Saratoga Wine and Food Festival 2017

baseball player David Ortiz

Big Papi

The Saratoga Wine and Food Festival returns to SPAC September 8 and 9. And this year's headlining food personality is David Ortiz. Because why not.

Apparently the retired baseball star has his own line of cigars and wine. He'll be appearing at a series of events the Friday of the festival, including a meet and greet. Tickets for those events start at $85.

As in years past, the grand tasting event -- featuring stations from many different restaurants and food providers -- will be Saturday afternoon. Tickets for that also start at $85.

photo via David Ortiz Facebook.

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