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March 27, 2012
MACUNGIE, PA This is not your average wine festival! A new two-day wine and food festival is planned for April 14 and 15 at Bear Creek Mountain Resort. In addition to the wine festival, a four course wine dinner, poolside port tasting and farmers market are also scheduled. Guests can attend all events or pick and choose which suit their interest.
Wine Weekend Events:
Four Course Wine Pairing Dinner ($75 per person)
April 13 at 6:30pm in the Mountain Ballroom
Taste, Savor and Learn: Guests will join wine expert Terry Balent to taste and discuss the fine wines of Italy and France. Wine will be paired with an exquisite menu prepared by Executive Chef Michael Greenstein. Advanced reservations are required. Reservations should be made online at bcmountainresort.com
Wine Festival- The Grand Tasting
April 14 from 1-5pm
Guests will taste the wines of 18 wineries and 11 specialty food vendors. Morning and afternoon seminars explore topics like the health benefits of wine, raising your own grapes, table scaping and mixology. A.M. & P.M. seminars are free with purchase of a VIP tasting ticket. Jeff Umbehauer will be performing live music during the event.
Poolside Port Tasting ($15 per person)
April 14 at 6pm at the outdoor pool
Guests will taste 4-5 different types of port from tawny to ruby, paired with an appropriate chocolate, nut, fig, or cheese. Live music will be played on the outdoor pool deck. Advanced reservations are required. Reservations should be made online at bcmountainresort.com
Wine Festival- The Gourmet Tasting
April 15 from 1-5pm
Guests will taste the wines of 17 wineries, 11 specialty food vendors and an outdoor farmers market. Morning and afternoon seminars explore topics like cooking with wine, the fine art of cheese, the art of crystal and glass with expert Peter Yenawine, table scaping and mixology. A.M. & P.M. seminars are free with purchase of a VIP tasting ticket. RED, Jimmy Meyer & Steve Brosky will be performing live music during the event.
· VIP Tasting Ticket: $40 per person/ per tasting session
(Includes a.m. & p.m. seminars and either the Grand or Gourmet tasting.)
· Regular Admission: $25 per person/ per tasting session
(Includes some seminars and either the Grand or Gourmet tasting.)
· Poolside Port Tasting: $15 per person
· Four Course Wine Pairing Dinner: $75 per person (excludes tax and gratuity)
Tickets can be purchased in advance, online at www.bcmountainresort.com, over the phone at 1-866-754-2822 or in person at the front desk of The Hotel at Bear Creek.
Starting at just $235 for two guests, this package includes an overnight stay at The Hotel at Bear Creek, two VIP tasting tickets for the Wine Festival and breakfast for two at the Trail’s End Café. Reservations can be made by contact the resort at 1-866-754-2822.
About Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center
Bear Creek Mountain Resort is nestled on over 330 acres in Macungie, Pennsylvania. The resort offers skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing winter activities and hiking, biking, fishing, boating, geocaching, disc golf, tennis and nearby golf during the spring through fall months. Bear Creek hosts numerous corporate meetings, weddings and social parties year?round. Guests can plan an event in the spacious banquet and meeting facilities, dine at The Grille at Bear Creek or the Trail’s End Cafe, relax at The Spa at Bear Creek or vacation at the hotel, The Hotel at Bear Creek, with indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs.
Bear Creek Mountain Resort
1?866?SKI?AT?BC ext. 380