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WineFest No. 24
May 10-11, 2019
Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot

Book your group rate room for WineFest No. 24 today


Achieving excellence for our pediatric patients is the goal of every one of our brilliant physician-researchers. Inspired by that calling, WineFest No. 24 is showcasing all things elite—including our honorary winemasters’ high-end wines, recognized by Wine Enthusiast, Wine Spectator, and Robert Parker Wine Advocate with 90-plus ratings. We’re pulling the corks on these special-occasion vintages to celebrate!

Register today to join other wine aficionados and people devoted to children’s health for WineFest No. 24. You’ll enjoy remarkable wines, exquisite cuisine, irresistible auction items, and exuberant entertainment—all while we help children survive and thrive around the world.



5:30 - 7 p.m.
Wine Symposium • $150 ($130 tax–deductible)

Presented by Minnesota Monthly, Wine Symposium features and educational panel discussion led by WineFest Honorary Winemasters. This session allows guests to sample premier and specialty wines while learning more about each "Elite" glass.

6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Grand Tasting • $100 ($48 tax–deductible)

Early bird pricing ends on March 8. Grand Tasting price will change to $125 ($73 tax–deductible) starting March 9.
Grand Tasting features signature menu selections from top restaurants and more than 400 wines for sampling—all while supporting the internationally renowned University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital.

Join us for both events!
Your discounted admission is $200 ($128 tax–deductible)!

Early bird pricing ends on March 8. Price for both events will be $225 ($153 tax–deductible) starting March 9.



5:30 p.m. - midnight
Special Reserve Reception and Fine Wine Dinner • $500 ($280 tax–deductible)

Kick off an incredible evening with an exclusive tasting featuring select wines and the opportunity to socialize with other WineFest sponsors, business and community leaders, and VIPs.

6:30 p.m. - midnight
Fine Wine Dinner • $400 ($205 tax–deductible)
Fine Wine Dinner Table of 10 • $3,500 ($1,550 tax–deductible)

Early bird pricing ends on March 8. Fine Wine Dinner Table of 10 price will change to $4,000 ($2,050 tax–deductible) starting March 9.
Enjoy the Fine Wine Dinner on Saturday night starting with a sparkling reception and silent auction. Dinner will feature a multi-course gourmet meal with premier wine pairings from Honorary Winemasters, a live auction, and dancing. Approximately 700 guests—leaders of the Twins Cities corporate and philanthropic community—attend the evening's festivities.


To learn more, become a sponsor, or donate to the event, please contact Kaela Anderson at or 612-626-0416.


WineFest No. 24


Sponsorship Packet

Donate Auction Item

For more information, please contact Kaela Anderson

Rudolph Family Award Video

Blythe Brenden Award Video

Doffin Family Award Video