Win a Pair of Tickets to the Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer & Food Festival!

It’s that time of year for the Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer & Food Festival! November 17-19, you can sample wine and beer, great food, participate in seminars, and check out the various booths.

Over one hundred wineries from around the world will provide samples of as many as 1200 assorted wines – including some hard to find, top shelf vintages. Brewmasters and distillers will also to be on hand providing tastes of their hand-crafted beverages.

Chefs from the area’s top restaurants prepare and serve samples of their culinary specialties.

Five select restaurants partner with distinguished wineries and breweries for special Pairings – gourmet multi-course meals served on-site in a casual yet intimate “bar top” setting. Tickets are $30-$40 each and may be purchased in advance online or at the Festival on a first-come, first-served basis.

Esteemed individuals from the culinary world host seminars, demonstrations and workshops on the Meijer Food Stage including bestselling author Ellie Krieger. Free beverage seminars, held classroom style in the breakout rooms off the Grand Gallery, give festival-goers a more in-depth look into the world of wine, beer and spirits including John Concannon from Concannon Vineyards in California.

Gourmet specialty items and high-end accessories are available in the Riverfront Marketplace.

Tickets are only $15, plus $0.50 Sampling Tickets sold at the entrance and redeemed at booths to cover costs of the offerings. Click here for more information.

Win a pair of tickets!

If you are able to attend and would like to win free admission, simply comment below saying why you would love to go and who you would take. (Significant other? Girls’ night out? A Grandma who loves wine?)

Winner will be chosen at random from among the comments. One entry per person. Entries will be accepted until Friday, November 11, midnight EST. Two pairs of tickets will be given out (four total, two to two winners).

Note: Tickets are valid for opening day, November 17.

Good luck!


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