Festival Events 2022

We brought back your favorite events and added some exciting new events for 2022!

Friday September 2, 2022

Wine and Popcorn Pairing

Wine and Popcorn Pairing

Date: September 2, 2022
Time: 6:00pm
Location: I/G Winery
Cost: $45

Join hosts Jim Santangelo and David McCurdy as they present this fun and educational gathering pairing Utah wines with different flavors of popcorn. Yes, you read that right, popcorn and wine. Trust us, you’ll be amazed at how fun this is.

This event is sold out for 2022. We suggest attending Canned Cocktails of Utah which will be held the same night.

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Canned Cocktails of Utah

Date: September 2, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Location: I/G Winery
Cost: $45

Join Jim Santangelo as he walks you through a tasting of Utah produced canned cocktails, giving you all the fun details of this up and coming trend and Utah’s own distilleries producing them.

Water Canyon

Culinary & Carbonic

Date: September 2, 2022
Time: 6:00pm
Location: Water Canyon Resort Winery
Cost: $100

This food and wine event brings together the culinary craftsmanship of 5 amazing chefs paired with the delectable flavors of Water Canyon Resort Winery’s carbonic style wines, to create a food and wine event like no other.  Plan to join owners Shane and Kalie Tooke at Water Canyon Winery in Hildale for this night of passed plates, live music, fireside conversations and Shane’s amazing Utah wines.

This event is sold out for 2022. We suggest attending Canned Cocktails of Utah which will be held the same night.

Saturday September 3, 2022

Wine Competition

Wine Competition

Date: September 3, 2022
Time: 10:00am
Location: I/G Winery
Cost: FREE

This is a free event and open to the public. Come and watch our judges at work as they taste through the many different wines exclusively from Utah Wineries and Cideries. See how your favorite Utah wines score and what medals they receive.

Flights & Bites

Flights & Bites

Date: September 3, 2022
Time: 3:00pm
Location: I/G Winery
Cost: $60

Ticket holders for this event will join the wine judges at a private table and taste through some of the wines from the competition. Enjoy a small plate of bites that pair with the wines and discuss with the judges why they scored the wines the way they did.

This event is sold out for 2022. We suggest attending Epicurean’s On The Edge which will be held the same night.

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Terroir to Table Dinner

Date: September 3, 2022
Time: 6:00pm
Location: Red Acre Farm
Cost: $130

Join us for a unique dining experience under the open sky. The dinner will include wine from Utah wineries. There will be appetizers before we gather for a farm tour. Then, a sit-down dinner will be served family-style (or farm-style). Discussion and questions from the guests will be encouraged. Farmer and chef Sara Patterson will create the menu with ingredients dictated by what we freshly harvest from Red Acre Farm.

This event is sold out for 2022. We suggest attending Epicurean’s On The Edge which will be held the same night.

Epicurean’s On The Edge

Epicurean’s On The Edge

Date: September 3, 2022
Time: 6:00pm
Location: Beautiful outdoor locations. Just off the edge of the Grid.
Cost: $200

Experience the culinary artistry of Chef Jeff Crosland as he presents one of his amazing Off-The-Grid gourmet meals paired with the wine artistry of Utah’s winemakers. This year we will be dining at the top of Cedar Mountain, right beside Linford’s pond. Enjoy this special meal as you watch the sunset as the lights of Cedar City slowly appear in the valley far below.

This event is close to sold out, buy your tickets now!

Sunday September 4, 2022

Picnic in the Vineyard

Picnic in the Vineyard

Date: September 4, 2022
Time: 11:00am
Location: Chanela Vineyards
Cost: $65

Once each year, Chanela Vineyards opens up its mountain vineyard for you to enjoy.  The brewmasters from Silver Reef brewery then throw some fresh beef and pork on the grill for some awesome BBQ sandwiches along with all the picnic fixings.

Walk among the vines to 3 different stations and try the wines made from grapes grown right there. Meet the Utah winemakers and talk winemaking with the men and women that are building the Utah wine business.  If you love vineyards, and who doesn’t… you’ll love this event.

This event is sold out for 2022. We suggest attending The Grand Dinner on Center, which will be held the same night.

Grand Dinner on Center

Grand Dinner on Center

Date: September 4, 2022
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Center Street Cedar City
Cost: $150

We close down Center Street and set up a table the length of the block in order to serve this immersive dinner experience. You’ll be greeted at the entrance with a glass of wine as our Maître d’ takes you to your seats.  Sit down, relax, chat with old friends and make some new ones as you enjoy the food of renowned Chef’s, Cole Chiaramonte and Alex Wiesen, with The Pub Craft Kitchen, perfectly paired with several outstanding Utah wines.

Spirits & Cigars Under The Stars

Spirits & Cigars Under The Stars

Date: September 4, 2022
Time: 9:30pm
Location: I/G Winery’s Backyard
Cost: $95

Join host Jim Santangelo as he walks you through the proper ways to prepare and enjoy a cigar while you pair it with the perfect spirits intended to accentuate the flavors of each. This is the perfect way to relax and unwind at the end of the festival and learn a little about cigars and spirits while you do.