Wine, cheese market slated

Hopkins Vineyard in New Preston will host its eighth annual wine and cheese market Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The rain-or-shine event will feature local wines, award-winning farmstead and artisan cheeses, and state specialty food producers.

Guests will have the opportunity to sample a wide variety of chocolates, jams, baked items, salami, olive oils, coffee, kettle corn, Italian ice, honey, dips, and more. Participating food trucks will include Christie Caters Farm to Truck and Tilden Seafood.

Live music will be provided by the Hummingbird Band and Kings of Karma.

Local craft artisans will feature handmade alpaca products, candles, glassware, jewelry, soaps, carved wood, furniture and terrariums.

Admission is $25 at the door or online at the vineyard’s website.

Wine tasting and food samples are included in the admission.

Additional wine is available by the glass or bottle at the Hopkins Road vineyard.