Delaware Wine and Beer Festival OCT 11 in Kent County

“Drink Local, Eat Local, Buy Local”

at Delaware Wine and Beer Festival October 11

Billboard DE Wine and Beer FestivalAccording to Kent County Tourism’s festival’s website, “Drink Local, Eat Local, Buy Local is the perfect theme for the fifth annual event that blends Delaware’s finest wineries, breweries and distilleries into one great event.  Delaware’s “Official” Wine and Beer Festival, now in its fifth year and is a winner of the 2014 “Top 100 USA Events” by the American Bus Association. And, it’s the only festival in Delaware that offers all its vintners, brewers and distillers at one event.”

“Be Local”

  • Sample local wines, beers & spirits
  • Discounted local wines by the bottle or case for take-home
  • Enjoy Delaware delicasies
  • Delaware Homebrew Championship
  • BYOC (chairs/blankets)
  • Delaware Artisan Faire
  • Live music
  • Keg tossing competition
  • Sunday morning brunch at Harvest Ridge Winery

Foodie Alert:

A number Roving Raven Food Truckof local eateries will be preparing dishes made with local wine and beer.  So get your taste buds fired up for the Fifth Annual Delaware Wine & Beer Festival.

Food Truck Watch:  McGlynn’s Pub will be on hand with the Roaming Raven Food Truck!

The Venue:

Delaware-Agricultural-MuseumThe event will be held in the scenic Delaware Agricultural Museum 19th Century Farm Village, aptly named Loockerman Village after the famous Loockerman family of Dover.  An old farm house, school house, country church, a blacksmith shop and even a covered bridge make up the unique college in the village.

 

Boomer brewers, take note!

The second annual Delaware Homebrew Championship will be held at the Delaware Wine and Beer Festival, too! Boomer Brewers, according to the entry info, this contest is limited to 50 entries-10 per category and it’s not your ordinary competition…your entry is judged using the American Home Brewers Association guidelines and by the BJCP judges…PLUS attendees holding a VIP ticket, the ones that love to try new flavors, will vote for the People’s Choice Award winners. First place winner will receive a combination of cool prizes and cash valued at $1,000+ including a “Brewternship” at Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company. Click the following link to enter!

“Drink Local”

Meet Delaware’s celebrity vintners, brewers and distillers.

3rd Wave Brewing Company, Delmar

Argilla Brewing Company, Newark

16 Mile Brewery, Georgetown

Delaware Distilling Company, Rehoboth Beach

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Milton

Fenwick Wine Cellars, Fenwick Island

Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company, Dover

Harvest Ridge Winery, Marydel

Great Shoals Winery, Princess Anne, MD

Mispillion River Brewing, Milford

Nassau Valley Vineyards, Lewes

Painted Stave Distillery, Smyrna

Pizzadili Winery, Felton

Twin Lakes Brewery, Greenville

Warlock Brewing Company, Smyrna

“Eat Local”

the list of quality eateries on board, Click Here for Festival Updates

Abbott’s Grill, Milford

Bonz Restaurant at Harrington Raceway & Casino, Harrington

Maple Dale Country Club, Dover

McGlynn’s Pub, Dover

Maui Wowi Hawaiian Smoothies and Coffees , New Castle

Where Pigs Fly, Dover

“Buy Local”

Admission includes 10 sampling tickets, are $25 in advance and $35 at the door. The Delaware Wine and Beer Festival will start at 12 noon – 5pm at the Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village, located at 866 N. DuPont Highway in Dover, DE.

Buy Your Tickets Now!

Gather a group or 40 or more and save. Click Here for the Details!

Part of the proceeds for this year’s event will benefit the Student Scholarship Fund at Delaware State University. Admission includes 10 sampling tickets, are $25 in advance and $35 at the door. The event will be held rain or shine. If rain occurs, the event will be moved inside the museum.  There will be no refunds. The Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village is located at 866 N, DuPont Highway, in the heart of Dover, DE. For more information, call Kent County Tourism, 302-734-4888 or 800-233-5368 or visit www.visitdover.com or Email:  kctc@visitdover.com.