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November 18, 2017 12:00 pm | Black Twig Cider House

Txotxfest, Black Twig Cider House’s Cider Festival!

Location: Black Twig Cider House

Day: Nov 18th 2017
Time: noon-4pm.

Tickets available now!(food and drink included in all tickets sales)

Hard Cider is made all over the world. It is our hope to showcase our local cidermakers and restaurants as well and offer you an opportunity to taste cider from all over the country and world.

Black Twig Cider House & Mattie B’s Public House are joining with Presenting Sponsor Harris Distributing and with the help of spectacular vendors, chefs, and culinary artisans are making Txotxfest one for the books! Hold on to your txotx, and basque in the camaraderie of this day.

Restaurants providing bites:
Bleu Olive
St. James
Watts Grocery

& MORE!!

Ticket Prices:
GA – $30 through October 17, $35 beginning October 18, and $40 the week before the event (includes tasting glass)

VIP – $50 through October 17, $60 beginning October 18 (includes tasting glass, T-shirt and one -hour early access)

All food and drink are included in both prices.


Friday November 17th, we have organized a small cider pairing dinner with Steven Goff of Brinehaus. We will be offering a 5 course dinner with 5 fantastic cider pairings for only $50! We want you to know what cider and food can be together.

The 5 course dinner will begin at 7pm at Black Twig Cider House. The menu and pairings will be announced shortly.

We are so excited about this addition to the weekend. We hope you are as excited!
The dinner is $50 per person to be purchased on this page. Gratuity is not included please plan accordingly.

**Ticket prices include all cider tastings, food, and entertainment!

Black Twig will be open to the public from 4-until close after Txotxfest.

AELIA Breast Cancer Charity Dinner

October 22, 2017 7:30 am | Bleu Olive Bistro

Join us for our annual charity event for AELIA Breast Cancer Charity!! This year will be a sit down 5 course dinner paired with some fabulous wines sponsored by our local distributors. There will also be a silent auction to help benefit the cause.

SIP + SAVOR: A Wine & Food Experience

October 15, 2017 4:00 pm | DPAC

Join Bleu Olive at Sip + Savor – A Wine & Food Experience, an approachable event with educational components that highlights North Carolina’s finest restaurants & culinary talents by pairing them with wine from all around the globe. This event will also serve as an opportunity to raise funds and awareness for local charities and missions.

Sommelier Challenge: Who pairs it best?

October 5, 2017 6:30 pm | Durham Central Park

A great meal can become an experience with the right wine pairing. Wine gurus Erin Mosier and Yianni Papinakas will each select wines to be paired with the evenings four course menu. During each course, you get to decide, who paired it best! Let’s splash a glass and raise some money for Durham Central Park! Seasonal selections from the Durham Farmers’ Market will provide a base for Chef Sam’s four course menu.