The Tasting Texas Wine and Food Events You Can't Miss -

The Tasting Texas Wine and Food Events You Can’t Miss

Did you know that San Antonio is a UNESCO-designated Creative City of Gastronomy? We’re one of only two cities in the entire United States to hold this designation – and for good reason!  Not only are we home to a vast variety of cultural fusions and some of the best flavors you can’t find anywhere else, but we celebrate with cuisine as often as we can! So, whether you are looking for more traditional meals or a spin on a cultural classic, there is no shortage of places to eat and drink here, and there is always a reason to celebrate. Your next opportunity to celebrate food? The Tasting Texas Wine + Food Festival coming October 27-30, 2022!

San Antonio can fulfill your “foodie” needs and introduce your taste buds to some of the best dishes around. Be sure to join us for the upcoming Tasting Texas Wine + Food Festival.

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Welcome to the Tasting Texas Wine + Food Festival

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The Tasting Texas Wine + Food Festival is an exclusive culinary event for the ages. Born from a collaboration of Visit San Antonio and Culinaria’s partnership with the iconic James Beard Foundation, the beautiful historic Travis Park and surrounding areas become culinary hubs from October 27th – October 30th. World-renowned chefs from across the U.S. will join together in the Alamo City to showcase their culinary skills and masterpieces as they serve some of their most delicious food creations influenced by cultures from around the world – are you ready to Taste Texas?

Here are some of the culinary events you will not want to miss:


Southern Hospitality

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When: October 28th, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Pearl Brewery

303 Pearl Pkwy, San Antonio, Texas 78215

In Texas, “Y’all Means All,” and this event celebrates the people with hearts as big as the state. As the saying goes, “Everything is bigger in Texas,” and that includes our hospitality. Get a taste of the South with Southern Hospitality with Chef Jeff Balfour as he hosts an evening filled with comfort food and great company. This event is open to all ages, buy your tickets now!


Hallowine 5k Run


When: October 29th, 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Where: The Shops at La Cantera

15900 La Cantera Pkwy Suite 6698, San Antonio, TX 78256

Set your alarms for an early morning run and bust out those sneakers, it’s time for the Hallowine 5k Run! Finish the run at your pace, walking, running, jogging and everything in between before rewarding your completion with treats. Not only will there be spooktacular bites from some of the city’s top chefs, but there will be adult-only beverages as well. This for-all-ages event is the perfect spot to kick off the spooky season. Register today!


The Collective: A Modern Take on The Grand Tasting

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When: October 27th to October 30th, 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Travis Park

301 E Travis St., San Antonio, TX 78205

Can you really say you experienced the Tasting Texas Wine + Food Festival to the fullest if you don’t attend The Collective: A Modern Take on The Grand Tasting? This all-inclusive event is considered the epicenter of the Tasting Food + Wine Festival and yes, you read that correctly – all-inclusive. Get access to all the food and beverages you could ever want. Held at historic Travis Park, this grand tasting event is a large outdoor market where guests can snack, sip, or shop their way across vendors and immerse themselves in some of the biggest names in food.


21 and Up Food and Wine Tasting Events

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There are also several more 21+ dinners and experience events throughout the three-day festival, from themed dinners to lunches and brunches. So, bring a friend or two, and have the time of your life.

Here are just some of the events you can expect:


A Journey Through BBQ In Texas

When: October 27th, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Botika

303 Pearl Pkwy #111, San Antonio, TX 78215

You cannot have an event in San Antonio without a good ole fashioned BBQ. At Botika, enjoy A Journey Through BBQ in Texas. This dinner will showcase various BBQ flavors influenced by Germany, Northern Mexican, African, and Asian cuisine.


Martini Society Dinner

When: October 27th, 6:30 p.m.
Where: La Cantera Resort & Spa

16641 La Cantera Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78256

Whether shaken or stirred, the drinks at the  Martini Society Dinner will delight you! At this event, you can learn about the history of the martini (while sipping a martini) as you take in the views of the Texas Hill Country.


Becker Luncheon

When: October 28th, 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Becker Vineyards

464 Becker Farms Rd, Fredericksburg, TX 78624

Experience award-winning flavor at the Becker Vineyards Luncheon, one of the first vineyards to open in the Texas Hill Country. Visit with guest chefs and winemakers as they pair exceptional wines for an utterly unique tasting experience.


Gospel and Grits Brunch

When: October 30th, 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: Becker Vineyards

464 Becker Farms Rd, Fredericksburg, TX 78624

Grab some food to feed your soul at the Gospel and Grits Brunch. At this southern-inspired brunch, sample classic favorites like grits, greens, fried chicken, etc., to the tune of soulful, bluesy gospel music. Come hungry and leave feeling full and fulfilled.


More, More, We Want More!

These are just some of the amazing culinary experiences waiting at Tasting Texas. From steak nights, French soirees, a tequila event and more, be sure to check out all Tasting Texas Wine + Food Festival Events here!


Come to the Culinary Capital of Texas

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San Antonio has no shortage of tasty food and beverage options to please even the pickiest palette. You can also see what culinary events are happening all year round for more interactive fun!

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