Upcoming Wine Events - September 2014
September Wine Festivals
August 30-September 1, 2014
Bernalillo , NM - The New Mexico Wine Festival at Bernalillo
"The New Mexico Wine Festival at Bernalillo wraps up the summer with the premier wine festival of the southwest! Just north of Albuquerque, the historic Bernalillo is host to the biggest wine festival in the state. Great music, arts and crafts, and those summer foods we all love make a perfect backdrop for wine, wine, wine!"
Tickets and compete event schedule are located at New Mexico Wine Festival at Bernalillo.
September 5-6, 2014
Las Vegas , NV - The Las Vegas Wine & Food Festival
"A celebration to kick off the 2014 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 5-7, 2014
North Lake Tahoe, CA - Autumn Food & Wine Festival
"Every now and then, life conspires for a moment of near perfection. Around here, we define that as blue skies, fine wine, the amazing creations of renowned chefs and the first traces of autumn. This year's event kicks off on Labor Day weekend and continues all week throughout North Lake Tahoe. A grape stomp, classes, tastings, music, art, wine, and a grand finale featuring a Culinary Competition and Grand Tasting at Northstar California Resort ensure moments of absolute bliss."
For information on hotels, wines, and restaurants, visit Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Festival webpage.
September 18-21, 2014
Ketchum , ID - Sun Valley Harvest Festival
"It is a culinary celebration. It is the epitome of epicurean indulgence, an oenophile's dream, and an outdoor enthusiast's Mecca. Championing seasonal offerings of our region, the Harvest Festival embraces the idea of sourcing and eating sustainable foods. It is elegant fine dining and edible, rustic simplicity rolled into one. The Sun Valley Harvest Festival, voted one of the top fall festivals in America by Fodor's, is four days of foodie events and outdoor experiences like no other. It's a chance to enjoy the fruits of our local and regional "slow foods" brought to you in farm-to- table style by passionate, celebrated chefs who artfully prepare it. It's Foodie Heaven."
All the details are on Sun Valley Harvest Festival website.
September 18-21, 2014
Palisade, CO - Colorado Mountain WineFest
"For the last two decades, Colorado Mountain Winefest presented by the First National Bank of the Rockies has been the premier Colorado wine celebration in the state, bringing dozens of local wineries to celebrate our award-winning wines and growing industry. With more than 45 Colorado wineries in attendance and a few thousand close friends to share unlimited sips, it's the kind of perfect day that makes everyone wish they lived here. The daylong event in Riverbend Park features live entertainment, unlimited wine samples, a commemorative tasting glass, wine tote and the chance to buy wine directly from the winemakers. In 2012, we added several new and interactive seminars and demos from festivals past and incorporated them all into the event free of charge. So no need to pay extra to learn about food and wine pairings from top chefs, get in-depth knowledge of Colorado's unique terrior or learn to pick out common aromas from the wine glass."
Please visit Colorado Mountain Winefest for additional information.
September 19-20, 2014
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 19-21, 2014
Newport Beach , CA - Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival
"The very First Annual Newport Beach Wine and Food Festival will showcase live cooking demos with celebrity chefs, local restaurants, elite sommelier panels, master mixology courses, wine tastings and live music from international jazz artists. Set amongst the stunningly contemporary grounds of the Newport Beach Civic Center and at various restaurants around town, the much-anticipated festival will guide you through a three-day journey filled with flavors and tastings from some of the finest local and world-renowned culinary masters. Prepare your taste-buds. We can't wait to see you there!"
Visit Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival for complete information.
September 19 - November 10, 2014
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 26-28, 2014
Chicago , IL - Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet
"Showcasing more than 150 of Chicago's finest restaurants and chefs, as well as hundreds of renowned vintners, spirit makers, and premium breweries from around the world. Guests enjoy dozens of live cooking demonstrations, expert seminars, gourmet tastings, and book signings by internationally renowned chefs, master sommeliers, and winemakers. Additionally, the fun-and tasty-Hamburger Hop® kicks off the weekend, an exclusive Grand Cru wine tasting is featured on Saturday and Sunday, and the Bon Appétit and Chicago Gourmet Dine Around extends the event beyond Millennium Park into some of the area's best restaurants. "
The Chicago Gourmet's webpage has additional information.