Seven Springs Mountain Resort Wine & Food Festival hopes to break world record

Posted By: The Ski Channel on August 4, 2010 10:14 am

Seven Springs Mountain Resort will hold it’s 18th Annual Wine & Food Festival, August 14- 15.  Featuring 29 wineries from Pennsylvania, the event will offer a wide range of exceptional wines for tasting.  Walnut Hill Winery, Long Trout Winery, Adams Country Winery, Glades Pike Winery, Mountain Nittany Vineyard and Winery, and Presque Isle Wine Cellars will all be featured at the event.  Offering a wide variety of activities, the festival has gourmet food, live music by Project Natale and No Bad JuJu, arts and crafts, seminars which topics include examining the pairing of wine and cheese, and the art of wine tasting. 

Collaborating with the Pennsylvania Winery Association, Seven Spring will host the Great Pennsylvania Wine Toast on Saturday, August 14.  The toast begins at 3:30pm, and hopes to break the current Guinness World Record for largest wine toast ever conducted.   The current record was set in the United Kingdom by 400 pubs and 17,429 participants in 2009.   The Wine & Food Festival usually welcomes 5,000-6,000 participants over the course of the weekend, and will join up with more than 60 wineries in Pennsylvania in hopes of breaking the world record. 

Presale tickets can be purchased by 12 pm, August 6, and are $25 per person for Saturday and $20 per person for Sunday.  After August 6, tickets are $32 for Saturday and $27 for Sunday.  Admission to the festival includes a wine glass, musical entertainment, attendance to wine and food seminars, program guide and crafts exhibitions.  Tickets can be purchased online at www.7springs.com or by phone by calling (866) 703-7625, 8am- 4pm, Monday through Friday.  The festival will be held from 11am to 6pm on August 14 and 15.  All participants in the festival must be at least 21 years of age.  Children, minors and pets are not permitted on festival grounds.  

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