2:00pm – 6:00 pm: Ticket Office Open

7:00 pm:  Wine Dinner: “Five Course Dinner Paired with French & Italian Wines” – The Kennebec Cafe

THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2017:

10:00am- 6:00pm: Event Office Open in the Strater Hotel Back Lobby: Vendor Registration, Ticketing & Will Call.

11:00 am- 12:00pm:     Wine Seminar: “Foods you Hate to Love | Wines you Love to Hate”  – Seasons Rotisserie & Grill

1:00pm- 2:00pm:Wine Luncheon: “Study on Sangiovese: Tuscany in the Springtime” – Guido’s Favorite Foods

3:00pm- 4:00pm: Wine Seminar: Merlot. Is it Me you’re looking for?” – Cyprus Cafe

4pm- 6:30pm: VIP Welcome Reception Lounge @ Steamworks Brewing Company Patio.

7:00pm: Wine Dinner  “Small Bite | Big Nights: Tapas & Wine Pairing” – The Kennebec Cafe

7:00pm: Wine Event: “Yes you CAN…Drink wine from a CAN!”
The Infinite Monkey Theorem Mobile Lounge and Bus – Animas Brewing Co

FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017:

10:00am-6:00pm: Event Office Open in the Strater Hotel Back Lobby: Vendor Registration, Ticketing & Will Call.

11:00 am-12:30 pm: Wine Seminar:  “Argentina: Steak, Wine, & Tango” – Ore House Restaurant

1pm-2:30pm: Wine Seminar:  “Wines of South Africa: Debunking the Mystery” – Sorrel Sky Gallery

3:00 pm- 4:00 pm: Cocktail Seminar: “Talk Derby to Me: The Importance of the Craft Spirit Industry” – El Moro Spirits and Tavern

4:00 pm- 7:00 pm:   “Walk-About Durango Tasting”
Multiple locations on Main St. & 2nd Ave.

7:00 pm: Wine Dinner: “Pinot Noir, You’re a STAR” – El Moro Spirits and Tavern

7:30pm: Wine Dinner: “Bouche & Bubs” – Pullman Room at the Strater Hotel

7:30pm: Winemaker Dinner: “ 3rd Annual Wine Dinner & Fashion Show La Moda Sulla Spiaggia (Fashion at the Beach)” Guido’s Favorite Foods

SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2017:

11:00 am-12:30 pm    Wine Seminar:  “Port Report: Portugal & the Evolution of Port Cocktails” Bookcase and Barber

1:00 pm- 2:30 pm: Wine Seminar: “Master Wine Seminar with Sur Lucero M.S. : UMAMI” Oak Room at the Strater Hotel

2:00 pm: Event Office Open, First National Bank of Durango & Will Call (At 2pm ticketing moves to the festival tent.)

3:00 pm- 6:30 pm: “The Grand Tasting” & Restaurant Showcase. First National Bank parking lot, 259 W. 9th St., under the festival tents. Ticketing at Door $100 or Online $85

SUNDAY, MAY 7, 2017:

10:00am:    Wine Seminar: “Sip, Sip, Hooray!” Rochester Hotel
6:30am- 3:00pm: Brunch at various local Restaurants

Have brunch, drink a glass of rosé or three, then enjoy a beautiful spring day in Durango with friends. See you next year: May 3-5, 2018!

-Signature events are listed in red.
*Please contact Restaurants directly for Wine Dinner & Luncheon Reservations

Check out what we did last year!
~Durango Wine Experience 2016 Final Schedule of Events~



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