Around The Park 2017

90+ Club featuring Beringer, Chateau Minuty, Etude, Hewitt, Provenance and Stags’ Leap Winery

Year after year, membership in this club is earned, by impeccable standards and rare excellence. From a diversity of grapes, regions and producers, these wines have one thing in common-the recognized quality of a 90+ rating. As savvy wine lovers know, 90 points marks the difference between wines that are very good and those that are truly outstanding.

Austerity Wine and Friends

It’s Wine Time! Come meet our winemakers, and get a taste of California with Austerity Central Coast Wines, Harken Barrel Fermented Chardonnay, Line 39 Sauvignon Blanc, and Day Owl Rosé. Plus, kick off the festival with Austerity at Lone Star Nights – stop by the Austerity Wine Bar to meet the winemakers, get a recommended wine pairing for your dish, and a taste of our Pinot Noir, from the exceptional coastal California region of Santa Lucia Highlands.


Come Share the Table™ with Barilla pasta, witness pasta being tossed in a giant “pentolino” and sample delicious recipes while getting some culinary secrets from our chefs!


Beyond clichés, The French wine region of Beaujolais offers versatile and great value rosés, white and light red wines. Stop by to taste a range of Crus, Beaujolais Villages and Beaujolais from one of the oldest wine regions in the world.

Château D’Esclans

Celebrate 10 years of Rosé all Day with Château D’Esclans Whispering Angel.

Cooper & Thief

Join us for a taste of Cooper & Thief; a new red blend from CA. Born from mischief and unlike any other wine, Cooper & Thief is aged in ex-bourbon barrels for three months resulting in a unique taste; dark and jammy, loaded with bourbon inspired flavors and aromas. The mystery lies in the sourcing of the bourbon barrels which we’ll take to the grave…

Cruzan Rum Bucket List Bar

A Bucket List isn’t just about taking a trip around the world or breaking a world record. It can be as simple as creating a fun list of things to do with friends while enjoying a great tasting Cruzan® Rum cocktail. Come join us for a drink and get a few ideas for your own #cruzanbucketlist.

Entertain! Hosted by Toyota

Join Toyota and delve into the art of entertaining with live music and special appearances by some of your favorite chefs and local talent! Customize a grilling spatula, create a take-home herb garden, mix up a dry rib rub and take it all with you in a silkscreen tote bag, all compliments of Toyota.

Glenfiddich Experimental Dome

It’s time to unlearn everything you know about whisky in the Glenfiddich Experimental Dome. Sample unique cocktails and put your senses to the test. What will you taste? What will you see? What will you smell? Your one-of-a-kind experience awaits.

Guinness Brewer’s Project

Come by the Guinness Brewer’s Project to try our new beers! Try food pairings from Antonelli’s Cheese Shop (Saturday) and Zax Restaurant and Bar (Sunday). Our Guinness Brewery Ambassador will be on site as well to share a pint, laughs, and talk all things beer.

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.


Stop by the KitchenAid tent to see all of our latest kitchen offerings, including the new Cold Brew Coffee Maker, Stand Mixer Attachments, and Slide-In Convection Range in Black Stainless. Also, watch your favorite chefs cook at the KitchenAid demonstration kitchens!

Legends from Europe

Come taste samples of four legendary products: Prosciutto di Parma, Grana Padano, Prosciutto di San Daniele and Montasio cheese.

Live Your Roots with Liberty School

Liberty School winery from Paso Robles, CA is taking their hospitality on the road and as part of their “Live Your Roots” tour, will be making a stop at Austin Food & Wine to partner with Jack Allen’s Kitchen.

Paso Robles Wine Country

Join us for a taste of Paso Robles Wine Country, located along California’s Central Coast, and discover wine that pairs well with cheer. We harvest happiness.

Pure Leaf Tea

Visit the Pure Leaf booth to experience and learn about the Brand’s passion for Tea. Ask our Tea Sommelier any of your tea related questions! Of course don’t forget to sample Pure Leaf’s three product lines: Pure Leaf Tea House Collection, Pure Leaf Real Brewed Bottled Tea and Pure Leaf Home Brew!

RideAustin: Your Locally-Sourced Rideshare

RideAustin is the official rideshare of Austin Food+Wine Festival. Come by our tent and learn how we’ve helped our riders raise over $150,000 for local charity.

Rodney Strong Vineyards

Join Rodney Strong winemaker Greg Morthole and San Antonio’s Chef Jason Dady for some epic Sonoma-meets-Texas wine and food pairings. Let’s have some fun!

Shun Cutlery

Come see Shun’s gorgeous collection of kitchen cutlery, handcrafted in Japan. Stop by and meet your next favorite kitchen knife.


Make the most of the weekend with delicious premium SKYY Vodka cocktails and share your time at Austin Food & Wine from the Make. Every Day. Photobooth.

Stella Artois

Only Stella Artois®, with its 600-year Belgian heritage, full flavor, and unique chalice, can elevate any occasion from ordinary to extraordinary. Come relax, have a beer, and try our perfectly paired bites, each designed to bring out a different tasting note in Stella Artois.


Come join us in the SUMMER SALOON where we are mixing up some of the most refreshing cocktails of the season! We’ll show you the perfect libations to cool off your hottest summer get-togethers.

Summer Sipper Lounge & Patio

Enjoy the finest summer sips available, including crispy whites, amazing rose and bubbles from 6 different wineries.

The Pioneer Wine Company Lounge

We proudly invite you to taste some of our hand-crafted wines created by family-owned, boutique producers from every corner of the globe. This year we have Boisset Collection pouring Rose and Sparkling from Jean-Charles Boisset and Haute Couture and Vine Connections pouring rose, and launching The Way of the Warrior sake in can!

The Wine Group

Explore wines from all over the world including crisp whites from Italy, bold Malbecs from Argentina, and refreshing California rosés!

The World’s Most Utterly Inefficient Cocktail Bar

Enlighten your taste buds with peculiar cocktails from The World’s Most Utterly Inefficient Cocktail Bar and experience what makes Hendrick’s a most unusual gin.

Tito’s Stillhouse Lounge

Visit the Tito’s Handmade Vodka Stillhouse Lounge to learn the story of this Austin original (and give it a taste too).