2010 Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival

Style News Wire | 4/14/2010, 9:26 p.m.
The inaugural Galveston Island Food and Wine Festival will be held in historic downtown Galveston April 16th & 17th. This ...

Tasting in the ParkSaturday, April 17th, 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm, Saengerfest Park, 23rd and Strand

Sample wine, visit with winemakers and fellow enthusiasts, and enjoy the sounds of Latin Music in Saengerfest Park, located in Historic Downtown Galveston.

Tasting in the Park is featuring South American wines from the slopes of Apalta in Colchagua, Chile and the high altitude wine country of Mendoza, Argentina. Select U.S. wines from Napa Valley are also included. Wineries participating include Alamos, Alexander Valley Vineyards, Bonterra Vineyards, Bodega Catena Zapata, Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines, Dry Creek Vineyard, Flora Springs Winery, Geyser Peak Winery, and Montes Alpha.

Local restaurateurs will be offering cheese and food bites at an additional fee. Participating restaurants include 901 Postoffice, Luigi's Ristorante Italiano, M&M Restaurant and Bar, Olympia, The Grill at Pier 21, Rudy & Paco, Saltwater Grill, The Tremont House, Willie G’s, and Yaga’s Café.

Tickets include a commemorative souvenir glasses, wine tastings, and event program. Participants will also receive discounts at area Strand merchants.

Stella Artois beer will also be available for an additional fee.

Win an Instant Wine Locker! Fifty bottles of wine will be given away as a door prize! A portion of the proceeds from the event benefit the Resource Crisis Center and Galveston College Culinary Arts Program. THE EVENT IS COMPLETELY TENTED, SO RAIN OR SHINE, YOU’LL BE FINE!

Wine Tasting: $45 per person in advance, $60 at the door.

Select Wine Tasting: $65 per person in advance, $80 at the door.

(A limited number of these tickets available. Tasting of wines at $35 per bottle or more)

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