Discount Packages for Killington Wine Festival July 22-24

Posted By: The Ski Channel on June 16, 2011 12:29 pm

KILLINGTON, Vt.  -  Killington’s 10th Annual Killington Wine Festival is happening this July 22-24, and the Snowed Inn, the large, country inn tucked away in a quiet, woodland setting just off Killington Road, will offer festival goers a discounted lodging and festival package that includes tickets to the weekend’s tasting events.

The Snowed Inn Wine Festival Package provides a 10% off of lodging to Wine Festival patrons, plus 15% off of the new Killington Wine Festival Patron Ticket including admission to the Estate Tasting and VIP Early Admission to the Grand Tasting.

Take a look at the play-by-play for what to expect at The Wine Festival below:

The fabulous Wine Festival weekend kicks off Friday, July 22 at 6 PM at the Killington Grand Hotel with the Estate Wine Tasting, featuring a sampling of more than 60 estate and reserve wine selections from the world’s leading wine makers. Wine tasters will have a chance to meet vintners and wine representatives. There will also be some light hors d’oeuvres offered. A “Pop Goes the Cork Wine” Party follows with live entertainment and hors d’oeuvres with an amazing carving station. The Party costs $25 per person.

Then on Saturday, July 23, guests will participate in the Grand Tasting at 1 PM, the signature event of the weekend. This tasting takes place outside under a large tent at the base of Killington Peak. With over 450 wines for sampling, live music and food pairings, there’s no reason you won’t be happy. There will also be many of Vermont’s well-known manufactured products such as like cheese and chocolate offered.

On Sunday, July 24, the Festival ends but not before you can choose between two offered events. There will be a  brunch at Wally’s American Grill from 11 AM – 2 PM featuring Yellow Tail Bubbles and Bubbles Rose Sparkling Wines, and The Killington Golf Course will host the Wine and Nine Golf Tournament beginning at 3 PM. Choose one or do both!

For more details about the event, visit www.discoverkillington.com.

For the special lodging package and reservations, visit www.snowedinn.com or call 800.311.5406.

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