Art and artisanal wines at fundraiser for Kent Land Trust

Organizers of the wine tasting April 2 at the Morrison Gallery for the Kent Land Trust included, from left in photo, Connie Manes (Land Trust executive director), Ira Smith (of Kent Wine and Spirits) and Bill Arnold (president of the Land Trust). Photo By Cynthia Hochswender

KENT — The setting and the weather were as delicious as the hundreds of wines offered for sale and for tastes at the Kent Land Trust fundraiser Saturday, April 2.

Seventeen wine vendors from the Tri-state region participated, and offered sips of 93 wines to the approximately 300 people who purchased tickets for the event. Vendors also donated 10 percent of all sales to the Land Trust.

Artisanal cheeses and other regional, hand-crafted foods were provided by J.P. Gifford, the café and food shop on Main Street.

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