Eighth Annual Winnipesaukee Wine Festival to Feature Dozens of Domestic and International Wines

Release Date: May 07,2013

For Immediate Release:
 May 7, 2013  
For More Information Contact: Diane Downing, Vice President, The Common Man
(603) 968-9330
MEREDITH, N.H. –The eighth annual Winnipesaukee Wine Festival featuring samples of more than 150 wines and spirits from around the world will benefit local wildlife sanctuaries with proceeds going to the New Hampshire Audubon Society’s Newfound Audubon Center.
The annual event will be held on Thursday, June 20 from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the Winnipesaukee Ballroom at Church Landing on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith. Hosted by The Common Man Family of Restaurants and The Martignetti Companies of New Hampshire, the festival will feature wine, spirits and beer from local, national and international wineries and breweries. Tickets are $50 per person, and proceeds will benefit the Newfound Audubon Center in Hebron.

A pre-Wine Festival Beach Party at the Common Man’s Town Docks outdoor beach bar overlooking Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredithwill be held the night before on Wednesday, June 19 starting at 6 p.m. The evening will feature wine, tapas-style food and live music. Admission to the event is free and a portion of the proceeds will also benefit the Newfound Audubon Center.
For information about the Eighth Annual Winnipesaukee Wine Festival visit thecman.com and click on the Company Store under “Fun Stuff” to order tickets online. Use promo code WWF at check out for free shipping or call (603) 968-9330 for tickets. Space is limited and advanced tickets are strongly suggested. 

Mill Falls at the Lake offers special Winnipesaukee Wine Festival rates for guests wishing to stay overnight. They are: $139 for Church Landing, $125 for The Inn at Bay Point or The Chase House, and $115 for a room at The Inn at Mill Falls. Book online at www.millfalls.com or call 1-800-622-6455 and use Winnipesaukee Wine Fest code 20P8HW to secure these special rates. Room availability is limited and reservations should be made before May 20.

The first Common Man restaurant was founded in Ashland in 1971. Over the past 41 years, the family has grown to 18 restaurants, The Common Man Inn & Spa in Plymouth, The Common Man Inn in Claremont, the Common Man Company Store in Ashland and the Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center in Plymouth. Restaurants include Foster’s Boiler Room at The Common Man Inn and Spa in Plymouth; The Common Man restaurants in Ashland, Lincoln, Concord, Claremont, Windham, Portsmouth, and Merrimack; The Italian Farmhouse in Plymouth; Common Man Express in Ashland; Route 104 Diner in New Hampton, Tilt’n Diner in Tilton and Airport Diner in Manchester; and Lago, Camp, Town Docks and Lakehouse in Church Landing in Meredith. Visit thecman.com for information, directions and menus online and become a fan of the Common Man on its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/thecommonmannh .


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