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MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, SEPT. 6, 2012

CONTACT:

Monica Wood, marketing specialist
State Farmers Market
919-733-7417; monica.wood@ncagr.gov

State Farmers Market to celebrate local wine and muscadines
at Grape Day, Sept. 7

WHAT: September is Wine Appreciation Month in North Carolina, and the State Farmers Market is getting into the spirit with free wine tastings during its annual Grape Day celebration. Visitors will be able to sample and purchase a variety of N.C. wines, muscadine grapes and other grape products during the event.

WHEN:

Friday, Sept. 7
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE:

Farmers Building and Market Shoppes
State Farmers Market
1201 Agriculture St.
Interstate 40, exit 297, Lake Wheeler Road

MORE INFO:

Grape Day is sponsored by the N.C. Wine and Grape Council, N.C. Muscadine Association and the State Farmers Market.

Shoppers can find N.C. wines and other grape products during Grape Day and throughout the year in the Market Shoppes. Visitors also can find a great selection of summer produce at the market, including peaches, tomatoes, corn, watermelons, cantaloupes and squash. In addition, there are a variety of mums, pansies, shrubs and perennials available in the Farmers Building.

For more information about Grape Day and other events at the State Farmers Market, go to www.statefarmersmarket.org.

-pmj-2

 

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