Texas Pete Spirits of Summer Festival — Winston-Salem, NC — June 2, 2018 — 12:00-6:00pm
The Texas Pete Spirits of Summer festival kicks off on the streets of downtown Winston-Salem with an electrifying tasting experience that unites local chefs, winemakers, brewmasters, and national recording acts for one sizzling summertime festival in Winston-Salem, NC.
Stop, Sip, Savor Wine Hop! — Very Berry Wine Trail — June 10, 2018
Blaze your own trail to four Unique & Boutique wineries in the Catawba Valley. Each winery will have a sample of a different berry and wine pairing! Start your journey by collecting your Hop card & commemorative wine glass at any of the participating wineries below. Then sip award winning wine and enjoy a light berry themed bites as you collect a stamp at all four wineries.
- Participating Wineries:
- Lake James Cellars Winery
- Belle Nicho Winery
- Silver Fork Winery
- South Creek Winery
By visiting all four wineries, you will also be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a $25.00 gift certificate. All participating wineries are conveniently located off I–40 between exits 94 & 100.
The winery hop hours are from 1PM to 5PM. To participate in giveaways, make sure you allow enough time to visit all four wineries. You may visit the 4 wineries in any order. Tickets include tastings at each winery. Ticket sales are limited, purchase yours now before this event is sold out! Advance tickets are $25. Day of tickets, price will be $30 per person.
Stills and Grills Fest — North Wilkesboro, NC — June 16, 2018 — 1:00-5:00pm
Stills and Grills Fest is a chicken cook-off and moonshine event. It’s presented by the Downtown North Wilkesboro Partnership in order to promote Wilkes County’s rich history in the production of poultry and its moonshine distilling heritage. It will be held in the center of downtown North Wilkesboro, located in the Foothills of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. The event is open to the public and is family friendly. Tasting tickets will be available in advance and at the gate. Ticket holders will be able to sample regional spirits and vote for best wings in a People’s Choice competition. They’ll be other food vendors, artisans and live music too.
Avery County Wine & Beer Festival — Banner Elk, NC — June 30, 2018 — 12:00-5:00pm
Avery County Wine & Beer Festival will be held at Sorrento’s Dining Complex in Banner Elk. It's a day of special wine and beer tastings from the High Country and surrounding areas! Your admission, which includes a complimentary glass, will allow you a “flight of tastings” per wine and beer participant.
September 23, 2018
December 9, 2018