2013 Decatur Wine Festival

Saturday, November 9, 2013

I saw the rush as people were allowed into Decatur Square on Saturday to taste more than 500 wines and sample food from local restaurants. Tables were set up in the early hours of the morning as vendors set out their best wines to taste. Food was trucked in from local dining spots such as The Iberian Pig and Sapori di Napoli,  2,200 people took their time to walk the square and on to East Ponce de Leon to try and visit each of the 69 tables that had been set to tempt those that are astute in the ways of alcoholic grapes and those that just love the taste. Proceeds from the event went to fund the Decatur Arts Alliance which puts on the wine festival as well as numerous other events throughout the year that are free and open to the community.

Ashley Saville (left hand) and her husband Mark (right hand) pour glasses of wine for Arlene Noriega and Cheri Church during the Decatur Wine Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

Ashley Saville (left hand) and her husband Mark (right hand) pour glasses of wine for Arlene Noriega and Cheri Church during the Decatur Wine Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

 

Walt Williams uncorks bottles of wine during the Decatur Wine Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

Walt Williams uncorks bottles of wine during the Decatur Wine Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

 

Steve Whiting (left) and his wife Beth wait in line to enter the Decatur Wine Festival as Yolanda Brown (right) gives them wristbands on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

Steve Whiting (left) and his wife Beth wait in line to enter the Decatur Wine Festival as Yolanda Brown (right) gives them wristbands on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

 

Tanayne Clonts (left) and Nikki Murdock look at their programs as they decide which wine to try first during the Decatur Wine Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

Tanayne Clonts (left) and Nikki Murdock look at their programs as they decide which wine to try first during the Decatur Wine Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

 

Matt Tinaglia (left) pours a glass of wine for Matt Paproth during the Decatur Wine Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

Matt Tinaglia (left) pours a glass of wine for Matt Paproth during the Decatur Wine Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

 

Kelly Siebold (left) and Carrie Annis sample wine during the Decatur Wine Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

Kelly Siebold (left) and Carrie Annis sample wine during the Decatur Wine Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

 

Margo Kemmerer (left) pours a glass of wine for Shauntice Allen during the Decatur Wine Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

Margo Kemmerer (left) pours a glass of wine for Shauntice Allen during the Decatur Wine Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

 

Celeste Rodriguez (left) holds out her glass as wine is poured during the Decatur Wine Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

Celeste Rodriguez (left) holds out her glass as wine is poured during the Decatur Wine Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

 

Nitesh Sapra (left) talks with Erin Hannah during the Decatur Wine Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

Nitesh Sapra (left) talks with Erin Hannah during the Decatur Wine Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

 

Mace Hibbard plays a solo on his saxophone while Mike Hinton plays the drums during the Decatur Wine Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

Mace Hibbard plays a solo on his saxophone while Mike Hinton plays the drums during the Decatur Wine Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

 

Karen Alcock (left) is given a sample of lobster corn chowder by Brian Gevert during the Decatur Wine Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

Karen Alcock (left) is given a sample of lobster corn chowder by Brian Gevert during the Decatur Wine Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

 

Junel Doxie walks past a wine bottle sculpture in Decatur Square during the Decatur Wine Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

Junel Doxie walks past a wine bottle sculpture in Decatur Square during the Decatur Wine Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

 

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