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Tasting Texas Wine + Food Festival

We look forward to seeing you at our next event coming Spring 2025!

Prepare to embark on a gastronomic journey like no other as San Antonio and Culinaria join hands once again with the prestigious James Beard Foundation to present the Tasting Texas Wine + Food Festival.

This extraordinary culinary event, set against the picturesque backdrop of La Villita in downtown San Antonio, gathers the most celebrated chefs in Texas and beyond for an exciting weekend of delicious culinary adventures and education. Make plans to join us for an unparalleled four-day celebration of food, wine, and culture, showcasing distinguished top culinary leaders across the U.S. and Mexico, including up-and-coming chefs from all across Texas and diverse culinary talent.

Join us and experience vast culinary offerings in the Culinary Capital of Texas – San Antonio!

“Food is our common ground, a universal experience.”
— James Beard

Tasting Texas

A Culinary Festival with a Purpose

Realizing a shared vision with the James Beard Foundation to make good food for good™, and spotlight women and minority communities, a partnership between the Foundation, Visit San Antonio, and Culinaria was a natural progression. Proceeds from Tasting Texas will benefit the James Beard Foundation’s scholarship programs, which in turn, provide opportunities for minority culinary talent to develop their skills and experience. Further, by providing high-level exposure to chefs from Texas, the city of San Antonio, and others across the country, Tasting Texas aims to help the restaurant industry, locally and nationally, grow from the devastating financial effects of the pandemic.

Come for the Tasting Texas Wine + Food Festival, stay for the authentic experience of a welcoming city rich in diverse cultures and heritage with over 300 years of history. Book your trip today and see what we mean.

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About Visit San Antonio

Visit San Antonio’s vision is to elevate San Antonio as a must-experience destination where Texas culture and history begins. Visit San Antonio is bringing the world to San Antonio.

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About Culinaria

Culinaria is committed to promoting San Antonio as a premier food and wine destination while fostering community growth and enrichment within the city we call home.

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About the James Beard Foundation

The James Beard Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to celebrate, support, and elevate the people behind America’s food culture and champion a standard of good food anchored in talent, equity, and sustainability.

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