CEDARBURG -- This weekend, Cedar Creek Winery and the Shops of Cedar Creek Settlement welcome guests to the 30th annual Open House. Brian Kramp is getting a sneak peek of the weekend's fund and some award-winning wine.
About Open House (website)
The Open House event is free and open to the public and features two festive days with barrel tasting, music, cooking-with-wine, in-shop demonstrations/samplings, wine tastings, self-guided tours, spring showcases and more throughout the Shops of Cedar Creek Settlement. Winemaker Philippe will be in the house on Saturday to meet and talk with the Winery’s many gathered customers, fans and friends.
Cedar Creek Winery, nestled in the three-story 150-year-old restored limestone and tamarack timber Wittenberg Woolen Mill, will offer guests the opportunity to barrel-taste a wine before it’s time 10-12 and 1-3 Saturday and 11-12 and 1-3 Sunday as well as sampling a few of Cedar Creek Winery’s many award-winning wines.
As always, enjoy live music, sponsored by Settlement merchants from 12:00-4:00 with our favorite crowd-pleasing musician and singer Joey LaVie, formerly of rock bands Bad Boy, Moxy Roxx and The Rage. This year the Winery is hosting a new fun competition - a Ring-Toss Game for local charity (TBA). Lucky contestants can win a glass of wine or even a bottle!
In the Wine Cellar guests can savor delightful Cooking-with-Wine demonstrations and samplings using Cedar Creek Wines. *Sunday afternoon Chef John D’Amico from The Anvil Pub & Grille will cook, Saturday afternoon’s chef is soon to be announced. Accomplished Chef Romain Coquard, son of Julie and Philippe Coquard, operates a new Bistro at Wollersheim Winery in Prairie du Sac. Romain will create a delicious wine complemented stew to be sold and served for lunch on Saturday and Sunday.