Culpeper Renaissance’s ninth annual “Taste of Culpeper – a Wine, Food, and Arts Festival” will take place Sunday, October 12, 2014, in historic downtown Culpeper in the Depot District on Davis and Commerce Streets from Noon – 5:00p.m. This event is sure to please wine enthusiasts, foodies and followers of unique arts and crafts. Experience the very best in Virginia wines, local cuisine and even a few microbrews will be available for purchase. Enjoy all of this in Downtown Culpeper and you’ll soon discover why it was named the winner of the 2012 “Great American Main Street Award”.
With more than 200 Virginia wineries and counting the industry is experiencing phenomenal growth and with experience comes quality. Virginia wines are capturing the attention of consumers throughout the country and the world. There really is no better time to come out and taste the success of Virginia. You’ll have an opportunity to sample more than 40 different wines and visit with several new participating wineries at this year’s festival.
In addition to wine, food and art, there are cooking demonstrations from some of your favorite local chefs. And you won’t want to miss the Downtown Culpeper Waiters Race, an entertaining test of a waiters speed and ability to carry a full tray without tipping it!
Fun and festivities for the entire family will promise an enjoyable fall afternoon with amazing LIVE music. FREE activities for children include a moonbounce, art projects, and games.
With your tasting admission to CRI’s Taste of Culpeper, you will receive general admission, a souvenir wine glass to commemorate your day, and free tastings at each of the wineries and restaurants. Find your favorites, relax and stay a while as wine and lunch will also be available for purchase. If you want to stock your cellar Taste of Culpeper wine totes will also be available for purchase to carry your favorite wines home.
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