Grand Wine Tasting with Cooking Demos
Saturday April 13, 2013
NEW TIME: 2-6pm!
$35 in advance, $45 the day of event (No Refunds)
Must be 21 or older to enter tent. No refunds.
NO Infants, NO Children, NO Animals, NO Exceptions.
The Grand Tasting is the centerpiece of the Blue Ridge Wine & Food Festival. Located in the heart of Downtown Blowing Rock under the main tent, the tasting showcases a wide assortment of wines from North Carolina wineries as well as from vineyards around the globe. Find new favorites among international, domestic and NC vintages! Light fare will be available featuring Alaska Seafood and much more. The Grand Tasting will take place from 2:00 - 6:00pm to allow time for lunch at your favorite Blowing Rock eatery.
See listing of wineries on the Participating Wineries tab above.
COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS - Cooking demonstrations are included in your ticket to the Grand Tasting. The demos will take place at the American Legion Hall just down the street from the Grand Tasting Tent. Demos will take place at 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, and 5pm and will include a bit of preferred beverage and a sample of the cooked items. A lovely addition to your day! Look for more information at the Grand Tasting.
2:00pm Chef Phillip Anderson, Executive Chef at Harris Teeter
3:00pm Chef Clarke Barlowe, Heirloom Restaurant
4:00pm Chef Phillip Anderson, Executive Chef at Harris Teeter
5:00pm Chef Julius Kalman, Cayons Restaurant
Parking will be available at Tanger Shoppes on the Parkway, two downtown parking decks, and around town. The Wine Festival shuttle will make stops at the Grand Wine Tasting, in Downtown Blowing Rock, and Tanger Shoppes on the Parkway, so you can always get back to your vehicle with ease.
Click Here for tICKETS!
Childcare Services are available through Chetola Resort's Recreation Center. The cost is $10 an hour plus $2 an hour for each additional child and must be paid in cash. At least a 24-hour notice is required to secure a babysitter for you.
Contact Chetola's Recreation Center at (828) 295-5535