(Photo Courtesy of Antrim 1844)
With 17 hundred different selections and 17 thousand bottles lining the walls of their antique wine cellar, the staff at Antrim 1844 Country House Hotel pride themselves in their hospitality and ability to serve the best spirits to each of their beloved guests. On Wednesday, February 3rd, treasured friend of Antrim wine masters and renowned wine maker, James Cahill, stops by to share his favorite Northern Valley Wines with you at Antrim 1844 Hotel!
The event will take place in the beautifully adorned twin drawing rooms of the Antrim’s main mansion, and will offer you the chance to meet Cahill, a 20-season veteran of North Valley Winery based out of Oregon. It is at North Valley that some of the finest Pinot Noirs and Sparkling wines are produced with help from the cooler climate and pristine attention to detail. “The team at North Valley Wines is very conscious of the earth while producing all of their wines,” said Amanda Stein, Marketing Director at The Antrim 1844. “They know exactly what they put in and take out of their products.”
Antrim’s wine master and own Richard Mollett often travel across the country in search of some of the areas greatest wineries to learn more about the trade and to add to their growing collection. “It’s in these travels that our staff is able to meet such wonderful people and form great relationships with so many great winemakers,” Stein said.
Come meet Cahill and learn more about his three tiers of exceptional wines including “Classics”, “Origins”, and “Reserves”. Event begins at 5pm on Wednesday February 3rd . $35 per person and includes meet and greet, wine tasting, and hand passed hors de’oeuvres.
Learn about the chance to earn $100 to use at Antrim’s Smokehouse restaurant or towards accommodations on our Facebook now through Monday 2/1.
(Photo Credit: Easels in Frederick- www.easelsinfrederick.org)
A Frederick favorite returns this Spring for the 6th Annual Juried Plein Air Event presented by Easels in Frederick! Thirty of the nation’s most talented artists and their easels will fill our city and surrounding counties to bring us one-of-a-kind artwork that displays some of our area’s finest scenery.
The painters can be seen from June 13th- June 18th. Monday and Tuesday, expect to see artists scattered around Frederick County paying homage to historic buildings, landmarks, and farmland in the early morning near sunrise and late evening around dusk. This is when the light will yield the most lucent colors and pronounced shadows.
Downtown Frederick invites all participating artists to the downtown scene of their choice on Wednesday, June 14th all day. Thursday through Friday morning, assigned areas will be mapped out for each artist, who must bring their skillset to the table in order to produce the specified scene provided to them by the Juried Plein Air Event officials. Thursday night from 6:30pm-9:00pm, the Frederick Tourism Center will host a special Plein Air presentation by the Awards Judge.
See a piece of art you wish to hang in your own Frederick home? Preview the easels created throughout the week at the Grand Exhibition Collector’s Preview event on Friday night from 6:30pm-9:30pm in the William Talley Recreation Center in Downtown Frederick. Artists will also take this opportunity to earn cash prizes and numerous awards. Purchase your favorite pieces from 1pm-4pm on Saturday, as well as cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award.
All of this, including more open-art projects and a Quick Draw Competition at the Art Market, arriving to Frederick THIS SPRING! Don’t forget to mark your calendars today so you don’t miss this exciting Frederick staple in our city of steeples! For more information, please visit http://www.easelsinfrederick.org/.