El Dorado Winery Association Hosts Second Annual Blind Barrel Event

El Dorado Winery Association’s second annual Blind Barrel event will take place on Saturday, July 15, 2017, beginning at 6:00 p.m. and located at Lava Cap Winery.

We intentionally explore opportunities that are off the beaten path, and Blind Barrel gives us an opportunity to express that healthy sense of rebelliousness while celebrating one of the most influential moments in American history.

In raucous, rebellious and Roaring Twenties style, El Dorado Winery Association will bring wine enthusiasts together to celebrate the repeal of Prohibition with its second annual Blind Barrel event. Beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 15, 2017, the event will take place at Lava Cap Winery where attendees will enjoy live swing music, costumes, food, and fine wine from the region.

“The winemakers of El Dorado County represent everything that makes our industry compelling to those with an adventurous spirit,” said Carey Skinner, President of El Dorado Winery Association. “We intentionally explore opportunities that are off the beaten path, and Blind Barrel gives us an opportunity to express that healthy sense of rebelliousness while celebrating one of the most influential moments in American history.”

TWEET THIS: On 7/15, @ElDoradoWines’ 2nd annual #BlindBarrel celebrates repeal of Prohibition in Roaring ‘20s style http://bit.ly/BlindBarrel #WINEderlust

Prohibition had a drastic effect on winemaking in El Dorado County, where the region’s first vineyard was planted in 1849. The law illegalizing alcohol production, importation, transportation and sales prompted many families to secretly produce wine in small batches at home before leaving the region to seek prosperity elsewhere. By 1936—three years after the…

Read the full article from the Source…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *