Chamber hosts Gloucester Wine Festival Saturday

Quinton Sheppard - Posted on Oct 24, 2012 - 01:34 PM

The third annual Gloucester Wine Festival, presented by the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce, will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Brent & Becky’s Bulbs, Flat Iron.

This year’s festival will feature 10 Virginia wineries, along with 59 art, jewelry and pottery displays, according to Makalia Records, executive director of the Gloucester Chamber. Food will also be available onsite.

Some of the food vendors will include Riverwalk Restaurant, Virginia Bluecrab Company, Juan’s Mexican Restaurant, Sunrise Donuts & Sweets, Agora (Greek food) and Mom’s Bake Shop, Records said.

Tours of Brent & Becky’s will be given throughout the day, she added.

"It will be a beautiful day for sipping wine and shopping," Records said.

Live music will be provided throughout the day by The Cover Up, Jocelyn Oldham, and Slapwater.

Charles Birr will be conducting Wine Tasting 101 classes. Those who wish to participate in the wine tasting must sign up at registration and classes are limited to 12 per hour.