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UNCORKED ATLANTA WINE FESTIVAL 2022

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 1/17/22

Saturday, February 12 at noon

Pratt-Pullman Yards

Tickets here.

Join us on Saturday, February 12th for the next edition of Uncorked Atlanta Wine Festival at the historic core of the Entertainment District of Atlanta at Pullman Yards.

From 12:00pm – 4:00pm enjoy complimentary wine and craft beer tastings (over 50 varieties), music performances, and fun wine-themed activations.

General Admission tickets run $45-$60 and include:

  • Souvenir Uncorked Atlanta Tasting Glass
  • Complimentary Wine and Craft Beer Tastings (50+ varieties)
  • DJ and Music
  • Food Available for Purchase

ATLANTA WINTER WINE FESTIVAL 2022

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 12/31/21

Atlanta Winter Wine Festival

City Winery Atlanta

Saturday, January 22

Two sessions: 12 to 4pm & 6 to 10pm

Atlanta Wine Festivals will host the Atlanta Winter Wine Festival at City Winery on Saturday, January 22, 2022.  We will have 2 Session: 12pm-4pm and 6pm-10pm. We will feature 50+ different wines, beers and White Claw to sample. Enjoy the awesome venue with Live Music upstairs and beats by DJ Qtip on the main stage downstairs (both sessions).

Festival Tickets are $45 advance, $50 after Jan. 13, and $60 day of event

Tickets are now on sale here.

**City Winery does require proof of vaccination or a negative test within 72 of entry**

Your ticket price includes a souvenir acrylic wine glass, entertainment, and all of your wine, cider, & beer samples. Food will cost extra. There will not be any Designated Driver tickets.

GRANDIOSE GRAPE WINE FESTIVAL 2021

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 10/14/21

Saturday, November 13 at 2 pm

The Mill Kitchen and Bar

The Mill Kitchen and Bar hosts The Grandiose Grape Wine Festival in Roswell Saturday, November 13th, 2021, 2pm-5pm: Early VIP Entry at 1pm. The Grandiose Grape Wine Festival is a curated collection of the finest wines to taste & explore with live entertainment and chef curated food.
Tickets include entry and entertainment, souvenir glass, chef curated food & wine samples 90+ vendors.
$90 VIP Advance Admission at 1PM | SOLD OUT
$100 VIP Advance Admission at 1PM
$50 Advance General Admission at 2PM
$60 General Admission at 2PM
Tickets: HERE.
VIP Guest will receive early admission into the festival at 1PM with a Reserve Wine Tasting with over 25+ Vendors & VIP Food, entertainment, souvenir cup, & VIP Gift Bag with gift cards. General Admission entry starts at 2PM with over 90+ Wines, Food, souvenir cup, and entertainment.
Note: 21 and up event, no children. Rain or shine event, no refunds. No outside food or beverage. Do not drink and drive, take Uber/Lyft or walk. Alcohol will cut off at 4:45pm. We reserve the right to cut off anyone at any time.

ATLANTA FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES STELLAR LINEUP OF CHEFS, MIXOLOGISTS FOR THE EVENT’S HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED RETURN SEPTEMBER 9-12

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 8/15/21

Tasting Tents to Feature New Live Culinary Demos, Barbecue Competition & 

Ultimate Sunday Tailgate

Festival Discounts Tasting Tent Tickets For First Responders

Celebrating the rich culinary traditions of the South, the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival (AFWF) is thrilled to announce its stellar lineup of chefs and mixologists, along with new programming this year. Tickets are on sale now for both tasting tents and the intimate dinner series, taking place between Thursday, September 9 and Sunday, September 12. 

The festival’s highly anticipated Tasting Tents will return to Historic Fourth Ward Park on Saturday, September 11 and Sunday, September 12, and feature wine pop-up stations, a cocktail garden, live music and an interactive food and beverage pairing area. For the first time in the event’s decade-long history, revelers can experience the soon-to-be announced live learning experiences presented by Publix in the form as culinary demos as part of the signature Tasting Tents. Culinary Demos will feature a mix of visiting Southern and local Atlanta culinary personalities who will be educating and entertaining guests during the two days. 

