Calling all casual drinkers and sommeliers alike, you won’t want to miss the Castle Rock WineFest. Happening Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 2:00pm to 8:00pm at the Butterfield Crossing Park, the Castle Rock WineFest is an outdoor wine tasting event that is sure to be as fun as it is informative—the perfect way to spend a summer weekend afternoon and evening for wine lovers of all backgrounds, tastes, and preferences.
Note: The Castle Rock WineFest is taking place in a NEW location this year! Butterfield Crossing Park: 3952 Butterfield Crossing Dr., Castle Rock, CO 80109
Sip and Savor Your Favorite Wines
Whether you don’t know the difference between a Chenin Blanc and a Chardonnay or you’re a Napa Valley veteran, there’s a little something for every type of wine lover at the Castle Rock WineFest. At WineFest, you can learn more about the delicate process of tasting wine, discover how to cook your favorite cuisine for your next dinner party, or just drink some delicious, hand-selected vintages with friends old and new while enjoying live music and food in the Colorado sunshine.
Most of us are a little tongue tied when it comes to isolating and describing the “notes” that comprise the complex palate of wine. How do the pros seem to know when a wine smells smoky or has subtle traces of cherry? When it’s been aged for a decade or derived from old vine grapes? Learning how to discern the many aromas and flavors that go into wine can take years—professionals have even made a career out of it—but even those who are less than connoisseurs can benefit from understanding how to smell, sample, and describe wine. And it makes for great dinner party conversation with friends.
Besides wine tastings, this one-of-a-kind outdoor event will feature seminars, cooking demonstrations, artisan and lifestyle vendors, food trucks, and live music. During this all afternoon-event, you’ll sample the best that local Colorado wineries have to offer while learning about wine making, wine and food pairings, and how to cook some of your favorite dishes at home.
Choose your glasses carefully from among more than two dozen wineries and over 180 varieties of wine. TheCastle Rock WineFest is dedicated to promoting talented local Colorado winemakers, from up-and-comers to old standards. They hope that by the end of the evening, you’ll discover a new favorite of your own.
First 2000 Castle Rock WineFest attendees will receive a free wine bottle tote and wine glass.
Plus, you don’t have to live in a Castle Rock Neighborhood to enjoy this event, everyone is welcome to attend.
The Castle Rock WineFest is hosted by The Meadows and presented by the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce. The event will take place on Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Butterfield Crossing Park. Tickets are $29 if purchased online in advance or $39 if purchased on July 14th or at the gate.
Please be aware – this event is intended for ADULTS ONLY. All attendees MUST HAVE A PHOTO ID.
• NO CHILDREN WILL BE PERMITTED.
• NO PETS.
• NO strollers, glass, outside coolers, food and beverages will be permitted.
Parking for the Castle Rock WineFest
There is no self-parking available at Butterfield Park. Valet parking is available at the park for $10 per vehicle but space will be limited. WineFest attendees are encouraged to park at the Outlets at Castle Rock. A round-trip shuttle from the Outlet parking lot (near the Nike store) to Butterfield Park will be available during the event. Castle Rock Firefighters of Local 4116 will be offering WineFest-goers a free/safe ride home – please ask for more information when you arrive at the event!