Updated: Oct 7, 2019
Food and wine go hand-in-hand. The best way to truly understand local Roanoke, VA is to experience what's possible in the 'Star City of the South.' How better to do that than to attend AmRhein's Wine Cellars' food and wine experience. AmRhein's winemaker, Steve Howard, and Blue Ridge Catering's top chef, Mark Baldwin, collaborated to share what each does best. At AmRhein's New Wine Release Party in Bent Mountain, you can take in the sweeping Blue Ridge Mountain vistas while tasting food distinctively designed for each locally handcrafted, artisan red and white wines. AmRhein's Wine Cellars' 100% estate wines are all grown within 30 miles of their tasting room and is a true taste of the region. You'll learn what new and fascinating work goes into growing grapes and making wine in Virginia while sampling the regions best food and wine pairings. Planning a trip around a wine and food event can be a great excuse for traveling to southwest Virginia. Here, are five reasons to visit on Saturday, June 20, 2019.
One of the most exciting parts to this event is the library vintages that will be shared by the Amrhein family. They decided to dig into their private cellar to offer up a few wines for all to enjoy. This is the first time this has been done since opening in 1999. Winemaker, Steve Howard, will journey through each vintage year discussing the unique differences.
Featuring Vertical Tastings with Library Vintages: Hosted by winemaker, Stephen Howard
• Petit Verdot - Vintages 2014, 2015
• Aglianico - Vintages 2016, 2017
• Cabernet Franc – Vintages 2015, 2017
This exciting annual event happens at the AmRhein's Wine Cellars in Bent Mountain Virginia on Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 5 pm to 9 pm. You will be entertained by Dave Porter Band with his musical stylings as you sip, savor and stroll along the estate. This event is limited to 100 guests, so order your tickets today. Tickets per adult are $40 and can be ordered on their website at www.amrheinwine.com/events.
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