2 GRAND TASTINGS
MARCH 18, 2016
FRIDAY GRAND TASTING
Registration 5:30 pm
Tasting 6:00-8:00 pm
MARCH 19, 2016
SATURDAY GRAND TASTING
Registration 3:30 pm
Tasting 4:00-6:00 pm
Held at the
Galena Convention Center
900 Galena Square
Galena, IL 61036
Complimentary shuttle service available from downtown
(Old Post Office, 110 Green Street, behind DeSoto House Hotel) to Galena Convention Center every fifteen minutes during event.
Grand Tasting Ticket $40 - Advance tickets only
Designated Driver Tickets $15
Would you like to join the fun but don't plan to sample the wine? Discounted ticket provides admission to the event, bottled water, fruit, cheese & bread, live music and an entry ticket for the prize drawing.
Be a part of the largest indoor wine tasting event in the state of Illinois!
Featuring 300 wines from a dozen countries around the world at over 40 stations, plus a selection of craft beer and craft spirits, the Grand Tasting is a wine lovers’ dream! It's not too early to purchase your tickets! This event has quickly sold out in the past.
Your entrance ticket entitles you to:
Wine and spirit sampling from sponsors, A keepsake wine glass, live music,
Entry in a grand prize drawing for a getaway to Galena Basket
Complimentary cheese, bread and fruit
TAKE PART IN ONE, TWO OR A FEW OF THE FOLLOWING
Mystery Pub Cruise $35
Step aboard the climate controlled Galena/Iowa Wine Tours bus leaving from your B&B, Hotel or remote location in Dubuque, IA or Galena, IL for a visit to 5 of the finest pubs in... Don`t ask; it`s a mystery! Includes climate-controlled transportation and Mardi Gras beads. Tour runs from 7 pm -12 am Thursday thru Sunday. Call 563-581-8123. We need a minimum number of any 6 people for this tour to go out. Cost: $35
Black Hawk Wine Tour $65
Discover the breathtaking beauty on this tour with rolling hills, scenic valleys, and steep limestone bluffs. Just the ride to the vineyards through Jo Daviess County is worth the trip. We'll take you to three excellent wineries for facility tours, tastings, on-site shopping, lunch or dinner at Procento`s Pizzeria, bottled water on board the bus, and a relaxing carefree day. Learn the history behind the Upper Mississippi Wine Region, Galena and the Black Hawk War as your professional driver takes you into the past. Price per person of $65.00 includes transportation from your B&B, Hotel, or remote location in Dubuque, IA , Galena, IL or Eagle Ridge, tasting fees, facility tours, lunch, and bottled water on board the Galena / Iowa Wine Tours bus. Wineries on this tour are Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery, Rocky Waters Winery and Massbach Ridge Winery.This tour runs from 11:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m.and 4:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m. seven days a week.Pick up times may vary depending on where you are staying.We need a minimum number of any 4 people for this tour to run. To enjoy this fun-filled tour, call 563-581-8123
Fried Green Tomatoes...Seghesio Family Vineyards Wine Pairing Dinner $79
Red Zinfandel is King with Seghesio Family Vineyards. 2015 marks Seghesio Family Vineyards’ 120th anniversary in SonomaCounty. As one of the very few California wineries that can lay claim to a history of more than a century, we see this as an anniversary to be celebrated and an opportunity to recognize and share our history with family, friends and customers. Our Executive Chef will prepare a 4 course dinner paired with Seghesio wines. Michelle Garoufalis from Crimson Wine Group will be your guide through the courses and pairings for this fun filled event. Question and Answer session along with buying opportunities for these wines. Seating will be at 8:30 for this event. This dinner has sold out early...RESERVE now.