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Wine & Herb Weekend on Cayuga Wine Trail

An edible garden full of homegrown herbs and vegetables is the perfect way to get more nutrition to Wine & Herb your table. Here on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail we have the perfect way to make that happen. Join us for our 22nd annual Wine and Herb Festival on either April 25-27 or May 2-4. When you grow your own flavorful produce you can be confident that no harmful chemicals have been added to your food. Harvested at their peak you can be taking part in the farm to table movement. The herbs and veggies again this year will be harvested by Schaefer Farms from Triangle NY, 20 minutes from Binghamton. Guests receive a souvenir wine glass, a plant carrier, plus a garden plan and instructions. Hours for the event are Friday 1:00pm till 5:00pm, at Montezuma, King Ferry, Long Point and Six Mile Creek wineries only. On each Saturday of the event visit the east side wineries, Long Point and King Ferry one hour early at 9:00am. Visit the rest of the wineries on Saturday and Sunday 10:00am till 6:00pm, seventeen in all. Herbs 13 At this event each wine is paired with an herb dish complimenting the plant each winery is giving away.Here is a list of our select herbs:Cilantro, Dill, Green Pepper, Italian Large Leaf Basil, Jalapeño Pepper, Lemon Basil, Oregano, Pansy, Parsley, Purple Basil, Red Cherry Tomatoes, Rosemary, Sage, Simply Salad, Summer Thyme, Tarragon, and Yellow Tomatoes.This year Buttonwood Grove Winery is serving their Parsley Walnut Pesto. At Thirsty Owl Wine Co.savor Flatbread with Fresh Cheese and Cilantro Chutney and at Knapp Winery and Vineyard Restaurant enjoy Fresh Sage Chicken Salad. Imagine being picked up in a luxury bus, touring the wineries along the wine trail and enjoying fine wines and delectable treats as you receive all your favorite herb plants. Join us for our worry free complete travel packages. Each package includes accommodations for either one or two night stays, transportation for 8 hours and tickets to our Wine & Herb event.Make sure to turn in your filled out ticket at the last winery you plan to visit. Participants are eligible to white wine win one of our Grand Prizes from: Discovery Trail, Experience! The Finger Lakes, Hilton Garden Inn inAuburn, Holiday Inn in Auburn, LaTourelle Hotel, Spa & Bistro, S & S Limousine and Water to Wine Tours. Advance Sale Tickets: Single Ticket $40.00, Couple Ticket $60.00 plus handling fee and sales tax. Designated Driver tickets are available. Tickets at the door are $5 more. Order your tickets early for we have a limited amount.For more information or to order tickets call the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail office at 1.800.684.5217, online: www.cayugawinetrail.com or purchase at any area Wegmans.

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