To kick off festival weekend, AFWF will be hosting its first-ever barbecue battle competition, where some of the top Georgia hotspots will compete for the title of “best barbecue bite” on Saturday. On Sunday, guests can enjoy the ultimate tailgate party surrounding the big game pitting Atlanta versus Philadelphia. Guests can enjoy a bevy of offerings including elevated football bites prepared by the likes of Top Chef alum John Tesar (Knife), Bruce Kalman (SoulBelly BBQ), Alex Seidel (Mercantile), Giorgio Rapicavoli (Luca Osteria) alongside pit master all-stars Leonard Botello (Truth BBQ), Burt Bakman (Slab BBQ) and more! Throughout the weekend, the Tasting Tents will host a curated Yelp Atlanta spotlight section featuring a variety of their favorite local spots.

AFWF takes pride on its extensive weekend of programming and events where guests can eat, drink and explore the South’s best talent. Intimate live and in-person culinary experiences include a festival collaboration dinner with Lazy Betty’s Ron Hsu and Aaron Phillips, A Taste of España dinner at John Castellucci’s Cooks & Soldiers, Sunday Supper at Deborah VanTrece’s Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours, Southern Revival Brunch at The Woodall with Chef John C. Metz, Italian Sunday feast at Colletta Atlanta, The Ultimate Omakase experience at O-Ku Atlanta, curated dinner at 5Church with Chef Mark Alba and — back by popular demand – South Main Kitchen’s Taste of NoLa dinner with live musical entertainment! 

Atlanta has embraced this amazing event for more than 10 years,” says Brett Friedman, Partner and CEO of Agency 21, which owns and operates Atlanta Food & Wine Festival. “Even during the pandemic when we could only operate at a limited capacity, the city’s talented chefs remained vigilant in their support for us. We’re so grateful to be back and to focus the attention where it always belongs, on the people throughout the hospitality industry.” 

Continuing with last year’s commitment to give back to the restaurants that helped build this incredible event, a percentage of proceeds will support two local charities. AFWF will be supporting Children of Conservation, with proceeds dedicated to the conservation of endangered species through education, habitat preservation and wildlife sanctuary. In an effort to curb hunger and reduce food waste in the Metro Atlanta area, AFWF will be partnering with Second Helpings Atlanta to collect fresh, surplus food from each of AFWF’s activations to donate to local hunger relief agencies. 

In an effort to honor their dedication and drive throughout the pandemic, AFWF will offer 50% off tickets to Tasting Tents for Sunday to frontline workers. In order to redeem the discount, email a21events@squadup.com with proof of profession to be sent a private discount code.

In 2019, Agency 21 acquired AFWF with the intention of making last year’s 10th anniversary celebration the best yet. The pandemic changed everything, but not the spirit of Southern hospitality. AFWF will stay true to its origins, offering a celebration of the South.

Tasting Tent tickets are on sale now. General Admission One Day Passes are $150 with VIP tickets priced at $250. General Admission Weekend Passes are $275 with VIP priced at $450. Prices will increase on August 13. 

For more details and to purchase tickets, visit www.atlfoodandwinefestival.com.Interviews and photography are available upon request. If you are interested in covering/attending this year’s festival, please apply here.

ATLANTA FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL 2021

ATLANTA FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL RETURNS IN ITS TRUEST FORM
CELEBRATING SOUTHERN CULINARY TRADITIONS AND

BENEFITING TWO GREAT CAUSES
Tasting Tent Tickets on Sale NOW!

The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival (AFWF) returns to Historic Fourth Ward Park this year with its beloved Tasting Tents on Saturday, September 11 and Sunday, September 12. Honoring the rich tradition of Southern sustenance, attendees can savor the flavors of the South’s favorite chefs and mixologists as well as wine pop-up stations, a cocktail garden, live music, and an interactive food and beverage pairing area. A percent of proceeds from this year’s curated dinners, lunches and brunches supports local charities.

“We’re happy to be back, doing what we love, which is creating and executing first class events for our consumers, chefs and partners,” says Brett Friedman, Partner & CEO of Agency 21, which owns and operates Atlanta Food & Wine Festival. “This year especially, we are looking forward to showcasing creative cuisine with talented chefs from all 13 Southern states, as a tribute to returning to normalcy.”

