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Galveston Island Wine Festival: Sip, Eat, and Enjoy

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Scheduled for April 20-21, the ninth annual Galveston Island Wine Festival will feature delicious Texas food fare paired with renowned wines. Hosting celebrity chefs, artisan exhibits, specialty food items, culinary events, and live music for your entertainment, this festival is a premium spring event for locals and visitors alike.

Galveston Island Wine Festival: Sip, Eat, and Enjoy

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Featuring a champagne 5K run, a VIP experience, as well as a chance to meet the chefs, the Galveston Island Wine Festival curates a wine tasting experience which is so much more than you expect! A blind tasting event is a unique opportunity for tasters to rely only on their palates to determine a wine’s attributes. Guests can swirl, sniff, and sip a variety of white and red wines while each bottle is covered.  The top-scoring wines (three reds and three whites) advance to the Chaine des Rôtisseurs Dinner in which one of the finalists is named the Grand Champion of the festival.

Galveston Island Wine Festival: Sip, Eat, and Enjoy

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The chance to taste top wines from the event (with over 30 premium vintages) comes at the Premium Wine Tasting. Premium Tasting ticket-holders will be among the first to have the opportunity to taste the amazing food creations which are planned as pairings for the premium wine. A link to purchase Premium Tasting tickets is available here.

Galveston Island Wine Festival: Sip, Eat, and Enjoy

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The Grand Tasting is known as the highlight of the Galveston Island Wine Festival. Visitors can fill up their wine passports as they taste wines from around the world, and try food samples from some of Galveston’s finest restaurants. Tickets to this event are available for purchase at the link provided here. The Galveston Island Wine Festival is a great Texas time, allowing ticket-holders to savor the best selection of wines together with the most creative food pairings, in tapas-style. Sip, eat, and enjoy your time in Galveston, Texas!