Wine and Brews in the Park!
The Kutztown Rotary Club announces the 7th annual Taste of Kutztown Fundraiser; Saturday, June 11th, 2016 from 12-5pm. Imagine strolling grass-lined pathways; perusing hand-made products created by passionate crafts people. Sample and purchase products from vineyards, and artisan vendors. 2016 guests will leisurely stroll, taste wine, beer, mead and cider selections along shaded pathways with exciting vendors just ahead of the next bend. Vibrant energy from great local musicians emanate from the Kutztown Park’s iconic band shell. Attendance is free and open to the public. Tickets are required for the wine/beer tasting and are available in advance online and the day of at registration., known as the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch culture and farmland is home to the Kutztown Folk Festival. The Taste of Kutztown wine & beer tasting now takes its place alongside the Folk Festival, the Lyons Fiddle Festival and the Bowers Chili Pepper Festival making northern Berks County a regional hotspot.
The region is known for its fertile, shale-rich soil creating a wonderful terroir for an expanding PA viticulture and enology industry. Taste for yourself why many PA wineries are winning awards in regional and national competitions. Lehigh Valley and Berks wines have been showcased in the Philly.com article, “A luscious tour of Lehigh Valley wine”.
The Taste of Kutztown is the Kutztown Rotary Clubs primary fundraiser. Directly support the local philanthropic activities of the Kutztown Rotary Club:
- Stamping out hunger in our local communities through support of www.ihartharvest.com, aka “Potato Project”. A $10,000 donation was proudly made in 2015!
- Keystone Military Families, Allentown Rescue Mission
- Kutztown and Topton Community Partnership
- Kutztown Strong- Community initiative to combat substance abuse
- Boy Scouts, Youth Exchange