The Second Annual Adirondack Coast Wine, Cider and Food Festival to be Held October 12th

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The Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau celebrates unique festival spotlighting local agriculture.

Locally crafted wines will pair with local gourmet food vendors at the second annual Adirondack Coast Wine, Cider and Food Festival at the Crete Civic Center in Plattsburgh on October 12th, 2013 from 12:00pm to 8:00pm. This festival is one-of-a-kind to the region and will serve up unique local cold climate wines, ciders and farm products from local artisans.

Admission to the event is $25 until October 11, 2013 and $30 at the door, with a portion of admission being donated to the Chazy Lions Club. Festival goers will enjoy sipping and sampling regional delights all while surrounded by nonstop entertainment including live music and demonstrations such as the 101’s of wine tasting, cider making for the home hobbyist, and the Great Lucy Grape Stomp. Guests from wine connoisseurs to foodies and entertainment junkies will be given an unforgettable experience, all while supporting local agriculture.    

New this year to the Adirondack Coast Wine, Cider and Food Festival is a culinary challenge featuring local college students. This year’s first ever culinary challenge will be a nod to civilizations earliest cooking techniques. Each team will be supplied cinder blocks, a metal grate and a supply of wood, after challengers start their own fire they will receive a basket of local foods and value added farm products, then they will prepare their dishes to be judged by guests in the VIP room. The culinary challenge team winners will receive a trophy, t-shirts and bragging rights until next year’s challenge.

For more information on the Adirondack Coast Wine, Cider and Food festival and to purchase your tickets, visit

The Adirondack Coast Wine, Cider and Food Festival is still accepting vendors from beverages and food to gifts and unique businesses such as artisans, crafts and pottery. If your business is interested in displaying your regional product please visit

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Amber Parliament
Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau
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