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Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Do You Want To Have A Remarkable Weekend?

Held in one of the most spectacular settings in America,
The 4th Annual Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival is this weekend September 25-27, 2009. This remarkable weekend experience features hundreds of wines from around the world, cooking demonstrations by celebrated chefs, fabulous food, live and silent auctions, and a gala celebration.

Friday Evening is A Vintage Evening at The Breakers
Honoring award-winning Chef Jacques Pépin of American Public Television's "Jacques Pépin. An auction of collectible wines and luxury goods, with auction services provided by Christie's.

Saturday & Sunday Grand Tasting

Enter the Grand Tasting through the front door of Marble House and outdoors on the grounds to taste some of the finest wines from around the globe. Learn and enjoy as you taste your way around the world of fine wines.

Grand Tasting Include:

  • More than 150 wineries from around the world
  • Food samplings from a variety of caterers and restaurants
  • Fabulous silent auction of luxury goods and wines
  • Cooking tent with ongoing free chef demonstrations and celebrity book signings
  • A sourvenir glass to use during the Tasting and to take home
  • A color, glossy show program with a map of the exhibitors, plus demonstration schedules
Sunday Jazz Brunch

On the terrace of Marble House is a delicious buffet brunch, with a menu designed by Yankee Magazine Food Editor Annie Copps, accompanied by a live jazz performance. Then stroll down to the Grand Tasting tent to sample from more than 150 wines provided by some of the world's leading vintners. Be warned this event is sold only in combination with a Sunday Grand Tasting ticket.

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Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Are You A Foodie Looking For A Fall Beach Vacation?

Fall is the perfect time to visit the great state of Maine's beautiful mid coast area.
Beach House Finds recommends The Berry Manor Inn a home built in 1898 that has all the grandeur of the Victorian age and is now an elegant bed and breakfast inn. The property is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places and today Berry Manor Inn is among Maine’s most romantic B&B inns and top ten best B&Bs and inns in the US. Famous for its room amenities, grand hospitality with a Victorian flair, and a very unusual collection of toy hamsters, the Berry Manor Inn offers the ideal beach find location for exploring Maine’s arts, heritage and sights.

At Beach House Finds we suggest
Berry Manor Inn for a romantic fall getaway. Don't worry if you are sneaking away and need to conduct business, you will find amenities including complimentary high-speed internet access, flat screen televisions, guest computer and printer work station, in-room phones and flexible breakfast schedules. The guest rooms are uniquely decorated in warm, rich colors of the Victorian palette and furnished with a blend of antique and period reproductions. Great care has been taken to preserve the features of this grand mansion, including the display of the original wallpaper in some rooms.

The Berry Manor Inn's signature pies are served daily with plenty of ice cream in the freezer and are a true treat only served to the Inn's guests. The pie moms as they are known have been featured on The Food Networks' Throwdone with Bo
bby Fay.

: $165 to $265 per night, with the two-room luxury suites at $380 per night. With September packages of Three-Night Packages at the Berry Manor Inn available for $550 - $775.

Online booking is available.