Taster’s Banquet highlights Finger Lakes Wine Festival’s Saturday night


WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (June 20, 2018) – In addition to the weekend-long celebration that is the Finger Lakes Wine Festival presented by Yancey’s Fancy New York’s Artisan Cheese, The Jack Daniel’s Club at Watkins Glen International is among the marquee venues for wine-centric events on the evening of Saturday, July 14.


The facility, overlooking a section of The Glen, along with the valley leading to Seneca Lake, will host the Taster’s Banquet, concluding the first day of USA Today’s ‘Best Wine Festival’. Highlighted by a four-course meal, there will also be a variety of Finger Lakes wines, carefully selected from regional experts from Women for WineSense, to sample with each dish.


The four courses are as follows:


First Course:

Raw Beet Quinoa Salad


Second Course:

Stuffed North Atlantic Haddock


Third Course:

Shallot Crusted Beef Tenderloin


Fourth Course:

Individual Tiramisu

Doors for the Taster’s Banquet are set to open at 5:30 p.m., and a ticket must be purchased in advance. Guests wishing to attend just the Taster’s Banquet are welcome to purchase tickets by calling 866.461.7223 or by visiting www.flwinefest.com. A limited number of seats are available for the Saturday evening dinner.


The premier wine education and networking organization for industry professionals and aficionados, Women for WineSense believes that wine enhances and enriches everyday life, and provides men and women with unbiased information about the cultural heritage, social and health effects of moderate wine consumption as part of a healthy lifestyle, since 1990.



The Finger Lakes Wine Festival presented by Yancey’s Fancy New York’s Artisan Cheese, July 13-15, offers the largest showcase of New York State wines with over 90 wineries paired with regional artisans, music, and seminars all in one beautiful location. Tickets are available for the event voted USA Today’s “Best Wine Festival” by calling 866.461.7223 or at www.flwinefest.com.

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