After a pandemic pause, when the festival commenced in a virtual capacity, attendees can once again connect live and in-person in the Tasting Tents to indulge in the South’s finest flavors, featuring the up- and-coming as well as some favorite destinations and memorable brands.  New this year, the Tasting Tents will have a curated Yelp Atlanta spotlight section featuring a variety of their favorite local Atlanta spots.

In effort to curb hunger and reduce food waste in the Metro Atlanta area, AFWF will be partnering with Second Helpings Atlanta to collect fresh, surplus food from each of AFWF’s activations to donate to hunger relief agencies. In addition, AFWF will also be supporting Children of Conservation, with proceeds dedicated to the conservation of endangered species through education, habitat preservation and wildlife sanctuary.

In 2019, Agency 21 acquired the AFWF with the intention of making last year’s 10th anniversary celebration the best yet. The pandemic changed everything, but not the spirit of Southern hospitality. The AF&WF will stay true to its origins, offering a celebration of the South.

Atlanta Food & Wine Festival prides itself on having an extensive weekend of programming and events where guests can eat, drink and explore the South’s rich culinary traditions from the best talent in the Southeast. Tasting Tent tickets are now on sale with early bird pricing available until July 23. The festival’s lineup of intimate dinners, lunches and brunches taking place from September 9 through September 12 will be announced in the coming weeks.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.atlfoodandwinefestival.com.

UNCORKED ATLANTA WINE FESTIVAL 2021

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/17/21

Saturday, June 19th from Noon to 4 pm

Park Tavern

Tickets: here.

Join us on Saturday, June 19th for the next edition of Uncorked Atlanta Wine Festival at beautiful Park Tavern overlooking Piedmont Park.
From 12:00pm – 4:00pm enjoy complimentary wine and craft beer tastings (over 50 varieties), music performances, and fun wine-themed activations.
Tickets Include:
-Souvenir Uncorked Atlanta Tasting Glass
-Complimentary Wine and Craft Beer Tastings (50+ varieties)
-DJ and Music
-Food Available for Purchase
Pricing Information:
SUPER EARLY: $30 – First 300 Tickets
Regular ticket prices increase from $45 – $54 in advance and $60 at the door (if available)

ATLANTA SPRING WINE FESTIVAL 2021

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/10/21

Historic 4th Ward Park

Saturday, June 5

1-5 pm

The annual Atlanta Spring Wine Fest will be held on Saturday, June 5th from 1-5pm at Historic 4th Ward Park. We will have over 50 wine varieties as well as a selection of beer, cider and White Claw to choose from. There will be live music, plenty of fun and games, and food will be available for purchase.  The wine list will be added to the website soon. https://www.atlantawinefestivals.com/spring/.
 $45 advance and $50 after May 27th. Sales tax and ticket fees will be added. More details and the link to tickets can be found at our event website: https://www.atlantawinefestivals.com/spring/
21 and up event, no kids, no babies, no pets. Chairs, blankets, and small bags are okay. No outside food or beverage. Rain or shine event, no refunds. We will not have Designated Driver Tickets. Free bottled water available. Beer and Wine will be cut off at 4:45pm. Do Not Drink and Drive. We Reserve the right to cut off anyone who has had enough alcohol. We will implement all CDC recommended Covid safety protocols to keep you all safe.

ATLANTA FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL REIMAGINED 2020

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 8/19/20

ATLANTA FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL IS REIMAGINED WITH
10 DAYS OF DIGITAL SEMINARS & SELECT SOCIALLY DISTANCED CHEF EXPERIENCES WITH
PROCEEDS BENEFITING ATLANTA’S RESTAURANT COMMUNITY

Tickets on Sale Now.

In light of COVID-19 and in an effort to give back to the restaurant community its celebrated for the past 10 years, the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival (AF&WF) will commence with a series of digital seminars and select socially distanced meals, starting Thursday, September 10 and continuing through Saturday, September 19. Honoring the rich tradition of southern sustenance, this year’s event will forgo the festival and instead present 13 digital seminars, called AF&WF At Home Edition Presented by Publix, as well as 11 dinners, two lunches and one brunch, all with limited, socially distanced seating. One hundred percent (100%) of ticket sales from the digital seminars will benefit the talent and 70% of ticket sales from the chef experiences will go back to the restaurants. “COVID-19 has had a life-altering impact on the restaurant community that has helped build this festival to internationally known status over the last 10 years,” said Brett Friedman, CEO of Agency 21 Consulting. “We are leveraging our platform to drive business and revenue back to them as a show of solidarity for our partners and friends.”

