Food, Wine & Spirits Press Releases
Colorado, Denver, Event Date: Saturday July 8th, 2017
Annual Mile High Wine Festival Returns to Denver
The 3rd Annual Mile High Wine Festival is returning to the
Shops at Northfield Stapleton on Saturday, July 8th from 3PM - 8PM. Taste local
Colorado Wine from over 25 Colorado Wineries, browse the many retail vendors and
shops, and listen to local music on the main stage. (Shops at Northfield
Stapleton, 8340 Northfield Blvd., Denver, CO 80238) There will be live music
all day where visitors can sit and enjoy a glass or bottle of wine with
friends. In addition, they can ...
Florida, Gainesville, Event Date: May 13th 2017
Annual Windsor Zucchini Festival Celebrates "Everything Zucchini, Gainesville,
Everyone’s favorite summer squash is celebrated at
Gainesville's 33rd Annual Windsor Zucchini Festival on May 13th, 2017 (WIndsor
Fire Station #30, 1401 SE County Road 234, Gainesville, FL 32641). Admission is
free. Over 100 arts, crafts and plant vendors from around the state will be
showing off their wares. Festival activities will also include: the new
‘Windsor’s Got Talent’ talent show, Cook-A-Zuke and zucchini carving contests,
an Old Time Auction ...
California, Lodi, Event Date: Saturday, Feb. 11 and Sunday,
Winery, Brewery and Event Center Opens in Lodi, CA, as part of Lodi’s Wine and
Calturas Winery, Brewery and Event Center will open its
first phase, the west side, on Saturday, Feb. 11 and Sunday, 12, 2017, as part
of Lodi’s Twentieth Annual
Wine and Chocolate Event.
Experience Calturas’s artisan wines, proprietary craft beers, live music, arts
and entertainment while enjoying appetizer bites and various chocolate
pairings. Industry leaders are calling this innovative 11 acre, 70,000 square
foot state-of-the-art center “a refreshing ...
California, Brea, Event Date: March 5, 2017
County Food & Wine Festival: Enjoy Fine Wine, Craft Beer, and Delicious Food,
The 8th annual Orange County Food and Wine Festival, a
charitable event, will be held on Sunday, March 5th from 1-5pm at the Marconi
Automotive Museum in Tustin, California. The event features food from high-end
local restaurants, wine tastings from prominent California wineries, local craft
beer tastings, as well as auction items and fundraising opportunities. The OC
Food and Wine Festival is sponsored by the Brea Rotary Club and the Brea Rotary
Pennsylvania, West Point, Event Date: February 12 and
February 14, 2017
Hosted Valentine's Dinner, Boyd’s Cardinal Hollow Winery, West Point, PA
Boyd’s Cardinal Hollow Winery is offering a Valentine’s Day
Dinner at the West Point Pike Winery, 1830 West Point Pike West Point, PA 19486.
A three-course dinner and wine pairing, hosted by Winemaker Christopher Boyd,
will feature a creative menu and full plates by local Chef, Kyle Fry. Each guest
can choose one of two starters, one of two entrees, and will finish with a
dessert. Experience each course with a handpicked full glass of wine ...
California, Pope Valley
Pope Valley Winery Introduces New Winemaker, Bryan Avila, Pope Valley, CA
Pope Valley Winery, the historic and family-owned,
120-year-old winery in Pope Valley, CA, looks to take its wine program to new
heights by bringing Bryan Avila on as Winemaker. After serving Pope Valley
Winery as Consulting Winemaker since 2014, Avila officially joins the Pope
Valley team full time to take on a larger, hands-on role in the winemaking
process. “Pope Valley Winery is as rich in story, character and authenticity as
it gets,” said Avila. “From a winemaking standpoint ...
Virginia, Clarksville, Event Date: April 8, 2017
a Wine Tasting event at the Clarksville Lake Country Wine Festival, Clarksville,
The 11th annual celebration of the Lake Country Wine
Festival in historic downtown Clarksville, VA, will take place on April 8, 2017,
from Noon-6 pm. Enjoy one of the most favorable wine festivals in the area
offering wine, craft beer, great food offerings, and music. Enjoy lake views,
16 Virginia Wineries, live music by local favorites, Jeff & Brian, great food
from local restaurants and hand selected artisans and local merchants. Seating
will be available but ...
California, San Francisco, Event Date: November 21, 2016
through January 1, 2017
of San Francisco's "Loftiest" Hotels Offer Holiday Bed & Breakfast Packages
Hilton San Francisco Union Square and Parc 55 San Francisco – A
Hilton Hotel recently introduced their Holiday Bed & Breakfast Packages. Ideal
for those that want convenient access to shopping, theater productions and the
Union Square Holiday Ice Rink, both Hilton San Francisco Union Square and Parc
55 San Francisco – A Hilton Hotel, are your home away from home during the
holidays. Featured from November 21, 2016 through January 1, 2017, the ...
Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: November 11-13-2016
Pan comes to America's Baking and Sweets Show 2016, Chicago, IL
Peter Pan as he flies on a tour of the best sweets and baked goods that America
has to offer at this year’s America’s Baking and Sweets Show. This delicious and
inspiring event returns to the Schaumburg Convention Center (1551 N. Thoreau
Drive, Chicago, IL) from November 11-13, 2016 with the theme of Peter Pan. With
several inspiring themed zones, special guests, demonstrations and hands-on
classes, America’s Baking and Sweets Show ...
Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: November 11-13-2016
Pan comes to America's Baking and Sweets Show 2016, Chicago, IL
Join Elise Strauss of My Cupcake Addiciton as she hits the
stage at America’s Baking and Sweets Show. This delicious and inspiring event
returns to the Schaumburg Convention Center (1551 N. Thoreau Drive) from
November 11-13, 2016 with the theme of Peter Pan. With several inspiring themed
zones, special guests, demonstrations and hands-on classes, America’s Baking and
Sweets Show ...
Ecuadorian Cooking School Adventure at La Mirage Garden Hotel & Spa, Cotacachi,
The Imbabura province, north of Quito, Ecuador, is the most
cultural area in the entire country. A breathtaking journey by car and driver
takes you on a modern route through the Andes, passing Cayambe volcano, a number
of patchwork quilt like farms, rose farms and small villages such as Calderon,
San Pablo Lake and Otavalo, into the town of Cotacachi, known for the leather
produced by their craftsmen. Just outside Cotacachi, within walking distance of
“Leather Street” lies the magical world of La Mirage Garden Hotel & Spa ...
California, Walnut Creek, Event Date: September
22 to 25, 2016
Festival Coming to Walnut Creek, CA, September 22 to 25, 2016
Thousands are expected to descend on Heather Farm Park
starting Thursday September 22nd through Sunday September 25th, 2016 for the
Walnut Festival. The four-day Festival offers family-friendly entertainment, two
stages of live music, a large carnival with more than 30 rides, Kid Zone, a
showcase of amazing local and regional talent including artists, craftsmen,
designers, jewelers, builders, food specialties, craft beer garden, and more.
The farm is ...
California, Port Hueneme, Event Date: September
Bananas at the 5th Annual Banana Festival at the Port of Hueneme, CA
It’s time to ‘Go Bananas’ once again when the 5th Annual
Banana Festival at the Port takes place on Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m. at the Port of Hueneme, Oxnard Harbor District, 105 Port Hueneme Road.
The free festival provides visitors an opportunity to enjoy a fun-filled day in
addition to learning about the journey of the banana and inner workings of the
Port. Festival highlights include delicious food and banana treats, live music
Event Date: August 31 - September 5, 2016
Annual Pig Out in the Park - Spokane’s Favorite Six-Day Food & Free Music
The Annual Pig Out in the Park is Spokane’s Favorite Six-Day
Food & Free Music Festival. Running August 31 - September 5, 2016, in Downtown
Spokane’s Riverfront Park, the event is open 11 am to 10 pm. Estimated annual
attendance at Pig Out in the Park is more than 100,000 over six days. Admission
is Free. The 37th Annual Pig Out in the Park will feature; 44 Food Booths, 225
Menu Items (nothing over a $9.95), Three Adult Beverage Gardens and ...
New Jersey, Whippany (Morris County),
Event Date: September 24, 2016
Garden State BrewFest - NJ's Best Known Outdoor Craft Beer Festival, Whippany,
The Garden State BrewFest returns for its fifth year
Saturday, September 24, 2016. This year’s festival returns to the grounds of
Anchor Golf Center on Route 10 in Whippany, Morris County, NJ - just a short
ride from Morristown. The fun-filled craft beer festival benefits the dedicated,
volunteer-based Whippany Fire Company and the relocation to their new firehouse.
Fest 2016 will feature over 150 brews carefully selected from the best in local
California, Paso Robles, August 27,
the coming of harvest in the Paso Robles Wine Country at the Second Annual
Harvest Hoedown, Creston, CA
Wine grape harvest is just around the corner in the Paso
Robles wine country. Traditionally, farmers held celebrations at the onset of
harvest to help usher in a bountiful season. The Independent Grape Growers of
the Paso Robles Area (IGGPRA) is bringing this time-honored tradition back with
its 2nd Annual Harvest Hoedown at The Loading Chute barn in Creston, California
(6350 Webster Rd.) on August 27, 2016, from 6 pm – 10 pm. The Harvest Hoedown
California, Long Beach, Event Date: August
Beach BBQ Festival
The Long Beach BBQ Festival will be held on August 19-21,
2016 at the Rainbow Lagoon Park (400-403 Shoreline Village Dr.), Long Beach, CA
90802. BBQ chefs from around the country gather to grill their award-winning
ribs, chicken, sausage, pulled pork and other succulent delicacies.
Award-winning pitmasters will battle local barbecue gurus to see whose ribs,
chicken, pulled pork and brisket are the most irresistible. The competition will
be intense ...
