4th annual Run for Wine 5K

4th annual Run for Wine 5K

Vesco Ridge Vineyards owners, Dan and Nancy Vesco announce a fundraising 5K to benefit Hospice of the North Country. The race, beginning at 12:00 p.m., will be held at the vineyard in West Chazy on Saturday, May 19. Registration for the 4th annual Run for Wine 5K is available on adirondackcoastevents.com. The entry fee of $25 includes a pair of fun running socks, one drink of choice (wine, beer, or soda), and heart healthy vegetarian chili. The event features race prizes, raffle baskets, participant prize drawings, and special live performances by Bruce Patenaude & Bill Jock from 12:30-2:30 p.m. and again from 4:00-6:00 p.m. "We are excited to hold our 4th Annual "Run for Wine" 5K Fundraiser,” said Nancy Vesco. “This year we it is a benefit for Hospice of the North Country.” Many area businesses are showing their support for this event with a variety of donated prizes, gift certificates, and contributions. “We are so grateful and humbled Dan and Nancy chose Hospice of the North Country to receive this year's proceeds,” said Cathlyn Lamitie, Hospice of the North Country Director of Development/Communications. “There’s a lot of excitement surrounding this event and there’s amazing gifts and prizes for those in the 5k and fun for those who want to relax and enjoy live music and wine.” The registration fee is $30 on the day of the race. “It is wonderful to see all of the support we have received over the past three years,” said Vesco. “You can run, walk, or just join us for an afternoon of fun; we look forward to another very successful Run for Wine" 5K!”  For more information: 518.846.8544 or info@vescoridge.com.

5K Route:             

Starting at 167 Stratton Hill Road heading South
Turn left on to Old Route 9 heading North
Turn left on to Route 9 heading North
Turn left on to Baker Road heading West
Turn left on to Ratta Road heading South
Ending at Vesco Ridge Vineyards, 167 Stratton Hill Road

ABOUT VESCO RIDGE VINEYARDS: Ten years ago making wine was a hobby. On June 1, 2010 we opened a fully licensed winery! Visit and like our Facebook page for upcoming events, pictures, and more.  We look forward to sharing our wine, meeting new wine lovers and visiting with those we already know! Over the last nine years we have been busy planting, growing, and making wine.  Every step has been a learning experience. With the help of friends and family along with the knowledge of other vineyard owners in the Lake Champlain area Vesco Ridge Vineyards now produces a variety of wines.