Keuka Wine Trail to hold Keuka in Bloom

The Keuka Lake Wine Trail welcomes plant, wine, and food-lovers for the ever-popular signature event, Keuka in Bloom, May 5-6, 2012. At each of the eight member wineries, ticket holders will receive a different flower and an herb, each in a 4-inch pot. This year’s plant collection will include, among many other varieties, Snapdragons, Coleus, Sage and Rainbow Chard. Participants will also enjoy sampling delicious herb-inspired fare served at each winery along with tasting a wide selection of wines. Visit all eight wineries and return home with 16 different plants! This growing event has become an annual sell-out, purchasing tickets early is highly recommended.Joyce Hunt, owner of Hunt Country Vineyards, reflects on the 8th annual Keuka in Bloom and why it’s her favorite wine trail event of the year. “Moon Valley Plant Co. in Dundee, NY has been a pleasure to work with over the years, always offering beautiful, healthy plants,” says Joyce. “It’s fun to visit with people who have attended the event annually…wine, good food and the promise of Spring planting makes everyone happy.” Bring a friend and enjoy the best of magnificent Keuka Lake at the height of springtime! Tickets may be purchased online at www.keukawinetrail.com, by phone 800.440.4898, or at any Wegmans customer service desk. Tickets are $35 per person or $50 per couple (one set of plants); each participant receives a souvenir wine glass. Designated driver tickets are available at a $5.00 discount. Event hours are Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 11am-5pm. Large groups should contact the Wine Trail office to confirm their itinerary prior to booking through a transportation company. To receive the latest event updates and previews, find the Keuka Lake Wine Trail on Facebook.Established in 1985, the Keuka Lake Wine Trail aims to provide a high-quality, lively experience where guests will feel excited by the food, wine and scenery and stimulated by the conversation. Member wineries include: Heron Hill Winery, Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars, Stever Hill Vineyards, Hunt Country Vineyards, Keuka Spring Vineyards, Barrington Cellars, McGregor Vineyard Winery and Ravines Wine Cellars.First in Wine, First in Beauty. Discover the most rewarding wine trail in the Finger Lakes.

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