Mother's Day weekend wine getaway coming to Binghamton in May

By WBNG News

Mother's Day weekend wine getaway coming to Binghamton in May

April 29, 2013 Updated Apr 29, 2013 at 6:09 PM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) This Mother's Day Weekend, treat your favorite mom to a weekend of wine and pampering when Upstate Wine Country brings a brand new event -- the Mother's Day Weekend Wine Getaway -- to downtown Binghamton's largest convention hotel, the Binghamton Riverwalk.

According to a news release:

Saturday's wine festival, taking place in the hotel's luxurious Grand Ballroom from 11am to 5pm, will feature wine tasting by such popular New York State wineries as Ashley Lynn Winery, Inspire Moore Winery & Vineyard, Rasta Ranch Vineyards, and Six Mile Creek Vineyard.  In addition, a variety of other vendors will offer snacks & specialty foods along with such Mother's Day treats as jewelry, flowers, chocolates, and more.

Why not make it a weekend?  Take advantage of the hotel's special "wine festival" weekend rates to ensure that you and your group can also enjoy a full weekend of specially-themed meals, spa services, and festivities at the property on Friday evening, Saturday evening, and/or Sunday.

The Binghamton Riverwalk Hotel & Conference Center is located at 225 Water Street in the heart of downtown Binghamton, NY.  To make reservations to stay at the hotel for Mother's Day Weekend, call 607-722-7575 and use the promo code "wine festival."

General Admission tickets to the wine festival are $20 in advance or $30 at the door/day of event.  Designated Driver/Under 21 tickets are just $5 whether purchased in advance or at the festival.  General Admission tickets include admission, a complimentary wine tasting glass, and the opportunity to enjoy sampling the wines of all participating wineries at no additional charge.  Holders of Designated Driver/Under 21 tickets are not allowed to sample the wines.