Tucked away on a little farm in Pocahontas, IL you will find Green Finned Hippy Farms; a locally grown organic farm owned by Josh & Alicia Davis. Their mission is “to help create different avenues for sustainable living using renewable energy to farm and produce a source of food and knowledge for the community.”
-Green Finned Hippy Farms:https://m.facebook.com/GfhFarms/
Photo from the Green Finned Hippy Farms Facebook page
The farm hosts many fun events to get the community involved, including their annual Sips and Snuggles events! Have you ever wanted to sample different wines from around the world all while snuggling baby goats? Well now you can! Check out the Farm’s Facebook Page for all of their upcoming events!
This particular event was partnered with Fezziwigs Market located in O’ Fallon, Illinois. Fezziwigs Market is your one stop shop for wines, teas, tea accessories, olive oils, balsamic vinegars, and their private label gourmet foods.
Photos from Fezziwigs Market Website
Teeny and Tiny the baby goats! These babies were only 5 days old!
In between goat cuddles, we had the opportunity to sample 8 different and delicious wines from around the world.
Goats do Roam-A South African wine with floral and pear scents. Very citric on the pallet.
Portlandia-A dry wine produced in Oregon that has very zesty moments of lemon meringue with a smooth critic finish.
Misty Cove Pinot Noir– A New Zealand wine with very earthy, fruity, banana like aromas. Medium finish.
Canella Bellini-This fruity cocktail made in Italy is a blend of two parts sparkling wine, one part white peach juice and parts from perfectly ripened peaches and raspberries. –Bellini Canella Website
Innocent Bystander Victoria Pink Moscato-Made in Australia this wine has very sugary aromas, almost like cotton candy and apples. It tastes like candied apples with a slight bubbly finish.
90 Cellars Sauvignon Blanc -From New Zealand; it is very citrusy with a mineral kind of finish.
High Valley Vineyard Barbera-This California wine is dry with notes of cherry and plum. It also has a chocolate finish.
Colomé Malbec-Argentina made wine which has a spicy floral scent with very soft tannins. It almost has an orange-peel after-taste.
AND BACK TO THE GOATS🐐
Sassy mamma goats!
**(No animals or humans were harmed. Just animals doing their animal thing)**
Hope you done mind losing your seat if you decide to get up!
Goats and wine EVERYWHERE!!!
Fezziwigs Market is also always having fun events! Check out the Classes Page on their website for more info!