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25th Annual Wine & Herb Festival

Reproduced courtesy of the Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance

Date: May 5th, 2017

Website: http://cayugawinetrail.com/events/130/25th-annual-wine-herb-festival

Drink. Eat. Garden Repeat.

Get a head start on your herb garden. Collect the potted herbs and veggies featured in all 16 food samples along with the matching recipe collection.

As you savor herb-prepared cuisine, you’ll be offered a wine that compliments that dish and be able to take home the recipes, so that you can be the highlight at your next get together. You’ll also be offered up to 3 additional wine tastings.

Herb and Veggies include: Jalapeno Pepper, Marjoram, Iceberg Lettuce, Cilantro, Parsley, Sweet 100s Tomato, Oregano, Celery, Dill, Sage, Roma Tomato, Lavender, Sweet Banana Pepper, Meatball Eggplant, Basil and Chives.

At the end of the event, hand in your ticket to be eligible to win one of our Grand Prizes: The Hotel Ithaca, Finger Lakes Winery Tours, Deerhead Lakeside Restaurant & Bar, Cobtree Vacation Rental Resort, La Tourelle, Cayuga Lake Cabins, 34 State “Historic Luxury Suites,” 10 Fitch Luxurious Romantic Inn, Finger Lakes Wine Fest Experience!

The Finger Lakes Event Hours: Friday 1-5pm, the following wineries are participating: Treleaven, Long Point, Montezuma, Six Mile Creek. Saturday 10-6pm, ALL 16 wineries are participating. Sunday 10-6pm, ALL 16 wineries are participating.

On Saturday, you can start at 9am at Six Mile Creek, Treleaven and Long Point wineries only.

Tickets: Each ticket is good for the whole weekend, to visit each winery once. Single tickets are $45 and includes: 1 souvenir wine glass, 1 potted herb or veggie plant, 1 wine and food pairing at each winery, 3 additional wine tastings per winery, 1 garden guide, 1 plant carrier, 1 recipe collection.

Couples tickets are $65 and include: 2 souvenir wine glasses, 1 potted herb or veggie plant, 1 wine and food pairing at each winery per person, 3 additional wine tastings per winery per person, 1 garden guide, 1 plant carrier, 1 recipe collection.

Discounted designated driver tickets are available. The DD gets all the same perks as a regular ticket, minus the wine. They also get a DD travel mug, rather than a wine glass. $22.50 for a single, $52.50 for a couple. A couple’s DD ticket consists of one person who drinks and one person who does not.

Be sure to buy your tickets early, we have a limited amount available per weekend. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 800-684-5217. Packages that offer tickets, transportation and accommodations are also available.

When ordering tickets, will you be asked to choose a specific starting point. This is where you’ll start the event and be given your wine glass(es), plant carrier, garden plan and the front, back and ring to your recipe collection.

If you’re part of a large group (15+), we ask that you contact the office prior to ordering your tickets; to be sure the whole group can be accommodated at a starting point. If you purchased your ticket separately from your group, please notify the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail office at 800-684-5217 or info@cayugawinetrail.com so we can make sure that you have the same starting point. For large groups, we also offer itineraries to ensure smooth flow of the buses and the smaller groups throughout the day. Please contact the trail office to order your tickets and get your itinerary started. We reserve the right to limit the number of large groups purchasing tickets.

Tickets to our events CANNOT be REFUNDED.

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