Vine, Wine, & Dine.
At the Essex Inn on the Adirondack Coast
Saturday, February 18th.
Reserve your spot now: 518.963.4400.
Shelburne Vineyard and Lake Champlain Grape Growers Association are teaming up with local farms to offer a cold-hardy grape seminar, tips from a sommelier, wine tasting, and a five-course gourmet dinner with wine pairings at the Essex Inn!
Noon Delevan’s Tavern at the Essex Inn will be open for lunch
2 PM Seminar by Ken Albert — owner of Shelburne Vineyard, recognized as New England’s finest winery by Yankee Magazine — and other North Country grape growers:
- Making Cold Hardy Wines
- Growing Grapes in the North Country, America’s new viticulture region
- Balancing ecological sensitivity & organic practices with profitability & quality
- Emerging trends – new wines, old practices
4 PM Tips from a sommelier: Selecting, storing, pouring, and enjoying wine
5 PM Sample wines from Shelburne Vineyard & other North Country wineries
7 PM Enjoy a gourmet five-course dinner featuring perfectly paired local food and wine
Vine, Wine & Dine package (2 pm to 9 pm) $100/person
Vine & Wine only (Seminar through Wine Sampling) $35/person
Dinner (Five-course gourmet dinner with wine pairings) $75/person
Vine, Wine & Dine package, plus a luxurious Essex Inn room on Saturday night (Includes Saturday lunch, grape seminar, tips from a sommelier, wine sampling, gourmet five-course dinner, overnight accommodations, Sunday breakfast) $450/couple
Space is limited. To sign up for any of the above packages, please call the Essex Inn.
*Deposit required for reservation. Prices listed above do not include tax or gratuities.
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