2nd Annual North Shore Wine Week to run August 19 to 26

NORTH ANDOVER – Over 40 North Shore restaurants and wine stores will join together to hold the second annual North Shore Wine Week from Sunday, August 19 through Sunday, August 26.

Sponsored by Northeast FLAVOR magazine, in conjunction with NECN’s  “TV Diner,” and the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce, North Shore Wine Week will celebrate the North Shore as a premier destination for fine wine and food.

The area’s finest wine stores and restaurants will highlight their impressive wine selections with various complimentary events and great deals including everything from specially crafted wine tastings, wine dinners, wine flights, pairings, special events and more!

North Shore Wine Week will kick-off with a VIP event at the Wine ConneXtion in North Andover on Saturday, August 18th from 12:00PM to 5:00PM. The event includes an exclusive, free wine tasting  featuring cuisine from several participating North Shore Wine Week chefs.

Buy local, drink global and join the North Shore as a vibrant food and wine community and support local businesses including: 15 Walnut, Alfalfa Farm Winery, Beacon Hill Wine Shop, Bonta Restaurant & Grill, Brasserie 28, Bistro 45, Burtons Grill, Busa Wine & Spirits, Café Escadrille, Ceia Restaurant, China Blossom, Finz Seafood & Grill, Grapevine Restaurant, Ithaki Mediterranean Cuisine, Joe Fish Seafood Restaurant & Bar, Joseph’s Trattoria, Keon’s, Kappy’s Fine Wine & Spirits, Halibut Pointe Restaurant & Bar, Loretta Restaurant, Masa Restaurant, Nathaniel’s at Hawthorne Hotel, Oregano’s Pizza, Pamplemousse, Pellana Steakhouse, Porthole Restaurant, Salvatore’s Italian Restaurant, Salem Waterfront Hotel, Samuel’s at The Andover Inn, Shube’s, Tuscan Kitchen, Urban Wine Project, Waterside Tap & Grill, Wild Bites and Wine ConneXtion.


When? North Shore Wine Week runs from Sunday, August 19th, 2012 through Sunday, August 26th, 2011

Where? The Wine ConneXtion is located at 117 Main Street, North Andover, MA

Cost? Compilmentary wine tastings are free; Discounts will be offerred at participating restaurants and wine shops through out the week.

For more details on special events and a complete list of featured wines, please visit For more information please visit


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