Maxim’s de Paris to Debut at the Kennebunkport Festival

Thursday May 17, 2012

Portland, Maine - The Events Team at Maine magazine announced that on June 7 Cellardoor Winery will transform the Farley Estate in Kennebunk into Maxim's de Paris for Pop the Kennebunks. This French-inspired evening of revelrie will officially kick the Kennebunkport Festival off in high style.

"Whenever we put on an event we want our guests to have a once-in-a-lifetime experience that creates lasting memories," said Bettina Doulton of Cellardoor Winery. "With this year's Parisian theme we'll do our best to, once again, deliver on that promise, " she added.

The event, which is held on a spectacular private estate in Kennebunk, will feature French cuisine prepared by Kitchen Chicks Catering.

"We are so looking forward to this evening," said Leanne Ouimet, Director of Events and Sponsorships at Maine magazine. "I've been to a number of Cellardoor's events and each time I leave one I always think 'how can they ever top this'?" she added.

In addition to incredible food and wine guests will:

• Enjoy the sultry jazz vocals of Shelley MacArthur

• Swing to the 14-piece Chris Humphrey Band

• Be brought to their feet by the incredibly soulful vocals of Alice Tan Ridley.

Published 12 times a year by The Maine Media Collective, Maine magazine ( is the state’s definitive lifestyle publication that gives readers a fresh look at the incredible people, places, restaurants, artists, and business people who make today’s Maine such a vibrant place to live. In addition, The Maine Media Collective is home to Maine Home+Design (, Eat Maine, Art Maine, and The Brand Company - a marketing firm.

Tickets for Pop the Kennebunks are $90 per person and available online at The Festival producers strongly suggest advance purchase of tickets because the 2011 Pop the Kennebunks was a sell out.

To learn more about Cellardoor Winery go to


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