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Salute! The North Carolina Wine Celebration - Saturday, June 6, 2015

Salute! The North Carolina Wine Celebration has become the premier downtown festival in North Carolina that exclusively features North Carolina wine.  Produced by the Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership, Salute! uncorks in the streets of downtown Winston-Salem each summer with numerous North Carolina wineries offering tastings and purchase of their harvest. 

Presented by BB&T and produced by the Downtown Winston-Salem partnership, the festival traditionally brings more than 30 North Carolina wineries and draws more than 7,000 attendees to the streets of downtown Winston-Salem. The event offers a total experience that highlights the fast-growing North Carolina wine industry in a fun and festive setting.

The 10th annual Salute! NC Wine Celebration is held rain or shine in the heart of downtown Winston-Salem along Fourth Street Saturday, June 6 from noon until 6 p.m. . 

Tickets for Salute! NC Wine Celebration may be purchased online at, all North Carolina Lowes Foods stores, select BB&T branches, Whole Foods in Winston-Salem, or at Triad Total Wine Stores. 
Advance tickets are $25 each. Day-of tickets will be available for $30 each and are subject to sell out. 

Though Saturday is the officical date for Salute! NC Wine Celebration, the festivities begin earlier in the week with Winemaker Dinners throughout Winston-Salem. Local award-winning chefs are collaborating with the winemakers to create one-of-a-kind memorable meals. 

The 2014 festival was host to special guest and cookbook author Nathalie Dupree. Stay tuned to see the lineup of special guests and celebrity chefs for the 2015 Salute! NC Wine Celebration.


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