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Celebrate North Carolina Wines

Celebrate North Carolina Wines

October 8, 2006 (Sunday) – 3:00 PM–7:00 PM

North Carolina is home to 55 wine producers and ranks 12th for wine production and 10th for grape production in the United States. The second annual "Celebrate North Carolina Wines" will showcase award-winning North Carolina wines, demonstrations of wine and food pairings, and an inside look at viticulture and enology research in NC State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences along with tastings from 15 wineries across the state. The event is open to the public.

The first half of the event will feature wine tastings, various demonstrations, heavy hors d'oeuvre, live music, and a silent auction. The latter half of the celebration will feature the North Carolina Wine and Grape Council's 2006 awards presentation, along with dessert and coffee.

Tickets are $50.00 in advance and $60.00 at the door. Proceeds will benefit NC State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' viticulture and enology research and the JC Raulston Arboretum. For more information, please contact Autumn Keck at (919) 513-3826 or autumn_keck@ncsu.edu or visit www.cals.ncsu.edu/advancement/NCwines.

Sponsors

Platinum
Jeanette and Wallace Hyde

Gold
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
River Landing
George and Reba Worsley

Silver
Century Framing, Ltd.
Maupin Taylor P. A.
United Energy
Peggy and Jim Fain
Piedmont Research Center, LLC
The Capital Planning Group, Inc.
Walter and Kathleen Thompson

Wineries

Benjamin Vineyards and Winery – www.benjaminvineyards.com
Biltmore Estate Wine Company – www.biltmore.com
Chatham Hill Winery – www.chathamhillwine.com
Childress Vineyards – www.childressvineyards.com
Cypress Bend Vineyards – www.cypressbendvineyards.com
Duplin Wine Cellars- www.duplinwinery.com
Hanover Park Vineyard – www.hanoverparkwines.com
Hinnant Family Vineyards and Winery – www.hinnantvineyards.com
Old North State Winery – www.carolinaharvestwines.com
RagApple Lassie Vineyards – www.ragapplelassie.com
Round Peak Vineyards – www.roundpeak.com
Shelton Vineyards – www.sheltonvineyards.com
The Winery at Iron Gate Farm- www.irongatevineyards.com

Cost: This event is open to the general public; tickets are $50.00 in advance and $60.00 at the door.
Registration: Advance registration is not required, but is recommended.
Location: JC Raulston Arboretum.
Directions: Need directions? Click here.
Parking: Free parking is available along Beryl Road.
Questions: For more information, please contact Autumn Keck at autumn_keck@ncsu.edu or (919) 513-3826.

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