Kick off March and the countdown to spring by attending Wollersheim Winery’s annual open house Saturday and Sunday, March 2–3, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.
The two-day event feature’s the modern and historic aspects of this 40-year-old winery in Prairie du Sac, Wis., one of the oldest in the country. Tour the underground aging cellars and the modern fermentation facilities, plus other production areas normally closed to the public at the 2012 Winery Of The Year. See bottling demonstrations and interactive displays, and take self-guided tours.
Winemaker Philippe Coquard will speak and give a grapevine pruning demonstrations daily, including one pruning demonstration in the vineyard on Saturday. Learn how to incorporate different Wollersheim wines in your culinary creations during several cooking demonstrations.
Sample wines and purchase wine by the case to take home. The local meat market and deli, Wyttenbach Meats, will sell lunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days.
If the ground is still frozen and snow covered there is a great possibility of seeing bald eagles from Wollersheim’s outdoor eagle-watching shelter.
To see the daily schedule and for more details visit www.wollersheim.com.
Then join us at the Inn’s Indigo Lounge for our wine and cheese hour where we always feature Wollersheim’s wines with Wisconsin’s finest cheeses, among other delicious nibbles.
The Inn at Wawanissee Point is the closest bed and breakfast to Wollersheim Winery, an easy 15-minute drive through the Lake Wisconsin valley.
Friday, March 1: Shari Sarazin Celtic Harp at the River Arts On Water Gallery, Prairie du Sac, 7:00 p.m. She’ll play and sing along to an abundant collection of ancient Celtic tunes to original melodies honed during her 40-year musical career. There are no advance ticket sales; donations are recommended at the door to benefit the River Arts Inc. programming. Learn more at www.riverartsonwater.org.