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2019 Seminars

We put the fun in fundamentals! Our enjoyable, informative topics in a laid-back atmosphere make our sampling seminars a festival favorite! Sit back, relax, and enjoy while entertaining your tastebuds. Seminars last approximately 30 minutes and are free of charge. Seating is limited and available on a first-come basis.

1:00 - All About Cider: James McKinney

This session will take you through a brief history of hard cider and cider apples in the U.S. Discussion on cider making and blending will occur while sampling a few different ciders. 

3:00 - Muscadine from Grape to Wine: Doug Seitz

In this session, we'll take a look at this native varietal of the South East region of the U.S. and will discuss its unique characteristics and some of the wine it produces.