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Hop Up To Vermont For Killington Wine Festival

Do you love wine, beautiful views, and delicious food creations? Make your way to Killington, Vermont July 14-16 for the 16th annual Killington Wine Festival. Your tastebuds will be delighted by the multitude of fine wines, spirits, and local cuisine, all while taking in the best views Vermont has to offer.

Friday, July 14

The weekend kicks off the with the Estate Tasting. Enjoy a beautiful, scenic gondola ride up to the Peak Lodge, where you will have the chance to meet the vitners, enjoy specialty wines, and light hors d’oeuvres. Following the Estate Tasting, the Killington Wine Trail runs from 6-10pm with many local restaurants offering special food and wine pairings.

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Saturday, July 15

Saturday is the main event! The day begins with Killington Wine Festival’s signature event, the Grand Tasting. At the foot of the mountain enjoy a variety of wines from all over the world, Vermont wines and spirits, and local artisanal cheeses, chocolates, and more. Admission to the Grand Tasting includes tastings, a gondola ride, and a signature tote with a wine glass.

Following the Grand Tasting, grab a lawn chair or a blanket and head to the Killington Resort for free outdoor concerts by local artists. After an afternoon of wine tastings and live music, local restauarants will be hosting wine dinners thoughout the evening, featuring special wine and food pairings.

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Sunday, July 16

The fun doesn’t have to stop just because the weekend is coming to a close! Killington Wine Festival goes out with a bang with the Wine & Nine Golf Outing. Enjoy 9 holes of golf, 9 specialty wines, and a delicious dinner. Not a big golfer? You can purchase a ticket just for the tastings!

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Purchase your tickets at www.killingtonwinefestival.com.

Get There Fast!

Hop on a Cape Air flight from Boston to Rutland, and you’ll be sipping wine in no time. With three flights a day, getting there is convenient for any schedule! Book your flight today by visiting www.capeair.com or calling 1-800-CAPE-AIR.

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