Annieglass hosts summer food and wine series in Watsonville

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The Annieglass Watsonville studio has been hosting a Saturday summer food and wine series, which has occurred on most – but not all – Saturdays this season. You have just a few more opportunities to enjoy it (the series began in May and ends August 25).

The events take place from 12-4 p.m. at 310 Harvest Drive. Each one focuses on a different artisan food vendor and/or a different winery. The August highlights are below. Also note that every weekend, from Friday through Sunday, Annieglass in Watsonville now offers “Pours & Tours.” The free 20-minute studio tours are at 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Wine tasting of Santa Cruz and Monterey County wines is available from 12:00-4:30 p.m. each day. The cost is $5 for 3 wine tastings or $8 for 6; if you buy a bottle the tasting fee is waived.

Call (831) 761-2041 for more information.

FOOD & WINE SERIES

August 4
Enjoy tastings of Pacific Crest Apiaries honey and wildflower bee pollen. Pacific Crest will be featuring some of their raw, hand-processed honey around and a selection of hand-crafted pure beeswax candles.

August 11
If you’re unfamiliar with Garden Variety Cheese, you’re in for a new and wonderful treat. Rebecca King runs a sheep ranch and only feeds the animals organically raised, irrigated pasture and organic brewer’s grain from Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing. The result is great-tasting milk and then, delectable cheese.

August 18
Scotts Valley-based Bruzzone Family Vineyards specializes in Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

August 25
Jen Ashby is an amazing Aptos-based chocolatier; you’ll love the goodies she creates with seasonal ingredients for Ashby Confections.

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