Upcoming Wine Events – March 2015
March 5-7, 2015
Cincinnati, OH – Cincinnati Wine Festival
“The Cincinnati International Wine Festival is a charitable, non-profit organization founded in 1991 to promote the wine industry and raise funds for local charities. Each year the festival has grown with increasing winery participation, events and attendance. Your participation allows us to distribute grants to Greater Cincinnati area programs supporting the arts, education, and health and human services. The Festival is made up of four prominent events: the Winery Dinners, the Grand Tastings, the Charity Auction & Luncheon, and the Russ Wiles Memorial Golf Tournament. Through these events the Wine Festival has donated over $3 million dollars to local charities over the past twenty-one years. This annual celebration is now recognized as one of the Midwest’s largest annual wine events in the country.”
For lodging and ticket information, visit Cincinnati Wine Festival’s webpage.
March 12-15, 2015
Cannon Beach, OR – Savor Cannon Beach Wine & Culinary Festival
“Each March, the Savor Cannon Beach festival features four-days of wine tastings, culinary and arts events and a wine walk featuring dozens of Northwest wineries. It’s a community-wide festival featuring activities all around town including six festival wine tasting events showcasing Northwest wines and savory bites. Popular festival events include the Thursday Night Throwdown, a showdown between Oregon and Washington wines varietal by varietal. In the Battle of the Blends, participants taste selected award-winning red and white blends from around the Northwest and vote to select the top wines. Saturday of the festival is the Savor Cannon Beach Wine Walk featuring approximately 40 Northwest wineries pouring tastings at Cannon Beach art galleries, restaurants and retail shops, all within easy walking distance in this compact beach community. Other festival wine tasting events offer educational opportunities to test your knowledge and your palate in blind tastings. ”
The Savor Cannon Beach Wine & Culinary Festival’s website has all the details.
March 9-15, 2015
Hilton Head Island, SC – Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival
“Each March Hilton Head’s wine and food enthusiasts greet the island’s popular spring season with a six-day celebration to embrace the fruits of global wine partnerships, signature Lowcountry cuisine, grassroots cultural happenings and the authentic fabric of a unique artists’ community. What unfolds is an inspiring series of events that allures guests from all corners of the country to participate annually—and fervently. Join us as we celebrate our 30th anniversary of this annual Hilton Head rite of passage at our new location in Sea Pines Resort. Experience for yourselves this year’s new schedule of events including spectacular celebrity chef showcases, intriguing wine education sessions, visual and performing artists’ exhibitions, new festival golf event and of course the famed Grand and Public Tastings.”
For complete schedule and ticket information, go to Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival‘s webpage.
March 20-22, 2015
Paso Robles, CA – Vintage Paso: Zinfandel and Other Wild Wines
“Create your own zinful itinerary to smell, sip and savor the heritage of Paso Robles, with events at more than 120 wineries! Join fellow wine enthusiasts for a selection of wine and chocolate pairings, winemaker dinners, vineyard tours, laid-back barbecues, barrel tastings, live music, and so much more! Visit the Winery Activites tab above to search by winery, day or activity.”
Tickets and information on all the events and personalities are located on Vintage Paso: Zinfandel‘s webpage.
March 26-29, 2015
Seattle, WA – Taste Washington!
“Find out why Washington is such a unique place for all things delicious at Taste Washington, the nation’s largest single-region wine and food event. Start your gourmet experience at Thursday’s VIP Red & White party, meet the producers at a new “Taste Washington on the Farm” excursion and celebrate with The New Vintage on Friday. Then, discover something new at Saturday and Sunday Educational Seminars and top it all off with the Grand Tasting. With four days of exciting events and excursions, where will your culinary adventure take you? ”
More information can be found at Taste Washington!.
March 27-28, 2015
Boca Raton, FL – Boca Bacchanal
“This year’s 13th Annual Boca Bacchanal will kick off with the fabulous new Bacchanalia event held on Friday, March 27th at the Atlantic Aviation Hangar of the Boca Raton Airport! At this wine and food celebration, guests will indulge in over 140 featured wines from world-renowned vintners and savor by-the-bite specialties from over 30 outstanding South Florida restaurants. For the first time, guests will also be able to experience private jet tours, chef demonstrations, exquisite car displays, fashion presentations from Saks Fifth Avenue and live entertainment throughout the venue space. Everywhere you turn at Bacchanalia there will be something new and exciting to experience. Bacchanalia will delight your senses in a decadent whirlwind of luxury and one-of-a-kind revelry while supporting the community you love. Come Savor the Future at Boca Raton’s Wine & Food Festival – Boca Bacchanal. ”
Visit Boca Bacchanal for all the exciting details.