Best April Wine Events

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Rain or shine, where to taste terrific wines this month

We thought we wanted to skip the April showers this year and head straight to May. But it turns out April will be pouring wine throughout the month and across the country. Bring it on, April. We have our galoshes and wine glasses in tow.

 

22nd Annual Taste of Vail, Vail, Colo., April 5 to 7


Elevate your palate, and experience more than 30 of Vail’s finest chefs and restaurateurs alongside owners and winemakers from nearly 50 countries. Although you’re sure to be stuffed from mouthwatering treats, try and leave room for some spring skiing. Click here for tickets and information.

Pebble Beach Food and Wine Festival, Pebble Beach, Calif., April 12 to 15

This weekend-long event offers seminars, dinners, golf tournaments, more than 250 wineries, celebrity chefs, parties, and a whole lot of culinary magic… Not to mention it’s hosted primarily at Spanish Bay with some of the most picturesque coastline in the country… Click here for tickets and information.

Clarksville Virginia Wine Festival, Clarksville, Va., April 14


Enjoy charming, historic downtown Clarksville and sample nearly 100 Virginia wines from 15 Virginia wineries. Live music, artisans, food, and the lakeside town will make for an ideal Saturday afternoon. Click here for tickets and information.

Around the World in 80 Sips™ Miami, April 20

Join Bottlenotes in the Sunshine State for our 2nd annual wine tasting in Miami. Come taste more than 80 wines from around the world plus iGourmet artisanal cheese, Creminelli charcuterie, and more. Click here for tickets and information.

Hospice du Rhône, Paso Robles, Calif., April 26 to 28


This year marks the 20th celebration of Hospice du Rhône. The event boasts Rhone producers, enthusiasts, winemakers, and knowledge-hungry fans, who have gathered in the name of all things Rhone. This event is not to be missed. Click here for tickets and information.

French Quarter Wine Festival, New Orleans, April 27

If you missed the opening, catch the closing reception of the Sixth Annual French Quarter Wine Festival as they conclude with a celebration of this year’s favorite wines, and a preview of what’s to come in 2013. Signature chef Farrell has prepared both red and white wine inspired dishes for the event. Click here for tickets and information.

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