This October 15th and 16th the Old Brick Inn, St. Michaels Harbour Inn and the Patriot cruise ship will be sponsoring the “Fall Winefest at St. Michaels,” a festival of food and wine. Wine tastings and food offerings will be offered at the Kemp House of the Old Brick Inn and on the Patriot cruise ship! Over 100 different wines will be offered over the 2-day event. All wine will be available for sale on Kemp House premises. We are featuring a BONUS $25 purchase coupon to be used during the tastings. Buy $75 or more worth of wines, and we will redeem your coupon for a $25 savings. These coupons will only be available during the online ticket sales period in September. Ticket sales are also limited. Buy your tickets now! IF YOU PURCHASE A PATRIOT TICKET, PLEASE CALL 410-745-3100 TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE ON THE BOAT.
If you book your lodging at either the Old Brick Inn or St. Michaels Harbour Inn and Marina, you may reserve the limited all-inclusive package. This includes all of the wine tastings and the exclusive Saturday evening dinner package. Limited ticket sales, exclusive wine tastings, and gourmet breakfasts and dinners will make this a memorable event for the lucky few to reserve this package
The wines tasted at the Kemp House will include both Old World and New World vintages. The wines will include California, France, Australia, Chile, New Zealand, Italy and Spain. These wines will be complimented with seafood, meats, cheeses, specialty prepared items, and sweets from local Eastern Shore food purveyors who want you to discover and enjoy the treasures of the Chesapeake. Music by the local jazz group "410" will complete your event experience at the Kemp House.
On the Patriot, while cruising up the Beautiful Miles River( a $24.50 value) you will taste highly regarded wines which are received premium accolades. Sommelier Eion Connors of Southern Wines and Spirits will lead the tastings which are sure to include vintages you will want to add to your collection for this year and the future. These vintages will be offered with cheeses and other products from local award winning producers, again demonstrating the gourmet products of the area!
On Saturday evening at the Harbour Inn, for a limited number of lucky guests, award winning chef David Hayes will be hosting an exclusive wine dinner highlighting the fabulous wines of Burgundy, France. Wines from the legendary cotes de Beaune and cotes de Nuit will be presented, adding incredible complement to tastes prepared by Chef Hayes. This will be an incredible end to a day filled with tasting some of the world’s finest wines. These wines will also be available for purchase.
As always, both of the hotels will be serving gourmet breakfasts for your pleasure!
All wines tasted will be available for purchase at special discount WineFest pricing. Many these wines are not easily found in Maryland.