Monday, April 30th, 2018 | Barbara Watkins
9th Annual WineFest
April 28 @ 12:00 pm – April 29 @ 5:00 pm
In its 9th year, WineFest at St. Michaels will give wine lovers the opportunity to taste and purchase over 400 diverse wines from across the globe while enjoying the charming hospitality of historic St. Michaels. The two-day event will be held Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29 from noon to 5 p.m. daily.
WineFest at St. Michaels features 13 venues located throughout the town. Each venue offers a unique tasting experience ranging from small venues highlighting Maryland wineries to larger venues pouring many California, Oregon, Washington State and South American, French, Argentinian wines.
“Providing access to great wine, especially those not found in your average store, is important to us. Whether you’re new to wine or a serious oenophile, we want every WineFest attendee to find wines they love,” says George Wilson, co-founder of WineFest at St. Michaels.
The WineFest at St. Michaels VIP Experience includes exclusive access to a VIP tasting cruise aboard The Patriot and the VIP tastings at The Old Brick Inn. Both venues feature highly-rated U.S. and international wines at advantageous pricing.
General admission tickets may be purchased as a two-day Wine Pass for Saturday and Sunday or Sunday only. Tickets for the VIP Experience are limited, but are also available online. On each day of the event, tickets will be available for purchase at two ticket tent locations in town: St. Michaels Elementary School (turn right at Seymour Street and turn into the school parking lot) and at Guilford and Company, located at the corner of Cherry and Talbot streets. Free shuttle bus service will be available from the school ticket tent location.
Volunteers are needed. To find out how to support the charity of your choice by volunteering during WineFest at St. Michaels, visit www.winefestatstmichaels.com. All volunteers must be at least 21 years of age, must be able to stand, and to lift 40 pounds if necessary.
Founded in 2009, WineFest at St. Michaels donates its profits to charities that it identifies as well as those chosen by WineFest volunteers. For each day that a volunteer works, $100 is donated to his or her charity of choice. Past beneficiaries include Agape Children’s’ Connection, St. Michaels Fire Department, St. Michaels Food Bank, St. Michaels Community Center, Phillips Wharf Environmental Center, Project Healing Waters, Talbot County Mediation, Talbot County FOP, Talbot Humane, Southern Maryland Leadership, March of Dimes, St. Michaels Jr. League, St. Michaels After Prom, Tilghman Area Youth Association, St. Michaels Classic Car Museum, Bryan Brothers Foundation, Benedictine School, The Mission, Center for the Prevention of Domestic Violence, and Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Evergreen, Trinity Episcopal Church, St. Michaels Woman’s Club, Easton Ruritan Club, St. Michaels Museum at St. Mary’s Square, Urban Promise, Horn Point Lab – University of Maryland, Eastern Shore Community Rowers, Talbot Optimist Club, National Kidney Foundation of Maryland, Miles River Yacht Club Foundation, Critchlow Adkins Children’s Center, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Church for Middle East Peace, Talbot County Free Library, Maryland City VFD, David Adam Vail Foundation, and the Zeta National Education Foundation.
Written by: www.AttractionMag.com