The 2017 GRAND Tasting

Join us for the 11th Annual Durango Wine Experience Grand Tasting & Restaurant Showcase
under the festival tent in the First National Bank of Durango parking lot at 259 W. 9th St.
Saturday, May 6, 2017 3:00pm-6:30pm
Experience hundreds of featured wines, as well as beer & spirits. Wineries will be on hand from right here in Colorado… to all over the 2013DWE world! Check out who will be pouring this year here. Durango’s finest restaurants showcase their cuisine in our 7th Annual Durango Restaurant Showcase.

Sixty vendor tables, sixteen restaurant tables, all under the big top!
Truly our Grand Tasting!
Each participant will receive one 2017 DWE souvenir Riedel wine glass for use at the tasting. Get your tickets at the door, online or at the DWE Event Office the week of the event.

$100 at the door. Buy in advance: $85 pp*

2012 DWE GT Tent*Included in the “All Access Platinum Festival Pass” & the “Weekend Tasting Pass”.
If you are only purchasing a Grand Tasting Ticket, you can proceed directly to the Grand 
Tasting tent with your ID to get your wristband and DWE Riedel Wine Glass.

2017 Grand Tasting Featured Restaurants & Chefs: Check back daily for updates!

Animas Chocolate Company

2800 Main Ave. | 970.317.5761

Owner: Carley Snider

Brew Pub & Kitchen

117 West College Dr. | 970.259.5959

Executive Chef: Aaron Bornheim
Owners: Beau Linborg

Carver Brewing Co.

1022 Main Ave. | 970.259.2545

Executive Chef: Dave Cuntz

Chimayo Stone Fired Kitchen

862 Main Ave. | 970.259.2749

Executive Chef/Owner: Michael Lutfy
GM/Owner: Birgitte Lutfy

Cyprus Cafe

725 East 2nd Ave. | 970.385.6884

Executive Chef/Owner: Alison Dance
Chef: Vera Hansen

El Moro Spirits and Tavern

945 Main Ave. | 970.259.5555

Chef: Sean Clark
GM: Dave Woodruff


723 East 2nd Ave. | 970.385.0105

Executive Chef/Owner: Alison Dance
Chef: Vera Hansen

Fifth Street Eatery

139 East 5th St. | 970.259.1377

Executive Chef: John Schwarz

Guido’s Favorite Foods

1201 Main Ave. | 970.259.5028

Executive Chef/Owner: Susan Devereaux

Highway 3 Roadhouse & Oyster Bar

955 Hwy. 3 | 970.247.4702

Executive Chef/Owner: Chuck Norton

Jean-Pierre Bakery & Wine Bar

601 Main Ave. | 970.247.7700

Owner: Jean-Pierre Bleger  
GM: Rebecca Bleger

The Kennebec Cafe
#4 CR 124 | 970.247.5674
Owner: Barbara Helmer and Chef Miguel Carrillo

Mahogany Grille

699 Main Ave. | 970.247.4433

Executive Chef: Neal Drysdale

Ore House Restaurant

147 E. College Dr. | 970.247.5707

Chef/Owner: Ryan Lowe
Executive Chef: Cliff Bornheim

Seasons Rotisserie & Grill

764 Main Ave. | 970.382.9790

Owners: Karen and Wayne Barger

Steamworks Brewing Co.

801 East 2nd Ave. | 970.259.9200

Co-Founders: Brian McEachron and Kris Oyler 
Executive Chef: Sean Clark


Red Scarf Shots DWE 2011 GT TentThe Grand Tasting is sponsored by the First National Bank of DurangoFirst National Bank of Durango!


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The Grand Tasting is sponsored by the First National Bank of Durango!

First National Bank of Durango

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