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Wine Weekend



More than just a typical Labor Day Weekend, this extended weekend will be wine-soaked with wine tasting events scheduled at Metropolitan, Pago, Meditrina and, the best of the bunch: Sundance. --- In case you missed it earlier, here's a reminder about the best wine tasting event of the year, the Sundance Food and Wine Festival.%uFFFD

On Saturday, Sept. 5, from 12-4 p.m., Sundance Resort will host the fourth annual Food and Wine Festival on Ray’s Lawn, at the base of Mount Timpanogos. The event features food from some of Utah’s top chefs and restaurants in combination with the featured vintners of Sundance’s Celebrating Wine as Art program. According to Sundance spokewoman Lucy Ridolphi, “[with] Celebrating Wine as Art, established in 2004, the resort partners with distinctive vintners who exemplify an aspect of the Sundance values and mission, including the commitment to environment, the celebration of independent voice and spirit, and creativity.”

Among the Sundance Label wines being showcased at the Sundance Food and Wine Festival will be Honig- Sundance Sauvignon Blanc, Selby- Sundance Chardonnay, DeLoach- Sundance Pinot Noir, Viader-Sundance Cabernet Sauvignon, Bethel Heights- Sundance Justice Redford Reserve Pinot Noir, Judd’s Hill-Sundance Merlot, Altamura-Sundance Cabernet Sauvignon and Mer Soleil-Sundance Late Harvest Viognier, along with more than 150 additional wines from all over the globe.

Restaurants participating include Pizzeria 712, Blue Boar Inn, Tony Caputo’s/Tipica, Lugno, Snake Creek Grill, Pago, Texas BBQ, Biaggi’s, Magleby’s, Shabu, Donovan’s, Ruth’s Chris, The Tree Room, Foundry Grill and Zoom. Admission is $65 per person and includes access to all vintner and restaurant booths. You can purchase tickets online at or by phoning 801-223-4242.