Posted on 2/17/2019

Cajun Occasion at Sanctuary Vineyards

Good times, good food, good music and wonderful wine. Don't miss this one.

The Cajun Occasion, the name says it all. Coming Saturday, March 2 to Sanctuary Vineyards up in Jarvisburg. That's about 15 minutes north of the Wright Memorial Bridge.

Since the official Mardi Gras is on March 5 this year, we can probably call the Cajun Occassion a pre-Mardi Gras party.

One thing we do know, the folks at Sanctuary Vineyards know how to throw a party and this has all the hallmarks of a great time.

The event certainly has a Cajun cast to it.

There's the food, provided by Coastal Provisions...jambalaya and cornbread. That's about as New Orleans as it gets.

And then there's the music, provided by "Just Playing Dixieland." It's a local group and—no surprise—they play Dixieland music. And they do it very well. In their other musician lives the band members are very talented musicians and it shows when they get up on stage.

And, for good measure—and because it is Sanctuary Vineyards—there were be barrel tastings of wines that have not yet been bottled.

Barrel tastings can run the gamut from "Oh, my...that's not ready," to "Wow! Is that good." It's a great way to get a sneak peak at what is soon to be in the bottle and to learn a bit about the wines.

It's an afternoon event—2-5 p.m. so there will be plenty of time left after the Cajun Occasion to check out what else is happening on the Outer Banks.

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