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EVENT DESCRIPTION/DETAILS:

Although the name really says it all, this event will be well worth checking out as we will have several locations for tasting amazing wines as well as locations to taste the most decadent chocolates. All wines are from Michigan with chocolates from local chocolatier, Noteware Candy.

This will be the perfect day for all the ladies to come out and enjoy Downtown Manistee. For only $30, each woman can enjoy 11 tasting locations! Six locations will be offering different wines and 5 locations will be offering different chocolates.  Participants receive a tasting glass with wine charm.  Prizes are won at the end of the event after participation sample several wines and several chocolates throughout the downtown shops.

Who knew shopping local could taste so good?

EVENT TIME: 2:00-5:30pm

2017 EVENT SPONSORS:

THANK YOU TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS!
Women's Lifestyle Northshore
Big Fish Sportswear
Filer Credit Union
Reusch Jewelers
Jeff Reau, Edward Jones
TJ's Pub
Snyder's Shoes
PCA


TICKETS: $30/person
 
ADVANCE PURCHASE REQUIRED:
Purchase at these participating businesses:
Manistee County Visitors Center
Reusch Jewelers
TJ's Pub
Port City Organics
Manistee Area Chamber of Commerce
Filer Credit Union
DDA Office - Contact for details :  231-398-3262

TASTING LOCATIONS:
The following is a list of participating business locations where they will feature one or a combination of wine, chocolates, desserts, cooking demonstrations, prize drawings, specials and discounts, etc.

Wine Locations:
-Daybreak Gallery & Studio
-Kellie's Hallmark
-Big Fish Sportswear
-Northern Spirits Gift Shoppe
-Happy Hippie
-Wahr Hardware

Chocolate Locations: -Douglas Valley -River Street Artisans -Redeemed -The Outpost of Manistee -Sleek Orenda

Other Activities: -Ideal Kitchen: demoing and serving a chocolatey treat -Reusch Jewelers: Dig For A Diamond -Daybreak: DIY wine glass decorating with paint markers -Northern Spirits Gift Shoppe: -Moving Spirits: serving samples of their own wine -Douglas Valley: serving samples of their own wine- complimentary tastes of their Bunk House Cherry Wine paired with the chocolate. Also a special Wine and Chocolate flight for purchase and limited bottles of their Chocolate Covered Cherry Bottles -Port City Organics: serving samples of their own wine -Sunrise Fabric: serving chocolate brownies -Happy Owl Bookshop: serving chocolate covered pretzels -Kellie's Hallmark: samples of their homemade fudge -TJ's Pub: a palate cleansing station with complimentary Michigan Cheeses and Crackers as well as draft specials for the guys to enjoy -Redeemed: Cookies and Coffee -Swankyz: serving samples of Chocolate S'mores Gourmet Popcorn, an open house at their new store location @ 419 River Street (next to Ideal Kitchen) and a drawing for a chance to win one of five $10.00 gift certificates to be given away -Sleek Orenda: serving chocolate macaroons