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The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, 1 Lake Oconee Trail Greensboro, GA 30642
A three-day food and wine festival featuring over 200 wines from vintners across the globe as well as the most sought-after international liquors for your tasting pleasure. The festival highlights our region’s most creative chefs and culinary talent and includes an eclectic mix of performers and visual artists. Lake Oconee provides a scenic backdrop for this fabulous lakeside food and wine festival.
The Go Wild! Game & Beer Dinner
Go Wild at this unique and savory feast! Dinner includes a five-course dinner featuring delicious wild game selections paired with craft beers from our sponsor, Oconee Brewing Co.! Each ticket also includes admission to The Launch Party where you can cap off the evening dancing to live music while sipping on an amazing selection of wines and spirits!
The Launch Party
Featuring the The Celebrity All-Star Band, hosted by Shane Meder, Black Sheep Interiors, and sponsored by Woodford Reserve, The Launch Party is where the action begins. Guests will dance the night away in our Casino Royale themed cocktail lounge. Try your luck on ten gaming tables with live entertainment and beverages from the world’s most renowned distributors.
The Brew & Que
Have lunch overlooking the lake while you sip an ice-cold craft beer or a signature cocktail. Listen to the soul pounding, foot-stompin’, country-Cajun rhythms of Tim Cadiere & Washboard Road and indulge in the smokiest, best tasting BBQ the region has to offer! This year’s Brew & Que is sponsored by SweetWater Brewing Company.
The Festival Cigar Lounge
Calling all cigar enthusiasts! Light up your cigar, join us for a drink, and relax on the shores of beautiful Lake Oconee. All festival attendees are admitted, no tickets needed!
The Grand Tasting
The Grand Tasting is the centerpiece of the festival. Your ticket includes delicious food from local and regional chefs, wines from around the globe as well as local brews & spirits. The grand tasting features a charity auction, including trips to unique destinations, gourmet dinners, sporting packages and more. We’ll have over 200 wines for sampling!
Thomas Arvid will present live painting at The Grand Tasting and you’ll find your inner groove with the melodic tunes of Eric Dodd.
The Jazz Brunch
Before you depart, enjoy a spectacular Southern Sunday brunch with live jazz entertainment — you’ll leave the lake fulfilled and smiling!
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Highgate Estate & Gardens, 301 W Greene St Greensboro, GA 30642
For the July event, Scott Stepowany, the GA State Manager for Bronco Wine Company, will be assisting with the wine tasting.
The Bronco Wine Company is a vintner that produces wines under many brands and is based in Ceres, CA. It is currently the fifth largest winery and the largest vineyard owner in the US.
It will be a fun evening tasting wines that you’ve probably never had the chance to try before. And the wine is complemented by the fun-loving and interesting people that attend! Some of the wines are winners and thoroughly enjoyed by the group…..and some are not.
The evening wraps up with a bite to eat.
Cost is $20 plus tax. Visit www.highgateestate.com/monthly-wine-tasting for tickets.
Boathouse at Harbor Club, 3991 Walker Church Rd Greensboro, GA 30642
Enjoy free live music at Harbor Club’s Boathouse on Saturday nights in the summer! July 27th will be Ronnie Pittman Trio.