Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer, and Food Festival
November 15-17, 2018
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Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer, and Food Festival

Now in its 11th year, this festival has established itself as Michigan’s premier tasting event, measured by 1,500 wines, beers, ciders and spirits from around the world, along with creations from the area’s finest restaurants. From the connoisseur who lives and breathes for the finer things in life to the novice looking for an introduction to the world of food and spirits, this Festival will deliver a grand experience that is sure to please every palette.

Festival Dates & Hours:

Thursday, November 15:  6pm – 9pm

Friday, November 16:  4pm – 10pm

Saturday, November 17:  2pm – 10pm

Admission:

Single Day Admission Ticket:

Thurs – $15 | Fri – $20 | Sat – $20

3-Day Pass:  $40

Tasting Tickets:  $0.50 each (Sold onsite at the Festival. All food and beverage samples require varied amounts of tasting tickets.)

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For Features, Seminars & Promotions, See Links Below!


Download the App: GR Wine Festival

Browse the beverage list, book a pairing, build your tasting list and schedule, all from your smart phone! It’s the Festival’s interactive guide and it’s available for iPhone and Android now!

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The Vineyard

The Vineyard

Beer City Station

Beer City Station

Cider Row

Cider Row

Hemingway Hall

Hemingway Hall

The Ultimate Dining Experience

The Ultimate Dining Experience

RendezBREW Coffee, Cordials and Dessert Cafe

RendezBREW Coffee, Cordials and Dessert Cafe

Pairings

Pairings

Traverse Wine Coast

Traverse Wine Coast

Meijer Food Stage

Meijer Food Stage

Wine & Beer Tasting Sessions

Wine & Beer Tasting Sessions

Experience Beer Special Taps & Releases

Experience Beer Special Taps & Releases

Gold Medal Winning Wines

Gold Medal Winning Wines

WAVE Awards

WAVE Awards

Better Drinking Culture

Better Drinking Culture

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Annie Redmond, Guinness Brewery Ambassador

Annie Redmond, Guinness Brewery Ambassador

Chef Angus Campbell, Culinary Consultant

Chef Angus Campbell, Culinary Consultant

Blake Lougheed, Bel Lago Vineyards

Blake Lougheed, Bel Lago Vineyards

Charlie Edson, Bel Lago Vineyards

Charlie Edson, Bel Lago Vineyards

Corrie Wolosin, Virtue Cider

Corrie Wolosin, Virtue Cider

Chef Damon Covington, Culinary Institute of Michigan Instructor

Chef Damon Covington, Culinary Institute of Michigan Instructor

David Stanley, Meijer Wine and Beverage Steward

David Stanley, Meijer Wine and Beverage Steward

Dirk Sorrells, Tabor Hill Mixologist

Dirk Sorrells, Tabor Hill Mixologist

Jenn Fillenworth, Jenny with the Good Eats

Jenn Fillenworth, Jenny with the Good Eats

Lisa M. Rose, Author

Lisa M. Rose, Author

Michael Schafer, The Wine Counselor

Michael Schafer, The Wine Counselor

Nancie Oxley, St. Julian Wine Company

Nancie Oxley, St. Julian Wine Company

Paul Hamelin, Verterra Winery

Paul Hamelin, Verterra Winery

Robert Brengman, Brengman Brothers

Robert Brengman, Brengman Brothers

Steve Smith, Henry A. Fox Sales Co.

Steve Smith, Henry A. Fox Sales Co.

Todd Oosterhouse, Bonobo Winery

Todd Oosterhouse, Bonobo Winery

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