With the Grand Taste, Chef Showcase, and incredible night events Grillin’ and Chillin’ and Rock Your Taco (open to All-In Tickets!), there’s so much going on at Austin Food + Wine Festival. Some of our favorite partners are bringing you even more to taste, sip, and experience. Check out all of the brands you’ll see Around The Park below!
Bank of America
Celebrate good food, good wine and goodwill in the Bank of America tent! Choose a local charity and give back to the greater Austin community. Enjoy the flavors of the festival while learning expert tips to help enhance your festival experience.
Travel.Eat.Repeat. Presented by Toyota
Step out of the kitchen into a world of culinary exploration with Toyota! Get travel-ready with a personalized luggage tag, create a custom cutting board, sample refreshing aguas frescas, and take home the perfect carry-on tote bag. Want to commemorate your experience? Stop by our photo op! All this and more, compliments of Toyota. Let’s go places!
In the Kitchen with H-E-B
In the Kitchen with H-E-B Join H-E-B Chefs and The 4J’s – Jonathan Waxman, Jimmy Bradley, Joey Campanaro, and Jason Giagrande for modern takes on classic dishes, delicious wines, and 4J coffee.
Stella Artois® invites you to enjoy a taste of Europe during Austin Food & Wine. Introducing Café Artois, a space to slow down and savor each festival moment. Enjoy cold Stella Artois® in our cozy café—along with perfectly paired food bites prepared by local chef, Sonya Cote.
The Worlds Most Utterly Inefficient Cocktail Bar Handcrafted from three stories high, enjoy the show as cocktails are shaken, strained and poured each step of the way from Hendrick’s marvelous, but most utterly inefficient cocktail bar.
Benvenuti! Barilla, the Masters of Pasta ™, welcomes you to share the table! Enjoy authentic Italian pasta recipes, talk with our chef and stop in for a fun photo opportunity to remember your time with us at the Austin Wine & Food Festival.
Discover the crème de la crème of the Beaujolais region! Just south of Burgundy, Beaujolais is home to rolling hills, the historic Gamay grape, and a wine-growing area of 67 square miles, where we produce whites, rosés, and our famous light to medium-bodied reds.
Unbottle Adventure with Bota!
Bota Box is pushing the boundaries of occasion and taking the pompous out of pairing. There are no rules for drinking Bota, it pairs well with everything! With national parks or dog parks, fire pits or fire escapes, cookouts or take out – Bota’s convenience is endless. The Bota Box Bag-in-Box technology means it can go everywhere, even where glass can’t.
Bulleit Frontier Whiskey is a portfolio of high-rye, award-winning whiskeys with unparalleled spice and complexity, inspired by a family bourbon recipe passed down through generations. Join our Texas ambassador, Lana Lindsley, for Bulleit Frontier Whiskey samples and craft cocktails at the Bulleit Wood Tailgate Trailer. Originally created as the “ultimate fantasy gift” for Neiman Marcus, the Bulleit Woody is a mobile whiskey trailer, handcrafted from reclaimed Bulleit Bourbon casks, that revolutionizes the tailgating experience.
Estancia Vineyards brings the flavors of California’s Central coast to Austin. Share in elegantly crafted wines and celebrate the art of entertaining.
Live “la vita Ruffino” with Ruffino Prosecco! Enjoy a sparkling welcome to the festival and through the day with Ruffino Prosecco & Sparkling Rosé. Salute!
Simi is the home of hospitality, and Chef Kolin Vazzoler and team from Healdsburg, California, are here to share flavors from the winery kitchen, and exceptional wines from Sonoma County.
Tom Gore Vineyards
Great wines start in the vineyard with a farmer. Come and meet Tom Gore, a second generation grape farmer from Sonoma County, California, who coaxes the best fruit and wine from the land.
Desert Door Distillery
Desert Door Distillery’s tasting area brings a uniquely Texas experience through craft sotol cocktails using fresh, local, seasonal ingredients. Step on through to enlighten your palate and transport to West Texas. Your presence is welcome among us.
