The 11th annual 12 Days of Christmas fundraiser presented by Nelson 151 raised a new record total: $5,663.28. The money will help Nelson County Pantry bring food to more than 300 families and 700 individuals in Nelson County.

Nelson 151’s members include Afton Mountain Vineyards, Blue Toad Hard Cider, Blue Mountain Brewery, Bold Rock Hard Cider, Brewing Tree Beer Company, Bryant’s Small Batch Cider, Cardinal Point Vineyard & Winery, Devils Backbone Brewing Company, Flying Fox Vineyard & Winery, Silverback Distillery, Valley Road Vineyards, Veritas Vineyard & Winery and Wild Wolf Brewing Company. Find out more at

The 15th annual Kosher Food & Wine Experience offers a free livecast at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 21. Register at for the virtual event.

That’s also where you’d go to order the official 2021 wine tasting kit, which includes 250-milliliter bottles of 25 featured wines that are kosher for Passover. The kit, which is $250, also includes a tasting guide and, if you’d like to cook along with the chefs, recipe cards and a shopping list.

Look for celebrity chef, restaurateur and James Beard Award winner Michael Solomonov, chef Gabe Garcia of Tierra Sur and personalities. There will be guided wine tastings with Jay Buchsbaum, vice president of marketing and wine education for Royal Wine; Erik Segelbaum, who was Food & Wine Magazine’s 2019 Sommelier of the Year; and wine blogger Gabriel Geller.

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