Keuka in Bloom event set for mid-May

For the 7th consecutive year, the eight member wineries of the Keuka Lake Wine Trail will open their doors to the sweet warm breeze and welcome guests to their signature spring event, “Keuka in Bloom”, Saturday and Sunday, May 14-15.Ticketholders will receive a different flower and herb, each in a 4-inch pot, such as Dwarf Snapdragons and Rainbow Chard, at each winery. Guests will also enjoy samples of the Finger Lakes region’s finest wines and delicious herb-inspired fare such as Potato and Kale Gratin, Caprese Skewers with fresh mozzarella, tomato and basil and Baguette with Sicilian Herb Dip. Visit all eight wineries and return home with 16 different plants! Bring a friend and enjoy the best of magnificent Keuka Lake at the height of springtime! Joyce Hunt, owner of Hunt Country Vineyards, finds Keuka in Bloom her favorite wine trail event of the year. “At this time of spring, everything is blossoming and the wineries are bursting with color,” says Joyce. ‘Happy’ best describes our Keuka in Bloom weekend”.This event is a perennial sell-out with a loyal group of returning plant, wine, and food-lovers.It is recommended to purchase tickets early online at www.KeukaWineTrail.com, by phoning 800.440.4898, or at any Wegmans customer service desk. Tickets are $35 per person, $50 per couple (one set of plants), plus tax, including a complimentary signature wine glass for each participant. Designated driver tickets are also available 25% off. All ticket holders may also enter a drawing for a one-night stay for two at the Inn at Esperanza Mansion, a sightseeing cruise aboard the Esperanza Rose and a certificate good for one bottle of wine from each of the eight wineries.Founded in 1985, the Keuka Lake Wine Trail includes Heron Hill Winery, Dr. Konstantin Frank’s Vinifera Wine Cellars, Stever Hill Vineyards, Hunt Country Vineyards, Keuka Spring Vineyards, Barrington Cellars, McGregor Vineyard Winery and Ravines Wine Cellars. Guests travel the trail at their own pace and are welcome at the wineries anytime on Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 11am-5pm.

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