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Hop aboard CVSR's 'Grape Escape" train with Mom

A CVSR train
courtesy Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

Here's a way for Northeast Ohio area wine lovers to celebrate fine wine and Mom. Just take her aboard the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad's "Grape Escape" train on Friday, May 9 for a wine tasting excursion.

Grape Escape Train Excursion Departing the Rockside Station in Independence, Ohio at 7 p.m. on May 9, 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 characteristcs such as aroma, body, bouquet and finish.

Chef-prepared appetizers (from Moe's restaurant in Cuyahoga Falls) designed to complement each wine will also be served. Each guest will receive a complimentary tasting glass.

The theme for the May 9 "Grape Escape" train excursion will be "Mother's Day Celebration - A Taste of Wonderful Whites."

Coach seats (2 seats facing 2 seats) are available for $57 per person. Deluxe seating is $77 per person with seats at tables. Premium seats (in the First Class section or in the Elevated Dome Section) are $77 and $90 per person. Executive tickets are also $90 per person.

You must be at least 21 years of age to attend this wine tasting train excursion event.

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 Independence, Ohio ( suburb of Cleveland).