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"A vine bears three grapes – the first of pleasure, the second of drunkenness and the third of repentance."

- Anacharsis, Scythian philosopher, 6th Century BC

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August 2010 Wine Events

August is here, summer is in full swing, and some thoughts might even be turning to back to school… But don’t let the big vacation month dampen your spirits for wine festivals and events.

There are some big ones such as the Vintage Ohio Wine Festival in Kirtland Ohio on August 6 and 7. There are [...]

SummerFest in the Rockies 2010 to Host a Wine Tasting

The 2010 edition of SummerFest in the Rockies in Loveland, Colorado will kick-off with a wine tasting hosted by World Beverage on July 9 from 6:30 to 9:30 PM. In addition to the wine tasting, SummerFest will feature a beer and wine garden, a salsa tasting competition, live entertainment, amusements, arts and crafts vendors, and [...]

3rd Annual Food & Wine Festival at National Harbor

If your travels take you anywhere near Alexandria, VA or Washington DC this weekend, you may want to take in the 3rd annual Food & Wine Festival at National Harbor in National Harbor, MD. The festival runs June 12 and 13.

The festival is for those who love great food, wine, beer, spirits, music and fun [...]

Explore Armagnac with Jerome Delord in Chicago

Heavenly Spirits, one of the leading importers and ambassadors for Armagnac in the United States is planning a series of tasting seminars across the country designed to educate consumers about Armagnac. The next of these, Explore Armagnac with Jerome Delord, will be June 10, 2010. Jerome is the 4th generation of his family in the [...]

Two Wine Events at Mortons Steakhouse in Boston

Morton's the Steakhouse in Boston

Morton’s The Steakhouse will open its doors to Boston wine enthusiasts for two unique tasting events in June. On June 9, the Blind Tasting at Morton’s Back Bay and on June 15 Morton’s Seaport gives guests a glimpse into one of the nation’s leading wineries at the Sequoia Grove [...]

Bordeaux Wine Festival

Bordeaux Wine Festival

Every other year, Bordeaux organizes an international wine event that is open to public and dedicated to Bordeaux and Aquitaine wines. The Bordeaux Wine Festival welcomes all the wine and fine food amateurs from June 24th to June 27th, 2010.

This year, don’t miss:

The 2 km long wine route, based in the heart [...]

June 2010 Wine Events

Spring is rapidly wrapping up, summer is just around the corner, and the wine event calendar is heating up… Some of the larger events on tap for June:

The Dayton Wine Fest on June 4-5
Vintage Virginia Wine Festival on June 5-6
The annual Stowe Wine and Food Classic on June 18-20

See our Wine Calendar for a complete [...]

Wine and Hot Air Balloons

Balloon festivals have been around for a long time. A new wrinkle on the balloon festival is combining it with a wine festival. Why not? Almost anything can be used as a good excuse to drink wine.

A couple to watch out for:

Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival – The Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival [...]

Century Party at Truro Vineyards

No, Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod in Truro, MA is not turning 100 years old, but they are hosting a Century Party to benefit the Celebrate 100 Festivities commemorating the 100th anniversary of the completion of the Pilgrim Memorial Monument in Provincetown, MA.

There will be a limited release of two wines especially blended for the [...]

May 2010 Wine Events

Spring is now in full swing (even though some parts of New England saw snow this week). With Spring come numerous wine festivals and events. A few of the events for the month include:

North of the border in British Columbia we have the Okanagan Spring Wine Festival that runs from April 30 to May 9
The [...]

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