COSHOCTON -- The Clary Gardens Taste for Summer Wine & BBQ Fest on May 17 has a full course of food, wine tastings, live music, BBQ vendors, and arts and crafts booths. The event takes place from noon to 9 p.m. at Clary Gardens, 588 W. Chestnut St. (Route 541) in Coshocton.

The Taste for Summer is a fundraiser for garden projects at Clary Gardens, specifically towards the developing children's garden. Tickets for the Taste For Summer event are $10 for admission. Wine tasting tickets are an additional $10 for 10 wine tastings (which includes a complimentary wine glass), and the beer tastings are $5 for 6 beer tastings. Parking is free.

Wineries attending the event include: Troutman Vineyards, Shawnee Springs Winery, Swiss Heritage Winery, Raven's Glenn Winery, Yellow Butterfly Winery, Buckeye Winery, Emerine Estates Winery, The Winery at Wolf Creek, and Black Sheep Vineyard. Breweries include: Marietta Brewing Company and Weasel Boy Brewing Company from Zanesville.

Tickets and more information about the May 17 Taste for Summer Wine and BBQ Fest can be found at or by calling Clary Gardens at 740-622-6524, ext. 1, or

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