North Carolina Wine & Food Weekend a "Vintage" Occasion On Bald Head Island

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Bald Head Island welcomes day and overnight visitors to the first North Carolina Wine and Food Weekend on September 25-27, 2009. Enjoy a weekend of food, wine, art and more, all North Carolina made and inspired.

Bald Head Island welcomes day and overnight visitors to the first North Carolina Wine and Food Weekend on September 25-27, 2009. Enjoy a weekend of food, wine, art and more, all North Carolina made and inspired.

Weekend events include:

  •     Wine tasting at the Maritime Market on Friday from 4-8 p.m.
  •     The North Carolina Open-Air Market and Grand Tasting featuring local and state cuisine, wine, beer, art, products and music at the Harbourside Pavilion on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  •     The Amazing NC Wine & Food Race, a scavenger style race meant to challenge and refresh, from noon to 4 p.m., also on Saturday.
  •     Childress Wine Dinner, 6:00 p.m. at the River Pilot Café on Saturday.
  •     Sparkling Wine Brunch from noon to 2 p.m. at the Shoals Club on Sunday.

Some participating North Carolina wineries include Childress, Silver Coast, Duplin, Biltmore, Ragapple, Chatham Hill, RayLen and Hinnant.

For more information, visit http://www.ncfoodandwine.com.

Rental packages are available and include discount accommodations, round trip ferry tickets, discounted tickets to all events and temporary memberships to the Shoals Club and Bald Head Island Club. To take advantage of this special offer and receive an additional night free, call 1-800-973-8309 to book. To browse homes available for rent prior to booking, visit the Bald Head Island website at http://www.baldheadisland.com/visit/rental_search.aspx. Day packages and on-island guest packages are also available.

Offer does not apply to all accommodations or existing bookings. May not be used in conjunction with other offers.

Bald Head Island is Bald Head Island is a second home and vacation community located just off the coast of Southport, NC. With no bridge connecting the island to the mainland, visitors take a 20-minute ferry ride across the Cape Fear. Because there are no cars allowed, the favored method of on-island transport is electric cart, bicycle, or walking. Bald Head Island has been thoughtfully developed and retains much of its wild beauty. Of the island's 12,000 acres, 10,000 have been permanently preserved and will never be developed. To learn more about Bald Head Island, visit http://www.baldheadisland.com.

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Lauren Frye
910-256-9742

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