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Eat This Week: October 17 to 23, 2018: Fruited in Vermont


Published October 17, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

Mad River Taste Place pairing - COURTESY OF JULIE RUBAUD
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Visitors to Waitsfield's Mad River Taste Place get to know the sweeter side of Vermont's wine industry. Through a winemaker-guided tasting, guests will compare honey wines by Artesano Mead with ice ciders and berry-based pours from Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits, Windfall Orchard, Eden Specialty Ciders and Lincoln Peak Vineyard, among others. Between sips, curated nibbles — think perfectly paired local cheeses and handmade charcuterie — will provide a salty counterbalance to the fruit.

Explore Ice Cider, Mead, Fruit Wine & Food Pairings: Tuesday, October 23, 5:30-7 p.m., Mad River Taste Place, Waitsfield. $10-15. Info, 434-2000,

More food events

On-Farm Community Dinner: Green Mountain Farm-to-School and Morningstar Farm team up to serve a field-fresh community supper. Thursday, October 18, 5-7 p.m., Morningstar Farm, Glover. Free. Info, 334-2044,

'Modified' Screening: Part of the Vermont International Film Festival, the award-winning documentary examines the politics, theory and practice of North American GMO labeling practices. Friday, October 19, 4:15 p.m., Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center, Burlington. $5 suggested donation. Info, 660-2600,

15th Annual Heirloom Apple Dinner: Hosts Steve and Lara Atkins celebrate the flavors of autumn with a menu featuring Eden's "forbidden fruit." Thursday, October 18, 6 p.m., Kitchen Table Bistro, Richmond. $110. Info, 434-8686,