Mountain Wine & Music Festival
Wine tastings, great music, and food prepared by chefs at two popular restaurants … on Saturday, September 28, Falderal Winery and Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards of Hendersonville, NC, pair up to host the first annual Mountain Wine and Music Festival 2013, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Mountain Inn & Suites, 755 Upward Road, Flat Rock. An after-party starts at 5 p.m. featuring music by Ellen Trnka and Eric Congdon. Tickets for the full day are $25 in advance and $30 at the gate, which include wine-tastings, music, and admission to after-party performances. Tickets for designated drivers and anyone under 21 are $10 per person. Cost for attending the after-party from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. is $1 for wristbands for ages 21 and up. Wine tastings end at 5 p.m. and afterwards, wine will be available for purchase by the glass or bottle for the after-party music session. Event is rain or shine and will be tent-covered. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. No pets, no coolers, and no outside food/drink brought onto the premises.
The festival will feature several Western North Carolina wineries and vineyards including: Falderal Winery who opened their doors in 2010 producing wine from locally-harvested grapes as well as from vineyards in wine-producing regions of the U.S. and around the world; Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards who is one of Henderson County’s newest vineyards and tasting room with 14 acres of wine-grapes; Burntshirt Vineyards, also located in Hendersonville, NC, who opened their tasting room in 2012; and Parker-Binns Winery and Vineyard, located in Tryon, NC, who planted their first vines in 2008. Several additional wineries will be joining the festival and wine-tasting.
The festival will also feature local music: guitarist/singer/songwriter Chris Smith/CarolinaBound, duo Carrie Morrison and Steve Whiteside, the percussive bluegrass sounds of Nitrograss, solo guitarist Ellen Trnka and a performance from Eric Congdon and special guest. Local food vendors will include a local Hendersonville favorite, Louisiana-style Cypress Cellar and barbecue hotspot Hubba Hubba Smokehouse from Flat Rock, NC. Other local vendors will also be on-site throughout the day.
Hotel packages are available at Mountain Inn and Suites, phone 828-692-7772 for more information.
For more information about the Mountain Wine and Music Festival 2013, visit the sponsors’ websites: www.falderalwinery.com and www.saintpaulmountainvineyards.com. Tickets may be purchased in advance at or by calling: Falderal Winery, 131 Third Avenue West, Hendersonville, 828-693-7676 and Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards, 588 Chestnut Gap Road, Hendersonville, 828-685-4002.
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Cost: $25 - Over 21 In Advance, $30 - Over 21 At The Gate, $10 - Designated Drives & anyone under 21 years of age
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755 Upward Road
Flat Rock, NC 28731
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