The Vermont Grape & Wine Council invites you to the First Annual Wine & Chocolate Weekend - visit wineries around Vermont and taste delicious wine and chocolate pairings.
Saturday, Feb. 11 and Sunday, Feb. 12
Shelburne Vineyard's celebration will include a Benefit for the CVOEO WARMTH Support Program, heating assistance for low income Vermonters. Admission is free, but we suggest a donation of your choice to WARMTH. Let's generate some heat together!
Share the Love- Share the WARMTH!
A Valentine Weekend Open House
11:00-5:00 Shelburne Vineyard Tasting Room
Join Shelburne Vineyard for a Valentine's weekend of free wine tastings and tours, cheese and sweet treats! Sample and purchase local treats to pair with your favorite wines. Chat with our winemaker, enjoy some live music by the Burlington Ensemble. Admission is free- open to the public. Donations to WARMTH are encouraged.
Saturday, February 11
Nate's Cupcakes -Seriously good. These are THE best cupcakes, made locally from fresh ingredients. Try the cupcake and wine pairing suggestions we'll provide- they're fabulous. Pick some up for your special Valentine. Cupcakes available for sample and purchase.
Vermont Butter & Cheese Creamery-Cheese and wine always make the perfect pair. Sample some wonderful local cheeses from VT B&C Creamery. Find your favorites and buy some to bring home for dinner.
BlackFlower Chocolates- Decadent, handcrafted, exotic chocolates. Available for sample and purchase. Try some with our Cabernet Franc Merlot...
East Shore Vineyard - Taste a selection of ESV wines grown and produced in Vermont.
Burlington Ensemble- Enjoy live music performed by BE players, Laura Markowitz on Violin and John Dunlop on Cello.
Sunday, February 12
Arcury's English Toffee- Free samples of these elegant sweets. Try them with a taste of Shelburne Vineyard late harvest Quartet!
Fat Toad Farm- Sample some fresh Chevre and caramel sauce made with goat's milk! Available for tasting and purchase.
Artesano Mead- Sample this sweet and complex wine made entirely from honey.
Swiss Serenity Massage- Treat yourself or your sweetheart to a relaxing 10 minute chair massage. Massage Therapist Beda Beeli.
Open to the public and admission is free - donation to WARMTH is encouraged!
For more information about participating VT wineries, visit: www.vtgrapeandwinecouncil.com