Do you consider yourself to be a wine connoisseur, and know which ones have the most oaky or fruity taste? Or do you just love some good wine with chocolate or cheese?
Whatever way you experience that glass of red or white, you’ll be sure to enjoy the Denver International Wine Festival. Now in its 13th year, it was voted one of the Best Wine Festivals Across America from Food & Wine magazine.
To learn more about this premier festival in the Rocky Mountains, check out our guide to the Denver International Wine Festival, and be ready to awaken your taste buds.
About the Denver International Wine Festival
The 13th Annual Denver International Wine Festival will take place November 1st-3rd, 2017 at the Denver Marriott Westminster in Denver, CO. The times vary each day, but there are lots of events going on.
With a food-and-wine pairing competition, a daylong tour of three local wineries and one distillery, and tastings of 400 wines, beers, and spirts, there are lots of way to enjoy a good drink (which you should always do responsibly).
Events at This Year’s Festival
This year’s wine festival will feature plenty of events to enjoy some Merlot, Chardonnay, White Zinfandel, or whatever else you prefer. The Pairsine Chefs Fine Food & Wine Pairing Competition will be on Thursday, November 2nd from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (starting time at 5:00 PM for VIP). There, you can taste 20 food and wine pairings, as well as 40 gold medal wines. A silent auction benefiting There With Care will also take place at this event.
To really get your fill of wine and food, the DIWF Grand Tasting of International Wines will be held on Friday, November 3rd from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (or 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM for VIP ticket holders). This is the region’s largest wine tasting event, with over 80 wineries and distilleries in attendance. Attendees will enjoy delicious food and wine tastings, along with food products, wine accessories, and fine art. And the silent auction from the day before will continue into this event.
Lots of Exhibitors Showcasing Their Wine
This year’s festival is sure to be one of the biggest yet, with lots of vendors presenting all their glorious wines. Some of the wine companies attending this year will be Forgeron Cellars of Washington, Kovacs Nimrod Winery of Hungary, and Prestige World Wines of Australia.
Along with wineries, there will be plenty of other types of businesses, like Sartori Cheese, Mazatlan Gold and Beach Resorts, and Cayman Islands Tourism, among others.
Above are just a few of many great businesses at this year’s event. While the entire list of vendors hasn’t be solidified yet, it’s being updated regularly, so keep checking online to get the latest roster.
Buy Your Tickets to the 2017 Denver International Wine Festival Today!
Tickets to this year’s wine festival vary by events, in addition to whether you purchase a general admission or VIP ticket. But no matter what, you’re going to get your fill of crisp wine and delectable food.
To see what’s included in a VIP ticket, and to place your order to this great event, check out that information here. We don’t want you to miss out on all the fun this year!
Also, to view the most recent list of vendors for this year’s festival, check out the Denver International Wine Festival’s Facebook page.