Schedule of Events

September 18-20, 2015

Weather Disclaimer: The Festival will take place rain or shine. For festival ticket pricing information, Click Here.

Friday September 18 | Village of Wilmington

Festival preview tasting and the Village Stroll, featuring live entertainment and the Vermont Soup Tasting Contest in the heart of Wilmington. Stroll the historic village of Wilmington while sampling soups from the Valley’s chefs. The various shops, galleries, and restaurants will all be featuring Vermont Wines and local soups-sample over 30 different soups and wines.

Congratulations to the 2014 Soup Contest Winner: Folly Foods

Fresh Tracks Winery and Spoonwood Cabin Creamery will be hosting a wine tasting and cheese pairing seminar in Wilmington’s own Memorial Hall- truly a charming, elegant night in the heart of the Green Mountains.

Wine Stroll $10.00 (21+ only) Soup Stroll is Free!

From 5p to 8p Friday September 18.

Register and pick up your map at The Chamber of Commerce 21 West Main, Wilmington VT 05363

Saturday, September 19

11:00am- 5:00pm | Mount Snow Resort Gates Open Grand Tasting Enjoy  sampling dozens of Vermont’s finest wines, spirits, cheeses and farm-fresh products. Crafts, artisans and more.

11:00am- 5:00pm | Kids In The Country Day Care hosts kids center, activities and games- donations accepted.

Entertainment TBA

6:00pm- 9:00pm | Four-course $99 Prix Fixe Wine Dinners 

  • Deerhill Inn will be featuring Wine Pairings from Vermont’s award winning North Branch Vineyards. Guests will have the opportunity to meet the wine makers, who will visit your table to discuss their wine and our pairings.

 Deerhill Inn – Call 802-464-3100 for Reservations.  North Branch Vineyards

  • Cask & Kiln Kitchen  will be paired with Vermont’s award winning  Shelburne Vineyard . Founded in 1998,  Shelburne Vineyard is noted for its award-winning wines made from cold-hardy grapes sustainably grown on its 17 acres vineyards in northern VT.   A Shelburne Vineyard Marquette or Marquette Reserve has been named Best Red Wine for 4 consecutive years in the International Cold Climate Wine Competition and the Vineyard’s Whimsey Meadow Rose was just named Best VT Wine at the Big E Competition.  The Cask & Kiln Kitchen is a fantastic addition to the Deerfield Valley’s renowned restaurant community.  Serving elevated comfort food and inspired cocktails the Cask & Kiln Kitchen is the complete fine dining package from menu, to service to the atmosphere of the renovated historic Parmalee & Howe building.
    • For Reservation please contact the Cask & Kiln Kitchen at 802-464-CASK.

Sunday, September 20

 

11:00 Gates Open | Grand Tasting | Mount Snow Resort Enjoy  sampling dozens of Vermont’s finest wines, spirits, cheeses and farm-fresh products.  Crafts, artisans and more.

11:00- 4:00 Kids In The Country Day Care hosts kids center, activities and games- donations accepted.

12:00-2:30 pm  Compare And Contrast Wine Seminar-Guest Lecture Sommelier Kyle Bergman will take you on a wine tasting journey through the wines of the world including Vermont Winery festival award winners.  Seating is limited.  Reservations required.

Entertainment TBA