Crews Set Up for Wine and Garlic Festival

Amherst, VA - Organizers say it's going to be a stinking good time at the 23rd annual Virginia Wine and Garlic Festival.

Crews were busy setting up Friday in Amherst at Rebec Vineyards for the weekend event.

Each year this festival keeps growing.

Nine wineries are coming this year, along with 10 bands, and specialty food vendors.

There's even a garlic cook off and a petting zoo for the kids.

"We hope for good weather and people come out and we'll have a stinking good time as usual," said Svetlozar Kanev, the general manager and winemaker at Rebec Vineyards.

The event is Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

It's 25 bucks at the gate for tasting tickets.

20 bucks for non-tasting.

Kids 12 and under get in for free.