Wednesday, September 10, 2014

AJC Dunwoody Wine Fest - Oct 10th and 11th

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is proud to announce a new signature event, the AJC Dunwoody Wine Fest. The inaugural grand tasting will be held on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Join us in Dunwoody for the inaugural AJC Dunwoody Wine Fest and enliven your sense of discovery. At the Grand Tasting event on Saturday, Oct. 11, prepare to indulge in an all-inclusive tasting experience featuring more than 100 distinguished wines. A comprehensive sample of wines, spirits and beers will delight taste buds of both wine novices and connoisseurs. Industry leaders will be on hand to guide your palate and answer detailed questions. Live music and food tastings from chefs at some of the region’s hottest restaurants round out an afternoon of pure culinary enjoyment.

The Grand Tasting event will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. at the corner of Hammond Drive and Perimeter Center Parkway.    Tickets to the wine fest are now on sale for $65 in advance and $85 at the door. Parking is free.

A special VIP Tasting, featuring reserve wines, hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment is planned for Friday, Oct., 10, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Le Meridien Atlanta Perimeter Hotel. Tickets to the VIP Tasting are $175. Tickets to both the wine fest and the VIP event can be purchased online at

For a truly VIP night, book a hotel package, available at

A portion of the proceeds from the inaugural AJC Dunwoody Wine Fest will benefit The Giving Kitchen, a nonprofit whose mission is to provide crisis grants to members of Atlanta’s restaurant community facing unanticipated hardship.

You must be 21 years of age or older to attend either wine fest event. The AJC and the City of Dunwoody ask that guests please drink responsibly.

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