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Summer Sips and Scribes: PEC Wine Tour
July 11 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm$200.00
Be a part of the kick-off celebrations for Kingston WritersFest’s 10th Annual Festival!
Join sommelier Ian Nicholls and authors Helen Humphreys and Sarah Selecky for a day-long curated trip through Prince Edward County with wine and cider tastings, lunch, and literary readings by the authors.
Wine tour participants also enjoy VIP access to our invitation-only Festival Launch party at the Delta Hotel on Tuesday night, where we’ll raise a glass and reveal the full 2018 line-up!
Participants will board the bus at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Kingston Waterfront on the morning on Wednesday, July 11, and be driven back to the hotel in the evening. Alternate pick-up and drop-off points may be arranged in advance.
Proposed timetable for the wine tour – subject to change
10:00 Leave Delta hotel
10:15 Pick up at Kingston Centre, take 401 to Picton
11:15 Arrive at winery 1 for a tasting, leave at 12:00
12:15 Arrive at winery 2 for a tasting and lunch, leave at 1:30
1:45 Arrive at winery 3 for a tasting and readings by authors, leave at 3:00
3:15 Arrive at winery 4 for a tasting, leave at 4:00
4:30 Arrive at cidery 1 for a tasting, leave at 5:15
6:30 Arrive back in Kingston, 2 drop offs at Kingston Centre and Delta hotel
Buy now – quantities are limited.
Book your room early!
The Delta Hotels by Marriott Kingston Waterfront is pleased to provide a special discounted room rate of $169/night, valid on the evenings of Tuesday, July 10th and Wednesday, July 11th. To book at this rate, please use this link, or call 1-888-548-6726, and mention you are booking as part of the Kingston WritersFest Sips and Scribes Wine Tour.
Kingston WritersFest 2018
Ticket prices are listed as Advance (purchased before Wednesday, September 26), and Festival (all tickets purchased once the Festival has begun).
FEES: All ticket prices include HST. Please be advised that the Grand Theatre Box Office will add a handling fee of $3.50/ticket.
TICKET PICK-UP: Any tickets – EXCEPT International Marquee tickets – that are not picked up at the Grand Theatre before 12 pm on Wednesday, September 26th will be brought to the onsite box office at the Holiday Inn. You may pick up your tickets there at any time during onsite box office hours (30 minutes before the first onsite event of the day til 15 minutes after the last event of the day).
During the festival, tickets are ONLY available onsite from the Festival Box Office on the main floor of the Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront.
EXCHANGES and REFUNDS: We do not offer exchanges or refunds on tickets (except when an event is cancelled), so please plan before you buy. Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of KWF staff.
PHOTOGRAPHS: No flash photography, video recorders or tape recorders, please.