SWITZERLAND COUNTY, IN (FOX19) - Tom and Mary Jane Demaree of The Ridge Winery will present a free wine tasting of the Vevay-Switzerland County Bicentennial wine at the Switzerland County Visitors Center during the May First Friday. The event will take place on May 3 from 6-9pm.
The Demarees’ have produced a sweet red grape blend table wine in celebration of the Vevay-Switzerland County Bicentennial. The wine is presented in a cobalt blue bottle and features a label designed by artist Donna Weaver.
A Switzerland County Indiana Artisan, Donna Weaver is also a sculptor-engraver who worked for the U.S. Mint. She designed and sculpted many state quarters, commemorative coins and gold medals. Having retired in 2006 she continues to participate in the Mint’s Artistic Infusion program and designs for specific coinage projects.