Beer and wine enthusiasts – mark your calendars for Saturday, April 21. That’s when the 8th annual Rhinelander Chamber of Commerce Hodag Hops and Vines microbrew and wine tasting event takes place, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Quality Inn in Rhinelander.
Advance tasting tickets are available for purchase for $25 each until Friday, April 20 at 5 p.m. Stop by the Rhinelander Chamber office, Trig’s, Trig’s Cellar 70 and Trig’s Postal Express, or get them online at www.explorerhinelander.com. Tickets at the door are $30 and designated driver tickets are $5.
The event will offer beer and wine samples from a variety of Wisconsin breweries and wineries including Trig’s Cellar 70, Rhinelander Brewing Company, Tribute Brewing, Woodland Trail Winery, New Glarus Brewing, South Shore Brewing and Brewster Brothers Brewery. Attendees can also sample various microbrews and wines from around the country.
Local restaurants are providing samples of their fare, there will be live music and basket raffles. Event attendees must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid form of ID.
Hops and Vines at Quality Inn is presented by Trig’s Cellar 70. Additional event sponsors include CoVantage Credit Union, Rhinelander Tap Room, Peoples State Bank and Ripco Credit Union.