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Wine and Chocolate Festival Back at Monmouth This Weekend

June 22, 2017

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Monmouth Park will once again host the Wine and Chocolate Festival this Saturday and Sunday, where patrons will be able to sample and purchase delicious wines from New Jersey’s best wineries and please their sweet tooth with many different chocolate treats, all while enjoying a day at the races.

Multiple packages are available all weekend. For $10, patrons will receive a wristband for unlimited access to wine sampling from vintners such as Cava Winery, DiMatteo Vineyards, Monroeville Vineyard, Plagido’s Winery, Sharrott Winery and more. For $7, visitors will be able sample an assortment of chocolates from Broad Street Dough Co., Gourmet Creations, Nothing Bundt Cookies, The Dessert Bar, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and Goodway Bakery among others. For those who want both wine and chocolate, they can have the bundle package for just $15.

            People will also be able to enjoy live music Saturday from the Nine Deez Night and The Larry Stevens Band on Sunday. Sunday will also be Family Fun Day featuring pony rides, face painters and bounce house.

            Gates open at 11:30 a.m., with event festivities beginning at 12 noon and first post at 12:50 p.m. for both days.