Tequila Don Julio
Come enjoy Mexico’s most popular cocktail, the Paloma, alongside the Don Julio 1942 truck. Don Julio Gonzalez believed that when you have passion, you have everything. We honor our founder by serving his 100% Blue Agave Tequila with the freshest ingredients. We promise you that with us, the juice is worth the squeeze.
The Glenfiddich Experimental Dome is pushing boundaries and changing the way people think about Scotch whisky. Featuring Glenfiddich 12 Year Old Signature Malt, 14 Year Old Bourbon Barrel Reserve, and India Pale Ale Cask neat, on the rocks, and in cocktails on draft, the Dome invites guests to experience the World’s Most Awarded Single Malt Scotch Whisky in the most innovative of ways.
Guinness is celebrating its 200th Anniversary in America. Stop by the Guinness activation to enjoy a classic Guinness Draught Stout, or try one of our newer brews. Don’t forget to snap a picture of yourself at our photo booth. Cheers to 200 years!
Chef Jason Dady, featuring Jackson Family Wines
Collision course between two of the top names in the industry. Chef Jason Dady providing small bites, paired with Kendall Jackson Winery and Cambria Winery, for an unforgettable experience.
Justin & Landmark Vineyards
Don’t forget to stop by the JUSTIN and Landmark Vineyards tent to enjoy a selection of our newly released vintages that will pair perfectly with your delicious Texas bites! Grown in California’s burgeoning region of Paso Robles, California, JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery is widely recognized for its award-winning Bordeaux-style family of wines. Known for their red blends, JUSTIN consistently receives top honors and awards around the world. Located in Sonoma, CA, Landmark Vineyards is a celebrated producer of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir and has dedicated over 40 years to express California’s finest winegrowing regions. From its own estate vineyards in the Russian River Valley, as well as from its growers’ vineyards in Sonoma, Monterey and Santa Barbara counties, Landmark is dedicated to producing handcrafted, ultra-premium wines from unique vineyard sites.
Ketel One Vodka
Come Ketel Your Soda at our Dutch-Inspired Market Kart! We are reinvigorating the beloved vodka soda drink – one of the most popular mixed drinks in America – with a twist. Garnish your cocktail with high-quality, delicious, fresh and local ingredients to show how easy it is to upgrade this cocktail at home. We seek to uphold the Nolet family mantra they’ve embraced since they began distilling in Holland in 1691: “Quality before everything.”
Maker’s Wanted Tour by Maker’s Mark®
Can’t make it to Loretto? No worries – we brought a small taste of our home here to Austin. Swing by for fresh handcrafted cocktail made with our Maker’s Mark or Maker’s 46. And while you’re here, roll up your sleeves with expert craftsmen and experience the satisfaction of making something with your own two hands.
Malene Wines Airstream
What’s better than sipping rosé on tap while hanging out in a vintage 1969 Airstream? Stop by the Malene Airstream to taste our newest release, the 2017 Malene Rosé, as well as Chamisal Vineyards Stainless Chardonnay. Also meet winemaker Fintan du Fresne and learn about his passion for making excellent California Rosé.
Monkey Shoulder, the blended malt Scotch whisky, is bringing the fun back to serious cocktails in a big way, with the introduction of The Monkey Mixer. Drawing cheeky inspiration from a cement truck’s design, the traditional cocktail shaker has been upgraded and transformed into the ultimate cocktail machine. The Monkey Mixer, which can hold up to 2,400 gallons of liquid, resembles a cement truck, complete with rotating drum, or in this case, cocktail shaker! It will be hard to miss on site, as it also comes equipped with a state-of-the-art sound system. Monkey Shoulder encourages you to join us and ‘play with your whisky’ with delicious cocktails that range from traditional whisky drinks to out-of-this-world cocktails. Monkey Shoulder has received numerous accolades including designation as Drinks International’s Top Trending Scotch Whisky Brand of 2018, its fourth consecutive win in the category, and receiving the World Spirits Competition 2016 Double Gold honor.
