Schedule of Events

September 19-21, 2014

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

Friday September 19 | 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 2013 Soup Contest Winner: Cask & Kiln

*View the 2012 Soup Contest’s Winning Recipe from Chopin at The Matterhorn Inn!

Honora Winery and Grafton Cheese 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 19.

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

Saturday, September 20

11:00-5:00 | 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.

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

Entertainment TBA

2:00- 2:30 Comparative Chardonnay Tasting Seminar (limit first 30 sign up at VT Flannel Booth)

2:30- 3:00 Comparative Chardonnay Tasting Seminar (limit first 30 sign up at VT Flannel Booth Learn how to professionally taste wine with the 5 S’s. (Sight, Swirl, Sniff, Sip, Savor). We will use the 3 Chardonnays from the list above to demonstrate this process. So this is a combo seminar- Comparative Chardonnay tasting while learning how to professionally taste.

Sunday, September 21

8:00 am- 11:00 am Pancake Breakfast | Matterhorn Inn 248 Vermont Route 100, West Dover VT 05356 – Donations to benefit Rotary International

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.

Entertainment

11:00-12:30 The Wyld Night

12:30-2:00 Groove Profit

2:00-4:00 Janet Ryan Trio

1:00-3:00 Foley Family Wines Tastings & Seminar

Foley Family Wines team member shares insight and flavor profiles on a diverse group of wines.

Come sample Foley Family Wines and learn about wines from around the world such as:

LINCOURT VINEYARDS – Santa Ynez Valley

KULETO ESTATE – Napa Valley, California

FOLEY ESTATES – Santa Rita Hills, California

FIRESTONE VINEYARD – Santa Ynez Valley

EOS ESTATE WINERY – Paso Robles, California

CLIFFORD BAY ESTATE WINERY – Awatere Valley, New Zealand