The formerly dry town of Grove City (wet since 2007) is preparing for its sixth annual Winter Wine Walk, one of the more popular events meant to increase traffic through the shops and businesses of "Olde Town Grove City."
More than 20 merchants around town will host wineries and food vendors inside their stores. Wine walkers can stroll the stores, enjoying samples at each.
The Wine Walk happens from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, and features 11 Pennsylvania wineries. Check-in with wristband distribution is at Steigerwald’s
Kitchens & Baths, 120 S. Broad Street. Tickets are $20 and are available here.
Merchants and corresponding wineries are:
Nonni’s Corner Trattoria: Starr Hill Winery
Grove City Realty: Wilhelm Winery
Grove City ArtWorks: Fractured Grape Wine Cellars
Shannon’s Kandy Kitchen: Volant Mill Winery
Sweet Jeanie’s: Presque Isle Wine Cellars
ASA Fashions: Conneaut Wine Cellars
Static Styling Salon: Mazza Vineyards
Nancy’s Hair Loft: Flickerwood Wine Cellars
Natural Options: Deer Creek Winery
Burdick’s Men’s Clothing (pictured above): Courtyard Wineries
beans on broad: Foxburg Wine Cellars
Food and special attractions will also be available at b’gifted, Steigerwald’s, D’Licious Bouquets, Bobo Rice Bowl, Crimson Connection, Gel Nail and Spa, Jordan’s, Kritter Kreations and Marilyn’s Antiques.
Green "Olde Town" banners will be posted to help walkers identify participating merchants.
If you're interested in wine events, don't miss another local one -- the American Wine Society's Pittsburgh Wine Conference on March 15 in Ross. Read all about that here.
Old Town Grove City photo