August 1, 2015
Woodland, CO – Vino & Notes, Wine-Food-Jazz Festival
“Join Habitat for Vino and Notes, an outdoor Colorado wine festival featuring wine, food and music in Woodland Park, Colorado on August 2, 2014 at noon. Showcasing over 17 Colorado wineries and vineyards with local artisan crafters, jazz music, and festival food.”
Ticket, jazz, and wine information is located on Vino & Notes’s webpage.
August 5-9, 2015
Steamboat Springs, CO – Steamboat Wine Festival
“Welcome! THE STEAMBOAT WINE FESTIVAL is a premier destination event where master winemakers, culinary greats, and our distinguished guests gather to play, wine, and dine in beautiful Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Experience more than 100 food artisans, wineries, breweries, distilleries, epicurean purveyors, and locally-made products at this ultimate food and wine experience. Whether you are a full-fledged foodie or an emerging gourmand, you are sure to find more than one event to whet your appetite. There is something for everyone – from food and wine tastings, to seminars and cooking demonstrations, to outdoor adventures with food & wine influences, there are tastes and temptations at every turn.”
For all the exciting details, visit Steamboat Wine Festival’s webpage.
August 7-8, 2015
Omaha, NE – Nebraska Balloon & Wine Festival
“This is your chance to see exciting Hot Air Balloons launch at 7 PM and the colorful Hot Air Balloons glow at 9 PM each evening (weather permitting)while enjoying great wine, delicious food and listening to some of the areas best bands! Friday Evening 5 PM – 11 PM & Saturday Evening 3 PM – 11 PM. Plus, Exciting entertainment for Everyone to enjoy including Marketplace Village, Art & Crafts Feature Displays, Pony Rides and Activities for the Kids.“
Complete information regarding the Nebraska Wine Showcase, hot air balloons, and all the other entertainment, visit Nebraska Balloon & Wine Festival webpage.
August 8-9, 2015
Canandaigua, NY – Finger Lakes Riesling Festival
“Consider where we live. Of all the places on earth we could be dropped, we won the lottery. Beautiful lakes. Nature’s bounty. The friendliest people. In one weekend, we celebrate it all. Join us as wineries, breweries, restaurants, cheese makers, artists, craftsmen and musicians gather to bring everything that makes our region special together in one special place. It’s a festival to celebrate summer, families, fun…and the good times when it all comes together. “
Additional information can be found at Finger Lakes Riesling Festival.
August 14-16, 2015
Mammoth Lakes, CA – Mammoth Wine Weekend
“A weekend of wining and dining with exclusive Winemaker Dinners at two of Mammoth’s premiere restaurants, a Wine Walk in The Village featuring 20+ wineries pouring over 45 vintages and a Sunday Champagne Brunch at Campo Mammoth.“
For all the exciting details and tickets, visit Mammoth Wine Weekend’s event page.
August 17-23, 2015
Jacksonville, OR – The Southern Oregon World of Wine Festival
“Each August, wine lovers and producers get together to celebrate a world of Oregon wine. Seven days to learn, explore, and indulge in the region’s abundance of food and wine culture. From vineyard to table, the Oregon Wine Experience celebrates the quality and diversity of southern Oregon’s award-winning wines. Held at the historic Bigham Knoll Campus in Jacksonville, as well as at winery and restaurant venues around the region, this year’s festival is destined to be the biggest and best yet. Whether you chose to attend just an event or two, or plan to participate in every offering, this is the essential wine event of the year.“
For information on tickets and the event schedule, visit World of Wine Festival webpage.
August 22, 2015
Asheville, NC – Asheville Wine & Food Festival
“Launched in 2009, the Asheville Wine & Food Festival celebrates all that’s worth savoring. This year’s festival, August 21-23, 2014 offers several signature events. The Asheville Scene Chefs Challenge (Starting July 1, and happening every Tuesday evening through August 12th, 2014), takes on some exciting new twists and comes to a heated close during the festival. ELIXIR on Thursday evening (in an secret location – prohibition style!) brings an elaborate cocktail party and mixology competition on for the second year. SWEET offers a decadent evening of desserts on Friday, again at the Historic Grove Arcade. And the Grand Tasting on Saturday is a smorgasbord of food, wine, beer, and spirits, plus culinary demonstrations, and a chance to meet authors, farmers, chefs, winemakers, brewers, and much, much more. Come sample the best food scene in the USA!”
Visit Asheville Wine & Food Festival’s webpage for more information about this event.
August 27-30, 2015
Los Angeles, CA – Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival
“Now in its fourth year, the Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival, presented with generous support from founding partners FOOD & WINE, Lexus, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, JENN-AIR, and Delta Airlines, is a four-day epicurean event showcasing the finest in food and drink culture throughout Los Angeles, and culinary personalities from throughout the country. Set amidst one of the country’s foremost cultural destinations along Grand Avenue, the event spans the city and offers guests the chance to sample the cuisines and products from some of the most prominent epicurean influencers, while enjoying the sights and sounds of the entertainment industry’s brightest talents. The star-studded lineup has included celebrated chefs such as Curtis Stone, Michael Chiarello, Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, Thomas Keller, Guy Fieri, Robert Irvine, and local favorites such as Rory Herrmann, Michael Voltaggio, Matsuhisa Nobu, and Sang Yoon.”
Additional information on the celebrity chefs, schedule, cuisine, and wine can be found at Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival website.