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Wine & Food Week 2018

June 4 - June 10

$20

Wine & Food Week 2018, presented by H-E-B, is an all-inclusive, weeklong, multi-faceted, culinary and wine extravaganza perfect for the beginner to the serious wine collector, drawing avid foodies and wine and craft beer enthusiasts from across the region to The Woodlands June 4-10. For more than a decade, Wine & Food Week, under the direction of Food & Vine Time Productions, showcases the culinary excellence in the Houston community alongside national and international wines at wine tastings, wine dinners, seminars, special events, casual wine walks culminating in an elaborate Wine Rendezvous Grand Tasting & Chef Showcase.

This year, Wine & Food Week, will again host over 75 chefs, hundreds of wines with well-versed industry representatives including this year’s Wine Wizard Master of Ceremonies, Guy Noel Stout. Houston icon and Master Sommelier, Guy is one of only 215 Master Sommelier (MS) in the world and one of the first in America. He is also a Certified Wine Educator (CWE), Certified Spirits Specialist (CSS) and previous President of the Society of Wine Educators.

Wine & Food Week Events:

Tuesday, June 5 – It’s A Guy Thing

Location: The Woodlands Country Club The Palmer Course
Time: 7:00-10:00 p.m.
Cost: $25
Description: 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. Sit down for a shoe shine, puff on a cigar, while soaking in the live music and you’ve got the perfect “man’s man” experience. Attendees can try their hand at poker and take their chances at winning fabulous door prizes. Guests should bring or wear their finest shoes or favorite boots and have them polished and shined while sitting back and relaxing.

Thursday, June 7 – H-E-B Wine Walk at Market Street

Location: Market Street
Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Cost: $20 – $75 for VIP
Description: There will be lots of fun to be had at this year’s H-E-B Wine Walk at Market Street, as live music will have the crowds swinging and swaying while sipping on their favorite beverage. Attendees can grab a keepsake glass and enjoy an evening out with friends as Market Street is transformed into a wine walkabout with wine industry experts sharing their fruit of the vine. 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. Two live music stages fill the air with lively entertainment. The Ben E. Keith Craft Beer Garden offers 80 indulgent selections for the most discriminating beer-loving palates.

Friday, June 8 – Sips, Suds & Tacos

Location: The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Cost: $25 includes some of the best tacos in town and wet your whistle with beer and wine. Your ticket includes: Tacos from competing chefs, wine and beer samples, live music and more. $25 + Online Convenience Fee: $2.95 + tax
Description: The doors open at 6:00 pm for wine and craft beer sampling and the aromatic tacos will rev up any appetite. At 6:30 pm, the tacos are served and then it’s “game on” for the Taco Take-Down. 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. Dance the night away to the sounds of an energetic mariachi band through 9:00 pm.

Saturday, June 9 – Platinum Wine Vault Collectors Tasting

Location: TBD
Time: 4:30-10:00 p.m.
Cost: $250 includes entrance into the Grand Tasting with access to the Premium Lounge starting at 7 pm.
Description: An exclusive tasting where participants mix and mingle with experts well-versed in the finest of wines. A luxurious affair with highly acclaimed wines for discriminating collectors and enthusiasts. Each participant receives a premium keepsake wine glass and rubs elbows with visiting special guests and experts. $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. The Platinum Wine Vault closes promptly at 6:30 pm. The Wine Rendezvous Grand Tasting & Chef Showcase begins at 7:00 pm.

Saturday, June 9 – The Wine Rendezvous Grand Tasting & Chef Showcase

Location: The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center
Time: 7:00-10:00 p.m.
Cost: $125 includes 500+ wines, live action preparations by accomplished Chefs, charity auction and a sweet ending to the evening in the “Just Desserts” Zone. $125 + Online Convenience Fee: $6.35 + tax
Description: Tabbed as one of the most spectacular wine and culinary events in the country, the “Wine Rendezvous Grand Tasting & Chef Showcase,” presents guests with the opportunity to slip into their finest threads and be in the company of serious wine enthusiasts and outstanding culinary talent. It all takes place within the glistening atmosphere of The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center which provides the ultimate experience of elegance and charm. 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. Enjoy selections of confectionery perfection as the night’s dessert extraordinaire is crowned.

Details

Start:
June 4
End:
June 10
Cost:
$20
Website:
https://www.wineandfoodweek.com

Organizer

Food & Vine Time Productions

Venue

Various Locations in The Woodlands
The Woodlands,TX77380United States+ Google Map

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