HAW RIVER WINE TRAIL SUMMER GRILLIN' EVENT
On Saturday, July 27, 2013, the Haw River Wine Trail wineries --Benjamin, Grove, GlenMarie, and Iron Gate -- will host food and wine themed pairings where samples of a selected wine and a selected food will be offered for our guests enjoyment. A different course will be served at each winery where the winemaker has chosen one wine to be served with a "summer grillin" food selection.
The event will run from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Participants may sample courses and wines in any order along the trail. Advanced purchase ticket sales only. Only 150 total tickets will be sold for this event, and tickets must be purchased before 5pm on Wed 7/24. Tickets are only $25 per person including tax. Tickets may be purchased from member wineries.
LOCAL WINERIES HOST PROGRESSIVE DINING EVENT
On Saturday, July 21, 2012, the Haw River Wine Trail wineries will host a Food and Wine Pairing where samples of a selected wine and a selected food will be offered for our guests' enjoyment. The theme is summer grilling and we will be cooking up delicious servings of local meats and vegetables. A different offering will be served at each winery where the winemaker has chosen one wine to pair with the food selection. The event will run from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Participants may sample courses and wines in any order along the trail. Tickets are available from any of the winery locations.
HAW RIVER WINE TRAIL CEL9EBRATES STATE FAIR WINS AND 4TH ANNIVERSARY
The Haw River Wine Trail was bestowed 20 medals this year at the North Carolina state fair in October 2009.
"These competition results continue to show that some of the best wine in the state is being grown in the Haw River Valley," said Max Lloyd, a winemaker at Grove Winery. Benjamin Vineyards and Winery was awarded 2 gold medals for its "Crème de Framboise" and "Cabernet Sauvignon" wines by a panel of judges at the North Carolina state fair this past weekend. It was also awarded 4 silver and 2 bronze awards. The Winery at Iron Gate Farm was awarded 1 gold medal for its "IronGate Vineyards 2007 Merlot." It was also awarded 2 silver medals and 4 bronze medals. Grove Winery was awarded 1 Double Gold medal for its "Grove Jug House Blush" wine and 1 gold medal for its "Grove 2005 Chardonnay." It also was awarded 3 silver medals and 10 Bronze medals.