Athens Wine Weekend
"A Weekend of Exquisite Taste"
Athens Wine Weekend is an annual event that benefits The Classic Center Cultural Foundation's mission to provide entertainment and education by supporting diverse performing, visual, and culinary arts programs.
This three-day weekend occasion consists of four signature events guaranteed to satisfy the wine lover in your life.
Amuse BoucheKicking off Athens Wine Weekend, Amuse Bouche is a Friday evening wine tasting affair. Featuring several of the most talented chefs from Northeast Georgia this event provides a sampling of their cooking artistry, all paired with the perfect wine to arouse the palate.
2020 Athens Wine Weekend Event Chef's Include:
- Chef Bruse McQuain with Levy
- Chef Ray Whitlock from The Georgia Club
- Chef Jen Merino from Waterfall Club
- Chef Jon Ford with George's Lowcountry Table
- Chef Scott DeBernardo from The Pine
- Chef Chris McCook from Athens Country Club
- Owner and Server Heidi Young with Nothing Bundt Cakes
The Grand TastingMix and mingle through our exhibit hall while tasting wines from around the world. Meet and greet local distributors to taste their favorite wines. Interested in more than just the tasting? Dive into one of the many seminars such as "Food and Wine in Balance" or "The Secret of the Somms" to expand on your knowledge of the grape and learn from the best local sommeliers.
Gourmet DinnerA highlight of the Athens Wine Weekend, this incredible six-course meal is expertly paired by Frank Sinkwich President of Northeast Sales Distributing and our Levy Executive Chef. From start to finish this event is guaranteed to deliver a culinary experience like no other.
Close out the weekend with an incredible brunch featuring specialty mimosas and a delicious brunch buffet. Grab your significant other or a few girlfriends and let us show you what the perfect wine brunch is all about.
Sparking Wine Brunch
of our staff and patrons, will look forward to a delayed return of this fan favorite.