Winefest is the way Iowa celebrates its love of summer, food and, of course, wine.

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Winefest isn’t just about wine, it’s about supporting the cultural institutions that make Iowa great. If that sounds like your thing, then you might be the perfect patron.

Winefest Preseason Events

Wine Flight

Wine Flight: Classically Cool

February 9, 2017

Join us for a Varietal 101 tasting, which highlights characteristics of the so-called Classic Grape Varieties.

Live Competition

Thrivent Financial Iron Somm

February 18, 2017

Help crown Des Moines’ Iron Somm in a five course culinary clash. Only your palate can help decide whose pairing is paramount.

Winefest Week Events

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