Upcoming Wine Events – May 2015

Wine Tasting Events

May 1-3, 2015

Vancouver, BC, Canada – Eat! Vancouver

“The 2015 EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival is a world class week-long food festival taking place throughout downtown Vancouver from April 26th to May 3rd, showcasing this city’s extraordinary culinary culture. Already the largest food festival in Canada, EAT! Vancouver, now in its 13th year includes hands-on workshops, collaborative chef dinners featuring top chefs from across Canada, Canadian Flavours Gala, a hospitality symposium, a pastry panel and of course EAT! Vancouver at BC Place, from May 1st to May 3rd . EAT! Vancouver attracts Canada’s culinary stars, food producers and restaurants, from Vancouver, North America and beyond. Consumers, from across North America, will come to the EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival to participate in Vancouver’s vibrant food culture and experience great food from around the world.”

For lodging and ticket information, visit Eat! Vancouver’s webpage.


May 7, 2015

Pittsburg, PA – Pittsburg Wine Festival

“The Pittsburgh Wine Festival returns for it’s 13th extravagant year, this coming Thursday, May 7th, 2015 at Heinz Field. Come honor the art of the grape, with vintners, winemakers and industry experts on hand to help guide you to a more complete understanding of each wine being sampled. And with more than 500 of the finest wines from around the globe, you’ll have your work cut out for you.”

The Pittsburgh Wine Festival’s website has all the details.


May 13-17, 2015

Nantucket, MA – Nantucket Wine Festival

“Located on the island of Nantucket, this boutique experience of world class wines and award winning food will forever change you. Over the past 18 years, the Nantucket Wine Festival has become one of the most celebrated wine and food events in the country.” Events will include: Tastings, Galas, Seminars, dinners and luncheons, and much more!

For complete schedule and ticket information, go to Nantucket Wine Festival‘s website.


May 14-17, 2015

Paso Robles, CA – Paso Robles Wine Festival

“Join Paso Robles Wine Country for the 33rd Annual Wine Festival – a celebration of the innovation, triumphs, and character of this spectacular region, May 14 – 17, 2015. In a new, expanded band and picnic area of the Grand Tasting, the Damon Castillo Band will provide the perfect music to complement your wine tasting experience. Travel beyond the Park to explore more than 140 winery events throughout the weekend including winemaker dinners, live music, barrel samplings, and more! ”

Tickets and information on all the events  are located on Paso Robles Wine Festival‘s webpage.


May 15-17, 2015

Lodi, CA – Zinfest

“Sip, swirl and savor from a selection of 200 handcrafted wines from over 40 Lodi wineries. Passionate winemakers and winery representatives welcome guests, offering practical knowledge and sharing their delicious wines. Enjoy local provisions, learn some new tips at the ZinFest Wine and Cooking Schools, or relax along the beautiful Mokelumne River to an eclectic mix of live music. Guests can peruse merchandise from regional vendors and take home a commemorative bottle of custom blended Old Vine Zinfandel from the ZinFest Wine Shoppe. There is no better way to celebrate the fantastic wines of Lodi Wine Country! Tickets include a ZinFest wine glass, wine tasting, participation in seminars and entertainment. Festivities are held from 12 noon – 5 pm.”

More information can be found at Zinfest.


May 20-23, 2015

New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Wine & Food Experience

“The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience is one of the premiere events in the Big Easy, showcasing what the city does best. In it’s 23rd year, our New Orleans festival has become one of most incredible culinary events in the nation, attracting over 10,000 gourmands and connoisseurs as well as art and music lovers. We’re also excited to share the bounty with all the locals who enjoy excellent food, exceptional wine, and a great time!

Each year, hundreds of wineries and restaurants participate. Menus feature local flavor and innovative new creations inspired by diverse cuisines. Top chefs from around the city create culinary experiences like no other. Over two dozen restaurants feature special dining evenings throughout the New Orleans festival. The weekend also features over 1,000 wines from around the world, with special tasting events from wineries. You can enjoy grand tasting events, promenade evenings in the French Quarter, and seminar series to hone your palate. For the grand finale, attend the gala at the end!”

Visit New Orleans Wine & Food Experience for all the exciting details.


May 28-31, 2015

Atlanta, GA – Atalnta Food & Wine Festival

“The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival is a weekend experience for guests who want to sip, savor and learn about the rich food and beverage traditions of the South. All activities were carefully crafted by the Festival Advisory Council to take guests through a one-of-a-kind culinary journey through the South. LEARNING EXPERIENCES More than 100 carefully-crafted cooking and cocktail demonstrations, technique labs, food and beverage tasting seminars and panel discussions. TASTING EXPERIENCES Festival Tasting Tents like none other with chef-curated “trails” to guide guests through the best flavors of the region and other Southern regions around the globe.”

Visit Atalnta Food & Wine Festival for all the exciting details.