A Wine Day in The County
with Billy Munnelly
Hop on board the bus and spend a Fall wine day in Prince Edward County with Billy Munnelly – wine writer and County resident. This lighthearted adventure will consist of education, meeting with County wine personalities, tasting a great variety of wines and a leisurely bistro-style lunch. Wine lovers of all levels and ages welcome.
DATE: Tuesday 28 September, 2010
10:00 am to 4:30pm
COST: $125 includes all wines, luncheon and transportation
Start and finish at Huff Estates Winery
10:00 am. Morning class: Experience Billy’s unique wine philosophy/tasting crash course. Followed by a barrel sampling of Chardonnays. Huff Chardonnay won Best Local Wine award at this year’s Ontario Wine Championships.
Visit and tasting of Pinot Noir at the French-inspired Old Third Winery.
Time for lunch, but not before a you-won’t-believe sparkling tasting at Hinterland Winery. A Bistro-style lunch will be served in the beautiful old barn – with Karlo Estates red wines.
Visit and tasting at the Norman Hardie Estate. Before selecting the County to open his winery, Norm worked in South Africa, California and France.
If you’re thinking that Chardonnay is passé wait till you taste the wines at our final call, Closson Chase.
4:30pm. Return to Huff Estates for a glass of Late Harvest, and wrap-up.