Special Wine Tasting & Culinary Events

29th Annual Graham's Bacchus Meets Quetzalcoatl Wine & Chocolate Tasting Event
Courtyard at 215 Fulton Street (enter off of Fulton) - outside
An annual favorite among many Festival of the Vine attendees, the event pairs exceptional wines from Geneva Wine Cellars & Tasting Room with hand-dipped fine chocolates from Graham’s. Enjoy live music while strolling through the transformed space. Tickets $38/person; min. age 21. Tickets sell out fast, so please reserve early. Limited/prepaid reservations at http://www.grahamschocolate.com. Call Graham’s Chocolates at 630-232-6655.
Fri & Sat: 6:30 pm, 7:30 pm & 8:30 pm

All Chocolate Kitchen - Chocolate 101 Paired With Wine
33 S. Third Street - Inside our sophisticated private room
An evening of Chocolate & Wine with Award winner, Food Network Personality and Hall of Fame Inductee Chef Roby - Executive Chef and owner of All Chocolate Kitchen. In this class guests travel along the tasting path of chocolate from different countries, exploring the history and travels of the cacao bean. Each truffle from our Exotic Aroma Line will be paired with sublime, sensual wine. $50 per person. Limited/prepaid reservations, 630-232-2395.
Fri & Sat: 6:00 pm

Fiora's Festival Wine Tasting
317 S. Third Street
Voted Best Restaurant again in 2018 (5 years and counting), Fiora's is a local favorite known for its fine wine selection, fantastic food, live music and unbeatable outdoor dining. Join us for our popular wine tasting event ($1 a taste) featuring exceptional wines individually selected by our Sommelier. All wines will also be available for retail sale. Visit www.fioras.com.
Wine Tasting times: Fri: 4:00 - 9:00 pm; Sat: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery
477 S. Third Street, Suite 100
Serving delicious Sangria, Wine Slushies and over 50 different wine varietals made in Galena, Illinois are also available for wine tasting, by the glass, flight or bottle on our large patio located right on Third Street. Or just browse our store of wine accessories. Enjoy live entertainment with Frankie Smiles, Friday (5-7 pm) and Sunday (2:30-5:30 pm) on our patio. Call 630-232-9463 for information.
Fri & Sat: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm; Sun: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Geneva Wine Cellars and Tasting Room
227 S. Third Street (The Berry House; NE corner of Third & Franklin)
Fine wines from around the world by the glass, bottle or case. Enjoy our sunny patio or cool down in our historic underground cellar. Taste 5 fine wines for $5 “under the tent” on our Third Street patio Friday, Saturday and Sunday during Festival of the Vine. Special presentations of luxury wines in VIP Room – limited seating/prepayment required. Call 630-232-8888 for details.

SavWay Fine Wines & Spirits
515 W. State Street
Join us for a wine and cheese presentation of undeniable value buys for fall. Find your new favorites, reacquaint with old. We promise hot-prices on everything from cellar gems to everyday wines. $10 Presentation fee.
Robert Mondavi put it best: A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine!
Fri: 6:00 - 8:00 pm; Sat: 3:00 - 6:00 pm; Sun: 2:00 - 5:00 pm

The Little Traveler
404 S. Third Street – front lawn
Over 75 wines will be sampled under tents on our front lawn, along with craft beers and hard ciders. The first 3 samples are FREE if you’re 21 or older; additional samples may be purchased at a nominal price. Wineries from throughout the US, Europe, and South America will be featured, including local wineries Prairie State, Round Barn, and Door Peninsula. All sampling proceeds benefit Geneva Community Chest, serving over 20 local charities.
Fri: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm; Sat: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm; Sun: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wine Garden at The Royal Wren
11 S. Third Street
Come celebrate the rustic tradition of a Wine Garden at The Royal Wren and State Street Jewelers. This unique and relaxed setting is perfect for the Wine Enthusiast in all of us.
Sat: 12:00 - 7:00 pm; Sun: 12:00 - 6:00 pm