Press Release – October 17, 2012
Mt. Hood Resorts
NORTHWEST CULTURE TAKES CENTER STAGE AT HOLIDAY FESTIVAL
The Resort at The Mountain Hosts 23rd Annual Holiday Wine and Art Festival
WELCHES (Mt. Hood), Ore. – (October 17, 2012) - The Resort at The Mountain, a premier golf, spa and ski destination located along the western slopes of Mt. Hood, brings out the holiday spirit with the 23rd annual Holiday Wine and Art Festival. Northwest artists will join local wineries at the two-day festival to benefit the Oregon Humane Society.
On November 17 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and November 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., guests can browse the crafts of local artisans and sip Oregon wines in The Resort’s inviting lodge atmosphere. The event also includes a raffle to benefit the Oregon Humane Society, for which each participating artist donates an item.
“The Holiday Art, Wine and Music Festival is a great way to kick off the holiday season while enjoying the bounty of our region,” said Frank Casarez, general manager of The Resort. “It is our pleasure to host this annual tradition and share in the holiday spirit with our community.”
Participating wineries include Noble Estate Vineyard and Winery, Oak Knoll Winery, Pheasant Valley Winery, King’s Raven Winery and Naked Winery. Local artists from Terry Powers Recycled Art, Steve Ludeman Art, and A Gathering of Spirits will be on-hand with a variety of sculptures, watercolor paintings, photographs, ceramics and more.
Event admission is complimentary; Wine Tasting Passports are available for $15 and include a commemorative glass. For guests looking to enjoy both days of the festival, The Resort is offering a Holiday Wine and Art Festival package, which includes two Wine Tasting Passports, two commemorative glasses and overnight accommodations at The Resort. The package is available November 16-18 with rates starting at $139.
For more information about The Resort or to book the Holiday Wine and Art Festival package, visit http://www.theresort.com or call (503) 622-3101.
About The Resort at The Mountain
The Resort at The Mountain is located at 68010 E. Fairway Avenue in Welches, Ore., at the western base of Mt. Hood. The premier Oregon destination is a recipient of the 2012 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence; three-time recipient of Smart Meetings Platinum Choice Award; 2011 Incentive Platinum Choice Award; 2011 Elite Meetings International Elite Gold Certification; winner of The Knot Best of Weddings 2011 and 2012 Ceremony and Reception category; winner of the 2011 Oregon Bride Editors’ Pick Best Get-In-Shape Plan; winner of the 2012 Oregon Bride Best All-Inclusive Wedding Destination; and winner of the 2012 Wedding WireBrides’ Choice Award for Portland Ceremony and Reception Venue. The Resort has something for everyone with activities including golf, spa, skiing, fly fishing, croquet and tennis, along with 18,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space. In 2009, The Resort completed a $14 million renovation and expansion to offer high-end accommodations and public areas that are ideal for both corporate meetings and leisure travelers. The Resort is a member of Stash Hotel RewardsTM, a point-based rewards program that allows guests at independent hotels to quickly earn free stays at participating properties. For reservations, call toll-free (877) 439-6774. Contact The Resort at The Mountain directly at (503) 622-3101 or visit http://www.TheResort.com.