February's Best Wine Events

Staff Writer
Gear up for 29 days of wonderful wine all over the U.S.

February is here and we couldn't be more excited about the delicious tastings coming up this month! Not only are we kicking off our Around the World in 80 Sips event series in San Francisco, but there are so many major events, we're hard-pressed to know where to start sipping.

Taste Walla Walla: New York City, Feb. 2 and Portland, Ore., Feb. 27taste_walla_walla Experience excellence one taste at a time! Enjoy wines from Walla Walla wineries, mingle with winemakers, and enhance your appreciation of world-renowned northwest wines. Click here for tickets and more information.

Enumclaw Wine & Chocolate Festival, Enumclaw, Wash., Feb. 3-4
wine_and_chocolate_01Wine and chocolate. Let us repeat: Wine and chocolate. Are we getting through? Enumclaw's an easy trek from both Seattle and Tacoma, so if you live in either place, we have just two words for you: Wine and chocolate. Click here for tickets and information.

3rd Annual NYC Winter Wine Fest, New York City, Feb. 5winter_wine_festival_01 Sip wines from all over the world in a winter wonderland set amidst Times Square. Light fare will accompany all the wine and there will be live jazz and wine classes to enjoy during the tasting. Click here for tickets and information.

80_sips_logoAround The World in 80 Sips™ San Francisco, Feb. 10
This marks our fourth year bringing the greatest tasting ever to the city by the bay. We hope you can join us for old favorites, new finds, and a whole lot of wine-soaked fun. Click here for tickets and information.

23rd Annual Splendor in the Glass, Las Vegas, Feb. 11vegas_pbs Enjoy the wines and beers from 60 wineries and breweries, a live wine auction, a silent auction, and a jazz quintet at this wonderful tasting benefitting Las Vegas PBS. You can always feel good about sipping for a good cause. Click here for tickets and information.

Washington, D.C. International Wine & Food Festival, Washington, D.C., Feb. 11-12
This is definitely one thing that the Left and the Right can agree on as a worthy investment of time and money. More than 600 wines will be available, plus gourmet food and cooking demonstrations. The festival is a weeklong celebration of wine, cuisine, and culture. Don't miss it. Click here for tickets and information.

virginia_wine5th Annual Virginia Wine Expo, Richmond, Va., Feb. 24-26
There are plenty of events to choose from at this festival, from wine and food pairing seminars to tasting the best Virginia wines. The Expo benefits the Virginia Wineries Association, the Central Virginia Food Bank, and Meals on Wheels. More than 10,000 attendees are expected at this year’s three-day event. Click here for tickets and information.

beverly_hills_wine_festivalBeverly Hills Wine Festival, Beverly Hills, Calif., Feb. 26
No need to be a model, actress, model-actress or dating one to attend this wine tasting in Beverly Hills. Click here for tickets and information.

Paso Robles Grand Tasting Tour, Newport Beach, Calif., Feb. 27–Mar. 2paso_grand_tasting Discover California's fastest growing wine region and its unique wines. The Grand Tasting Tour is comprised of a series of tastings over 3 months in various cities across the U.S. including Denver, CO, and Washington, DC. Dive into the delicious wines of this up-and-coming region. You won't be disappointed. Click here for tickets and information.