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Wine & Food Festival

Wine & Food Festival



Wine & Food Festival Events

Wine, Dine, and Punch Lines

Friday, September 16
6:30 PM | Registration
6:30 - 8:00 PM | Reception in Fountain Lobby
8:00 - 10:00 PM | Comedy Show in Garden Terrace Ballroom

$96 (includes tax and gratuity)

Kick-off a wonderful weekend of food and wine! Join us at 6:30 PM in the Fountain Lobby for a wine reception hosted by Kim Crawford of Loveblock Wines and featuring 4-6 wine selections and heavy hors d'oeuvres. Then at 8 PM, enjoy the lighter side of wine with "Something To Wine About," a comedy show featuring Laurie Forster, The Stand Up Sommelier. Must be 21 or older. Reservations are required. Please call 717-534-8800 for reservations.



Vine to Wine at Waltz Vineyards

Saturday, September 17
8:30 AM | Registration and coffee reception in Overlook
9:15 AM - 1:30 PM | Waltz Vineyards Tour and Tasting (shuttle departs from The Hotel Hershey at 9:15 AM and returns at 1:30 PM)

$54 per person with box lunch (includes tax and gratuity)

This unique experience takes you through the winemaking process from the vine to the wine. You'll start with a tour of the actual vineyards at Waltz Wineries in nearby Lancaster County, followed by a complete walk-through of every step of this boutique wine maker's process by owners Jan and Kimberly Waltz. The morning will culminate with a tasting of their wines accompanied by local cheeses, crackers, and chocolates in their inviting tasting room. Must be 21 or older. Transportation included to and from The Hotel Hershey. Dressing for outside weather and wearing comfortable shoes for walking the vineyard are suggested. Limited availability, reservations are required. Rain or shine event. Please call 717-534-8800 for reservations.

Count Sebastiano Capone Wine & Cheese Tasting

Saturday, September 17
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM | Blue Mountain

$54 per person (includes tax and gratuity)

Join us in the Blue Mountain Room for a guided tasting and pairing of five wines and local cheeses. Must be 21 or older. Reservations are required. Please call 717-534-8800 for reservations.

Davis Bynum Blending Class

Saturday, September 17
2:00 - 4:00 PM | Garden Terrace West

$48 per person (includes tax and gratuity)

Join us in the Garden Terrace West for a guided tour through the process and art of blending Pinot Noir. After a presentation by the winemaker, you will participate in an interactive blending exercise to create your own Pinot Noir. Must be 21 or older. Reservations are required. Please call 717-534-8800 for reservations.

Concho y Toro Wine Dinner

Saturday, September 17
6:30 - 7:30 PM | Reception on Mezzanine
7:30 - 10 PM | Dinner at Castillian Ballroom

$120 per person (includes tax and gratuity)

Hosted by Italo Jofre from Concho y Toro, the evening begins with a reception on the Mezzanine at 6:30 followed by dinner in the Castilian Ballroom from 7:30-10. Enjoy a delicious meal paired with delicious wines as you hear directly from Italo Jofre of Concho y Toro and mingle with the other wine enthusiasts at your table. Must be 21 or older. Reservations are required. Please call 717-534-8800 for reservations.

VIP Winemaker Breakfast

Sunday, September 18
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Blue Mountain Cottage

$30 per person (includes tax and gratuity)

Join us in the Blue Mountain Meeting Room to start your day of wine and food tasting with a breakfast buffet with Mimosa bar. Several Wine makers from the Grand Tasting will be in attendance to mingle and dine with guests. Grand Tasting registration and wristband pick up available during breakfast. Must be 21 or older. Reservations are required. Please call 717-534-8800 for reservations. $30 per person inclusive.



The Grand Tasting

Sunday, September 18
12:00 - 4:00 PM | The Hotel Hershey Formal Gardens

$72 per person (includes tax and gratuity)
$20 per designated driver (includes tax and gratuity)

Join us for the seventh annual Wine & Food Festival presented by The Hotel Hershey. Stroll the grounds and enjoy live jazz entertainment, international and domestic wine stations hosted by official vintner representatives, a selection of domestic breweries, and delicious culinary samplings from our award-winning chefs. Presented rain or shine. Must be 21 or older. Participating Wineries: Included from all over the World



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