DiscoverThe Ultimate Wine Events in 2024, USA 

The Ultimate Wine Events in 2024, USA 

The USA has hundreds of wine events every year and we wanted to bring you all of the notable ones we’ve heard of. Some of these will be small, and others will be massive international events. The Ultimate Wine Events list for 2024 in the USA will help you find events in your area and will be continually updated throughout the year as more wine events surface! 

February 

NYC Wine Fest

Where: 535 W 28th St, New York, NY 10001-5508, United States,New York, New York, Manhattan

When: February 3rd

More info: Wine Fest is your all-access pass to hundreds of new wines from around the world. Travel the world of wine at Chelsea industrial in New York City. Guests will enjoy wine samples for their entire session and enjoy live entertainment, food, and interactive games. 

Texas Hill Country Wineries Annual Trail Event

Where: Texas Wine Country, TX

When: January 29th- February 23rd

More Info: Love is in the air, wine is in your glass and Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. You will be able to experience 40+ unique Texas Hill Country Wineries from the list of participating locations listed below. Take time to relax and say hello to a new year with a loved one or friend, discovering Texas wine and enjoying all that the Texas Wine Country has to offer.

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Public Tasting

Where: Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA

When: February 17th

More Info: This event features award-winning wines from the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.

Virginia Wine Expo

Where: Richmond, VA

When: Feb 23rd-March 3rd

More Info: The Virginia Wine Expo, highlighted by the Walk-Around Grand Tastings, welcomes the world’s passionate wine drinkers and producers, spirits enthusiasts, and foodies to its unparalleled 10-day celebration of great wine, spirits, and local, artisan cuisine.  From intimate wine dinners, fascinating Masterclass seminars, and themed events, to the large-scale Grand Tastings, you’ll be certain to find unique experiences that satisfy even the most discriminating palate.

March 

Charleston Food + Wine Festival 

Where: Charleston, SC

When: March 6th-10th 

More Info: This festival offers a variety of wine tastings, food events, and guest chef demonstrations.

Taste Washington

Where: Washington, USA 

When: March 14th- 24th

More info: Discover a feast for the senses at Taste Washington! Choose from a variety of extraordinary events showcasing the best in food and wine experiences.

Sonoma Epicurean

Where: Sonoma, CA

When: March 21-24

More Info: Benefiting the V Foundation, this event features curated experiences with chefs, artisans, and vintners focused on lifestyle, wellness, and sustainability.

April 

DC Wine Fest

Where: Union Market, DC 

When: April 13th 

More Info: The DC Wine Fest is a wine-tasting event. You will have the opportunity to sample wine from vendors exhibiting at the event. 

Sandestin Wine Festival 

Where: Miramar Beach, FL

When: April 11th-14th 

More Info: Wine, food & fun in the sun! A four-day festival celebrating wine and all things Gulf Coast in the premier Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort with everything you need or want only steps away. The 37th Annual Sandestin Wine Festival is set for April April 11-14, 2024 at the Village of Baytowne Wharf.

May 

The Indiana Wine Fair

Where: Nashville, IN

When: May 4th

More Info: The Indiana Wine Fair is a wine festival held every year at the Story Inn in Nashville, IN. This year is the  20th annual event.  Up to 40 of Indiana’s finest wineries, food trucks, local farms, and vendors

Healdsburg Wine & Food Experience

Where: Healdsburg, CA

When: May 16-19th

More Info: This festival will showcase the region’s makers – farmers, growers, winemakers and chefs – alongside globally recognized wines from the greatest wine regions of the world.

Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival

Where: Lake Skinner Recreation Area, Winchester, CA

When: May 17th 

More Info: The Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival has concerts, camping, bungalows available for purchase, and of course, wine all weekend!   

Uncork Me Michigan

Where: Detroit, MI

When: May 18th

More Info: This year is the inaugural event, hosted by Brothers Molloy, featuring only Michigan wine, cider, and mead.

Napa Valley Wine Auction 

Where: Napa Valley, CA

When: May 31-June 1st 

More Info: Held in Napa Valley, California, this event features wine tastings, auctions, and culinary experiences. 

Wilcox Wine Festival 

Where: Wilcox, AZ

When: May 17th-19th 

More Info: Features 15 of Arizona’s best wineries along with over 30 non-winery vendors including fine arts, artisan foods, vintage vendors, and non-stop entertainment along with 2 food trucks.

June 

Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival

Where: Martha’s Vineyard 

When: June 6th-9th 

More Info: Featuring four days of the finest seafood and farm-fresh ingredients, the festival attracts epicureans from across the country to enjoy all Martha’s Vineyard and the Northeastern United States has to offer. Details of the Grand Tastings, Seminars, Chef Demonstrations, and Exclusive Private dinners will be announced at a later date. 

