CASK, Corks & Forks

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Join us for our 8th annual event as we pop the cork on our vintage
“Cask 1019″. 12pm– 5:00 PM, $6.00 per person at each winery. The cask project began as an idea in 2010 to have a continual red blend from the Grand River Valley.  Each year a percentage of the wine will be bottled and sold to make room for the next year’s harvest.  The date on the bottle represents the year it began “10″ and the year it was bottled “19″.  Each winery used a different 500 gallon oak barrel with vinifera grapes from their farm.
Join Debonne Vineyards, Ferrante Winery, Grand River Cellars, Laurello Vineyards, and St. Joseph Vineyards for an afternoon of wine sampling and tasty appetizers.

Debonne Vineyards-French Oak Barrel
Italian Sausage stuffed peppadew pepper with parmesan
Ferrante Winery & Ristorante-French Oak Barrel
Wild mushroom, Dijon & sage puff pastry pursette
Grand River Cellars Winery & Restaurant-Hungarian Oak Barrel
Cask 1019 Chocolate wine cake topped with port infused whipped cream
Laurello Vineyards-Hungarian Oak with French Oak Heads
Sliced local beef tenderloin on a croissant with mild horseradish cream
St. Joseph Vineyards-American Oak Barrel with French Oak Heads
Locally sourced black Angus beef brisket, slowly smoked over hickory, served on a whole wheat baguette & accompanied by a chocolate sweet.