California, Paso Robles, Event Date: August 17,
if everything you know about terroir is wrong?
Terroir and the Other Winemaking Myths will be presented on
August 17, 2016 from 12-3 p.m. at the Paso Robles Inn Grand Ballroom. The
seminar presented by the Independent Grape Growers of the Paso Robles Area (IGGPRA)
will feature author Mark Matthews, a viticulture professor from the University
of California, Davis. Mathews will be discussing his new controversial book: “Terroir
and Other Myths of Winemaking.” Kevin Sass ...
San Rafael, California, Event Date: October 1, 2016
Northern California Festival is a celebration of everything community and more
Creole United Festival celebrates it’s 4th year in Marin County, a rhythmic
magnet attracting all generations from throughout the U.S. and abroad. The
festival is held Saturday, October 1, 2016, 11am-6pm at Lagoon Park in San
Rafael, CA (located close to San Francisco). GRAMMY Nominated, Andre Thierry
brings high energy and captivating entertainment with special guest bands from
Louisiana and Texas. Fun for all ages, arts & crafts, kidzone, wood ...
Ohio, Columbus, Event Date: August 12th & August 13th, 2016
Food Truck Festival Returns to Downtown Columbus, OH
The 6th Annual Columbus Food Truck Festival, America's largest food truck
festival, is back on August 12th and August 13th, 2016 at the Columbus Commons,
160 South High St., Columbus, Ohio 43215. The Columbus Food Truck Festival is a
two-day event featuring over 70 of the best food trucks in Ohio, music, arts and
crafts, kids’ activities and family fun for all ages. The foodie feast begins
Friday, August 12th at 12 pm and continues through ...
Virginia, Chincoteague Island, Event Date: July 22, 23 & 24, 2016
Annual Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival, Chincoteague Island, VA
The 29th Annual Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival will be held at the
beautiful Chincoteague Community Center at 6155 Community Drive on Chincoteague
Island, Virginia on July 22-24, 2016. The hours are from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM rain
or shine. The Chincoteague Blueberry Festival serves as an opening act to the
busiest week of the tourist season that leads to the world-famous Chincoteague
Pony Swim. The Chincoteague Blueberry Festival remains the ...
California, Oxnard, Event Date: July 30 & 31,
Ready to Salsa in the Coastal City of Oxnard, CA
The City of
Oxnard is getting ready to offer up spicy, fiery fun and entertainment during
the 23rd Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival.
An estimated 60,000 samples of
specialty salsas will be dished up by local restaurants, Mexican markets and
gourmet salsa vendors inside the Festival’s big-top Salsa Tasting Tent. Whatever
one’s salsa preference … fresh & fruity, hot & smoky, sweet & spicy or extremely
hot … it’s all available under one roof ...
California, Kelseyville, Event Date:
September 24, 2016
Kelseyville Pear Festival showcases agricultural heritage celebrating pear and
wine grape harvest, Kelseyville, CA
historic country town of Kelseyville, CA celebrates 24 years of agricultural
heritage with the Kelseyville Pear Festival on Saturday, September 24, 2016.
From 7:00 am to 5:00 pm this free family-focused event showcases agritourism,
history, local businesses, craftsmen, and community services. The event takes
place on Main Street. The day that starts off with a pancake breakfast at the
Kelseyville Fire House and is followed by a ...
Colorado, Morrison, Event Date: August 27 - 28,
Edelweiss Oktoberfest Season Opener, Morrison, CO, August 27 - 28
The T.E.V. Edelweiss Club, located at 17832 Highway 8 ,
Morrison, CO, announces its 3rd annual Oktoberfest to be held on August 27th and
28th, 2016. This two-day event is a replica of an authentic German Festival
complete with German bands, dancers, home made food and of course, German beer
from Hofbrau and Andechs. The event kicks off on Saturday, August 28th, at 12
p.m. There will be guest speakers, an Opening Ceremony, and lots of ...
Sicily, Noto, Event Date: September 5 - 11th,
2016; September 12 - 18th, 2016; September 26 -October 2nd.
of Sicily is first to offer Insider's Tour of Pastry & Chocolate Making in
The Sicilian Almonds, Pastry & Baroque Tour in Italy is
being offered by Soul of Sicily from September 5th - 11th, 2016 and throughout
the month of September. Soul of Sicily has been delighting small groups of
travelers with culinary tours since 2006. Founder, Renée Restivo says, "What
better way to celebrate our ten year anniversary than to create a week-long
tasting experience that is a tasting celebration of the art of pastry making in
Gruyères, Event Date: June-September 2016
into the World of Chocolate on a Foodie Tour of Switzerland
To showcase the food traditions of Switzerland, with an
emphasis on chocolate, Alpenwild, a tour company with over 30 years of
experience in the Alps, leads gourmet tours in Switzerland. These summer food
tours capture both the gastronomic delights and the spectacular scenery of the
Alps. The 9-day, all-inclusive, small-group tour, Cheese, Chocolate, and the
Scenic Alps, visits chocolatiers, chocolate makers ...