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03.07 20130

4th of July at Morgan Creek Vineyards

Alabama has some really fun places to visit, especially during summer. Alabama is at its best when the sun is shining, the berries are ready to pick, and the bees are buzzing about. If you have some time and are looking for something fun to do, I recommend checking out Morgan Creek Winery in Harpersville.

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Best of all, they’re open for the 4th of July, and their website says they’re going to be doing it up in style: BBQ, fireworks, live music, wine tours, and wine tastings to celebrate the holiday! Stuart McNair will be performing solo from 5 PM to 6PM tomorrow. , bringing guests an irresistible sound of Folk, Country, Bluegrass, and Louisiana traditions for a joyous live show. Follow the link for McNair’s music to get a preview of what you can expect tomorrow.

 

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Even if you’ve already got plans for the 4th, there’s plenty of reason to visit Morgan Creek Winery at ano don’t go out tomorrow, there are a lot of fun things to do at Morgan Creek Winery on other days. The lady that answered the phone said that blueberries have been in season for about two weeks, and should be good for picking for about four more. Picking your own is $12/gallon or $7/half-gallon.

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gallon buckets of blueberries

There are wine tastings and tours, and in the fall there’s a Grape Stomp. The wines they offer are unique, including muscadine, peach and blueberry varietals: Cahaba White, Noble, Vulcan Red, Red Mountain Red, Magnolia, Blush, Carlos, Regal Red, Blueberry and Peach wines. Try them out and bring home your favorite for your own use or entertaining guests. You’ll be supporting a great family local business, too.  You’ll be glad you visited.

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No matter how you spend the day, I hope you and yours have a Happy 4th of July! Be safe out there!

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