Giveaway: 25 Taste Tickets to the Alexandria Food and Wine festival

The 1st Annual Alexandria Food and Wine festival, this on Saturday, June 23rd 12-5 p.m. will transform the Carlyle District in Old Town Alexandria,  conveniently located across from the King Street Metro, into a lively festival, complete with live entertainment, a children’s corner, food and wine tasting, and food demonstration showcase area.

Attendees will enjoy sampling food and wine from diverse local participating restaurants and Virginia’s wineries. Local participating restaurants, including The Chart House, Delia’s, San Antonio Bar and Grill, Walker’s Grille, Clydes at Mark Center, Rita’s, Indigo Landing, La Tasca, and Jamieson Grille. Participating restaurants will compete for the title of  Best appetizer, Best main course, and Best dessert. Judges include Dining in DC’s own, Lisa Shapiro and the Mayor of Alexandria, William D. Euille.

Alexandria’s Food and Wine Festival participating wineries include: Mattaponi Winery, Unicorn Winery, Prince Michel Vineyard and Winery, Lake Anna Winery, Glass House Winery, DelFosse Vineyard and Winery and Cedar Creek Winery.

Admission is FREE; however, taste tickets are needed to sample food and beverages. Each booklet is comprised of a total of 25 Taste tickets at the price of $20. Each food item costs between 1 to 5 tickets. $10 per person for the wine garden.

To celebrate Dining in DC’s 5 year Blogiversary, The Festival has generously donated One Book of 25 Taste Tickets to attend this Saturday’s family-friendly event! Comment below for your chance to win! One Winner will be chosen Friday, June 22, 2012 at Noon.  Must be a Dining in DC Subscriber to be eligible to win. 

Thank you to everyone who entered Dining in DC’s 5-YEAR Blogiversary giveaways! There were 23 entries! Out of the 23 entries, using random.org, Jessica G. was chosen at random.
Congratulations, Jessica G.!

This is the fourth of an entire week of celebratory giveaways! Stay tuned for more 5 year Blogiversary Giveaways all week long! You Must be a Dining in DC Subscriber to be eligible to win. Please subscribe! Thank you!

Special Note: The festival provides the opportunity to give back to the community through local non-profit organizations. Active duty military families will benefit from one (1) free book (25 taste tickets) per family (while supplies last) and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Carpenter’s Shelter of Alexandria.

25 Responses to “Giveaway: 25 Taste Tickets to the Alexandria Food and Wine festival”

  1. Holly

    Jun 20. 2012

    I love Dining in DC! Happy Blogiversary!

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  2. Melinda

    Jun 20. 2012

    Alexandria is the best neighbor ever!

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  3. Steve

    Jun 20. 2012

    Dining in DC is the BEST! Happy five year anniversary!

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  4. Danielle J

    Jun 20. 2012

    Great giveaway! Would love to win this.

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  5. Jessica G

    Jun 20. 2012

    Happy Blogiversary!

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  6. Roy Heintzelman

    Jun 20. 2012

    Man, it’s been too long since I’ve been to Alexandria! I’d love to go to this.

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  7. Vanessa C

    Jun 20. 2012

    I <3 Day Drinking events … Can't wait!

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  8. Beth W.

    Jun 20. 2012

    I filled out the information to subscribe to Dining in DC and have been looking for the confirmation email that was the ‘last step’. It was to have arrived shortly after I submitted my info, but it’s been several hours, and no sign of it. Can you help me?

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  9. Kristin

    Jun 21. 2012

    This sounds great! Happy blogiversary!

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  10. PJ

    Jun 21. 2012

    Happy Blogiversary! Would love to check out the festival!

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  11. Brenna

    Jun 21. 2012

    5 years?! That’s longer than most relationships. Congrats!

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  12. Chloe

    Jun 21. 2012

    I’m bringing the guys to this! Would love a free booklet :) Congrats on 5 years, Lisa.

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    • Lisa Shapiro

      Jun 21. 2012

      I hope to see you there, Chloe! Thanks again for the congrats! :) Miss you!

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  13. Bill

    Jun 21. 2012

    Thanks for letting me know about this event! I’ll be there and I hope to win the tickets!

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  14. Brenna

    Jun 21. 2012

    5 years?! That’s longer than most relationships. Congrats!

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  15. Cindy C.

    Jun 21. 2012

    Ahhh! Happy 5 year’s Blogiversary!!!! Way to go Lisa!

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  16. Marcia C

    Jun 22. 2012

    Happy Birthday Dining in D.C.!

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  17. Catie

    Jun 22. 2012

    Congrats on the anniversary! I can’t wait for the festival – love old town!

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  18. Ekmerki

    Jun 22. 2012

    Happy Blogiversary (loving that term)!! Hoping to win free tickets and spoil a friend for her last per-wedding weekend!! What could be classier than some Alexandria wine tasting!

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  19. Julia Burgos

    Jun 22. 2012

    Wow, I had not heard of this festival. This is right up my alley. I would love to go and experience the yummy goodness of the Old Town eateries. Those tickets would sure come in handy. I hope to se you there!

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  20. Vickie

    Jun 22. 2012

    My mom would love to attend this event! I hope I win on her behalf so I could give this to her!

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  21. kathy

    Jun 22. 2012

    Hi lisa – happy 5th birthday to your blog ;) thanks for sharing all your tips with us. id love to wine and dine this saturday in alexandria ! :)

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  22. Virak K

    Jun 22. 2012

    Congrats to this blog, Lisa, The City of Alexandria, Mayor Euille, food, and wine!

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  23. Patricia

    Jun 22. 2012

    Happy Blogaversary!

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