Heal your cabin heat during Trop’s initial Winter Wine Fest

February 24, 2016 - garden totes

Around this time of year, cabin heat sets in — so it’s a ideal time to

get out and conduct to Tropicana Casino and Resort for their first-ever Winter Wine Fest in a Grand Exhibition Center 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28. This eventuality will underline some-more than 150 of New Jersey’s favorite wines from award-winning vineyards from right here in a Garden State. There will be live entertainment, booze seminars and workman crafters to assistance make an interesting and educational event.

“Many people don’t comprehend this, though New Jersey is during a forefront of a new limit in winemaking,” says Paul Tonacci, partner during Atlantic City Bottle Company and The Iron Room. As a Certified Sommelier, Specialist of Wine and booze decider by a American Wine Society, Tonacci knows a thing or dual about wine. Tonacci also writes a bi-weekly mainstay for a Press of Atlantic City patrician “Reading Between a Wines.” “Leaps and end are being done in a growth of hybrid grapes, quite during Cornell University, that are means to grow and flower in New Jersey and to furnish a high-quality wines that come from such places as a Bordeaux and Burgundy regions in France.”

At a Winter Wine Fest, Tonacci will horde a Wine Comparative convention 5 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, where he will beam a tasting of 4 New Jersey wines alongside European varietals. “I wish to get people to suffer Jersey wines,” Tonacci says.

In further to Tonacci’s Wine Comparative convention there will be many other presentations that embody options such as “Meet a Winemaker” with Bellview Winery and Tomasello Winery, “Wine-tertainment” with Phillip Silverstone and a blind ambience exam of New Jersey wines vs. a universe with booze experts John Mahoney and Dr. Gary Pavlis. Artisan qualification vendors will turn out a festival knowledge with singular offerings for squeeze that embody A Time for Wine glassware, booze totes and accessories, An Etch of Glass, Bacon Bites, Taste Artisanal Market, Busy Bees Honey, Gail Adams Jewelry, Gourmet Creations, Hank Sauce, Jerky James and Silpada Jewelry.

The categorical captivate during a Winter Wine Fest will be 12 of New Jersey’s flourishing list of winemakers including: Bellview Winery, DiMatteo Vineyard, Monroeville Vineyard, Plagido’s Winery, Renault Winery, Salem Oak Vineyards, Sharrott Winery, Southwind Vineyard and Winery, Tomasello Winery, Valenzano Winery, Villari Vineyards and Wagonhouse Winery.

“Our festival group during Valenzano Winery is looking brazen to pouring booze during Tropicana’s Winter Wine Festival. I’ve always been a fan of Tropicana. Their joining to compelling a New Jersey booze attention and internal cultivation is one reason because a Trop stands out among A.C. casinos,” says Tony Valenzano, co-owner of Valenzano Winery.

While sampling some of New Jersey’s favorite wines, festivalgoers will have a eventuality to association with a winemakers and squeeze wines by a bottle or case.

“Most booze festivals are scheduled in a tumble during a winery’s collect and busiest time of a year. Instead, Tropicana is permitting us to showcase a booze list and a new releases during a slower time in a gentle and sparkling setting. Tropicana’s Winter Wine Festival is a ideal eventuality to kick cabin heat by sampling tasty wines, enjoying live music, good food and workman qualification vendors,” Valenzano says.

Tickets are $25 and embody a tasting glass, booze seminars and a cheese and fruit plate. Live song will be achieved by Beth Tinnon on Saturday and Stealing Savanah on Sunday.


WHERE: Grand Exhibition Center, Tropicana Casino and Resort, 2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City

WHEN: 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28


MORE INFO: Call 1-800-843-8767 or go to Tropicana.net

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