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The Hotel Hershey Wine & Food Festival Returns September 14-16, 2018


The Hotel Hershey hosts its ninth annual Wine & Food Festival, September 14-16, 2018. New for this year is a wine tasting class, comparing the Napa and Sonoma varieties from California. A schedule of the weekend’s six events is below with something for everyone, from wine novice to wine connoisseur.

Friday, September 14

The Joy of Wine: a wine reception hosted by Ramon from Georges Duboeuf (France) followed by “Something to Wine About” comedy show by Laurie Forster, The Stand Up Sommelier

  • Reception at 6:30 p.m., comedy show at 8 p.m.
  • $96 per person

Saturday, September 15

Champagne Tasting Class: a guided tasting of four bubbly champagnes and local meat and cheeses

  • 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • $64 per person

NEW Wine Tasting Class: a guided tasting of California wines from the Napa and Sonoma regions

  • 2:30-4:30 p.m.
  • $54 per person

Ruca Malen Wine Dinner: meet and dine with a wine expert from Ruca Malen (Argentina) and mingle with other wine enthusiasts during a five-course meal

  • Reception at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7:30 p.m.
  • $120 per person

Sunday, September 16

VIP Winemaker Breakfast: a breakfast buffet with a mimosa bar that features winemakers from the Grand Tasting (Grand Tasting registration and wristband pickup is also available during breakfast)

  • 10 a.m.-noon
  • $30 per person

Grand Tasting: stroll the beautiful Formal Gardens at The Hotel Hershey and enjoy live jazz entertainment, international and domestic wine stations, a selection of domestic breweries and culinary samplings from the award-winning chefs in Hershey, PA

  • Noon-4 p.m.
  • $72 per person; $20 per designated driver

Reservations are required for all events and can be made by calling 717-534-8800. Walk-up registration is available for the Grand Tasting on September 16. Additional information about The Hotel Hershey Wine & Food Festival weekend can be found at HersheyPA.com/WineAndFoodFestival. Follow The Hotel Hershey on Facebook, and use #TheHotelHersheyWFF on social media.


About The Hotel Hershey: The Hotel Hershey is a one-of-a-kind resort complete with 276 guest rooms and 25,000 square feet of meeting and function space. The 1930s hotel is known for its refined elegance, signature service, and abundant amenities. The Hotel Hershey is situated high atop the town of Hershey and features a Mediterranean design, The Spa At The Hotel Hershey full service spa, majestic formal gardens, fountains, reflecting pools and terraces. The property is also a member of Historic Hotels of America. Opened in 1934 by Milton S. Hershey, The Circular is The Hotel Hershey’s flagship restaurant. The Circular restaurant serves upscale casual cuisine and innovative cocktails in a unique atmosphere. For additional information about The Hotel Hershey, visit www.TheHotelHershey.com or follow www.Facebook.com/TheHotelHershey.

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