Food and Wine Classic 

Where: Aspen, CO 

When: June 14-16th

More Info: Taking place in Aspen, Colorado, this event combines top chefs, wine seminars, and various tasting events.

Taste of Sonoma

Where: Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate, Santa Rosa, CA

When: June 24th 

More Info: Coming soon. 

July 

International Pinot Noir Celebration

Where: McMinnville, Oregon

When: July 26th-28th

More Info: Coming soon. 

California Wine Festival, Santa Barbara

Where: Santa Barbara, CA

When: July 19-20th

More Info: The festival kicks off with the Sunset Rare & Reserve Tasting at Chase Palm Park Carousel House, offering an evening of champagne, rare wines, gourmet appetizers, and live music. The following day, the Beachside Wine Festival takes place at Chase Palm Park Oceanside, featuring a wide variety of fine wines, regional craft brews, foods, and live music in a picturesque beachside setting.

Finger Lakes Wine Festival

Where: Finger Lakes, NY 

When: July 26th-28th 

More Info: This interesting wine event in the Finger Lakes calls for A Togas Costume competition – yes Togas, Fireworks, live music, and wine samples from the best wineries in New York state. 

August 

Brecken Ridge Wine Classic

Where: Breckenridge, CO

When: August 22nd-24th 

More Info: The festival offers a variety of events, from wine tastings and seminars to outdoor adventures and fine dining experiences. The Grand Tasting features hundreds of wines to taste from different regions, varietals, and producers. Discover new wines, learn about winemaking, and meet other wine enthusiasts in Breckenridge this summer.

Nebraska Balloon and Wine Festival 

Where: Ta-Ha-Zouak Park, Elkhorn, NE 

When: August 16th-17th 

More Info: Coming Soon. 

September 

Lodi Grape Festival

Where: Lodi, CA 

When: September 12th-15th  

More Info: For over 80 years the people in San Joaquin County have been gathering to celebrate the grape harvest at the annual Lodi Grape Festival. What started out as a small food festival in downtown Lodi has now evolved into a four-day event filled with great entertainment, food, vendors, grape and commodity murals, competitive exhibits, carnival, wine tasting, and so much more. 

Atlanta Food and Wine Festival 

Where: Atlanta, GA

When: September 13th-15th 

More Info: Since the festival’s inception in 2011, this five-day celebration has been a must-attend destination event for food enthusiasts from all over the world. With over 150 renowned chefs, sommeliers, mixologists, and industry insiders descending to Atlanta for a weekend-long of deliciousness, the festival showcases the best of what the region has to offer.

Sedona Wine Festival 

Where: Sedona, AZ 

When: September 28th-29th 

More Info: The 14th Annual Sedona Wine Festival features live music, food trucks, vendors,  and 20+ local Arizona wines. 

October 

Sonoma Wine & Harvest Festival

Where: Sonoma, CA

When: October 12th

More Info: The Harvest Fair recruits 18 judges representing trade, education, writers, retailers, and others in the wine and hospitality industry to judge the professional wine competition. Over two days they judge over 900 wines, all made from grapes grown in our premiere Sonoma County growing region. They stimulate both local and national recognition of Sonoma County’s premium wines. The Harvest Fair also highlights Sonoma County’s innovative cuisine through its professional food competitions.

Kohler Food and Wine

Where: Kohler, WI

When: October 17th- 20th

More Info: Set among the iconic landscape of Destination Kohler, Kohler Food & Wine is a relentlessly artful four-day experience that leaves no detail untouched. Indulge with the nation’s most talented chefs, winemakers, and culinary innovators.

New York Wine Experience

Where: New York, New York 

When: October 17-19th 

More Info: Organized by Wine Spectator, this event in New York City offers tastings, educational seminars, and a grand tasting. The specific dates may vary from year to year.

Santa Barbara’s 40th Annual Vintner’s Festival

Where: Buellton, CA

When: October 19th

More Info: Coming soon.

Hawaii Food and Wine Festival 

Where: Multiple Locations in Hawaii 

When: October 18th, October 25-27th, October 31st- November 3rd 

More Info:The Hawaii Food & Wine Festival is the premier epicurean destination event in the Pacific. Set in the lush island paradise of Hawaii, the Festival will take place over three weekends on multiple islands, featuring a roster of more than 100 internationally renowned master chefs, culinary personalities, and wine and spirit producers. The Festival in Hawaii Island, Maui, and Oahu will showcase wine tastings, cooking demonstrations, one-of-a-kind excursions, and exclusive dining opportunities with dishes highlighting the state’s local farmers, fishermen, and ranchers.

November 

San Deigo Bay Food and Wine Festival 

Where: San Deigo, CA

When: November 3rd-10th 

More Info: With more than 300 chefs, wineries, farmers, artists, and brands participating over the course of the week, the 2024 San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is destined to be the biggest and most spectacular in our 20-year history!

December

TBD.

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