Galveston Island Food and Wine Festival:
Wines from Around the World

The 6th annual Galveston Island Food and Wine Festival will begin on Thursday, April 16, 2015 in Galveston, Texas. Enjoy wines from around the world paired with delicious local food, and learn first-rate tips from celebrity chefs as well as renowned winemakers. This year’s event will kick off with a pre-event Blind Tasting on April 1st and officially opens to the public on April 17th. With specialty food items, culinary events, artisan exhibits, and live musical entertainment, the festival offers a little bit of something for everyone.


Blind Wine Tasting
Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
6:00pm-8:00pm
Bienville Social 323 23rd Street Galveston, TX

Join us for an evening of wine tasting as we narrow down over 150 wines to the top 3 reds and 3 whites. All palates welcome and no blind folds needed!

Tickets: - Detailed information coming soon.

21+ ONLY, PLEASE NO PETS & YOU MUST HAVE A TICKET TO ENTER THIS EVENT


Chaine des Rotisseurs Dinner

American National Insurance Company Building-20th Floor

Tuesday, April 16th:

The Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival, 2015 will officially commence on the 20th floor of the American National Insurance Co. This is an invitation only event for La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs™ members who will be lending Galveston their palates and picking the festival’s Grand Champion wines.

Friday, April 17th:
Premium Wine Tasting and Pairing
6PM to 8PM
Edna's Room at The Grand 1894 Opera House

The Premium Wine Tasting and Pairing returns this year for the true gourmand. Your ticket will include tasting of premium wines from around the world and decadent hors d’oeuvres.

This ticket may also be purchased as a package with The Grand Tasting on Saturday.

Tickets: Detailed information coming soon.

21+ ONLY, PLEASE NO PETS & YOU MUST HAVE A TICKET TO ENTER THIS EVENT



Saturday, April 18th:
The Grand Tasting
2:00pm-5:00pm
23rd & Strand (Saengerfest Park)

Roxy Roca performing 2PM – 5PM

The Grand Tasting is the highlight of the festival. Patrons will fill their wine passports with stamps as they embark on a tasting trip through vineyards from all around the world as well as sample food from the finest restaurants in Galveston. The fantastic live music and the variety of artisan exhibits along the park will complete this afternoon of indulgences.
Tickets include a souvenir wine glass, event program with complete list of wines, endless samples of over 100 wines (please drink responsibly) and food from top notch local restaurants.

NEW! This year The Grand Tasting has added a Craft Beer Bar and a Wine Store where premium wines and our top 3 reds and top 3 whites will be available for purchase!

This ticket may also be purchased as a package with the Friday Premium Tasting. When purchased together you will receive early VIP entry into The Grand Tasting, skip the lines and have more one on one time with the vineyard representatives and bites from favorite local restaurants. VIP entry begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, April 26th @ 21st and Market. ( Includes souvenir wine glass and festival program with full list of featured wines )

Tickets: Detailed information coming soon.

21+ ONLY, PLEASE NO PETS & YOU MUST HAVE A TICKET TO ENTER THIS EVENT


Sunday, April 19th

The final day of the festival will feature a brunch at Hotel Galvez paired with champagnes and wines from the festival. Food will be prepared by renowned chef Lance Fegan of Liberty Kitchen in Houston, TX. Lance has garnered numerous culinary awards and his menus are inspired by his passion as a surfer and the natural life styles of the coastal regions he loves.