Apr 12 2012

Iowa Wine Trail

2012 Spring Iowa Wine Trail Event

Engelbrecht Family Winery

Follow the Iowa Wine Trail during the semi-annual special event April 28 – 29, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. The Iowa Wine Trail is within the Upper Mississippi River Valley Viticulture Area.  Sample well-crafted wines and ciders in the comfort of excellent and diverse tasting rooms amoung our heritage farms and vineyards, hilltop chateau, nestled river village, and Italian bistro.  Visit www.iowawinetrail.com to purchase tickets or for more information.

You can spend one or both days visiting wineries to view operations, enjoy the grounds, sample regional foods and award winning wines and sparkling ciders.  You may also purchase tickets at member wineries:  Winneshiek Wildberry Winery – Decorah, Eagles Landing Winery and Vineyard – Marquette, Park Farm Winery – Bankston, Daly Creek Winery – Anamosa, Tabor Home Vineyards and Winery – Baldwin, Sutliff Cider Company – Lisbon, Wide River Winery – Clinton, Brick Arch Winery – West Branch, and, of course, our winery – Engelbrecht Family Winery – Fredericksburg.

The Engelbrechts will be cooking and serving all-day brunch made from locally produced food. The menu for the event is applewood smoked bone-in ham with fresh apples sauteed in our Farm House White and Asparagas/Bacon quiche made with local farm fresh eggs and locally grown fresh asparagas.  Both the ham and bacon are from a local farm.  There will be fresh fruit in our Farm House Rose’ as well as dessert made with fresh, local ingredients.  Menu selections will be paired with our Farm House Wines.  All our hand-crafted estate wines will be available for tasting.  Wine Trail participants will get special discounts on wine purchases. Rooms are available at the Farm House Bed & Breakfast for guests wishing to spend the night on the trail.

Get your tickets and hit the TRAIL!

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