Wine tasting at Echo Lake Inn to benefit Black River Independent School

LUDLOW, Vt. – Black River Independent School is off to a busy start with school in full session since Sept. 8. The 16 students making up the inaugural class have settled into a vibrant, caring learning environment with Covid precautions in place.

Committee members of BRISC continue to drive fundraising efforts to further support the endeavors of the school. The next major event is a wine tasting at the Echo Lake Inn in Tyson, Vt., featuring wine from Casarena Winery in Argentina. The wine tasting will take place Oct. 11, from 4-7 p.m. Sip some fine wine, enjoy some hors d’oeuvres, and listen to the live music of Jason Cann and Jeff Davis. A silent auction will be held, featuring a weeklong stay in a private villa in St. Barts. The event will take place in a heated tent with social distancing guidelines in place. Tickets are limited so reservations are recommended.

To reserve your tickets to the Independent School Autumn Wine Tasting event, please visit

If you would like to learn more about the school or get involved with BRISC, please contact Sean Williams, BRISC chair, at, or Kendra Rickerby, Head of School, at General inquiries can be made to Please visit our website, Donations can be made on the website or by mailing a check to P.O. Box 485, Ludlow, VT 05149.

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