Upcoming Wine Events - August 2014
August 2, 2014
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 6-10, 2014
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 8-9, 2014
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 9-10, 2014
Canandaigua , NY - Finger Lakes Riesling Festival
"We're worth celebrating. 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 14-17, 2014
Mammoth Lakes , CA - Mammoth Wine Weekend
"Four days 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 19-23, 2014
Jacksonville, OR - The Southern Oregon World of Wine Festival
"The Southern Oregon World of Wine Festival is the premier multi-day wine and food festival in Southern Oregon. The hallmark of the festival is the Wine Competition, which attracts some 200+ wines made exclusively from grapes grown in Southern Oregon. The wines are judged by a panel of some of the top wine experts in the country, typically including one or more Masters of Wine ("MW"). In addition to the Wine Competition, the festival features numerous wine sensory classes for all levels of wine aficionados, as well as special wine dinners. The festival culminates in the Grand Tasting, which provides attendees the opportunity to sample all of the award winning wines and enjoy fabulous food and music as well, all in a beautiful historic setting in Jacksonville, Oregon."
For information on tickets and the event schedule, visit World of Wine Festival webpage.
August 21-23, 2014
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 21-24, 2014
Los Angeles , CA - Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival
"Cuisine and culture collide this August 21-24 as the Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival brings some of the most celebrated culinary talent in the country together for a four day, city-wide, epicurean extravaganza. The weekend's festivities offer 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 during live culinary demonstrations, world-class wine and spirit tastings, strolling marquee events, one-of-a-kind lunches, two Lexus Grand Tastings, book signings, after parties and much more."
Additional information on the celebrity chefs, schedule, cuisine, and wine can be found at Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival website.