Wine & Food Week kicks off its 13th year in The Woodlands beginning Monday. This all-inclusive, multi-day, multi-faceted, culinary and wine extravaganza is all things food and wine and draws in avid foodies, wine, and craft beer enthusiasts from across the region. From June 5-11, Wine & Food Week will play host to 75 chefs, hundreds of talented winery representatives, scores of featured restaurants and thousands of patrons who eat, drink, taste, mingle, learn, indulge and give back, all while enjoying some of the best food and more than 500 wines from across the globe.
See below for our 2-pass giveaway to Wine Rendezvous Grand Tasting & Chef Showcase (a $250 value)!
Schedule of Events
It’s a Guy Thing, Tuesday, June 6, 7-10pm
It’s what a man’s man wants. Big bold wines and craft beer to satisfy every taste to wash down the delicious fare from featured restaurants. Guest can also enjoy shoe shines, cigars at the Olivia Cigar Lounge, live music, and poker, with more surprises in store!
Women, Wine and All Things Fashionable Girls Night Out, June 7, 6-9pm
This girls’ night out event including fashions, pop-up vendor displays, food, wine tasting, music and other engaging and interactive displays. Jewelry, unique finds, girly girl wines – not to mention a few surprise elements you surely won’t expect.
H-E-B Wine Walk at Market Street, June 8, 5:30-8:30pm
The 34-acre Market Street becomes a festival-like atmosphere with guests enjoying wines from around the world, food sampling and demonstrations and an offering of Chef selections. Guests will find tented tasting stations in the main area surrounding the live music stage with performances throughout the evening.
Ladies of the Vine Tasting, June 9, 12-3pm
This lively event allows intimate, first-hand experience with some of the most knowledgeable and fun ladies in the industry. Start with a reception tasting of featured selections by each panelist then enjoy a multi-course luncheon perfectly paired with the panelist’s selections.
Sips, Suds & Tacos, June 9, 6-9pm
Guests will choose their favorite taco while the judges choose theirs and restaurants and chefs compete for the coveted Taco Takedown Trophy. Attendees can enjoy ice cold craft brews or a choice from scores of wines; plus there’s live music so the party doesn’t stop when bellies are full.
Platinum Wine Vault Ultra Premium Tasting, June 10, 4:30-6:30pm
An exclusive tasting where participants mix and mingle with experts well-versed in the finest of wines. The $250 per person entry fee includes access into the Platinum Wine Vault, the Wine Rendezvous Grand Tasting, the “Mercedes-Benz of The Woodlands Luxury VIP Lounge” and the opportunity to mix and mingle with special guests.
Wine Rendezvous Grand Tasting & Chef Showcase, June 10, 7-10pm
Sixty accomplished Chefs from near and far are personally invited to showcase their talents for the attending guests and esteemed judges as they bring their best and take out all the stops. Guests can enjoy chef demonstrations, over 500 wines and food from 60 restaurants. The Champagne Cove will greet patrons upon arrival and offer an array of sparkling selections to start their experience. Finish a fabulous evening on a sweet note with desserts by renowned pastry chefs vying for the “Just Desserts” Award.
VIP Experience – Mercedes-Benz VIP Lounge and Wine Rendezvous Grand Tasting Combo, June 10, 7-10pm
All upgraded VIP guests will be greeted with a large keepsake wine glass and top-of-the-line wine selections that aren’t on the general tasting floor – all in posh comfort and lounge seating.
You must follow Urban Swank on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter to be eligible for this giveaway. If you do not answer the required comment, your entry is void. One (1) winner will be selected randomly on Wednesday, June 7, 2017.