In August, Absolute Michigan is featuring all kinds of Michigan wine stories and events – we’ll be giving away (or pointing to giveaways) from Michigan wine events and in general trying to everything we can to promote Michigan’s great wines and wine touring opportunities.
As a sponsor of the 2010 Traverse City Wine & Art Festival we have the inside scoop on TWO chances to win tickets to wine events in the Traverse City region!
TOMORROW (Thursday, August 12) the Leelanau Vintners will be sending out an email and one person on their list will win TWO tickets to the 2010 Traverse City Wine & Art Festival on August 21st. Get on their email list at lpwines.com for a chance to win!
AT THE TRAVERSE CITY WINE & ART FESTIVAL ON AUGUST 21st festival attendees will have a chance to win three times: 2 tickets to the 2010 Leelanau Harvest Stompede Wine Tour in September, 2 tickets to the Old Mission’s Romancing the Riesling and 2 tickets to the 2011 Traverse City Wine & Art Festival PLUS 2 nights at Holiday in West Bay in Traverse City!!
The 2010 Traverse City Wine & Art Festival takes place on August 21, 2010 at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons.
The festival features 22 wineries from the Leelanau Peninsula, Old Mission and Traverse City along with food from Leelanau and Traverse City restaurants. The event was created by the Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association to showcase the wine, art, food & music of our region. In addition to great food and wine, 3 arts organizations: Art Center Traverse City, Crystal Lake Art Center and the Leelanau Community Cultural Center have teamed up with the festival to create gallery tents featuring the work of over 60 area artists for show and sale.
Add a fantastic slate of live entertainment headlined by Michigan blues legend Larry McCray, reknown folk performers May Erlewine and Seth Bernard, Song of the Lakes Trio featuring Sue Wood and Michigan blues phenom Greg Nagy, a 2010 Blues Music Award nominee in the category of ‘Best New Artist Debut’. The event will also feature original performance dance from several dance companies and more happenings to delight the eye and ear!
Advance tickets are $20 each, four for $60 or $25 on the day of the event. They are available online at traversecitywinefestival.com, area wineries, Turtle Creek Casino in Acme and the Traverse City Convention & Visitors Bureau in Traverse City. Also cbe sure to consider some of the great packages offered by area hotels & resorts! Scroll down for a list of the wineries & restaurants in attendance and check out the video that Scott Allman produced on last year’s festival.
Food & Wine
Bel Lago Vineyard & Winery
|Old Mission Peninsula
The Cooks House
The photo is by Jesamin Califf – many more in her Traverse City Wine & Art Festival 2009 slideshow!