Wine & Food Festival :: Upcoming Hershey Events

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Relish a Hershey, PA getaway in late summer with the 7th Annual Wine & Food Festival presented by The Hotel Hershey. Wine lovers from all over the country will come together September 16-18, 2016 to enjoy a weekend packed full of unique and delicious wine-related events! These can’t-miss events will be taking place just a 7 minute drive from The Inn at Westwynd Farm. Don’t miss the fun!

Wine, Dine, and Punch Lines – Friday, September 16, 6:30 PM

Start the weekend off right with a wine reception hosted by Kim Crawford of Loveblock Wines featuring 4-6 selections and hors d’oeuvres. At 8:00 PM watch a comedy show featuring Laurie Forster titled “Something to Wine About.” Enjoy a glass or two and a laugh or two at this special Friday night event.

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Vine to Wine at Waltz Vineyards – Saturday, September 17, 8:30 AM

Experience the wine making process up close and see what it takes to go from the vineyard to your glass. Get a tour of the vineyards at Waltz Wineries, see the boutique wine maker’s process, and then savor a tasting of the best local wine, cheese, crackers, and chocolates in the area.

Count Sebastiano Capone Wine & Cheese Tasting – Saturday, September 17, 11:30 AM

Make your way to the Blue Mountain Room for a guided tasting and pairing of five wines and local cheeses.

Davis Bynum Blending Class – Saturday, September 17, 2:00 PM

Get a full education on the process and art of blending Pinot Noir with a presentation from the winemaker, five separate tastings of the traditional Bordeaux varietals, and an opportunity to create your own blend with an interactive exercise.

Festive buffet at the event with desert champagne and wine. Soft focus

Concho y Toro Wine Dinner – Saturday, September 17, 6:30 PM

Attend a decadent reception and dinner where you will partake in a five-course meal paired with wines from Italo Jofre of Concho y Toro and mingling with other wine lovers at your table.

VIP Winemaker Breakfast – Sunday, September 18 – 10:00 AM

Wake up to a breakfast buffet with a Mimosa bar at the Blue Mountain Cottage. Dine and mingle with wine makers from the Grand Tasting as well as your fellow wine enthusiasts.

The Grand Tasting – Sunday, September 18, 2016, 12:00 PM

Close out the wine event of the summer by strolling around the grounds and enjoying live jazz music, international and domestic wine stations, domestic breweries, samples of savory cuisine from award-winning chefs, and more.

Clear your schedule, book a stay at our beautiful Hershey bed and breakfast, and get ready to partake in these one-of-a-kind events! Don’t miss out on the Pennsylvania wine event of the year! Call 717-534-8800 to make a reservation for any of these events. Find more information on prices, what to wear, directions, and more.

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