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All aboard for the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad's winter "Grape Escape"

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Here's a way for Northeast Ohio area wine lovers to escape the winter blues. Hop aboard the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad's "Grape Escape" train on Saturday, January 25 for a wine tasting excursion.

Grape Escape Train Excursion Departing the Akron Northside Station in Akron at 4:15 p.m. on January 25, the 2-hour Grape Escape excursion through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park will give passengers the opportunity 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 January 25 "Grape Escape" train excursion will be "Heading South for the Winter -- A Taste of Wines from South America."

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 and $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 Akron Northside station of the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is located at 27 Ridge Rd. in Akron, Ohio. It is approximately a 45 minute drive from Cleveland.

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