The second annual Live Free and Wine Festival, hosted by the N.H. Winery Association, will take place on August 6 at the Rochester Fairgrounds.Over 17 wineries will take part in the festival, showcasing approximately over 100 wines covering a variety of flavors and styles including local grape wines, fruit wines, ciders and meads.Festival goers will get to sample wine as well as purchase bottles to enjoy at home. Spread throughout the venue will be a variety of local businesses demonstrating, sampling and selling their products that range from baked goods to soy candles, bison meat to hot sauces and glass decorations. Live music will be provided by Beatlejuice, a band that specializes in Beatle covers.Tickets are $20 and include an engraved festival wine glass, 10 tasting tickets and a NH Wine Passport, which can be redeemed to enter a special drawing. Additional tasting tickets can be purchased at the festival.Tickets can ONLY be purchased online at the Zorvino Vineyards website.Click here for more details about the festival.
This article appears in the July 2011 issue of New Hampshire Magazine