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View the schedule of events for the 2017 Denver Food + Wine Festival, plan your own schedule of outings, and buy your tickets today!

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Culinary Cinema Series | Tuesday, September 5

Great food, great drinks, and a great movie…what could be better? The Colorado Restaurant Association and Denver Film Society are thrilled to offer a screening of an engaging culinary film paired with wine/cocktails and cuisine from Denver’s notable chefs.

Culinary Cinema Series

Dinner Under the Stars | Wednesday, September 6

Celebrate the best that Denver’s culinary scene has to offer in a curated 6-course curated dinner designed by Denver’s hottest chefs and hosted outside with a view of the awe-inspiring Colorado skyline.

Dinner Under The Stars

SHAKE DOWN | Thursday, September 7

With great food and entertainment as the back drop, local celebrity bartenders from the Colorado Bartenders Guild will compete for Denver’s “best cocktail” and “best bite”.  Cocktails will be prepared with spirits from DF+WF spirit sponsors.

The Shakedown

Riedel Wine Glass Seminar | Friday, September 8

Join Riedel & Denver Food + Wine Festival for an educational and entertaining program that will change your wine life forever! In a unique and fascinating wine glass tasting, Doug Reed, Riedel ambassador, will demonstrate the relationship between the shape of a glass and our perception and enjoyment of wines. Experience first-hand the effect that the shape of a wine glass has on each unique varietal, how stemware translates and delivers the bouquet, taste, balance and finish of a wine to the senses. After the seminar you will take home your own 4 glass Riedel kit valued at $120 with one glass for each varietal.

Riedel Wine Seminar

Grand Tasting | Saturday, September 9

The Festival Tasting Tents showcase the region’s best flavors and lead guests on a culinary journey through Denver and the region’s dining scene.  DF+WF unites the region’s culinary leaders – award & winning chefs, mixologists and wine professionals for exploring and celebrating Colorado’s food and beverage traditions. The all-you-can-indulge layout allows guests to eat, drink, and explore the creations from more than 40 top restaurants and wine and spirit professionals pouring over 700 wines, spirits, and craft beer. Additionally, the DF+WF event will feature the 5280 VIP Lounge where specialty wines selected by Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Master Sommeliers will be paired with tastes 12 upscale restaurants paired, Wolf Appliances Culinary Stage demonstrations by celebrity award-winning Chefs, and silent auction.

Grand Tasting

Rise + Dine | Sunday, September 10

Denver’s annual brunch festival featuring yummy breakfast delights and more mimosas than you can handle.  Sample cuisine from Denver’s amazing brunch joints and strive to make the most impressive creation at the world’s largest Bloody Mary bar (oh yeah, we are going for the record!).  Enjoy brunch without having to get out of your pajamas (pajamas are encouraged but optional).

Rise + Dine