Inaugural beer, wine and food event set for May 2

Middletown Main Street, Inc., a non-profit working with the Middletown community to revitalize its downtown district, is hosting an inaugural event, Grapes and Grains, for lovers of food, wine and craft beer.

On Saturday, May 2, the event will showcase unlimited samples from Delaware breweries, wineries and distilleries. Featured craft brewers will be 3rd Wave Brewery with samples of 1st Wave IPA and BeachBreak Apricot Wheat; Fordham & Dominion Brewing with its Fordham Sunseeker Wheat; Dominion Double D IPA and Oak Barrel Stout; Mispillion River Brewing’s samples of Beach Bum Joe; Reach Around IPA; Painted Stave Distilling (samples include Candy Manor Gin, Silver Screen Vodka) and more.

Crow Vineyard & Winery from Maryland will offer samples of Vidal Blanc, Rose and Barbara. More will be announced.

General tickets are $45, which includes a sampler mug and event entrance from 1 to 5 p.m. VIP tickets for $55 include sampler mug, wine tote, mug or wine glass, and event access from noon to 5 p.m.

The event will take place on the property of the oldest home on North Cass Street, constructed circa 1860 and located in the heart of downtown Middletown. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere while jamming to Delaware’s Three Sheets Acoustics Trio.

Says Tracy Skrobot, program director at Middletown Main Street: “Holding events like this brings together businesses and organizations.”

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