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      October 13, 2013

      Sunday  12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

      111 Commerce Street
      Culpeper, Virginia 22701

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      Taste of Culpeper

      Culpeper, VA.                       Culpeper Renaissance’s ninth annual “Taste of Culpeper – a Wine, Food, and Arts Festival” will take place Sunday, October 13, 2013, in historic downtown Culpeper in the Depot District on Davis and Commerce Streets from Noon – 5:00p.m. This event is sure to please wine enthusiasts, foodies and followers of unique arts and crafts. Experience the very best in Virginia wines, local cuisine and even a few microbrews will be available for purchase.  Enjoy all of this in Downtown Culpeper and you’ll soon discover why it was named the winner of the 2012 “Great American Main Street Award”.

      With more than 200 Virginia wineries and counting, the industry is experiencing phenomenal growth and with experience comes quality. Virginia wines are capturing the attention of consumers throughout the country and the world. There really is no better time to come out and taste the success of Virginia. You’ll have an opportunity to sample more than 40 different wines and visit with several new participating wineries at this year’s festival.

      In addition to wine, food and art, there are cooking demonstrations from some of your favorite local chefs. And you won’t want to miss the first ever Downtown Culpeper Waiters Race, an entertaining test of a waiters speed and ability to carry a full tray without tipping it!

      Fun and festivities for the entire family will promise an enjoyable fall afternoon with amazing LIVE music from Mandorla opening for Magick Kat. FREE activities for children include a moonbounce, art projects, and games.

      With your tasting admission to CRI’s Taste of Culpeper, you will receive general admission, a souvenir wine glass to commemorate your day, and tastings at each of the wineries and restaurants. Find your favorites, relax and stay a while as wine and lunch will also be available for purchase. If you want to stock your cellar Taste of Culpeper wine totes will also be available for purchase to carry your favorite wines home.  

      Buy advance tickets and save $10.00! CRI is encouraging those 21-and-older who would like to attend to purchase tickets early to ensure a spot at this exciting downtown event. Advance tickets are available September 1 for $15 and may be purchased ONLINE via eventbrite or available through Saturday, October 12, 2013, at the following locations: Vinosity (174 East Davis Street), Randy’s Flowers (211 West Evans Street), all Culpeper StellarOne locations, and the Culpeper Renaissance office (127 West Davis Street). Tasting tickets may also be purchased at the gate on the day of the event for $25.00 for adults. General admission is $5.00 for designated drivers or those not wishing to participate in the wine tasting or purchase of beer (available at the gate only). Admission for those 12 and under is FREE. Food and some activities are not included in the cost of admission.

      All are welcome! Come and enjoy historic Culpeper for an entire weekend: Culpeper Harvest Days Farm Tour on October 5 & 6, Culpeper Regional Airport’s annual free AirFest on Saturday, October 12th, the Taste of Culpeper on Sunday, October 13th, and Culpeper’s culinary treasures at the fifth annual Culpeper Downtown Restaurant Week October 14-20.

      For more information, please contact CRI at (540) 825-4416 or, or visit us on the web at , or .

      Categories: Festivals | Food & Wine

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
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