Late last year, Agency 21 Consulting was brought on to execute and manage AF&WF in conjunction with founder, Elizabeth Feichter with the intention of making this year’s 10th anniversary celebration the best yet. The pandemic changed everything, but not the spirit southern hospitality. The AF&WF will stay true to its origins, offering a celebration of the south. In its limited capacity, the festival is welcoming some amazing new talent this year, including 2020 James Beard Foundation Semifinalist Ron Hsu (GA) and James Kerwin (TN). Returning founding talent, who have been instrumental longstanding supporters of the festival, includes Deborah VanTrece (GA), John Castelluci (GA), 2019 James Beard Award Semifinalists including Misti Norris (TX), and Erik Bruner-Yang (DC).

Atlanta Food & Wine Festival prides itself on having an extensive weekend of programming and events where guests can eat, drink and explore the South’s rich culinary traditions from the best talent in the Southeast. Below are a select few of the salivating offerings attendees can choose from in 2020 on sale now.

AF&WF At Home Edition Presented by Publix

Exploring the rich bounty of cuisine throughout the South, this series of virtual seminars has something for every taste, from a pie masterclass with Pie Bar’s Lauren Bolden to a seafood couvillion with crab fat rice from Isaac Toups and curry in a hurry from Miami culinary sensation, Timon Balloo. For a list of digital seminars, visit www.atlfoodandwinefestival.com/athome

Dinners, Lunches & Brunch

Whether it’s an intimate themed dinner or an extravagant bash, Atlanta Food & Wine Festival knows how to celebrate in true Southern style – and demonstrate the finer elements of Southern hospitality. Indulge in one-of-a-kind dining experiences including a special collaboration dinner with Chef Jeb Aldrich, Chef Matt Weinstein and Chef Claudia Martinez at Tiny Lou’s, An Evening in Provence dinner with AIX’s Nick Leahy or The Pasta & Vinyl Experience presented by Chef Craig Richards at Lyla Lilah. Tickets for chef experiences range from $95 to $200 and $10 for the seminars. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.atlfoodandwinefestival.com.

Offer is fulfilled by Atlanta Food & Wine Festival subject to availability and may be changed or revoked at any time.

ATLANTA BEER AND WINE FESTIVALS INTRODUCE SAVE NOW DRINK LATER GIFTCARDS

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/20/20

Save Now, Drink Later Gift Card

Can be used on any Atlanta Wine Festivals or Atlanta Beer Festivals events through 2022
Gift Cards will go on sale Wednesday, June 3 at 10am

Ticket link here.

Get tickets to 4 future events for just $119 and the first 250 sold will be just $99!
Good for 4 regular advance tickets to future events through Dec. 31, 2022. Tickets valid for Bottomless Drinks, General Admission or Advance Ticket types. For the following events a $35 credit will be applied to the ticket price: Atlanta Bourbon Festival, New Year’s Events, and Early Entry tickets to Atlanta Brunch Festival. Purchaser will be responsible to pay the balance due. (Any new events with an intro price higher than $35 will fall into this category as well.) Tickets must be redeemed online before each event; can not be used at the gate/door. Limit of 2 per person.

BONUS: Everyone who buys a Gift Card will be entered into a raffle for a weekend trip for 4 to Charleston that includes 2 rooms for 2 nights at a Hilton property (exact hotel based on availability) and 4 tickets to a Charleston Wine Festivals event. Can be used in 2020 or 2021.

Tickets here.

Sales tax and ticket fees will be added.

2020 Atlanta Winter Wine Festival

Date: Saturday, January 18th

Time: Noon or 6 pm

About: The 4th annual Atlanta Winter Wine Fest will be held on Saturday, January 18th at City Winery with two sessions: noon -4pm and 6-10pm. We will have over 50 wines as well as a selection of beer and cider to choose from. There will be a live band, DJ Q-tip, and food will be available for purchase. The wine list will be added to the website soon. Tickets are now on sale: $45 in advance, $50 after Jan 9th, and $60 at the door.

More Information:

https://www.atlantawinefestivals.com/winter/