This Weekend. Denver Food And Wine Classic. Be There.

This year marks the 8th annual Denver Food and Wine Classic and it’s shaping up to be quite the foodie event, Denver style. 

Join local food and wine fans at 6:30pm on Friday night for ‘Restaurants Rock’ featuring music by Opie Gone Bad, tastes from local restaurants and an “Art of Cocktail” party!

While you’re at it, blow off Friday afternoon and check out the fun sessions they have in store:

3:30pm “Dueling Chefs” culinary presentation featuring Kelly Liken of Top Chef and Jenna Johansen of Around the World in 80 Plates.

3:30pm Spieglau Beer Glass Seminar

5:30pm Riedel Glass Seminar

Then on Saturday, come out for the Grand Tasting, from noon to 4pm, which will feature more than 600 wines, signature spirits and cuisine from 38 of Denver’s finest restaurants.

As you make friends with your favorite wine producers and chefs, the Culinary Showcase will include Dario Cecchini, the man behind great meat from Panzano, Italy; Elise Wiggins, Executive Chef at Panzano Restaurant; and Daniel Asher of Linger and Root Down.

Want in? The Denver Food and Wine crew has offered Denver Off The Wagon readers a Friends & Family Discount! Attend the Restaurants Rock event for only $30 and the Grand Tasting for only $75! Lord knows this wine writer will be there.


About Joni Klippert

Lover of all things Boulder... food and wine, entertaining and our awesome startup scene! Also, Nerd.