Tickets on sale for fall SoDel wine and food festival

Tickets are now available for the 2nd Annual SoDel Fest, which will include 18 local restaurants and more than 35 wines and spirits, music and more on Saturday, Oct. 8, from noon to 4 p.m. in Millsboro. The event, organized by SoDelFest founder Stacy LaMotta of non-profit Creative Coastal Connections Corp, will again benefit local and international non-profits.

Hosted by SoDel Concepts, the event will feature 18 local restaurants, including Fork & Flask at Nage, Lupo Italian Kitchen, Bluecoast, Matt’s Fish Camp, Papa Grande’s, Michy’s Relaxed Dining, Bramble & Brine, Henlopen Oyster House, Salt Air, J.D. Shuckers, Blue Moon, Amuse/Grandpa Mac’s, Cultured Pearl, Touch of Italy and private chef Home on Your Range.

It will also feature a 100-point wine tasting (separate ticket) hosted by Master Sommelier Larry O’Brien, Brand Champion of the Jackson Family Estates, with a focus on the Kendall-Jackson Grand Reserve and other Kendall-Jackson limited-production and vineyard-designated wines.

Musical entertainment will be provided by local musician Ed Shockley of Vinyl Shockley and Keith Mack, guitar player for Scandal and Cyndi Lauper.

General admission tickets are available for $75 each until Sept. 5, with the wine tasting costing $65. Tickets can be purchased online at
Proceeds from last year’s festival benefitted Rotary International’s Polio Plus Campaign and Lewes Rehoboth Meals-on-Wheels.