Naples Grape Festival
Naples Grape Festival is an annual festival
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 in Naples
Naples (town), New York
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, New York
New York
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, United States, dedicated to grape
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s. The town of Naples is in the center of Finger Lakes American Viticultural Area (AVA)
Finger Lakes AVA
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, a region known for grape-growing and wine making in the Finger Lakes
Finger Lakes
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 area of Upstate New York
Upstate New York
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The festival, which has been held since 1961, includes arts and crafts vendors, a wine-tasting tent, food, live music,
and a grape pie
Grape pie
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Other grape festivals

Grape festivals elsewhere include the Turpan Silk Road Grape Festival in Turpan, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China
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  and the Lodi Grape Festival and Harvest Fair in Lodi, California
Lodi, California
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See also

  • Boston wine festival
    Boston wine festival
    The Boston Wine Festival, founded by Chef Daniel Bruce in 1989 is held annually at the Boston Harbor Hotel, is one of the nation's longest-running wine and food pairing series. Spanning three and a half months and including multiple events each week, the Boston Wine Festival celebrated its...

  • Food Network South Beach Wine and Food Festival
    Food Network South Beach Wine and Food Festival
    The Food Network South Beach Wine and Food Festival is an annual wine and spirits events showcasing many of the world's top chefs, spirits producers, and culinary personalities. The event is hosted by Florida International University's School of Hospitality and Tourism Management...

  • Art of Food & Wine Palm Desert
    Art of Food & Wine Palm Desert
    The Art of Food & Wine Palm Desert is an annual gathering of art, food and wine enthusiasts in Southern California’s Coachella Valley. The four-day event features food and wine tastings, art exhibitions, celebrity chef demonstrations, culinary seminars, music, shopping and golf.The 2009 event was...

  • Tallahassee Wine and Food Festival
    Tallahassee Wine and Food Festival
    The Tallahassee Wine and Food Festival is an annual two-day charitable event held in November in Tallahassee, Florida, USA which began in 1995.- Non-profit affiliations :...

  • San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival
    San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival
    The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is an international showcase of wine and spirits, chefs and culinary personalities, and gourmet foods, produced by World of Wine Events, LLC...

  • Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival
    Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival
    The Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival is held annually, the first weekend of June at Lake Skinner Recreation Area in the Southern California Temecula Valley AVA...

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