New & Exciting Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival Concepts for 2016!

  • Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine
    • Premium Wine Tasting & Pairing – 1 hour Meet & Great plus a Book Signing!
    • The Grand Tasting – Cooking demonstration from 2:30 – 4pm!
  • Official Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival 5K
    • More details coming soon!
  • Galveston Island Wine Week
    • More details coming soon!

Location: Destination details coming soon!

Ticket: Tickets coming soon!

Blind Wine Tasting
Thursday, March 31
Time: 6-8pm
Location: Coming soon!

All participating wines will be blind sampled and rated to narrow down the top 3 reds and top 3 white wines.

Chaine des Rôtisseurs Dinner
Thursday, April 14
Time: Coming soon!
Location: Coming soon!

At the event, invited guests will blind taste the top 3 red and 3 white wines, selected during the preliminary blind tasting, to determine the Grand Champion, Grand Reserve Champion and Reserve Champion. The Chaîne des Rôtisseurs is the world’s oldest international gastronomic society, founded in Paris in 1248.

Premium Wine Tasting and Pairing
Friday, April 15th
Time: Coming soon!
Location: Coming soon!

This event features a variety of premium wines from participating wineries that will be available exclusively at this event. Guests will enjoy premium wines from notable vineyards, decadent hors d’oeuvres and exhibitors.

Participants of the Premium Tasting will be the first to taste the decadent cuisine from some of Galveston’s finest restaurants.

The Premium Wine Tasting is your place to sip and savor the top wines of the Galveston Island Food and Wine Festival with over 30 premium wines to sample! Full list of featured wines coming soon!

Lastly but certainly not least, we are so excited to announce Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine will be present for a meet and greet, book signings and also have merchandise available for purchase!


The Grand Tasting
Saturday, April 16
Time: 1-2pm (VIP Tasting Hour)
           2-5pm (General Admission Tasting)
           2:30-4pm (Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine live cooking       
           demonstration & book signing)
Location: Coming soon!

This event is the highlight of the Galveston Island Food and Wine Festival. Patronswill embark on a tasting trip through vineyards from all around the world, enjoying exquisite wines and a variety of food samplings from the Islands’ top restaurants and exhibitors.

Get ready for some life-changing live performances including a live cooking demonstration by Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine and our soon to be announced musical talent!

General Admission 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.

Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine: Acclaimed Chef,
Restauranteur & Food Network SuperStar

Sunday Brunch
Sunday, April 17
Time: Coming soon!
Location: Coming soon!

Ending the Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival 2016 with a bang on Sunday! Get ready to enjoy some spectacular Brunch specials from participating hotels and restaurants right here on our little slice of paradise! More details coming soon!

Presented by:

Robert Irvine LIVE
Sunday, April 17
Time: 4pm
Location: The Grand 1894 Opera House

What a delicious performance! The acclaimed chef, restaurateur, and Food Network superstar takes his signature culinary sensibilities to a whole new level in this high energy, interactive, multimedia and multi-sensory theatrical experience that offers numerous opportunities for audience participation!

Don't miss this most entertaining banquet! Click here to purchase tickets today!