Monday, May 2, 2011

Robinette Cellars Hosts Blessing of the Blossoms

To celebrate the arrival of spring and to offer a blessing for the upcoming season, Robinette’s Apple Haus & Winery is hosting a “Blessing of the Blossoms” on Saturday, May 7 from 1-4:30pm.

The afternoon will include:

• Blessing from Pastor John Delger of Central Christian Church
• Special performance by Bluegrass band, Zellie's Opry House Band
• Julia Rothwell of US Apple
• Linda Jones of the Michigan Grape and Wine Industry Council
• Free wagon rides
• Door prize drawings

Robinette’s will also offer its Centennial year special: a cup of cider and a donut for just 100 pennies. There will also be ice cream, homemade lunches, and wine tasting throughout the day.

Founded in 1911, Robinette’s is a 5th generation, 125-acre year-round agricultural destination in northern Kent County – celebrating its Centennial in 2011. In addition to the orchard and winery, Robinette’s offers a cider mill, farm market, corn maze, horse-drawn wagon rides, mountain biking trail, bakery and full lunch menu. The 1800s Gift Barn features made in Michigan products, such as food items and fine art, as well as holiday decorations and custom-packaged gift boxes.

Robinette’s holds memberships in the Michigan Apple Committee, Michigan Cider Makers Guild, Michigan State Horticultural Society, Kent Harvest Trails, Great Lakes Cider & Perry Association, Local First and West Michigan Tourist Association.

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