Start: Saturday, October 21, 2023 1:00PM
End: Sunday, October 22, 2023 3:00PM
El Paso Wine and Food Festival (El Paso Winefest) brings together the stars of El Paso's culinary scene with acclaimed local chefs and fine wines on Saturday AND Sunday, October 21-22, 2023 in the heart of downtown El Paso. The Grand Tasting on Saturday will feature 500 wines from around the world plus food from 25 of El Paso's finest restaurants. It takes place from 1-5pm.
Sunday, Oct 22, will feature the first-ever Bubbles Brunch with 12 teams from the Culinary Institute by Southwest University pairing delectable creations with sparkling and still wine, and beer. You will be the judge in this Culinary Competition Experience.
Select wines and art are also on sale both days. All net proceeds support the charitable work of Rotary Club of El Paso.
Wineries - About 500 Premium Wines
Alion, Banfi, Buccella, Camille Giroud, Caymus, Duckhorn, Faust, Frog's Leap, Honig, Masi, MollyDooker, Paul Hobbs, Pride, Rombauer, Shafer, St. Supery, Trefethen, Vino Cobos and many, many more.
Restaurants - About 25 Expected (subject to change)
150 Sunset, Ambar, Anson 11, Barrio, Café Central, Cedar and Sage, Crave, DH Lescombes, Dragonfly, El Charlaton, Hallelujah BBQ, Melting Pot, Mesa Street Grill, Park Tavern, Pilon Wine and Market, Podium Finish, Ruli's International Kitchen, Taft Diaz, Texas Culinary Institute, The Silo Bar, and more
* Special hotel rates are available at the Marriott Courtyard Downtown El Paso, DoubleTree by Hilton El Paso Downtown, the Plaza Hotel Pioneer Park and Hotel Paso del Norte.
In addition to tastings, most wineries will offer full bottles of wine for sale. Representatives from some of the world's top wineries will be on hand to showcase their wines, answer questions and make this El Paso's premier wine and food event.
Single tickets to the Saturday Grand Tasting are $125 each, and groups of 12 tickets are available as a 'Grape Cluster' for $1250. Single tickets to the Sunday Bubbles Brunch are $95 each, and groups of 12 tickets are available as a 'Platter' for $950. VIP tickets are $175 for Saturday, $125 for Sunday, and Combo tickets are available. Sponsorships are available, which include a Reserve Tasting event on Thursday, October 19th, early admission to the Grand Tasting on October 21st and/or Bubbles Brunch on October 22nd, VIP seating and more.
Proceeds will support the charitable work of Rotary Club of El Paso, including Children's Holiday Party and Book Distribution, RotaCare El Paso Medical Clinic, Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, Youth Exchange, Literacy efforts and Ramp Builds to assist disabled and homebound individuals.
Saturday Grand Tasting: All patrons must be at least 21 years of age with a valid photo ID.
Sunday Bubbles Brunch: All patrons must be at least 18 years of age with a valid photo ID.
Artists / Speakers: Commemorative event poster by Terrance Flores. Additional art from Art Masters of El Paso artists including Patrick Gabaldon, Paola Martinez, Leonard Wren, and more.
Music by Julio Ortiz.
Saturday Grand Tasting General Admission: USD 125.00,
Saturday Grand Tasting VIP: USD 175.00,
Saturday Grand Tasting Grape Cluster (12 tickets for the price of 10): USD 1250.00,
Sunday Bubbles Brunch General Admission: USD 95.00,
Sunday Bubbles Brunch VIP: USD 125.00,
Sunday Bubbles Brunch Platter (12 tickets for the price of 10): USD 950.00,
Combo General Admission (Weekend Pass): USD 175.00,
Combo VIP (Weekend Pass): USD 225.00
Artists: Commemorative event poster by a local El Paso artist Terrance Flores. Additional art from Patrick Gabaldon, Paola Martinez, Leonard Wren and more.