Coming Up! The Oklahoma Wine Walk, Nov. 2
NORMAN – Frontier Country Marketing Association, representing the 12 central counties of Oklahoma known as Frontier Country, is gearing up for the inaugural Oklahoma Wine Walk, Nov. 2 at Brookhaven Village shopping district in Norman.
The Oklahoma Wine Walk will feature wineries from across the state set up underneath tents in a festival-type atmosphere. From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., patrons can taste delicious selections from Oklahoma wineries, listen to live music from local Oklahoma entertainers and stroll through outdoor booths including genuine wine collectibles and made-in-Oklahoma products.
“We are looking forward to the first Oklahoma Wine Walk and are excited to give people a taste of wines made right here in Oklahoma,” said Sherri Rogers, Executive Director of Frontier Country Marketing Association. “Fall is a great time in Oklahoma and we hope the Oklahoma Wine Walk will be a place for everyone to enjoy wine, music, food and fun for years to come.”
Wineries participating in the Oklahoma Wine Walk include: Base Vines and Cattle Winery in Geary, Native Spirits Winery in Norman, Put A Cork In It Winery in Oklahoma City’s Bricktown, StableRidge Winery in Stroud, Summerside Vineyards & Winery in Vinita, Wakefield Inn & Winery in Stuart, Urban Wine Works in Oklahoma City’s Plaza District, Whispering Meadows in McAlester and Whirlwind Winery in Watonga.
Local performers, including musicians from the SongWriters Association of Norman, Sooner Theatre and more will be on hand to entertain the crowd with a variety of sounds.
Another feature of the Oklahoma Wine Walk will be the “Wine Warehouse” located in an empty storefront at Brookhaven Village. The Wine Warehouse will serve as a holding area for each of the wineries’ stock.
“If guests taste a particular wine that they would like to buy a full bottle of, they can pay for it at the winery tent then just go pick it up in the Wine Warehouse when they are ready to leave,” said Rogers. “This will allow our guests to browse and enjoy the festival without having to carry heavy wine bottles around during the event.”
Regular admission is $20 if purchased in advance or $25 the day of the event. Regular admission includes 12 tastings and a commemorative stem-less wine glass. VIP admission is $50 and is only available for pre-purchase. VIP admission include 12 tastings, commemorative stem-less wine glass, 1 full glass of wine and entry into VIP tent area featuring reserved seating and hors d’oeuvres from restaurants like Sooner Legends, Mickey Mantle’s Steakhouse and Old Germany Restaurant. Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more. Admission is available for purchase online at oklahomawinewalk.com or by calling Frontier Country at (405) 232-6552.
Brookhaven Village is an upscale shopping district located on the southwest corner of W Robinson St. and 36th Ave. NW, just west of I-35 in Norman. The event will take place at Brookhaven Village rain or shine. If rain is in the forecast, tents will be set up along the overhang of the sidewalks and shops for easy and dry browsing out of the rain.
Profit from admission will go to Frontier Country Marketing Association to continue to promote tourism is the 12 central counties of Oklahoma, which includes the major cities of Norman, Stillwater, Edmond, El Reno, Guthrie, Oklahoma City, Shawnee and Yukon. Frontier Country Marketing Association plans to make the Oklahoma Wine Walk an annual event each fall.
For more information on the Oklahoma Wine Walk, visit oklahomawinewalk.com or call (405) 232-6552.
About Frontier Country Marketing Association:
Frontier Country Marketing Association, a 501 c-6 organization, represents the 12 central counties in Oklahoma promoting economic growth of the tourism industry. For additional information on Frontier Country, visit oktourism.com or call (405) 232-6552.