VIP Pre-Fest Exclusive

Day of Festival - 11am to 12pm

Only 40 special tickets to be sold, $35 per person. 

A touch of Paris right here in southern Delaware as you enjoy French wine selections paired with some exceptional Parisian delights.


The tasting will be the first event curated by Cuvée Ray's soon to be launched Cuvée Ray Wine Lovers Academy. Ray will be taking you on a wine tasting from Champagne to the Rhone Valley and on to other wine regions of France, considered by many to be the gold standard for wine.


Don’t miss what promises to be an entertaining and fun “getaway” for all of us travel-starved wine lovers!

Ray Kurz, aka, Cuvée Ray, is a sommelier, wine consultant, and wine educator and the owner of the soon-to-be-launched Cuvée Ray Wine Lovers Academy. Over the course of his 35+ year wine journey, Ray has earned his sommelier certificate was awarded his Certified Specialist of Wine by the Society of Wine Educators and is now working on his Diploma Level 4 certification from the prestigious London based Wine and Spirit Educational Trust which is the the recognized final step before being able to apply for entry into the Master of Wine program (there are only about 400 Masters of Wine in the world). Ray was the owner of The Wine Spectator Award of Excellence winner, Cuvée Ray Wine Bar and Restaurant, and owned a “virtual winery” offering wine under his “Social Cluster” label. Ray’s overall goal is “Connecting Wine with Wine Lovers.”