Artist Uncorked featuring Oshkosh Fine Arts Association

During the entire month of April we will be displaying pieces from not one, but eighteen different artists, all members of the Oshkosh Fine Arts Association.

Since the founding of the Oshkosh Fine Arts Association (OFAA) in 1957, their mission has been to embrace, promote and nourish the visual arts in their community. Creating a comfortable yet dynamic environment for this mission to thrive, OFAA seeks interested and art minded individuals. Their members enjoy the arts and have a passion to share this enthusiasm with others.

OFAA members are actively involved in promoting opportunities in the arts for the community. This group meets monthly, sponsors art workshops several times a year and members are involved with art fairs throughout the year.

OFAA reaches out to individual local artists and artists-to-be of all ages through their awards and scholarships. Over the years OFAA has supported community art programs and artists with contributions to: The Paine Art Center, Oshkosh Public Museum, Oshkosh Foundation, UW Oshkosh, High School Art Day, Altrusa Club, GFWC-Federated Women’s Art Club, Bergstrom-Mahler H S Exhibition Awards, Oshkosh Area Schools Art Awards, Winnebagoland Art Fair Merit Awards, And more.....

The participating artists include: Carol Thomas, Teresa Mocha, Terri Einer, Maureen Mezer, Nancy Kirst, Anita Hoffman, Julie Zinth, Maxine Nobbe, Shelley Ingala, Kathy Crook, Clay Quick, Kathy Murphy, Sarah Niebergall, Vicki Walsh, Lynn Artz,  Mary Schuster, Marcia Pockat and Sandy DePeaux.

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Live Music featuring Kyle Megna & Ross Catterton

Kyle Megna and Ross are two strong song writers that play in the same band Kyle Megna and The Monsoons! Their “dark-indie-blues-folk-rock feel” is a magnetic force that’s ever-charged with surges of creativity and artistic experimentation. Fused with a healthy dose of spontaneity and humor, Kyle and Ross channel "can’t-get-enough energy" that’s good for the soul.

Complimentary wine tasting throughout the day.  Select your favorite wine, have a glass, or two and enjoy the music.

This is going to be a fun afternoon at the winery!  

Live Music featuring Michael Sullivan & J's BBQ

Michael is a local musician from Oshkosh, grew up listening to everything from the Beatles to Motown. 

Today, as a singer/songwriter he performs all styles from Tom Petty to the Everly Brothers.  You will also hear songs from Amos Lee and David Gray.  Michael also enjoys writing songs, so he’ll plug an original now and than.

For the last 35 years Michael has played everything from House Concerts to Blues Jams.  One of his favorite venues is where people can just sit down and soak it in-which pretty much describes our venue!

Stop by for a complimentary tasting, grab a glass of your favorite and listen to Michael.

In addition, J’s BBQ will be serving some of there wonderful BBQ goodies!

What a perfect way to end the day if you had participated in the Ripon College & Community Run/Walk earlier in the day.

Mascoutin Vintage Roadshow & MORE!!

Vines & Rushes is one of the stops on the Roadshow.  The participating stores are:  Saving Grace Salvage Company, Back Porch Gathering in Ripon and Berlin, Chicken Scratch Vintage, Dig Garden Store, Mugs Coffee and Vines & Rushes Winery.  Stop, shop and have your card punched to be entered into a drawing.

At Vines & Rushes, Kirk Yazel will display his handmade metal garden sculptures in the vineyard.  Olden Organics Farm will be selling vegetable and flower plants, just in time to beautify your gardens!  Ben & Kelly Fields will be selling shirts and wooden items to benefit “Dare to Believe”.

Complimentary wine tasting both days, select your favorite glass and check out the beautiful sculptures and pick up some plants!  Wood fire pizza will be served throughout the day.

Live Music featuring FEATherWOLF

Back by popular demand, FEATherWOLF an acoustic duo consisting of Shaun Marie and Sam Luna! Together they bring an old country duet vibe while each playing their own solo songs. 

Wood fire pizza will be served throughout the day, or you can enjoy some Wisconsin artisan cheeses, Underground Meats dried sausages, chocolates, popcorn, or pretzels.

Hope to see you on the 13th!

If you have never heard them perform, check out their music.  After listening, guaranteed you will want to see them in person!

http://www.featherwolfmusic.com/

Three Course Spring Cooking Class

Ready for our next cooking class? 

Spring is here and with it a menu focusing on lighter and more flavorful foods. Vines & Rushes Winery welcomes Kathy McCarthy of the Savory Spoon Cooking School in Door County to introduce you to these wonderful recipes! 

The cooking class will include a hands-on cooking experience, where you will learn preparation and cooking techniques. Plus, you get to take the recipes home with you to introduce to your family & friends. Each of the courses will be paired with a Vines & Rushes wine.

MENU:
Appetizer
- Shrimp Spring Rolls with Homemade Plum Sauce
Paired with LaCrescent, semi dry white

Entree/Salad - Thai Beef Salad with a Tangy Garlic Ginger Dressing
Paired with Sabrevois, dry red

Dessert - Trinidad Coconut Tart
Paired with Brianna, semi sweet white

The cost is $30.00 per person. In the past we have had a great response to these classes, do not hesitate to sign up!