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Lake Geneva Festival of wine postponed


As a Grand Geneva Resort & Spa guest, your safety and comfort is of utmost importance to us. In order to comply with directives issued by the State of Wisconsin limiting gatherings of more than 50 people, we must postpone our 2020 Festival of Wine. An updated date will be communicated via email and social media once determined. 

We will automatically cancel your tickets and/or overnight reservations and provide a full refund. However, please be patient as it may take up to 10 business days fro the credit to be processed. 

Our leadership team is meeting daily to monitor the situation, and we pledge to continue addressing this important matter with the utmost care, which will including staying in communication with our guests as we have updates to share. 

We know that this may be an inconvenience to your travel plans. We hold your health, our associates' health, and the health of the general public in the highest regard, and we thank you for your understanding during this difficult time. We look forward to welcoming you to Grand Geneva Resort & Spa soon.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to us through email at info@grandgeneva.com or call our call center at (262) 248-8811. 

lake geneva festival of wine

Calling all wine lovers! Join Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin for the 2020 Lake Geneva Festival of Wine. We have an entire weekend of vintage entertainment planned for all enthusiasts, from social wine drinkers to sommeliers. Eat, drink and learn more about regional wines from some of the finest wineries around including Black Stallion Winery, Ferrari-Carano Winery, Josh Cellars and many more. From our top of the line Blue Chip wine dinner to the Grand Tasting, book a weekend package with friends who share your love for wine. 

The Grand Tasting is on Saturday, April 18 from 4:30-6:30pm. Need an extra hour? Upgrade to our VIP experience starting at 3:30pm and enjoy a bonus bubbles sampling in the VIP Lounge. We are happy to once again be partnering with the United Way of Walworth County this year. Pull a cork for a great cause! Stop by the cork pull station for your chance to take home 1 of 100 wines.

Must be 21 or older to attend

Wine and Dine

Friday, April 17

7pm: Blue Chip Wine Dinner - Savor top of the line wines with a reception followed by four courses of delicious food prepared by Grand Geneva's Executive Chef Nelly Buleje.
$125 per person including tax and gratuity


8pm: Paint 'N Sip - Let out your inner artist. Enjoy a glass of wine while participating in a step-by-step painting tutorial, then take home your original masterpiece.
$45 per person

Saturday, April 18

Group of Women doing yoga

9am Yoga and Mimosas

Start the morning with a relaxing yoga session and a mimosa. All skill levels are welcome to relax and learn about the health benefits of wine.
$15 per person

Spring Tulips

9am Nature Walk

Enjoy a guided morning hike along the White River Trail. Take a breath of clean country air and enjoy the sights and sounds of the outdoors before all of the wine tasting begins. 
Complimentary, no reservation needed

Learn, interact and Taste

Paint 'N Sip class

10am Paint 'N Sip

Let out your inner artist. Enjoy a glass of wine while participating in a step-by-step painting tutorial, then take home your original masterpiece 
$45 per person

Wine pour at at Tasting Seminar

11-11:45am + 2-2:45pm Wine Tasting Seminars

Learn, interact and taste during two sessions of our Wine Tasting Seminars! Topics include dessert, meat and cheese pairings as well as an all-new craft beer seminar.
$30 per person

Chef Nelly Buleje

12-1:30pm Chef Demo Lunch

Watch Grand Geneva Executive Chef Nelly Buleje as he shows you his passion for cooking while building a delicious light lunch paired with wines. You don't want to miss this! 
$60 per person

The Main Event

Wine pour at The Lake Geneva Festival of Wine

3:30pm VIP Hour + Grand Tasting

Enjoy an extra hour to sip expertly crafted wine from the region's finest wineries selected for this year's event and enjoy a bonus bubbles sampling and special bites in the VIP Lounge. Plus, get up close and personal during our meet and greet with Executive Chef Nelly Buleje and wine influencers from around the country during the Grand Tasting event. All VIP's will receive a swag bag and a commemorative Lake Geneva Festival of Wine poster to take home.       
$120 per person from 3:30-6:30pm

Grand Tasting - The Main Event

4:30-6:30pm Grand Tasting

Eat, drink and learn at our main event! Meet at the newly renovated Forum Ballroom to taste a wide selection of regional wines ranging from Black Stallion Winery, Ferrari-Carano Winery, Josh Cellars, Copper Cane, Frank Family, Hess Winery, Elouan Wines, Santa Margherita, Wente Vineyards and many more paired with gourmet bites to match the wine regions.     
$85 per person

Saturday wine seminars

Learn from the experts

Sunday, April 19

9am - Yoga and Mimosas - Start the morning with a relaxing yoga session and a mimosa. All skill levels are welcome to relax and learn about the health benefits of wine.
$15 per person

9am - Nature Walk - Enjoy a guided morning hike along the White River Trail. Take a breath of clean country air and enjoy the sights and sounds of the outdoors before all of the wine tasting begins.
Complimentary, no reservation needed

10am-2pm - Sunday Brunch - End the weekend on a high note with our Sunday Champagne Brunch in Geneva ChopHouse from 10am-2pm. Upgrade your experience with a bubbly flight in honor of Lake Geneva Festival of Wine Weekend, additional fees apply. 
$39 per person, plus tax and gratuity
Call (262) 249-4788 for reservations

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Couple enjoying wine in villa kitchen

VIP Villa Package

Become a VIP at the Lake Geneva Festival of Wine! Spend the weekend of April 17-19 in a Villa at Grand Geneva. Package includes:

  • Welcome Gift
  • Dinner for two at Friday's Blue Chip Wine Dinner
  • Two seats at Chef's Demo Lunch on Saturday, April 18 at 12:45pm
  • Two tickets to a wine seminar of your choice on Saturday, April 18
  • Two VIP Grand Tasting tickets on Saturday, April 18, starting at 3:30pm
  • Sunday Brunch at Geneva ChopHouse for two
  • Commemorative Lake Geneva Festival of Wine poster

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Wine, Cheese and Sausage

Wine Lovers Extreme Package

Go all out with this super-VIP experience for the weekend. Starting at $7,999, stay in our Grand Suite for two nights and enjoy all our VIP perks and more! Call to book today! This package includes:

  • Helicopter ride over Adam's Farm from Grand Geneva's Airport
  • Half side of Beef from Adam's Farm, plus behind the scenes tour of Lake Geneva Country Meats
  • Magnum of Ferrari Carano Tresor
  • Private VIP table at Blue Chip Wine Dinner
  • VIP Grand Tasting Tickets
  • VIP table at Chef Cooking Demo Lunch, plus tickets to wine seminar of your choice
  • VIP table at Sunday bubbles inspired brunch
  • Commemorative Lake Geneva Festival of Wine poster

Call (877) 741-9598 to reserve this package.