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Home Winemaker Showcase Coming May 26

grapestompers will be hosting its 5th Annual Home Winemaker Showcase on Sunday, May 26, 2013 in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Owner Tom Burgiss says that this event is open to all amateur wine makers. ALL wine makers must pre-register before Friday May 17th in order to pour their wines and be judged for the competition. The public is cordially invited to attend and taste the fruits of the vines. You must purchase a souvenier wine glass for $5.00. If you don't want to keep the glass we will refund your $5.00 at the end of the festival. The event begins at noon and lasts until 4:00 p.m.

Judging of homemade wine will take place in the following five categories:

  • Dry red
  • Dry white
  • Fruit / sweet
  • Port
  • Mead

In addition to the sampling of the home brewers, there will be area craftsmen and artisans selling their wares as well as live music to enhance the whole afternoon. Ribbons and gift certificates will be given in each of the five categories mentioned above for the wine makers.

Tom is offering a 10% discount for all advance orders picked up on the day of this showcase event. All orders must by placed by Friday, May 17th, to allow for items that need to be ordered. Everyone is invited to join the fun on May 26th tasting delicious homemade wines, shopping, and enjoying live music in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Call Grapestompers at 800-233-1505 for additional information or directions.