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NATIONAL STRAWBERRY RHUBARB WINE DAY – Third Saturday in July

NATIONAL STRAWBERRY RHUBARB WINE DAY – Third Saturday in July

NATIONAL STRAWBERRY RHUBARB WINE DAY

Summer days are as sweet as strawberries and wine. That’s why National Strawberry Rhubarb Wine Day on the third Saturday in July recognizes the smooth fruity taste found in a glassful!  It’s an excellent day to go to a wine tasting featuring a strawberry rhubarb wine. 

In July of 2010, Maple River Winery in historic downtown Casselton, North Dakota, proudly accepted the Double Gold Award at the Indy International Wine Competition for its Strawberry Rhubarb Wine.

Is rhubarb a fruit or a vegetable? While technically rhubarb may be known as a tart perennial vegetable, combining it with strawberries creates a unique flavor. Some even consider it the perfect balance of tartness and sweetness. Rhubarb even when to court over the matter. It happened in 1947 in a customs court in Buffalo, New York. The court ruled that since rhubarb is used as a fruit in the United States, for the purposes of regulations and duties, it was to be counted as a fruit. 

Find more info at www.mapleriverwinery.com

HOW TO OBSERVE

A bottle of strawberry rhubarb wine is best enjoyed chilled. Uncork a bottle and pour a glass. Enjoy it on the patio or porch with friends. Take a couple of bottles on a picnic or give them as a gift. Post on social media using #StrawberryRhubarbWineDay.  

HISTORY

In 2013, National Day Calendar declared the 3rd Saturday in July as National Strawberry Rhubarb Wind Day to recognize the significance of the Double Gold Award being presented in July and the popularity of Strawberry Rhubarb Wine. 

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