Refresco Grape Stomp

Friday, September 09
September 9, 2022 - 6:00pm - September 10, 2022 - 9:00pm
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During the grape stomp, you and four of your friends or family climb into a vat of grapes and stomp the best you can for two minutes. At the bottom of the vat, there is a drain out of which the juice from your stomping pours. The juice is weighed and recorded with the weights determining the winners in each category.

Total prize purse of $1,310!

Cash prizes are awarded to the top three places in each category.

Grape Stomp: Stomp for Cash
Early entry fee is $50 per team. Your team keeps the cash if you win.

1st Place $300
2nd Place $225
3rd place $100

Grape Stomp: Student Stomp
Early entry fee is $25 per team. Prize money is donated to the school or student organization of your choice.

1st Place $100
2nd Place $75
3rd place $50

Grape Stomp: Stomp for Charity
Early entry fee is $45 per team. Prize money is donated to your favorite charity.

1st place - $200
2nd place - $150
3rd place – $75

Fun Stomp
This is not competeing, you are stomping for fun for $25.00 per team and there are no prizes awarded for this event.

To have a pre-scheduled time, registration needs to be received by Wednesday, Sept. 6.

See our Frequently Asked Questions for any of your Grape Stomp questions.

Refresco Grape Stomp Rules

The Wine & Harvest Festival activities are family oriented and the rules are as follows:
1. Team captain will be contacted to confirm registration start time the first week of September. All team members should be present for registration. Please do not call prior to Sept. 9.

2. Please verify your category when signing in. Checks for winners in all categories will be issued to the captain or designated organization.

3. Stomping consists of two timed minutes. Five persons or less to a team.

4. ONLY juice, not pulp, produced by the stomping will be weighed and recorded. The highest three weights in each category, will win prizes.

5. Team Captains are responsible for bringing the juice to the weigh station, filtering the juice, and verifying the weight with the judges.

6. Intoxicated participants will not be allowed to participate. Use of alcohol is strictly prohibited.

7. Throwing of grapes or juice will result in disqualification.

8. Please refrain from vulgarity or profanity.

9. No artificial aids either on hands or feet. Bare feet and hands only. It is recommended that all jewelry or breakables be removed before stomping.

11. Teams must be able to stomp on the day their category is stomping.

12. Students must present Student Identification.

13. No refunds.

14. Final winners will be determined from the totals stomped from round 1.

We appreciate your participation. Thank you for helping make the Festival a success. GOOD LUCK!!!

Send your registration with your payment to:
Paw Paw Wine & Harvest Festival
P.O. Box 376
Paw Paw, MI 49079
269-655-1111 for questions

Thank you to all of our Wine & Harvest Festival Sponsors