cny-wine-and-jazz-fest.jpgWolcott, N.Y. - Once again, the Wolcott Area Chamber of Commerce and Lions Club are gearing up for the Fifth annual Central New York Wine & Jazz FestThe event will be held Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 from 11a.m. - 8p.m. in historic downtown Wolcott, NY.  This Agra-tourism event is proud to continue promoting and showcasing Central New York's increasing popularity in the production of fine wines and artisan distillers.  "It is quickly becoming a major summer experience in our region" said event chair Sherri Sheldon.  "Almost immediately after last years festival I began receiving e-mails and calls from interested wineries, vendors and musicians who heard about the success of the fest and wanted to be part of the 2013 event."  This year we have fifteen Upstate NY wineries scheduled to offer tasting and sales amidst a backdrop of free live jazz entertainment which includes Andy Stobie and the Greater Finger Lakes Jazz Orchestra performing at 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.; The John Cole Blues Band from  2:30p.m.- 5:00 p.m. and headliner, Gap Mangione and the New Blues Band at 5:30 p.m. In addition to great wine & music there will be high-end vendors offering superior cheeses, jewelry and other artisan creations. The entertainment and access to non-wine vendors is free to the public as well as free parking.  For access to wine tasting on Park Street all 21 year olds with proper I.D. can purchase tickets at the gate for $20 or buy $15 Advance sale tickets either online at or by calling (315) 530-7171. In addition to receiving access to all the wineries and their products, ticket holders also receive a gift bag with valuable coupons and a limited edition wine glass. For additional information contact: Sherri Sheldon Festival Chairperson 315-594-6002, or Mike Bettis, President - Wolcott Chamber of Commerce, Wolcott, New York (315) 754-6229, The Wolcott Chamber of Commerce mission is: to promote, enhance & support the business, civic, cultural, educational and spiritual interests and activities of the Wolcott community.  For more information on the Chamber visit  For more information on the Wolcott Lions Club visit


Contact: Mike Bettis Wolcott Area Lion Club and Chamber of Commerce Phone (315) 754-6229 Fax (315) 754-6431