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2020 Denver International Wine Festival

Wed, November 11, 2020 to Fri, November 13, 2020 (Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 7 to 9:30pm)

Denver Marriott Westminster
7000 Church Ranch Blvd
Westminster, CO 80021
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Cost: Ticket prices vary by event and level ($99 to $185)

The Denver International Wine Festival Rolls Into Westminster

The festival celebrates 16 years of premium wine and cuisine on November 11 to 13, 2020

DENVER, Colorado – Food and Wine magazine has recognized the Denver International Wine Festival as one of the “Best Wine Festivals Across America.” Now in its 16th year, the Denver International Wine Festival, hosted by Wine Country Network, Inc., attracts vintners from around the world and showcases one of the most extensive selections of international and domestic wines at any Grand Tasting in the Rocky Mountain region. 


The festival kicks off with The Grand Vintners Dinner on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 7 to 9:30 pm, a multi-course, gourmet dinner featuring wine pairings from a premium wine estate (t/b/d). Past wine estates include; Silver Oak Vineyards, Banfi Vineyards, Loire Valley Wine Board, Kovacs Nimrod Winery, and Left Coast Estate. 


The Pairsine Chefs Fine Food and Wine Pairing Competition will take place on Thursday, November 12, 2020, from 5 to 9 pm. Ten talented Colorado chefs will create twenty gourmet dishes to pair with award-winning wines. Attendees cast their votes for the People’s Choice Chef, while pro judges vote for the “Most Creative” and “Best Chef.” 


Past winners and restaurants include:

• Hosea Rosenberg, Top Chef Season 5 Winner, Owner-Chef of Blackbelly, Boulder

• Lon Symensma, Chef & Owner of ChoLon Concepts

• Chef Tom Coohill, Chef/Owner of Coohill’s


On Friday, November 13, 2020, the Grand Tasting of International Wines will take place — it’s one of the region’s most significant wine-tasting events for consumers, media, and trade, with more than fifty wineries and distilleries pouring. Attendees enjoy delectable food and wine tastings, food products, travel destination exhibits, and a silent auction benefiting There With Care TM. 

Grand Tasting VIP ticket holder enjoy:

•Two-hour early festival access. 

•VIP lounge with chef stations and premium beverages. 

•Educational seminars and rare guided tastings. 

This year’s venue is the Denver Marriott Hotel. Attendees may take advantage of a special $139 room rates. For tickets and info, visit DENVERWINEFEST.COM.        


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