October 5, 2013
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
$25 advance (online)/$25 on site
Designated Driver: $20 (admission for event only)
Kids 12 and under are free
The Great Grapes! festival is Charlotte’s biggest casual wine tasting event. There are 220 wines from 20 wineries on the 2013 schedule. With you admission, you get a souvenir tasting glass that lets you sample sample some of the best wines from around the state.
You are welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy the live music on the lawn. There will also be culinary experts on hand to give demonstrations on wine and food pairings. There's even a kid's activity area on site.
2013 Participating Wineries
Click here for list of wineries in this year's festival. For more information, visit the festival's official site.
For more celebrations around town, check out the complete calendar of festivals in Charlotte..