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Capital Region Wine Festival set for February 15

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The annual Capital Region Wine Festival, to be held at the Proctors entertainment complex in Schenectady on Saturday, February 15, is expanding its offerings this year.

The day, subtitled "Romancing the Grape," will begin with the "Eat Your Heart Out Brunch and Blues," followed by the Grand Tasting of an international lineup of wines, the "Club Grand Vin" and a live auction.

The blues brunch is $50 per person, and includes a create-your-own Bloody Mary bar, a sparkling wine and accoutrements bar, various food stations and live music from the Jill Hughes Blues Trio. Attendance is limited to 225 people for the 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. event.
 Reservations are available only by phone at 382-3884, extension 187, or by e-mail to lperazzo@proctors.org

The grand tasting will run from 1 to 4 p.m. and cost $50 per person. Cheese and crackers provided.

Designated drivers, who will be admitted at $25 per person, will be able to choose from a variety of gourmet sodas and waters, and will receive a gift bag.

There are various packages available at various prices. Information on those, as well as some menus, are available here.

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