WinterWine: Ravenscroft Glass Seminar (3PM)

Enjoy a one hour seminar hosted by Danny Sanford, owner of Fine Wine Trading Company, as he teaches you the importance of glassware. Sample wine from four different glasses…and take them home!

Ravenscroft Crystal Titanium Pro glasses are constructed of brilliant lead-free crystal are our most popular glass for on premise use. Ravenscroft Crystal Titanium Pro glasses are a pleasurable indulgence for your customer that will surely raise the perceived value of their wine experience. These beautiful glass are perfect for full bottle or by the glass service. Almost all are constructed with pulled stems and a fire polished seam-less base to stem. ​All are produced with lead-free crystal.

4 glasses per person

Sampling:

2019 Whitehall Lane Sauvignon Blanc, Napa

2019 Sbragia Chardonnay, Russian River

2018 Meadowcroft Pinot Noir, Sonoma

2018 Carneros Springs Cabernet, Napa

  • Must be 21 or older to attend event. ID’s will be checked at the door.
  • All tickets are will call.

5th Annual WinterFest Beer Garden

Join us for the 5th Annual WinterFest Beer Garden on the Blowing Rock Chamber Lawn! This year’s event is sponsored by The Speckled Trout Restaurant and Bottle Shop and will feature fantastic local breweries. WinterFest’s motto is “Don’t Hibernate, Celebrate!” and that’s precisely what we’ll be doing at the WinterFest Beer Garden. Local and regional breweries will be sampling their “Hops and Barley Pops” outside on the Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce Lawn. We’ll have live music and food available for purchase.
* Must be 21 or older with picture ID to sample beer.

Your wristbands will be available at the event site check-in table where your photo ID will be checked and you’ll receive tasting tickets.

Participating Brewery’s
– Appalachian Mountain Brewery
– Blowing Rock Brewery
– Bird Song Brewing
– Broken Shed Distillery
– Booneshine Brewing
– Community Brewing Co.
– Copper Barrell Distillery
– Early Bird Social
– Fiddlin’ Fish
– Ginger’s Revenge
– Mica Town Brewing
– The Speckled Trout Restaurant
Betty’s Biscuit Food Truck
Egg Rollin Food Truck

WinterWine: Ravenscroft Glass Seminar (12PM)

Enjoy a one hour seminar hosted by Danny Sanford, owner of Fine Wine Trading Company, as he teaches you the importance of glassware. Sample wine from four different glasses…and take them home!

Ravenscroft Crystal Titanium Pro glasses are constructed of brilliant lead-free crystal are our most popular glass for on premise use. Ravenscroft Crystal Titanium Pro glasses are a pleasurable indulgence for your customer that will surely raise the perceived value of their wine experience. These beautiful glass are perfect for full bottle or by the glass service. Almost all are constructed with pulled stems and a fire polished seam-less base to stem. ​All are produced with lead-free crystal.

4 glasses per person

Sampling:

2019 Whitehall Lane Sauvignon Blanc, Napa

2019 Sbragia Chardonnay, Russian River

2018 Meadowcroft Pinot Noir, Sonoma

2018 Carneros Springs Cabernet, Napa

  • Must be 21 or older to attend event. ID’s will be checked at the door.
  • All tickets are will call.

Charity Chili Challenge

This year the Charity Chili Challenge is taking place all over town! Participating restaurants will be serving their special chili on Saturday, January 29th and donating a portion of the proceeds to local nonprofits!

“People’s Choice Award” will go to the restaurant who raised the most money on 1/29

“Judges Pick” will be awarded to the restaurant by secret tasting panel of celebrity  judges.

Timberlake’s Restaurant – High Country Caregivers

Blowing Rock Ale House – BRAHM

Gideon Ridge – Mountain Alliance

Bistro Roca – Watauga Humane Society

Hellbender Bed & Beverage – Blue Ridge Conservancy

The Speckled Trout Restaurant – Hunger & Health Coalition

Cafe Violette – Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture

Foggy Rock Restaurant – Hospitality House

Sponsored by The Spice  & Tea Exchange

 

WinterWine: European Wine Seminar

Take a tour of European wine country with an hour long seminar from Danny Sanford, owner of Fine Wine Trading Company,  that will explore Spain, France, and Italy. Sample three wines from each country for an immersive experience.

 

  • Must be 21 or older to attend event. ID’s will be checked at registration.
  • All tickets are will call.

WinterWine Seminar: California Wines

Escape to the Winter weather and take a tour of the California Wine Country. Enjoy sampling wines from Sonoma, Napa, and the Central Coast….. you will almost forget you are Celebrating the Fun side of Winter.  

 

*Must be 21 or older to attend. ID’s will be checked at the door.