Wine Trail will host May 5 Cinco De Vino tasting event

The Madera Wine Trail hosts several showcase events throughout the year, and a new event has been scheduled for Saturday, May 5 - Cinco De Vino to celebrate Cinco De Mayo.

Participating Madera County wineries will have wine production information, education on the wines and winemakers available to discuss the techniques that go behind making these award-winning wines.

Some wineries will offer food trucks, live music and treats to pair with the wines.

“Cinco De Vino is going to be a wonderful day to enjoy award winning wines in Madera County and enjoy the spirit of Cinco De Mayo with vino,” said Madera Vintners Association Executive Administrator Therese Williams.

The following wineries will participate in the May 5 Cinco De Vino event.

Idle Hour: 41139 Highway 41, Oakhurst.

Fasi Estate Winery: 42415 Road 208, Friant

Birdstone Winery: 9400 Road 36, Madera

Ficklin Vineyards: 30246 Avenue 7 1/2, Madera.

Papagni Wines: 9505 Road 30 1/2, Madera.

San Joaquin Wine Company: 21821 Ave. 16, Madera.

Toca Madera Winery: 36140 Ave 9, Madera.

Quady: 13181 Road 24, Madera.

Passports for wine tasting can be purchased for $5 in advance only online at www.MaderaWineTrail.com. Passports and tickets include wine tasting at all participating wineries, on the featured wine varietal only.

Guests visiting during the Cinco De Vino event will receive a passport to the next Wine Showcase Day.

The family wineries of the Madera Wine Trail look forward to celebrating the famous wines of Madera County with you on May 5.

Details: Including a map to all the participating wineries, visit www.MaderaWineTrail.com, or contact Therese Williams at therese@yosemitethisyear.com, or (805) 705-3733.

About Visit Yosemite Madera County

The Southern Yosemite Visitors Bureau was formed in 1985 and has been operating as The Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau for 30 years. The bureau was established by a group from the Eastern Madera County Chamber of Commerce with a vision of the growing potential for drawing the millions of visitors to Yosemite National Park to the many businesses and attractions in Madera County. Recently the visitor’s bureau changed its name to Visit Yosemite | Madera County to more accurately reflect its mission to promote all there is to see and do in Yosemite and Madera County.