The 2018 GRAND Tasting

Join us for the 12th Annual Durango Wine Experience
Grand Tasting & Restaurant Showcase

under the festival tent in The Smiley Building Courtyard.
Saturday, May 5, 2018 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 8th Annual Durango
Restaurant Showcase.

 

2018 Durango Wine ExperienceSixty vendor tables, fifteen restaurant
tables, all under the big top!
Truly our Grand Tasting!
Each participant will receive one 2018 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.

2018 Grand Tasting Featured Restaurants & Chefs: Check back daily for updates!

Animas Brewing Company
1560 E. 2nd Ave. | 970.403.8850
Owner: Scott Bickert
animasbrewing.com

Brew Pub & Kitchen
117 West College Dr. | 970.259.5959
Executive Chef: Aaron Bornheim
Owners: Erik & Lainie Maxson
brewpubkitchen.com

Carver Brewing Co.
1022 Main Ave. | 970.259.2545
Executive Chef: Dave Cuntz, Head brewer: Patrick Jose
carverbrewing.com

Chimayo Stone Fired Kitchen
862 Main Ave. | 970.259.2749
Executive Chef/Owner: Michael Lutfy
GM/Owner: Birgitte Lutfy
chimayodurango.com

Cyprus Cafe
725 East 2nd Ave. | 970.385.6884
Executive Chef/Owner: Alison Dance
cypruscafe.com

Derailed Pour House
725 Main Ave. | 970.247.5540
Owner: Todd & Lisa Gibson
derailedpourhouse.com

El Moro Spirits and Tavern
945 Main Ave. | 970.259.5555
Chef: Sean Clark
GM: Dave Woodruff
elmorotavern.com

Eolus
5121, 919 Main Ave. | 970.259.2898
Owners: James Allred and Chris Crowl
www.eolusdurango.com

Highway 3 Roadhouse & Oyster Bar
955 Hwy. 3 | 970.247.4702
Executive Chef/Owner: Chuck Norton 
nortonscatering.com

The Kennebec Cafe
4 CR 124 | 970.247.5674
Owner: Barbara Helmer
kennebeccafe.com

Ore House Restaurant
147 E. College Dr. | 970.247.5707
Chef/Owner: Ryan Lowe
Executive Chef: Cliff Bornheim
orehouserestaurant.com

Rochester Hotel
726 E. 2nd Ave | 970.385.1920
Owner: Kirk Komick
rochesterhotel.com

Seasons Rotisserie & Grill
764 Main Ave. | 970.382.9790
Owners: Karen and Wayne Barger 
Chef: Dennis Morrisroe
seasonsofdurango.com

Steamworks Brewing Co.
801 East 2nd Ave. | 970.259.9200
Co-Founders: Brian McEachron, Sean Clark and Kris Oyler 
steamworksbrewing.com

 

Red Scarf Shots DWE 2011 GT TentThe Grand Tasting is sponsored by ImageNet Consulting!

ImageNet Consulting

 


 

 

 

 

 

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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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