The Suisun City Waterfront District presents Hops & Grapes Festival

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A Sumptuous Tasting of Beer, Wine, and Food from Three Valleys: Suisun, Napa and Sonoma

The Suisun City Waterfront District Business Improvement District (SCHWBID) will host their first Hops & Grapes Festival Friday through Sunday, September 16-18, 2011 at Sheldon Park at the Suisun City Waterfront. This epicurean and musical showcase features a sparkling wine reception, two musical stages featuring jazz and blues, and food samplings from Suisun City’s finest restaurants. Wineries and breweries in Suisun Valley, Sonoma Valley and Napa Valley will provide tastings; there will be a port and chocolate pairing and the Wine Marketplace will offer delicious wines from the Three Valleys for sale. The Hops & Grapes Festival will also include barrel tastings, a VIP reception, and a silent auction featuring signed magnums and reserve case lots.

“This is a festival that is unique to the Bay Area and we are thrilled to be a part of it,” says Hartmut Ott, General Manager of the Hampton Inn & Suites, which overlooks Sheldon Park. “The Hops & Grapes Festival is sure to become a not-to-be-missed affair for anyone passionate about beer, wine, food and music.”

Hops & Grapes Festival is being held at Sheldon Park in the Suisun City Waterfront District. The Hops & Grapes Festival takes place on Saturday, September 17th from 1 to 5 p.m. Other events that will be a part of the 3 day festival include a progressive restaurant wine makers dinner tour, winemaker dinners featuring wine from the Three Valleys, and more. For information contact Event Marketing Works at 707-548-0452.

“We are very excited to present the inaugural Hops & Grapes Festival at the Suisun City Waterfront,” says Linda Feins, President of the Suisun City Waterfront District Business Improvement District. “This event is a great opportunity for locals and visitors alike to celebrate everything the Suisun City Waterfront District has to offer.”    

About The Suisun City Waterfront District
Dating from its beginning as a port city in the mid 1880’s, the Suisun City Waterfront District has a rich history of being an important center of social and business activity. Located on the scenic Suisun Slough, there are a wide variety of dining options, charming shops and recreational activities.

The centerpiece of the Suisun City Waterfront District is the Harbor Plaza. This beautiful public area is home to a variety of events throughout the year, including Solano County’s best-attended Independence Day Celebration that includes a spectacular fireworks show seen by more than 30,000 people.

Redevelopment efforts over the past 20 years have transformed the Suisun City Waterfront District into one of the most desirable places in Solano County to live, work and play. Historic homes and commercial buildings coexist successfully with contemporary structures creating a charming waterfront community. Future development includes new public areas and commercial buildings that will result in 30 to 40 new businesses opening in the district.

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