If you have ever seen the I Love Lucy episode “Lucy’s Italian Movie”, you will be familiar with the hilarious scene where she’s stomping grapes in an enormous vat and ends up covered head to toe in juice. How funny! Now is your chance to give it a try!
The 2017 World Championship Grape Stomp is back! Join this action-packed riot of a time and compete for the right to brag for an entire year. Taking place at the annual Sonoma County Harvest Fair in October, foodies and wine lovers from across the globe will be gathering in Santa Rosa trying to win the $1500 grand prize.
Competitors work in pairs, one stomping the grapes and the other cleaning the screens and collecting as much juice as they can. The teams are encouraged to wear team shirts and even crazy costumes, with awards being given for the best ones.
There are age groups for all competitors, even kids. If you have already experienced the Sonoma County Harvest Fair, add it to your list for 2017, you are missing out. And if you think you’ve got what it takes to take home the grand prize, well get ready to stomp your heart out!
Check the link to the website for more info on the Harvest Fair and to see the previous winners.