The Grand Tasting Pavilion is the centerpiece attraction each afternoon at the Austin Food & Wine Festival, taking place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The large event, held on 25,000 square feet of Auditorium Shores, offers attendees to sample food and libations from dozen of food purveyors, restaurants, wine and spirit makers. This year’s roster of participating vendors includes Chloe Wine Collection, Dolce Neve, Halter Ranch Vineyard, Michael Mondavi Family Estate, Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey, Templeton Rye, Blue Chair Bay Rum, Celtic Seafare, Delysia Chocolatier, Duchman Family Winery, Duckhorn Wine Company, Lick Honest Ice Cream, Finn & Porter, Foley Family Wines, Fork & Vine, Francis Ford Coppola, and many more. For a complete list of participants, and to purchase tickets for the festival, visit austinfoodandwinefestival.com.
To read about changes to this year’s ticketing, and to see what chefs will be participating in the marquee evening events, click here.