Thursday, June 14, 2012

Event: Alexandria Food and Wine Festival

Sips, slurps, chomps and laughter will fill the air in Old Town Alexandria as the local community gathers together to enjoy the diverse restaurants of Alexandria and Virginia’s wineries for the 1st Annual Alexandria Food and Wine Festival, taking place on Saturday, June 23, 2012.

This first annual signature event will transform the Carlyle District into a lively festival, complete with live entertainment, a children’s corner, food and wine tasting, a food demonstration showcase area and a VIP networking reception for our sponsors. Local restaurants will compete for the best appetizer, the best main course and the best desert. Attendees will be able to sample food and wine from a variety of local restaurants and Virginia’s wineries.

Alexandria’s Food and Wine Festival 2012 Participating Restaurants and wineries includes: Restaurants--The Chart House, Delia’s, San Antonio Bar and Grill, Walker’s Grille, Clydes at Mark Center, Rita’s, Indigo Landing, La Tasca, and Jamieson Grille; Wineries—Mattaponi Winery, Unicorn Winery, Prince Michel Vineyard and Winery, Lake Anna Winery, Glass House Winery, DelFosse Vineyard and Winery and Cedar Creek Winery.

The festival provides the opportunity to give back to the community through local non-profit organizations. Active duty military families will benefit from one (1) free book (25 taste tickets) per family (while supplies last) and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Carpenter’s Shelter of Alexandria.

What: 1st Annual Alexandria  Food and Wine Festival
Presented by: S and B Event Management LLC in partnership with the City of Alexandria and Carlyle Community Council
When: Saturday, June 23, 2012
Where: John Carlyle Square in the Carlyle District of Alexandria. 300 John Carlyle Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Time: 12pm-5pm
Phone: 703-624-0245
Cost: This is a FREE event to attend; however tickets are needed to sample food and beverages. Each booklet is comprised of a total of 25 Taste tickets at the price of $20. Each food item costs between 1 to 5 tickets.

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