WineFest No. 23
MAY 11-12, 2018
Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot
Book your room now at the special WineFest group rate.
FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018
5:30 to 7 p.m.
Wine Symposium • $150 ($130 tax deductible) sponsored by Minnesota Monthly
These charmed individuals—winemakers and principals all—spend their days making, tasting, and enjoying great wines. Come sample the premier and specialty wines of our honorary winemasters. Then drink up their oenological insights as Minnesota Monthly's Senior Editor, Reed Fischer, presides over this expert panel discussion.
6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Grand Tasting • $125 ($73 tax deductible)
Attend this fun and lively event for the chance to sample from more than 400 distinctive wines and dozens of delightful dishes from the most acclaimed Twin Cities restaurants. Festivities are hosted by myTalk 107.1’s Jason Matheson and Alexis Thompson. Then jump into the fun during our annual Grape Stomp After-Party, sponsored by the Blythe Brenden-Mann Foundation.
Join us for both events! Your discounted admission is $225 ($150 tax deductible).
SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2018
5:30 p.m. to midnight
Special Reserve Reception and Fine Wine Dinner • $500 ($220 tax deductible)
You’re golden. That’s just how you’ll feel when you raise your first glass of the evening with a reserve wine, hand-selected by an honorary winemaster. The Special Reserve Reception is also attended by WineFest No. 23 sponsors and community leaders. Cheers!
6:30 p.m. to midnight
Fine Wine Dinner • $400 ($205 tax deductible)
Fine Wine Dinner Table of 10 • $4,000 ($2,050 tax deductible)
Find good fortune at the opening reception when you pair a glass of sparkling wine with a luxe silent auction item (or two). Then feast on gourmet dinner courses, each paired with an exquisite wine selected by an honorary winemaster.
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