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Wine Festival at Oronoco Bay Park Saturday 6.25.16 | News Release | Vine On the Waterfront

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The annual Vine on the Waterfront Food & Wine Festival is set to return this summer on Saturday, June 25th. Formally known as the Alexandria Food & Wine Festival, the festival will take place from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Old Town’s waterfront at Oronoco Bay Park and will expand to include both restaurants within Alexandria and other eateries throughout the region.

 

The festival is a community-based event featuring tastes of local foods and wine, as well as artisans, a Children’s Corner, and live entertainment by Justin Trawick & The Common Goods and Allan Scott Band. The event will transform Oronoco Bay Park into a lively festival easily accessible by car, Metrorail or Dash Bus.

 

Attendees will be able to sample food and wine from a variety of local restaurants and Virginia’s wineries.  Local restaurants will compete for the best appetizer, the best main course and the best dessert – judged by notable DC foodie judges (to be announced soon).

 

This year’s participating restaurants and wineries include (as of May 9th, more to be announced on website):

Wineries:
Arterra Wines
Cobbler Mountain Cider
Democracy Vineyards
Horton Vineyards
James River Cellars
Lake Anna Winery
Mattaponi Winery
Narmada Winery
Potomac Point Winery
Rebec Vineyards
Rogers Ford Farm Winery
The Williamsburg Winery Ltd.
The Winery at La Grange
Wine Connoisseur Magazine

 

Restaurants/Food Vendors:
Alexandria Cupcake
Boso Kitchen
Carluccio’s
Crowne Plaza Old Town by IHG
Fiona’s Irish Pub
Jazz Chic & Waffle
Kerrygold Butters & CheesesS & P Living
Mum Mum Thai
Passanante’s Home Food Services
Popcorn Queens
Talk of Di Town
UNO’s Pizzeria and Grill

 

This is a free event to attend; however tickets are needed to sample food and beverages.

 

Tickets are $15 (per area, wine area + food area) and can be purchased online at the festival website. After June 18th, the price is $20 (each area) on site.

This year’s festival partners includes: City of Alexandria, Visit Alexandria, Post Properties, The Parker at Huntington, The Bozzuto Group, ORNUA The Home of Irish Dairy, Washington Parent Magazine, Northern Virginia Magazine, ABC7/WJLA-TV, News Channel 8 and 94.7 Fresh FM.

 

For a complete schedule of activities visit www.vineonthewaterfront.com.

EVENT DETAILS 

What: Vine on the Waterfront Food & Wine Festival

When: Saturday, June 25th, 2016 

Where: Oronoco Bay Park (100 Madison Street), Alexandria, VA 22314

Time: 12p.m. – 6p.m.

Website: www.vineonthewaterfront.com
Cost: This is a FREE event to attend; however tickets are needed to sample food and beverages. Tickets are $15 (each area) until June 18 to be purchased online. After June 18th, the price is $20 (each area) on site.

For Example:

Food Samples (only) – $20 for 8 taste tickets

Wine Garden (only) – $20 per person. Guest receive a wine glass and a bottled water. Ticket gives access to the wine garden with tasting samples from the wineries.

Food + Wine Tasting – Includes 8 tickets for food tasting + wine tastings from Virginia wineries

All Sales Final.

 

Transportation: Easily accessible via car, Metro rail and Dash Bus

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