June is usually full of weddings — but this year it’s full of wine! We’ve found tons of great wine events all over the country. So if you’re not hitting a wedding this June, be sure to hook up with some great wines!
We’re most excited about one of our very own events — Bottlenotes' 8th Around the World in 80 Sips™! Our signature event is back and better than ever! We’re hosting these in cities all over the US, starting with the Chicago event on June 17th. So find your 80 Sips event and come sip with us.
In addition to our 80 Sips events, check out these great wine events happening in June.
8th Annual Around the World in 80 Sips™, Chicago, Illinois, June 17
Join Team Bottlenotes at Studio Paris Art for 80+ tastes of wine. Discover new wines from a wide range of countries and regions including California, Spain, New Zealand, Portugal, and more, along with light hors d’oeuvres and chocolate pairings.
A one-of-kind event featuring Pinot Noir wines from more than 30 wineries, savory pork dishes from renowned Omaha chefs and slam poetry provided by Matt Mason and the Nebraska Writers Collective. All proceeds benefit the Completely KIDS weekend and after-school food programs.
Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, Atlanta, Georgia, June 2-5
Midtown Atlanta hosts “Tasting Tents” where chefs, mixologists, sommeliers and brewers come together, seminars on wine regions from Burgundy to Georgia. This year features a pop-up “Vineyard in the City” and a “Grapes from A-Z Wine Luncheon”
Vintage Indiana Wine & Food Festival, Indianapolis, Indiana, June 4
Celebrate with Indiana wineries as they offer samples of more than 200 wines. Enjoy delicious food from some of Indiana's top culinary experts and visit the Wine & Food Experience Pavilion for food and wine sessions with chefs and winemakers. Tap your feet to live music from Indiana musicians throughout the day and browse through the artists’ booths.
Salute! North Carolina Wine Celebration, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, June 4
This event highlights the fast-growing North Carolina wine industry with wines from over 30 North Carolina wineries. Delicious food selections, musical entertainment, and the "North Carolina Food & Wine University," an interactive and fun educational area, round-out the event. An Evening of Southern Food with Celebrity Chef: Francine Bryson.
Great Grapes Festival, Hunt Valley, Maryland, June 4-5
Sip and savior wines from 24 Maryland wineries and celebrate the rich heritage of Maryland vines with live music, food, crafts and gourmet items. The festive also features a free kid’s area. A portion of the proceeds benefit Spirit of Hope Children’s Foundation.
Wine & Food Week, Houston, Texas, June 6-12
Drawing culinary masters and wine experts from around the world, Wine & Food Week uncorks scores of events featuring more than 500 wines, 50 restaurants, and legendary wine producers and culinary personalities. Events include: Women, Wine and All Things Fashionable, Sips, Suds & Tacos, Terroir & Small-Production Wines of Oregon, Napa and Argentina, and Wine Rendezvous Grand Tasting & Chef Showcase and the East Coast Oysters and Bottomless Champagne Brunch
Westchester Magazine's Wine & Food Week, White Plains, New York, June 8-12
Enjoy 200+ world class wines from around the world, gourmet food samplings from 100 top restaurants, and award-winning chefs and top sommeliers, who graciously display their expertise at seminars, classes, and cook-offs. Events include: Fashion, Food & Wine, Burger & Beer Blast, An Evening with Westchester’s Tastemakers, Grand Tasting Village and Jr. Chefs Academy - Kids: Use Your Noodle.
La Nuit En Rosé, New York, New York, June 9-11
La Nuit En Rosé, or The Pink Night, is a celebration of rosé wines and champagnes from around the globe. Savor the depth and breadth of 150 rosés from the world’s great wine regions and sample gourmet hors d’oeuvres at this cocktail-style soirée on the Hornblower Infinity Yacht.
16th Annual Art of Wine Festival, Fayetteville, Arkansas, June 9-11
The festival features three days of evening events for wine novices and connoisseurs alike. Sample cuisine from the area's finest restaurants and try new wines at the Winemaker's Dinner, the Uncorked Friday Night Tasting, and the Premier Tasting. All proceeds support Walton Arts Center's programs.
35th Annual Kapalua Wine & Food Festival, Kapalua, Hawaii, June 9–12
Said to be the longest running food and wine event in the United States, the festival includes seminars on: “Champagne and Scooby Snacks”, “RED RED Rhône”, “Family Tree – Scions of Family Wineries”, and Great Wines from Amazing Women. The event concludes with a "Seafood Festival" where Chefs from 16 Maui restaurants will prepare seafood specialties to share with guests.
Rhone Rangers Grand Tasting, San Francisco, California, June 10-11
Join the 19th Annual celebration of American winemakers producing wines from the 22 grape varieties approved for use in Cotes du Rhône. Taste Rhone wines from more than 60 wineries and attend the Winemaker Reception, Dinner and Auction where winemakers pull out all the stops from library wines to barrel samples.
30th Annual Ojai Wine Festival, Ojai, California, June 12
Overlooking Lake Casitas, wine and beer connoisseurs can delight in wines from over 60 wineries with and premium craft beers and microbrews from over 15 breweries. Enjoy a great selection of fine art and craft vendors and two live bands.
ZAP Big Apple Zinfandel Experience, New York, New York, June 16
Engage in personal conversations with 20+ winemakers while exploring the flavors of Zinfandel blends, single vineyards and old vine Zinfandels. Discover the distinctive dialects of the Zinfandel growing regions. Billed as “NYC’s Largest Single Varietal Tasting Event”, 100+ different zinfandel wines will be poured by California’s best Zinfandel producers.
12th Annual Pinot Days Grand Festival, San Francisco, California, June 18
Join 100 pinot producers from California, Oregon, New Zealand and Burgundy who will pour over 200 distinct pinot noir wines. This is said to be the largest single gathering of pinot noir producers in the world and must for any Pinot lover.
North Fork Crush Wine & Artisanal Food Festival, Jamesport, New York, June 25
Long Island’s North Fork region is New York’s local “Wine Country”. The festival will feature over 20 wineries from Long Island and beyond with 100+ wines to taste, light bites including cheeses, charcuterie, crudités, breads, and crackers, plus numerous sampling tables from an array of artisanal food companies.
Uncorked San Francisco Wine Festival, San Francisco, California, June 25
The Inaugural Uncorked:SF Wine fest feature over 50 wineries with more than 100 wines to sample, live music, artisanal food vendors, a Champagne bar, International wine market, and a custom photo booth.
Taste of Mendocino, San Francisco, California, June 25
Mendocino Winegrowers bring a trip through their wine country to attendees with sips and samples of from 30+ of the regions finest wineries. Artisanal food producers from Mendocino County will be serving up delicious bites to complement the wines in this showcase of all the people and products that make Mendocino County such a special place.
Great Tastes of Pennsylvania Wine & Food Festival, Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania, June 25-26
Come to the Split Rock Resort to taste wines from many of Pennsylvania's finest wineries, enjoy educational seminars, great entertainment, along with over 100 craft vendors and delicious food.