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Lake Geneva Festival of wine

Calling all wine lovers! Join Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin for the 2019 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 wines from around the world. 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 6 from 4-6pm. Need an extra hour? Upgrade to our VIP experience to start at 3pm 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. 10% of all wine sales will also be donated to United Way. Don't forget to order your favorite bottles before you leave! 

Must be 21 or older to attend.

Wine and Dine

Friday, April 5

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 6

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

Nature Walk

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 - 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 Seminar

11:30am-12:15pm + 1:30-2:15pm - Wine Tasting Seminars

Learn, interact and taste during the two sessions of our Wine Tasting Seminars! Topics include wine blending, meat, cheese and chocolate pairings and trendy grapes.
$25 per person

Wine Seminar

12:45-2pm - 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.
$45 per person

Wine Tasting

3pm - VIP Hour

Enjoy an extra hour to sip the 50 bottles of wine carefully selected for this year's event and enjoy a bonus bubbles sampling in the VIP Lounge. Plus, learn more from chef and wine talks on the half-hour mark, every hour during the Grand Tasting.      
$110 per person from 3-6pm

Wine Sampling

4-6pm Grand Tasting

Eat, drink and learn at our main event! Meet at the Grand Ballroom to taste a diverse array of wines from around the world, paired with delicious samples of food to match the wine regions.
$85 per person

Saturday wine seminars

Learn from the experts

Sunday, April 7

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. Extra bubbly drinks will be served in honor of Lake Geneva Festival of Wine Weekend!
$44.95 per person, plus tax and gratuity
Call (262) 249-4788 for reservations

Wine and Dine

Overnight Wine Fest Packages

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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 pre-dinner meeting with Jamie Bolt with 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

Wine Festival Packages

Wine glasses at wine seminar

Lake Geneva Festival of Wine Packages

Spend Friday, Saturday or both nights at Grand Geneva during the Lake Geneva Festival of Wine April 5-7. Enjoy a wine dinner, the Grand Tasting, seminars and more! View Package