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  • Mar 8, Sunday
    • Beer EventSpirit EventTastingWine Event
      11:00 am
      to 2:00 pm
      A Taste of the MidAtlantic
      $75
      Location
      Community Education Building
      A true local preview of the four-day international Festival, showcasing bites and sips from regional chefs and purveyors, regional wines, beers and spirits.
      New Castle County
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  • May 13, Wednesday
    • Beer EventTasting
      5:30 pm
      to 7:30 pm
      A pour of Dogfish is always perfect, photo by Jordana Wright
      Merrill Lynch Beer + Cheese Tasting with Sam Calagione
      $100
      Sold Out
      Location
      Dogfish Inn
      A moderated beer and cheese tasting with Sam Calagione. Includes a walk from Lewes Historical Society to the Dogfish Inn.
      Expert(s): Sam Calagione
      Sussex County
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  • May 14, Thursday
    • LunchVegetarian-FriendlyWine Event
      11:30 am
      to 1:30 pm
      Photo by Sam Ellis, Fruits of the Earth
      Fruits of the Earth Winemakers Lunch
      $60
      Location
      Home Grown Cafe
      3-course interactive lunch pitting veg vs. meat, paired with wines. Winemakers will share their tasting notes.
      Hosting Chef(s): Eric Aber
      New Castle County
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    • LunchWine Event
      11:30 am
      to 1:30 pm
      Fresh catch, photo by Alessandra Nicole
      The Vine and the Net: A Seafood Winemakers Lunch
      $60
      Location
      Feby's Fishery
      4-course lunch pairing seafood with wines you might, and might not, expect. Winemakers will share their tasting notes.
      New Castle County
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    • TastingWine Event
      6:30 pm
      to 10:30 pm
      Some of our 2014 winemakers moderate a tasting, photo by Doug Curran
      Merrill Lynch Tasting with the Pros 2015
      $50
      Sold Out
      Location
      Grace Winery at Sweetwater Farm
      Sample wines presented in person by a half dozen pros, including several visiting vintners, who will moderate. Light bites presented at food stations.
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    • DinnerWine Event
      6:30 pm
      to 10:30 pm
      Exotic flower, photo by Jordana Wright
      A Night in Shangri-La Winemakers Dinner
      $250
      Location
      Nectar
      5-course dinner pairs Nectar’s signature pan-Asian style of cuisine with wines. Winemakers will be on hand to share their tasting notes.
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    • DinnerWine Event
      6:30 pm
      to 10:30 pm
      Wine in Jacobs-Roseman cellar, photo by Alessandra Nicole
      Cal-Ital Winemakers Dinner
      $375
      Location
      Home of Drs. Laurie Jacobs & Barry Roseman
      Compare and contrast Californian versus Italian wines at this 5-course dinner in one of the largest wine cellars in Delaware, in the home of Drs. Laurie Jacobs and Barry Roseman.
      New Castle County
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    • DinnerWine Event
      6:30 pm
      to 10:30 pm
      Dessert in a classical French style, photo by Doug Curran
      History on a Plate: A Tribute to James Hemings, Presented by DuPont
      $175
      Location
      The David Finney Inn
      A 5-course winemakers dinner honoring Chef James Hemings, America's first black classically-trained Chef Cuisinier. Once released as a free man by Thomas Jefferson, he took his chef skills to Philadelphia, America's center of 18th century sophistication.
      New Castle County
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  • May 15, Friday
    • LunchWine Event
      11:30 am
      to 1:30 pm
      Photo by Jordana Wright
      U. S. Trust Winemakers Lunch
      $60
      Sold Out
      Location
      Domaine Hudson
      A 3-course lunch pairing visiting winemakers with local and visiting chefs in one of Wilmington’s most renowned restaurants, Domaine Hudson.
      New Castle County
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    • DinnerWine Event
      6:30 pm
      to 10:30 pm
      Italian wines and food, in a rustic farm setting, photo by Sam Ellis
      Wilmington Trust Winemakers Dinner at Big Bend Farm
      $250
      Sold Out
      Location
      Big Bend Barn
      5-course winemakers dinner featuring Italian food, served family style, and Italian wine and the winemakers on hand to discuss the wine. Each course will feature Olevano extra virgin olive oil.
      New Castle County
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    • DinnerWine Event
      6:30 pm
      to 10:30 pm
      Carnivore's delight, photo by Matt Gadzinski
      Quarry and Catch Winemakers Dinner
      $150
      Location
      Obis One
      5-course dinner pairing wild game and fish, all caught locally in New Jersey, with wines. Winemakers will share their tasting notes.
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    • DinnerWine Event
      6:30 pm
      to 10:30 pm
      Hors d'oeuvres on barn wood, photo by Rich Rochlin
      Turk's Head Winemakers Dinner
      $350
      Location
      Barn of Franny and Franny Abbott
      5-course winemakers dinner in the West Chester barn of Franny and Franny Abbott. Winemakers will share their tasting notes.
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    • DinnerWine Event
      6:30 pm
      to 10:30 pm
      Historic homes, intimate experiences, photo by Doug Curran
      Historic New Castle Progressive Winemakers Dinner
      $500
      Location
      5 Historic New Castle Homes
      5 homeowners in historic New Castle open their homes for a progressive dinner. Each of 5 courses will be created by a different chef, and each course will be paired with wines, presented by their winemakers.
      New Castle County
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  • May 16, Saturday
  • May 17, Sunday
    • Beer EventSpirit EventTastingWine Event
      10:00 am
      to 1:00 pm
      Raising the roof at the Queen, photo by Joe del Tufo
      Sunday Gospel Brunch
      $125
      Location
      World Cafe Live at the Queen
      Walk-around brunch featuring regional chefs, extensive wine, beer and spirits, and the Combined Choir of the Calvary Baptist Church.
      New Castle County
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    • Spirit EventTastingWine Event
      2:00 pm
      to 6:00 pm
      A BVI serves up Painkiller cocktails, photo by Alessandra Nicole
      BVI Sunday by the Bay
      $50
      Location
      Kitty Knight House
      BVI chefs will create "island stations" with culinary delights that represent the BVI islands. Enjoy BVI cocktails, a boat ride and island music.
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