April 2 2015
PARK CITY, Utah (April 2, 2015) — It’s back!
The Park City Food & Wine Classic returns for its eleventh straight year this summer, featuring more than two dozen food and wine tastings, seminars, bike rides, hike excursions and more — all led by world-renowned experts in Park City’s famous Wasatch Mountains.
“This event blends the absolute best of Park City: outstanding food and drinks, and world-class outdoors,” said Jason Ornstein, owner of Team Player Productions, which organizes the Food & Wine Classic. “There are experiences for every sense — taste, smell, sight, touch. I can’t think of a better way to spend a long summer weekend.”
The weekend runs from July 9 to July 12, opening with classic-favorite bike rides, stand-up paddle-boarding and wine tastings — plus newcomers featuring yoga and a trip to the shooting range. It closes the famed “Hair of the Dog” bike ride, plus sumptuous “Brunch Brunch Baby” and “It’s a Mary Morning” brunches.
In between, learn wine-tasting secrets from Master Sommeliers, taste whiskeys from Park City’s award-winning High West distillery, dig into a “Bacon & Barrels” meat-and-red-wine luncheon, and take dashes through the woods, rides on horseback, mountain-biking trips on Park City’s famous single-track trails, and much more.
“We’ve got all the makings of a truly memorable weekend,” Ornstein said. “Whether you love active get-up-and-go vacations or complete and total relaxation — or even a bit of both — our seminars and their leaders will make sure you have the experience of a lifetime.”
Ticket prices range from $50 for the “Blues & Brunch” — combining live local music with a mouthwatering southern-style brunch buffet — to $225 for “Guns N Roses,” a backcountry Ranger tour of clay shooting, followed by a delicious outdoor lunch at Victory Ranch.
To learn more or to buy tickets, visit the classic’s website, www.parkcityfoodandwineclassic.com. Act fast – tickets to most events sell out quickly.
Proceeds from ticket sales benefit the People’s Health Clinic, a nonprofit that provides healthcare for uninsured individuals and families in Utah’s Summit and Wasatch counties. Last year, the Classic raised more than $30,000 for the clinic. In all, Team Player Productions has raised more than $1.4 million for local charities.
For more information about the Park City Food and Wine Classic, contact Christa Graff, of Graff Public Relations, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 435-640-7921.
About the Park City Food and Wine Classic
The Park City Food and Wine Classic is a premier destination event for master winemakers, culinary greats, and connoisseurs, offering all the opportunity to wine and dine in beautiful Park City, Utah. More than 100 food artisans, wineries, breweries, distilleries, epicurean purveyors and locally-made products take part in the festival. Activities include food and wine tastings, seminars and cooking demonstrations. To learn more, visit www.parkcityfoodandwineclassic.com.
About the People’s Health Clinic
People’s Health Clinic is a community-funded, nonprofit health clinic that provides high-quality primary care to uninsured individuals and families in Summit and Wasatch counties. The clinic’s services include pediatric, chronic disease, prenatal and general adult medical services. The patients seen at the People’s Health Clinic are local residents who contribute to making our community exceptional. In fact, 18 percent (or 1 in 5) of the clinic’s patients are employees of area restaurants. To date, the Park City Food & Wine Festival has raised more than $30,000 for the Clinic. For more information visit www.peopleshealthclinic.org.
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