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Big Rock wine festival set for June 22

Published: Thursday, May 9, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

BIG ROCK – At least nine wineries will participate in the second annual Tasting Under the Oaks from noon to 8 p.m. June 22.

The nine wineries participating in the festival are Vahling Vineyards, Fox Creek Vineyards, Waterman Winery, Hailey’s Winery, Willett’s Winery, Cooper’s Hawks Winery, Pheasant Hollow Winery, Lavender Crest and Castle Finn Winery.

Art Jackson, chef and owner of Pleasant House Bakery in Chicago, will provide food for purchase.

The event will be at Plowman’s Park, 48W508 Hinckley Road. Parking and entrance to the festival are free, while wine-tasting wristbands, which include a souvenir wine glass and five tastings, are $15. Additional tasting tickets are $1 each.

For information, email bigrockwinefest@gmail.com or visit www.bigrockwinefest.com.

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