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The Great Grape Tour Returns
THE GREAT GRAPE TOUR 2012
SUNDAY AUGUST 12, 2012
An approximately 3 hour tour of good back roads in Northern Illinois & South Central Wisconsin ending at the Botham Vineyards and winery in Barneveld, Wisconsin.
Botham will be holding its annual vintage and classic car celebration.
We will be relaxing and enjoying their music, hospitality, and our own picnic lunches and their wine.
Start at the McHenry Savings Bank’s facility on Rt. 31 just North of Bull Valley Rd. in McHenry, Il. 60050.
7:30 AM Registration Opens $25.00 entry fee (non-member $30.00) per car includes:
8:15 AM Drivers Meeting Tour Instructions
8:30 AM Tour Starts Commemorative bottle of Botham wine
11:00 AM Vintage Celebration
12:00 PM Music Starts
4:00 PM Vintage Trophy Presentation
Vintage and rare automobiles and racecars will be showcased on the grounds of this scenic 15-acre vineyard just at the peak of its growing season. Enjoy international medal-winning wines and swing to the live music of a bygone era. Remember, bring your own picnic lunches and empty wine glasses.The Chicago Region SCCA will have a canopy set up where members and guests can meet.
Please note: Admission for adults is $10 per person payable at the entrance to Botham Winery. Children under 12 are free. No pets or carry in alcohol will be allowed on the grounds. Botham Vineyard is a smoke-free venue.
Call George Laws at 847-729-2211 or Mike Smith 773-517-5859 for additional information.
Please make checks payable to Chicago Region SCCA.
Send entry to: Chicago Region SCCA
c/o George Laws
921 Lawn Cir
Western Springs, IL 60558-2262
If you have a pre-1990 automobile or race car that you would like to show call toll free 1-888-478-9463 or go to the Botham web site www.bothamvineyards.com
The Vintage Celebration is a fundraiser for the Iowa County Humane Society, a no-kill shelter in Dodgeville, Wisconsin
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