Celebrate "Inspired Flavors"
The 13th annual Wine and Food week will take place June 5 - 11, 2017. The city's hottest wine event of the year will showcase culinary masterpieces and sensational wines inspired by flavor. Over 10 different events will place during the six day extravaganza. Can't make them all? No worries, The Big Three (Wine Walk, Sips and Suds, and The Grand Tasting) will give you a well rounded experience. Here are the highlights from some of the week's most popular events.
It's A Guy Thing
Tuesday, June 6, 2016 7 pm - 10 pm Mercedes-Benz of the Woodlands
Get all your bros together and get ready for a night of bold wines, craft beer, and lots of man food. Live music, shoe shines, and cigars help round out this total guy night.
Women, Wine, and All Things Fashionable
Wednesday, June 7, 2016 6 pm - 9 pm The Woodlands Country Club
Spend a girls night out with your besties tasting wine and listening to music. The evening will be filled fun, food, fashion, art, and a few surprises.
HEB Wine Walk at Market Street
Thursday, June 8, 2016 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm Market Street in The Woodlands
Stroll along Market Street with your friends and enjoy wine, food, and live entertainment. A keepsake glass is provided for you to enjoy wines from around the world, as well as a special beer garden. VIP ticket options are available that allow guest to enter the walk 30 minutes early and special access to the VIP Premium Wine Room.
Tickets $35, VIP ticket $75
Ladies of the Vine Luncheon
Friday, June 9, 2016 Noon to 3 pm The Club at Carlton Woods
Women winemakers are becoming more prevalent in what is still a male dominated industry. Join fellow guests at a five course luncheon and panelist discussion led by some of the most knowledgeable women in the wine industry. It's a wonderful afternoon of wine education, fabulous food, and lots of socializing.
Sips, Suds, & Tacos
Friday, June 9, 2016 6 pm - 9 pm The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel
There's a Taco Takedown happening in The Woodlands and you don't want to miss out. Spend the evening chowing down on some of the best tacos in town while you sip on wine or guzzle some brews. Judges will declare the "official" winner, but guest will be able to vote for their favorites too. After you've reached your taco limit, dance the night away to live music. This popular event sells out fast so don't wait!
Wine Rendezvous Grand Tasting and Chef Showcase
Saturday, June 10, 2016 7 pm - 10 pm The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel
Wine week ends with a grand extravaganza of wine and culinary creations. Over 50 chefs will showcase their skills as they battle for the coveted crystal Chef of Chefs Award. Guests will enjoy over 500 wines while noshing on local bites and sensational sweets. Upgrade your ticket to the VIP experience and be one of only a select few with access to a private lounge, special tasting glass, and premium wines.
Tickets $125, VIP Tickets $175
Tickets to all events may be purchased at www.wineandfoodweek.com
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