Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Medals, Grill Your Own and Other Events at Charlton Orchards Farm and Winery, in Massachusetts

Charlton winery produces award winning handcrafted fruit and grape wines, is open 12 months a year, and sponsors tasting events throughout the year. The farm grows a variety of fruit, including the fruit for their award winning Black Gold Blackberry Wine. They make more than 20 varieties of wine, with 14 of them international medal winners.

Last, July 2005, Nate's Hard Cider was awarded a Concordance Gold, Best of Class medal, and this year it has won another Gold Medal. Other 2006, Medal winner include their Crimson Gold Red Raspberry and their Peach Wine, both winning Double Gold Medals at this years Eastern States Wine Competition. Their Riesling won a silver medal and their Blueberry Wine won a bronze.

The winery is located at Charlton Orchards Farm, Route 20, in Charlton Massachusetts. Founded in 1733, the farm is one of the oldest settlements in south central Massachusetts. They are only 15 minutes from Historic Sturbridge.

And they have two fun events coming up before end of summer.

Red Wine and Grill Your Own

Sirloin Steak Dinner Night
August 19th, 2006.

Join us at Charlton Orchards and Obadiah McIntyre Farm Winery for our Annual Grill Your Own Steak and Wine Dinner. We think you will really enjoy this event. The evening begins at 5:00 pm with wine and hors d’oeuvres, at 6:00 pm we will bring out the thick sirloin steaks for you to grill to perfection. We will provide all the side dishes and the housekeeping. Barbeques are a great place to unwind and visit with friends. Enjoy our Wines, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, American Zinfandel, Chambourcin, and our 2003 red blend Charltage. After dinner, as you relax, we will be serving our delicious desert wines, with our equally delicious pies. The cost for this event is $38.00 per person. We want everyone to enjoy themselves, so we will also offer a special discounted deal for the designated driver in your party. Call us for more details. As a special thanks to you for being our guest, take home a free souvenir wine glass. Must be 21 years of age to attend.

Event hours 5:00pm to 8:00pm. $ 38.00 admission. Reservations are required, tickets go on sale June 15th This Event is Limited to only 40 people.


Blueberry and Peach Harvest Festival August 26, 2006
Fun For All Ages
Join us for mounds of Blueberries, as we join friends and family together to celebrate this year’s blueberry crop. The grills will be hot, and the food great. Our Wine Bar will have our award winning Nate's Hard Cider on tap and as a special treat blueberry and peach daiquiris. Wine tasting, will be available in our winery and as always tons of food and fresh country air. Paula Red apples will be available for pick-your-own. The Blueberry Patch will be open for pick-your-own, and if all goes as planned we will also have raspberries, blackberries and peaches for pick-your-own. Fun for all Ages.

Blueberry Pie Eating Contest: 3 age groups 7-10yrs, 11-14yrs and adult. Prizes for the winners. Contest begins at 3:00pm. So come on blueberry pie lovers, show us your stuff.

Event hours 12:00pm to 5:00pm. free admission.