Upcoming Wine Events – September 2015

Wine Tasting Events

September 10-13, 2015

Las Vegas, NV – The Las Vegas Wine & Food Festival

“A celebration to kick off the 2015 Las Vegas Wine & Food Festival. Make your escape and join us for one of our most titillating events yet. The Las Vegas Wine & Food Festival offers every extravagance right at your fingertips, and is set against the luxury backdrop of the exclusive Red Rock Casino and Resort. Savor the exceptional at every turn as you delight in the finest cuisine and spirits that Las Vegas has to offer. We invite you to delve into one of the most decadent environments in this desert oasis, as you explore the world famous Red Rock Casino and Resort. Private poolside cabanas and unfettered views are just a few of the luxurious accommodations that await you at this dazzling venue.”

Tickets, accommodations, and schedule information is located on The Las Vegas Wine & Food Festival’s webpage.


September 11-13, 2015

Northstar, CA – Lake Tahoe Autumn Food and Wine Festival

“Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Lake Tahoe’s most prestigious food, wine, spirit and brew festival in the outdoor splendor of Northstar California Resort. Celebrity Chef’s hands-on cooking demonstrations, Farm to Tahoe dinner, winemaker luncheons and dinners, food and wine seminars, mixology . . . . all topped off with the Sunday Culinary Competition and Grand Tasting.

Along with the Lake Tahoe Autumn Food and Wine events, we have several additional Fall Culinary Adventures like local Farmer’s Markets, Alpen Wine Festival at Squaw Valley, Farm to Peak Dinner at Homewood, Guitar Strings and Chicken Wings at Squaw Valley, and the Thunderbird Lodge Winemaker Dinner. You may need to stay awhile…

For information on hotels, wines, and restaurants, visit Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Festival webpage.


September 17-20, 2015

Palisade, CO – Colorado Mountain WineFest

“Take in all that Colorado Winefest has to offer from food and wine pairings, chocolate and wine tastings, educational seminars and more. The “Festival in the Park” takes place on Saturday, Sept. 19 and is the state’s largest and oldest wine festival featuring dozens of Colorado wineries, live music, a grape stomp, chef demonstrations & seminars. Please note that all Mountain Winefest events require a separate ticket and all ticket holders must be 21 years of age with valid ID to enter.

Please visit Colorado Mountain Winefest for additional information.


September 18-19, 2015

New York City, NY – Wine Riot

“Wine Riot is your all access pass to hundreds of new wines. With two parts education and one part revolution, Wine Riot has reinvented “wine tasting” for the thirsty and curious. Grab a glass and hit the floor — it’s you unleashed against 250 wines from across the globe. Travel the world of wine all under one roof and tackle things you’ve never tried before. We’ve rallied up a team of die-hard experts to bring you the brain juice: interactive booths and crash courses loaded with tips and tricks for conquering the wine world. Fueling your night of conquest is a tireless DJ, photo booth, temporary tattoos, and a few thousand of your closest friends. The best part is, we made an app that tracks your favorite wines and shows you where to buy them later, arming you with all the tools needed for total wine domination.

For more information, visit Wine Riot’s website.


September 25 – November 16, 2015

Orlando, FL – Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival Presented by Chase®

“Embark on a culinary adventure of eclectic cultures, global cuisines and the finest wine country offerings at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Presented by CHASE. Taste Your Way Around the World: Each fall, as the seasons transform, so too does Epcot—where dozens of unique flavors and fun experiences unfold across the park. Delicious Surprises Await: Enjoy the pinnacle of food and wine celebrations, celebrity chef cooking demos and some of the most unique dining opportunities in the world.”

Visit The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival webpage for all the details.


September 25-27, 2015

Chicago, IL – Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet

“Get ready… Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet is a jam-packed, culinary all-star weekend bursting with celebrity chef demos, can’t-miss wine and cocktail seminars, and tastings galore of delicious food, wine, spirits, and beer. More than 150 of the finest restaurants and chefs, hundreds of wineries, spirit makers and breweries, and you. Hungry for more? There’s burgers, beer, and cocktails at the popular Hamburger Hop® on Friday night, and exclusive Grand Cru wine tastings on Saturday and Sunday. It’s culinary heaven right smack in the middle of Millennium Park. Let’s Gourmet!

The Chicago Gourmet’s webpage has additional information.