The Walkabout and Grand Tasting are SOLD OUT! Scroll down to check out some of the other great wine tasting events going on this weekend -- maybe you can still find a spot to enjoy some great vino & spirits.

Click Here for a Map of Event Activities

Please note, the public events of the Durango Wine Experience will have photographs and video taken for marketing purposes by professional and amateur photographers.

If you do not want your picture taken, please avoid the cameras!

Walkabout Durango Tasting

Friday, April 29, 2022 | 4:00pm – 7:00pm
Multi-location: Downtown Durango

Hundreds of wines featured with light appetizers at multiple downtown Durango locations. The Walkabout is our signature, multi-location, tasting event. You will not only get a taste of wine, but a true taste of downtown Durango! Libation tables will be featured at some of our favorite Durango galleries, shops & outdoor spaces, all in our cute downtown. Light appetizers provided at each location and save room to purchase dinner at one of our amazing local restaurants!

2022 Walkabout Locations

The Grand Tasting

Saturday, April 30, 2022 | 3:30pm – 6:30pm
Location: Smiley Building Lawn

Under the BIG tent at the Smiley Building, we will feature hundreds of wines, beer, and spirits. Wineries will be on hand from right here in Colorado… to all over the world! Durango’s finest restaurants showcase their cuisine in our 10th Annual Durango Restaurant Showcase. Look for our pairing recommendations in the BIG tent to take this culinary delight to a new level.

2022 Restaurant Showcase Partners

Signature Riedel Glassware

Optional add-on for $25

Your weekend pass includes a govino polymer wine glass. You also have the option to buy a Durango Wine Experience etched Riedel wine glass to use throughout the weekend and enjoy as a keepsake for years to come.


*Please note, tickets are nonrefundable*

Wristband Pick-up for Ticketholders -- Required for Entry to Walkabout and Grand Tasting

Durango Wine Experience Event Office:
R Space | 734 E 2nd Ave | Week of April 25

Wednesday, April 27: 2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Thursday, April 28: 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday, April 29: 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday, April 30: 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Ride Responsible

Durango Wine Experience is partnering with Celebrating Healthy Communities’s Ride Responsible program to ensure our guests will have options for safe rides home. There will be a Ride Responsible Zone on both Friday and Saturday where Buck Horn Limousine will be available to facilitate free rides home to in-town locations.

Look for the Ride Responsible flag to find your safe ride home — Friday the pick-up location will be near the Rochester Hotel, 6:30 – 8:30 PM and Saturday it will be near the Smiley Building/Buckley Park. Live outside of Durango? Plan ahead for a sober ride, use Uber or Lyft, or call Buck Horn or Durango Cab to arrange a safe ride home.

Still Want More?

Unique Tastings, Wine Dinners and Educational Events

As details become available, we will be post new events with links to purchase tickets/make reservations. All Special Events tickets are sold separately.

Thursday, April 28

Four distinct pairings of Animas Chocolate Company’s bean to bar chocolate with Laws Whiskey House’s grain to glass whiskey. Learn about each process and discover the unique flavor notes of Animas Chocolate’s Belize, Uganda, Guatemala, and Haiti Highline Bars paired with Laws’ malt, wheat, bourbon, and rye whiskeys. $50 ticket includes four chocolate & whiskey pairings plus one cocktail. Tickets can be purchased in person at Animas Chocolate Company or over the phone at (970) 317-5761.


Seating is limited. Call Seasons at 970.382.9790 to reserve your spot!


Click here to purchase your Sparking Showcase tickets!


Friday, April 29

Seating is limited. Call Seasons at 970.382.9790 to reserve your spot!

Saturday, April 30

Meet the owner and master distiller from Locke + Co. Enjoy tastings and a Bookcase Original cocktail from this unique Colorado Aspen Aged Rye.

Saturday, April 30 | 12:30pm | $60/person Reserve a spot online a

Started in 2007, the Durango Wine Experience is a lively tradition!

“Wine & friends are a great blend.”

Ernest Hemingway