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The Buckhead Wine Festival To Feature Ultra-Boutique Winemakers

Andrews Entertainment District to Host the Third Annual Buckhead Wine Festival on Saturday, April 5th 2014

ATLANTA, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Buckhead Wine Festival will return to Andrews Entertainment District this spring with an even more impressive selection of wines, spirits and craft beers.  The Buckhead Wine Festival is well regarded for its extensive offering of wines and the intimate and informative seminars.  Guests can expect to taste 150+ wines from over 50 vineyards.

Ultra-boutique winemakers, Jeremy Baker, President of Thomas George Estates, Matthew Bonanno, founder of Bonanno Estates, Rollin Soles, Principal for Rocco Winery, and Patrick Krutz, owner of Krutz Family Cellars will be presenting their award winning wines and interacting with guests.  Additionally, Jason Ingram, with Corsair Distillery, and Sean Geary, from Clown Shoes Brewery will showcase their acclaimed products.

"We are thrilled not only to feature 150+ wines but also to host four ulta-boutique winemakers at one event.  This will give the guest a truly unique experience in an intimate and informative setting," said Stephen de Haan, President of Andrews Entertainment District. 

Five seminars will be held throughout the day including: Wine 101, Old World vs. New World (both hosted by Master Sommelier Michael McNeill), Craft Beer 101 with a Cicerone, Picking the Perfect Wine Glass... A Riedel Seminar, and Introduction to Cocktail Mixology.  In addition, Cellar 56 Wine Bar & Bistro will host two special Winemaker dinners.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Giving Kitchen whose mission is to provide crisis grants to members of Atlanta's restaurant community facing unanticipated hardship.

Festival Details




What:

Wine Festival Featuring 150+ Wines


5 Informative Seminars


4 Wine Makers, a Cicerone and a Master Distiller


2 Winemaker Dinners



Where:

Andrews Entertainment District



When:

Saturday April 5th, 2014


Early VIP Reception 1 – 2 PM


General Admission 2-7 PM



Why: 

Portion of the Proceeds to Benefit The Giving Kitchen



Who:

 Featured Presenters




- Jeremy Baker, Thomas George Estates
- Matthew Bonanno, Bonanno Estates
- Rollin Soles, Rocco Estates Winery
- Patrick Krutz, Krutz Family Cellars
- Jason Ingram, Corsair Spirits
- Sean Geary, Clown Shoes Brewery
- Michael McNeill, Master Sommelier



How:

Advance Tickets Available at www.andrewsdistrict.com


VIP Tickets are $60 And Include Early Entry at 1 PM


General Admission Tickets are $25 Doors Open at 2 PM

The Andrews Entertainment District is located at 56 East Andrews Drive NW, Atlanta GA 30305.  Tickets and additional information can be found at www.andrewsdistrict.com.

About Andrews Entertainment District
Andrews Entertainment District was created as Buckhead's premier destination for drinks, food, dancing, and entertainment in Atlanta.  The district provides something for everyone with the wide array of dining and nightlife venues.  Guests can enjoy an evening of laughs with national headlining acts appearing every Thursday – Saturday night at the Atlanta Improv Comedy Club & Dinner Theatre, enjoy the newly renovated open-air courtyard at East Andrews (winner best singles scene), regionally inspired small plates (tapas) and wine at Cellar 56 (winner of best wine bar), watch a game, enjoy a fine Irish stout, and great Irish pub fare at Stout Irish Sports Bar.   Enjoy Buckhead's best sushi prepared by Master Chef Saito Saito, and over 300 vodkas  of the world, with Atlanta's only ice bar, at Czar Ice Bar – Sushi & Vodka (winner Top 10 Vodka Bars in America – USA Today).  Dine on locally sourced craft burgers and sip on delicious moonshine libations at Stillhouse – Craft Burgers & Moonshine (Awarded one of the Top 100 New Restaurants of 2013 by Urbanspoon). Dance the night away in Atlanta's best dance club without the attitude, including the most talented video DJ's, at Andrews Upstairs.  Or take a trip back in time to a sophisticated 1920's speakeasy Prohibition, winner of best cocktails, and a fine cigar lounge (you must have the secret code for admittance).  Don't forget to end your night with great pizza from Sal's Pizzeria.  Join Andrews District for their legendary St. Patrick's Day and New Years Eve party or host your own private party or corporate event at any one of Andrews District's premier event facilities. Andrews is the perfect location for your next birthday or bachelorette party, or any special celebration.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Janice Weber
Andrews Entertainment District
404.869.1132
janice@andrewsdistrict.com

SOURCE Andrews Entertainment District

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