Killington’s Snowed Inn Offers Special Killington Wine Festival Package Featuring More Than 500 Wines From Around the World, July 20-22
July 9, 2012
Lovers of wine will be drenched in tasting options during Killington’s 11th Annual Killington Wine Festival, July 20-22 and the Snowed Inn, a country inn tucked away in a quiet, woodland setting just off Killington Road, will offer festival goers a discounted lodging and festival package that includes tickets to the weekend’s tasting events.
The Snowed Inn Wine Festival Package provides a 10 percent lodging discount to all festival goers plus 10 percent off of the Killington Wine Festival Estate Tasting, Grand Tasting and Patron Tickets.
The weekend begins Friday night at 6 p.m. at the Killington Grand Hotel with the Estate Wine Tasting, featuring a sampling of estate and reserve wine selections from the world’s leading wine makers. Participants will have a chance to meet vintners and wine representatives while enjoying light hors d’oeuvres and wines.
Beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday, guests will participate in the signature event of the weekend, the Grand Tasting, which takes place in outside under a large tent at the base of Killington Peak. Five hundred wines from 40 wineries will be available for sampling, plus live music and food pairings including Vermont specialty products like cheese and chocolate, round out the event.
Green Mountain National Golf Course will play host to the Wine and Nine Golf Tournament, beginning at 3 p.m. Specially selected “Golf Friendly” wines, nine holes of golf, a light dinner and awards are all included in the event. Separate tickets are available for $50 and reservations are required.
Family-owned and operated by Manfred and Jeanne Karlhuber, the Snowed Inn is a classic AAA 3-Diamond rated lodging property with 20 different rooms, all with private bath and wireless Internet access. From standard rooms with one, two or three beds, to deluxe rooms with fireplace and/or Jacuzzi tub and even some with a living rooms and kitchen/dining area, staying at the Snowed Inn is intimate yet provides the modern conveniences and amenities just steps away from the front door. A year-round outdoor spa with hot tub is nestled in the woods off the back deck, or guests can sit and share stories of their day in the common living room area.