art & craft projects and Zydeco music for all to enjoy and dance to while delving into delicious chocolateness. The Whirlygigs will perform for the kids and kids-at-heart on Sunday afternoon.  Vendors include: Liddabit Sweets of NYC, Bennington Chocolates, Coddle and Cosset, Birnn Chocolates, Ice Delites, Honora Winery, Pearl Oddesy and more. There will be a giant picnic basket filled with chocolates, food and goodies being raffled off to one lucky winner. Tickets are $5 and you do not need to be present to win. This benefits the local Deerfield Valley Food Pantry. Honora Winery will be sampling their award winning wines with a $5 flight tasting. This rain or shine event is free admission and family friendly. www.VermontChocolatefestival.com, 802-368-2226, Brad@honorawinery.com      

 

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