Upcoming Wine Events in Triad

NC Wine Festival at Tanglewood Park
Saturday, May 24, 2014
From Noon to 6:30 pm at Tanglewood Park, Clemmons, NC

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Join us for the 14th Annual North Carolina Wine Festival at Tanglewood Park, May 24th! Gates open and tastings begin at noon and last until 6:30 pm. Enjoy tasting from over 25 North Carolina Wineries! Once your glass is filled  groove to the music from live bands, grab a bite from our food vendors and enjoy browsing the exhibitor’s tents for treasures.

The festival is more than just a wine tasting day; it has become an exceptional Carolina summertime gathering that highlights the expanding wine industry in the Piedmont and the recognition of North Carolina by wine lovers across the state and across the country. More than 25 wineries throughout the state will be involved in this year’s festival. Advance ticket prices are $20 at area Harris Teeter stores, online through PayPal or $30 at the gate the day of the event. Parking is free.

Wines will be available for both free tastings (included with ticket ) and may be purchased by the glass, bottle or case from each of the participating North Carolina wineries. Arts and craft vendors will on hand to add to the fun. This year’s entertainment acts include Back Porch Orchestra, Ken Knox and Co. and The Plaids.

For more information go to http://www.ncwinefestival.com/ or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/NCWineFestival

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Downtown Winston-Salem: Salute! The North Carolina Wine Celebration presented by BB&T

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Salute! The North Carolina Wine Celebration presented by BB&T, uncorks in the streets of Downtown Winston-Salem, with over 30 North Carolina wineries offering tastings and purchase of their harvest. Voted a “Top 20 Event in the Southeast” by the Southeast Tourism Society, this event offers a total experience that highlights the fast-growing North Carolina wine industry in a fun and festive setting.

Enjoy delicious food selections, musical entertainment and the popular “North Carolina Food & Wine University,” an interactive and fun educational area that features food and wine demonstrations throughout the day by local chefs and regional winemakers.

Tickets for the festival may be purchased online at www.salutencwine.com

 

Join us for the 14th Annual North Carolina Wine Festival at Tanglewood Park, May 24th! Gates open and tastings begin at noon and last until 6:30 pm. Enjoy tasting from over 25 North Carolina Wineries! Once your glass is filled  groove to the music from live bands, grab a bite from our food vendors and enjoy browsing the exhibitor’s tents for treasures.North Carolina Wine Festival at Tanglewood Park, May 24th! Gates open and tastings begin at noon and last until 6:30 pm. Enjoy tasting from over 25 North Carolina Wineries! Once your glass is filled  groove to the music from live bands, grab a bite from our food vendors and enjoy browsing the exhibitor’s tents for treasures.

The Eighth Annual Salute! NC Wine Celebration, Saturday, June 1

The Eighth Annual Salute! NC Wine Celebration, Saturday, June 1

CorkSalute! NC will be held on Saturday, June 1st in downtown Winston-Salem. More than 30 wineries and vineyards from around the state will be participating. You can purchase your tickets in advance! There are several outlets where you can buy tickets: online at http://www.SaluteNCwine.com, at any area Lowes Foods, select BB&T Forsyth County branches, Total Wine Stores in Winston-Salem and Greensboro, City Beverage and Whole Foods.

There are also three mouth-watering winemaker dinners on Wednesday and Thursday, a couple of evenings before Salute! You get to experience an intimate dinner with an executive chef and a winemaker from one of the participating wineries (Hanover Park, Junius Lindsay and RayLen). The three hosting establishments are Meridian, Spring House Restaurant Kitchen and Bar and Jeffrey Adams. Check out the Salute! Web site for menus and pricing!

Last, but not least, Salute! presents: An Evening with Southern Food and Chef Damon Lee Fowler on Friday, May 31st. Fowler is from Savannah, Georgia and will demonstrate with local chefs from Meridian, Mozelle’s and Willow’s Bistro/Kings Crab Shack. Michael Hasting, Food Editor, Winston-Salem Journal will be the Master of Ceremonies. The event will be at the Embassy Suites in downtown Winston-Salem from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tickets: $35 per person in advance $50 per person day of the event.  For more information visit online at http://www.salutencwine.com

13th Annual North Carolina Wine Festival

Image13th Annual North Carolina Wine Festival at Tanglewood Park, Kickoff May 25th! Gates open and tastings begin at noon and last until 6:30 pm. Enjoy tasting from over 20 North Carolina Wineries! Once your glass is filled  groove to the music from live bands, grab a bite from our food vendors and enjoy browsing the exhibitor’s tents for treasures.

Wineries

Come out to taste wines from your favorite North Carolina wineries and vineyards! Tastings begins and wine bottles will be available for purchase beginning at noon. Celebrate spring and discover a new favorite wine.

Entertainment

Our line up of bands will have you dancing the day away. From beach music to your favorite covers from the 80’s our featured bands can play it all! Find out more about Ken Knox & Co. (former members of Chairmen of the Board), The Plaids and Walrus below.

Exhibitors

The Triad is home to a host of wonderful shops and companies. Our exhibitors include local companies and organizations specializing in everything from candy to clocks to pottery. There’s something for everyone!

For More Info Please Visit http://www.ncwinefestival.com/ 

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100 Things We Love About Winston-Salem

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Official logo of Winston-Salem (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The idea started out simple enough. Winston-Salem was turning 100, and we wanted to show it a little birthday love.

To do so, we thought we’d make a list of 100 things to love about life in the Twin City. Not an official “best of” list, but an honest, uncensored compilation of the things that make us smile.

So we started looking and thinking and writing and labeling. We asked a few friends and freelancers for some help. We tapped into our Winston state of mind (and our Salem state of mind). And we ended up with a list that includes a little bit of everything—art, architecture, business, brews, culture, climate, cocktails, ghost tales, and much more. It was an exhausting effort, but it’s certainly not an exhaustive list. And really, that’s the point. We’re hoping that by reading about the things we love in town, you’ll start cataloging a few things you love, too.

So from one neighbor to the next—and in no particular order— we present the 100 things we love about life in Winston-Salem.

Please visit their website @ WInston-Salem Monthly