MEDINA, OH – Experience fine wines, unique microbrews and great food in the beautiful setting of one of Medina County’s gems, Buffalo Creek Retreat at Uncorked Medina Wine Festival July 21 and 22. The festival will also include food trucks, live entertainment, culinary demonstrations, a Marketplace of artisan vendors and a unique Twilight Dinner. Proceeds from the event will benefit Friends of Medina County Parks to fund youth educational programming and an endowment to ensure the parks are maintained for generations to come.

More than 100 wines from around the world and local wineries along with 25 local and national microbrews will be available to taste at the festival. Glasses of wine or brews will also be available for purchase. Tickets to the event include ten tastings and a commemorative glass.

Local food trucks like Wholly Frijoles Street Food, The Orange Truk, Krav Food Truck, Betty’s Bomb A** Burgers, Smokin’ Rock ‘n Roll BBQ, Sauced Wood Fired Pizza and Hatfield’s Goode Grub will provide delicious food to satisfy any appetite.

Chef Anthoy Scolaro from 111 Bistro will be preparing a special menu with wine pairings for a fun Twilight Dinner on Friday night from 6 to 8 pm. Seating is limited; tickets to the Twilight Dinner are $100 and include five tasting tickets at the festival.

Local musical performers will entertain visitors with folk, jazz, and country music. Friday night features Grammy nominated jazz singer, Helen Welch and on Saturday evening, The Liverpool Lads, a popular Beatles tribute band will perform in costume and full character.

Local chefs from area restaurants will be presenting culinary demonstrations throughout the event.

Many volunteers are needed and special discounts are available to all who sign up to help. Click on the volunteer tab on the website for details.

Buffalo Creek Retreat is located at 8708 Hubbard Valley Road in Seville, Ohio. Hours for the festival are: Friday from 3 to 9 pm and Saturday from 1 to 9 pm. Limited parking is available at the park, however free parking and shuttle will be provided at the Schneider Trucking location,8860 Wooster Pike Rd, Rte. 3. It’s at the intersection of Rte. 3 and I76/Rte. 224.

Advance sale tickets are available at Medina area Buehler’s stores and online for $25. Tickets for the Twilight Dinner are available online only. Go to www.uncorkedmedina.com to purchase. Tickets can also be purchased the day of the event at Buffalo Creek Retreat for $30.

More information is available at www.uncorkedmedina.com

Friends of Medina County Parks is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to supporting Medina County Park District through volunteerism and fundraising. Over the park district’s 52-year history, Friends of Medina County Parks has been instrumental in helping acquire and enhance land for parks — including the popular Carolyn Ludwig Mugrage Park in Granger Township, opened in 2013. One of the group’s major impacts is through its funding of the Connecting Children and Nature Grant, which provides transportation cost assistance to school groups wishing to travel to the Wolf Creek Environmental Center for field studies — helping connect more than 5,000 children with nature every year.

Press release submitted by:
Linda Loveless, info@uncorkedmedina.com
Date: May 13, 2017

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