Guests attending the Soup and Wine Event took their role seriously as they voted for their favorite soup and best wine after sampling all the offerings.

Participating restaurants include:

The Desmond Hotel, One Liberty Boulevard, Malvern, PA 19355

Capozzoli Catering, Folsom, PA 19033

Westtown School, 975 Westtown Road, West Chester, PA 19382

Hilton Inn of Kennett Square, 815 East Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square, PA 19348

Giordanos Bar and Grill, 633 E. Cypress Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348

Foxfire at The Stone Barn, 100 Stone Barn Drive, Kennett Square, PA 19348

Ole Tapas Lounge and Restaurant, 1126 Capitol Trail, Newark, DE 19711

It was a battle all day long as various soups took the lead in the vote count.  At the last minute, with just a few votes separating the restaurants The Restaurants at the Desmond Hotel took home the title of Best Mushroom Soup in the Brandywine Valley for the third year in a row. Hilton Garden Inn of Kennett Square took second, and Capozzoli’s Catering took third.

Participating wineries included:

Paradocx Vineyards, 1833 Flint Hill Road, Landenberg, PA 19350

Galer Estate Vineyards and Winery, 700 Folly Hill Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348

Harvest Ridge Winery, 447 Westville Road, Marydel, DE 19964

Borderland Vineyards, 332 Indiantown Road, Landenberg, PA 19350

ChaddsFord Winery, 632 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, PA 19317

Taking home the Best Wine plaque again this year was Galer Estate Vineyards and Winery.