Drink, Eat, and Be Merry at Wintergreen Performing Arts` Mountaintop Wine Festival

Raise a toast to summertime, the special dad in your life, and the majesty of the Blue Ridge Mountains during the Wintergreen Performing Arts wine festival on Father`s Day weekend, June 15, 2002.

Join us from noon to 5:30 p.m. at the Evans Center—adjacent to Wintergreen`s main lodge—when more than 50 wines from ten Virginia wineries will be poured. Representatives from local wineries include The Wintergreen Winery, Rockbridge, Oakencroft, Mountain Cove, Horton/Montdomaine, Barboursville, White Hall, Rebec, Afton, and Veritas.

Wine aficionados and novices alike can sample Virginia`s finest vintages while savoring epicurean delights, enjoying live music, browsing unique craft exhibits, and drinking in the aesthetic beauty of Wintergreen`s mountainside. Discounted tickets for the wine festival can be purchased in advance by calling 1-800-594-TIXX. Or you can purchase your tickets at the door for $12. For more information call 434-325-8292.

Wintergreen is located 45 miles southwest of Charlottesville in beautiful Nelson County. In addition to 45 holes of championship golf, the 11,000-acre four-season family resort features seasonal skiing, snowboarding and tubing, gourmet and casual restaurants, more than 300 accommodations, 30 miles of marked hiking trails, and an award-winning tennis program with 24 courts. Wintergreen also offers instructional adventure programs for teens, adults and corporate groups; a variety of events and activities; five pools; a conference center with more than 40,000 square feet of meeting and function space; and a full-service spa, complete with salon services, massage programs, and a fitness center.