The Naked Turtle White Rum
The Naked Turtle White Rum is made with love and sugarcane molasses. We’re gluten-free, preservative-free, and distilled 5x with the waters of St. Croix for a seriously delicious taste. We also partner with the Sea Turtle Conservancy to protect endangered sea turtles – for every bottle we make, we also make a donation to save a baby sea turtle!
Penny Luck Shoes
Penny Luck is an emerging men’s shoe company based out of Austin, Texas. We design and produce leather shoes with our signature lucky penny soles. Not only are we dedicated to creating a quality product, but we are also committed to making a difference in the lives of U.S. Veterans. When customers choose to customize the year of their lucky penny, 100% of the customization fee is donated to the Purple Heart Foundation. Spreading luck through fashion is our passion.
Rodney Strong Vineyards
Family Owned. Sonoma Grown.
Rodney Strong Vineyards. Family Owned. Sonoma Grown. Be the first! Join us for a pop-up tasting of our newest wine releases. We’ll be pouring our Rosé of Pinot Noir and UPSHOT Red Blend wines. Stop by and taste a while!
Come see Shun’s gorgeous collection of kitchen cutlery, handcrafted in Japan. Stop by and meet your next favorite kitchen knife.
The Singleton of Glendullan
Come try your luck at the Singleton Fish Bowl Toss Game while sampling some smooth whisky! The Singleton 12 is fresh and easy to drink, with hints of citrus, raisins, vanilla and honey. Try it neat and with Ginger Beer. Great prizes available for those high scorers, including an exclusive sample of Singleton 15!
Please stop by the Smithfield Tent to experience delicious samples brought to you by Smithfield and one of the most beloved catering companies in Austin, Pink Avocado! Savor delectable tastes of a Grilled Ham, Kale and Cabbage Salad with Corn, bacon and Scallion Muffin and don’t run off without Smithfield’s own Southern Smokehouse Special Bloody Mary featuring, Tabasco, Titos’s Vodka and Smithfield flavored Bacon as a garnish. We want to feed and water your taste buds and imagination during the festival . . . so don’t miss our tent! You will find lots of surprises and fun there. See you all soon! Smithfield is the pork brand people ask for by name. Why? Because there’s a commitment to quality and a promise of flavor that comes with our name. From hand-trimmed bacon to slow-smoked holiday hams, we bring artistry and authenticity to everything we make. Does it take a bit more time and effort to live up to those high standards? Sure. But we wouldn’t have it any other way. Flavor. It’s at the heart of every memorable meal. It’s what lingers after the plates are cleared. It comes from a commitment to hand-crafted excellence and a passion for food that matches your own. It’s flavor and it hails from Smithfield.
Tito’s Handmade Vodka
“Swing by and learn the history of this Austin original. Enjoy a taste (or two) of our favorite cocktails…it doesn’t make you a bad person!”
Rosé, Bubbles and the Best of Napa
Looking to taste it all? Come on over for some rosé, frosé, wine on tap, bubbles and more! Meet our very own Trevor Durling, Winemaker of Beaulieu Vineyard and Hewitt Vineyards Saturday only 1:00pm-3:00pm. He will take you on a journey of Rutherford’s pioneer wines. Don’t miss this experience!
Washington State Wine
Featuring a variety of wines from one of the most exciting wine regions in the world. Be it white, rosé, or red, Washington State wine is proud to present award-winning wines with quality rivaling major wine regions around the world. The number of wineries and wine grape production has doubled in the past decade, making Washington State the second largest wine-producing region in the United States.
WhatsMyWine is your go-to app for rating and remembering all the wine you taste this weekend! We’ll even show you which of your favorites are available at your local H-E-B stores and help you find more wine that matches your palate. Download now on iPhone or Android.
Château D’Esclans Whispering Angel
Enjoy the rosé lifestyle of St. Tropez with Château D’Esclans Whispering Angel
Wines of Chile
Taste the Unexpected with Wines of Chile. Discover your Cabernet palate profile with VinePair’s interactive quiz and sample a delicious line up of Chilean Cabernets and more!