WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 2017:
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~
You must be 21 years of age to participate in the Durango Wine Experience. Please have your ID in hand to show at all checkpoints. **In order for all guests to get the most out of their "experience", please refrain from wearing perfume or cologne to any Durango Wine Experience Event.** Tickets are non-refundable.
Be sure to visit our FAQ page to find answers to all of your burning DWE questions: http://durangowine.com/faqs/ Or please call our DWE Event Office with any additional questions: 970-459-9069