August 6 Swedish Hill Jack Ass Day A day to celebrate one of our most beloved family members-Doobie, our donkey (a real jackass)! Come enjoy this lively and fun event. Boogie on down to LIVE MUSIC by City Limits, enjoy BBQ foods, try your luck at some of our fun games and take advantage of huge sales in our tasting room! A great event to break loose and have some fun with family, friends and the Swedish Hill gang!
Contact: Corinna Heinz , 315-549-8326 www.swedishhill.com
August 6 Sheldrake Point Vineyard & Simply Red Lakeside Bistro, Wine Club Appreciation Party Live music, special tastings, a vineyard tour and a full course feast paired with our finest wines. Set against our gorgeous landscaped gardens with lakeside view-it is an evening you won't forget! $20 per Wine Club member. Reserve by July 22nd.www.sheldrakepoint.com
August 7 Six Mile Creek Vineyard, Healthy Hearts Winemaker's Dinner Four course meal prepared by a local chef using local ingredients paired with Six Mile Creek wines. www.sixmilecreek.com
August 13 Swedish Hill Vineyard, Wine, Paws and Claws
Come spend a fun evening for a good cause at Swedish Hill's Wine, Paws and Claws! Jam out to Live Music, and enjoy delicious barbecue foods (fee) made by Dewey's Third Ward Tavern, homemade ice cream from the Cayuga Lake Creamery, wines by the glass and bottle (fee) face painting for children and adults and more under our scenic pavilion surrounded by vineyards. While there's no cover charge to get in, Beverly's will be accepting donations on this evening. A portion of the proceeds from our wine sales will be donated to Beverly's as well. Beverly's Animal Shelter will also be bringing some furry friends to the event. (4pm-8pm).
August 17 King Ferry Winery "Around the World on Six Plates" - a summer wine dinner Wednesday, August 17, 6 pm $50 per person, tax and tip included Reservations required by August 3. www.treleavenwines.com
August 20 Swedish Hill Vineyard, Limited Release Weekend Be the first to sample our limited release wines! Many wine specials! (9am-6pm). www.swedishhill.com
August 20 Buttonwood Grove Winery, Sunflower Daze Hayrides through the sunflower fields, food & wine pairings, live music, a great day for photos! (12-5pm) www.buttonwoodgrove.com
August 20 Montezuma Winery, 10th Anniversary Celebration Montezuma Winery turns 10! Live music by Bob Walpole, food & wine! We will release a 10th Anniversary Sparkling wine to celebrate. www.montezumawinery.com
August 20 Cayuga Ridge Estate Winery, Summer Peach Festival Nothing says summer like a peach! Enjoy recipes and foods that showcase this perfect summer fruit (fee). Local peach farmers will be on hand. Music and vendors. www.cayugridgewinery.com
August 20 Knapp Winery Beef, Barrel & Blues.
Celebrate the Blues at Knapp's. Beef Brisket & Bleu Cheese on a pretzel roll served with a glass of wine from one of Knapp's oak barrels. Live Blues Music. www.knappwine.com
August 21 Knapp Vineyards, Summer Thrill with the Grill Roasted, flame-broiled, smoked, and grilled will be the style of cooking used by our chef to create a thrilling wine dinner. The gastronomical display of charbroiled foods will satisfy the outdoor food aficionados with a gourmet flare. The best part of this dinner is that you do not have to don an apron or fuss with the smoke! The flavors will be captured in all the entrees for a delicious grill experience. This delectable dinner is paired with Knapp, Zugibe, and Glenora Wine Cellars premium wines. www.knappwine.com
August 27 Knapp Vineyards, Cruising the Tropics Our tropical dinner will feature foods from the Caribbean Islands to Brazil to Peru and Venezuela. From cerviche to dishes prepared with mango, papaya and flavorful fish each course will represent a varied take on these amazingly delicious foods. Carefully selected premium wines from Knapp Winery, Zugibe Vineyards and Glenora Wine Cellars will accompany each course. Please call for reservations at 800-869-9271. www.knappwine.com