Community Choice Grand Tasting (At Home!) – The Year of the House Party

  • August 8
  • Pickup 1:00 - 4:00 pm
  • $325+

Nothing pairs better with social distancing than a little wine. That’s why, this year, we’re bringing the Community Choice Grand Tasting to your house! Sign up and get a pack of hosting essentials including wine, appetizers, glasses and more to enjoy at home or to share with friends!

Grand Tasting (At Home) includes:

  • For every four-pack, choose three of the following wines:
    • 2015 Clemens Busch Riesling Trocken
    • 2018 Thierry Tissot Gamay
    • Duckhorn Sauvignon Blanc
    • Iconic Chardonnay
    • Sables d’Azur Rose – Provence, France
    • 2018 Illahe Estate Pinot Noir – Willamette Valley
    • 2018 Arendsig Single Vineyard Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon Robertson
    • Penfolds Max’s Shiraz Cabernet
  • And one of the following wines:
    • Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Champagne
    • 2018 Eric & Joël Durand Saint Joseph Blanc
    • Rombauer Chardonnay
    • Broc Cellars Old Vine Carignan
    • 2016 Brooks Pinot Noir “Janus,” Willamette Valley
    • 2014 Idle Cellars Cabernet Franc – Sonoma
  • Appetizers + Dessert from Five Fabulous Establishments:
    • Build Your Own Iowa Cheese Board from the Cheese Shop
      • Maytag, Farm Reserve, Newton
      • Lost Lake Farm, Iowa Alpine, Jewel
      • Milton Creamery, Prairie Breeze, Milton
      • Accoutrements: Marcona almonds, cornichons, organic potter’s crackers and fig paste
    • Fruits de Mer Toast from Splash
      • grilled calamari, octopus, lemon poached shrimp and scallops, tossed local arugula finished with garlic scape vinaigrette, sour dough toast with carb, ricotta and white bean whip
    • Cold Smoked Scottish Salmon with Sweet Corn Pudding and Herb Pesto from Table 128
    • Italian Beef Stuffed Peppers from Aposto
      • marinara / romano / italian parsley / orzo
    • 6” Almond Chocolate Cake from Crème
      • single layer of chocolate cake topped with almond mousse, drizzled with amaretto caramel and toasted almonds
  • Four Winefest glasses
  • Winefest Wine Tote
  • Four Winefest Coasters from XOLP
  • The perfect Spotify party playlist

A few extras:

  • Farm Bureau Wealth Management VIP Wine – $50
  • Add on a 15 minute photoshoot at your house with Christopher Maharry + XOLP backdrop!* – $175

*Time based upon availability and to be mutually agreed upon on Saturday, August 8th between 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Winefest is presented by Kemin & Willis