The BNT Art and Wine Festival has been cancelled until further notice due to inclement weather.
Bristol Wines and Spirits, Wine Director, Rusty Scates has announced plans to ensure that the 2014 Wine Festival will be “An event to remember”.
Mr. Scates noted “Bristol Wines and Spirits is once again the major sponsor of the Bahamas National Trust Wine and Arts Festival. The 24th Annual Festival is scheduled for Saturday October 25th at the Retreat, Village Road, commencing at 12 mid-day.
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“We will have a record number of 53 wines from around the world, available for tasting,” he advises.
The festival this year will feature overseas wine expert. Pamela Wilson of Oyster Bay Wines, New Zealand, who will be presenting Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Merlot for sampling.
The sparkling wine this year is Gloria Ferrer Blanc de Noirs.
“I’m looking forward to trying this sparkler,” says Sara Parker, host of “Bahamas Realty Now” home and garden TV show. She adds, “This is really my favourite event of the year, wines, art, nice people, sunshine almost always, and a very worthy cause.”
The annual BNT Wine and Arts Festival is a major fund raising event for the Bahamas National Trust and this year will present patrons with the artworks of over 40 artists and the opportunity to sample the wines presented by Bristol Wines and Spirits.
Sandy Rolle, Vice President of Sales and Marketing with Bristol Wines, commented “This is a great opportunity for wine connoisseurs and novices to taste numerous wines including a record 17 new wines: 1 from famed Italian producer Antinori;1 from France, Sauvignon Blanc “Les Deax Tours” from LaTourette, Loire Valley, and 15 new USA wines.
“In the week following the Festival, many of the wines will be available at special prices,”Ms. Rolle concluded.
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