Here's a way for Cleveland wine lovers to enjoy a summer mini getaway. Hop aboard the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad's "Grape Escape" train on Friday, July 18 for a wine tasting excursion.
"Grape Escape" Train Excursion Departing the Rockside Station in Independence at 7 p.m. on July 18, the 2 hour "Grape Escape" excursion through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park will give passengers a chance to sample 5 different wines. Wine experts on board will teach passengers about various wine characteristics such as aroma, body, bouquet and finish.
Chef-prepared appetizers designed to complement each wine will also be served. Each guest will receive a complimentary tasting glass.
The theme for the July 18 "Grape Escape" train excursion is "The Down Unders -- Wines from Australia and New Zealand.
Coach seats (2 seats facing 2 seats) are available for $57 per person. Deluxe seating is $77 per person with all seats at tables. Premium seats (in the First Class section or in the Elevated Dome Section) are $77 - $90 per person.
You must be at least 21 years of age to attend this wine tasting train excursion.
For more information about the "Grape Escape" train trip or to make reservations call 800-468-4070 or get online at www.cvsr.com.
The Rockside Station of the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is located at 7900 Old Rockside Rd. in the Cleveland southeast suburb of Independence, Ohio.