Hollywood and Vines

 

November 4 - 5, 2017
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

The Iowa Wine Trail is rolling out the red carpet for our first ever “Hollywood and Vines” wine and food event on the weekend of November 4-5.  We love the movies and each one of our eleven wineries has selected a film as their inspiration for a wonderful wine-food pairing! 

 

Brick Arch Winery
Ratatouille

Daly Creek Winery & Bistro
Lady and the Tramp

Eagles Landing Winery
The Godfather

Empty Nest Winery
Fast and Furious

Engelbrecht Family Winery
Julia and Julie

Park Farm Winery
Forrest Gump

PromiseLand Winery
Ground Hog Day

Tabor Home Vineyard & Winery
West Side Story

TYCOGA Vineyard & Winery
Titanic

Wide River Winery
The Great Gatsby

Winneshiek Wildberry Winery
Moulin Rouge

 

At each winery wine lovers will be able to enjoy specially prepared (and Hollywood film inspired) foods paired with award winning, locally crafted wines. Plan to sample the food and wine at each of the Iowa Wine trail wineries.

More Fun: We encourage you to dress up as one of your favorite characters (from the above listed movies) for a chance to win free tickets to the Spring 2018 event. (note: maximum of 4 tickets to be given away).

Tickets are now on sale!

wine lovers


NEW TICKETING PROCESS: 
We have a new process for ticketing this year.  Please read below:

  1. Purchase tickets via PayPal (click on Events tab, and then on “Purchase Tickets” tab).
  2. Print receipt and bring to event.
  3. At first winery, present receipt and you will receive: a) tickets, b) glasses, c) charms, and d) wrist band.  

It’s that easy!

 

 

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

Purchase 3 tickets before October 23, 2017 and get the 4th one FREE!


Two-Day Tickets

$30 each in advance (purchased before November 4, 2017) or $40 the day of the event.
** Free Designated Driver tickets are available upon request. **

Tickets can be purchased at participating winery tasting rooms, online by clicking on the Purchase Tickets tab above or by calling 563-557-3727.

MAXIMIZE YOUR FUN -- TIPS:

  1. Choose your own route,
  2. Take your time,
  3. Explore - Taste - Enjoy the Iowa Wine Trail.
  4. Remember: You need not visit every winery on the trail to get a chance to win a $25 certificate. Simply complete your ticket postcard and leave it at the last winery you visit.

NOTE: We encourage our weekend visitors to secure overnight accommodations early because space is limited and hotels fill quickly.

 

Event Menu.

Brick Arch Winery: Iowa Ratatouille, French Pork Stew (Three Little Pigs), with candied bacon with bleu cheese paired with Sunset Bridge, our new port making its very first appearance during the IWT event.

Daly Creek Bistro & Winery: Caesar Salad, Daly Creek Fresh Baked Bread with Italian Butters, Daly Creek's 12 LAYER LASAGNA featuring our hand rolled meatballs , and Tiramisu

Eagles Landing Winery: Marinara Meatballs, Caprese Skewers, and Cannoli Dip

Empty Nest Winery: BBQ Pork on a stick, Smokin Spanish Rice, and Family Recipe Apple Cake w/ iced apple glaze

Engelbrecht Family Winery: French Onion Soup, Boeuf Bourguignon, Crusty French Bread, and Mousse au chocolate

Park Farm Winery: Shrimp and pasta with white sauce paired with Picket Fence or Sunday Afternoon, Lt. Dan Ice Cream Float-- vanilla ice cream with Lt. Blenders Strawberry or Peach poured over it, and Chocolate paired with Marechal Foch or Ruby Slipper

PromiseLand Winery: Philly Cheese Steak Sandwiches, Punxsutawney Shells & Cheese, and Hershey Chocolate Brownies

Tabor Wines: New York Pizza, The Sharks Black Bean Soup, The Jets Double Chocolate Port Ice Cream, and Puerto Rican Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce

TYCOGA Vineyard and Winery: Iceberg lettuce salad, Roast beef, and Eclairs

Wide River Winery: Cesar Salad, Daisy Buchanan's Sausage Gratin, and Chocolate Torte

Winneshiek Wildberry Winery: Bacon Wrapped Chorizo Dates, Brie, apple, honey, and naan bread pizza with Indian Spices; and Lemon Blueberry Scones

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Passport Program

 Our passport program allows visitors to earn a wine glass once they have visited and received stamps from each of the member wineries.

No purchase is necessary and completed passports may be turned in at any time.

The passport is incorporated into our brochure and is available at any of the participating wineries and can be stamped any day other than the day of an Iowa Wine Trail Event.

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