SEVEN SPRINGS, Pa. – Thirty wineries from all over the Keystone state will gather at Seven Springs Mountain Resort for the Seven Springs Wine Festival, August 23-24, 2014.
“The Seven Springs Wine Festival is a celebration of incredible Pennsylvania wines,” said Alex Moser, Director of Marketing. “For 22 years, guests have been coming to our mountain to discover new wines, savor their favorites, take in the beauty of the mountain and enjoy all the fun we have to offer. It’s become a tradition for friends and family to reunite for a weekend at the resort for the Wine Festival. The attending wineries are some of the best in the state and they offer truly outstanding varieties.”
One of the largest events of its kind in the state, the Seven Springs Wine Festival presents 30 wineries including Allegheny Wine Cellars, Flickerwood Wine Cellars, Glades Pike Winery, Hauser Estate Winery, Presque Isle Wine Cellars, Starr Hill and the Winery at Wilcox. Festival guests can sample from hundreds of different tastes, combinations and vintages, aswell as purchase their favorites to take home. A complete list of attendingwineries can be found online here.
Festival guests are also welcome to attend three daily seminars taught by Seven Springs Food and Beverage Director, Brian Annapolen. The first seminar, "Loca-Vore, Local Pour" is a wine and cheese pairing session featuring locally-made cheeses. During this session, Annapolen will lead the group through an in-depth look at how to properly pair wine with different cheeses. The second seminar, “Cooking with Wine,” focuses on Pennsylvania wines and how to apply thoseflavor profiles to different types of food and cooking techniques. The third seminar, “Summer Sippers,” will demonstrate how to use wine to create cocktail favorites.
A complimentary wine check service will be available to festival attendees. This service allows guests to purchase their favorite wines on-site and have them stored for pick-up. Wine check is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.
The event’s live entertainment selection includes Broke, Stranded and Ugly, Mercedez, The Ferncliff Collective, Meredith Holliday; No Bad JuJu and Neon Swing Xperience. A schedule of entertainment can be found online here.
The festival runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Aug. 23-24. Tickets are $39 for Saturday and $29 for Sunday’s event. Festival admission includes a wine glass, wine check service, musical entertainment, crafts exhibits and a program guide. Tickets are available online at http://www.7springs.com/events/wine-festival/or by calling (888) 71-TICKETS (84253).
You must be at least age 21 to attend this event. Attendees will be required to presentproper identification to gain entrance into the festival. Please leave children, minors and pets at home as they are not permitted on festival grounds. Seven Springs and the Pennsylvania Wine Association encourage all festival attendees to please drink responsibly.
AboutSeven Springs Mountain Resort
Seven Springs Mountain Resort, located in Seven Springs, Pa., is the perfect place for family vacations that create lifelong memories. Each year the family-friendly resort hosts more than one million overnight and day guests. Located within 200 miles of the major metropolitan areas of Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Cleveland and Washington D.C., Seven Springs is easilyaccessible from either exit 91 or 110 of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
For more information on Seven Springs and the year-round lodging, dining and activity options the resort offers visit www.7springs.com or call (800) 452-2223.