Only in Atlanta could you get away with throwing a wine festival when most other cities are bundled up inside with their hot chocolate. However, if you are looking to get out and imbibe, January 19th, 2019 is definitely a date you should save.
Taking place at City Winery, visitors are invited to sample over 50 wines, ciders, and beers from throughout the United States. Of course, the biggest highlight comes from the alcoholic offerings that are made right here in the Southeast.
As always, Atlanta Winter Wine Festival is separated into two sessions. The same wine offerings are available at both of course, with the only real difference being the time and the musical entertainment available. Session on takes place at 12PM and runs through 4PM. During this time, you can enjoy live music from RTW. Session 2 stats at 6PM and runs through 10PM with Bedhead providing the entertainment. In both sessions, you can also enjoy beats by DJ Q tip.
For those interested in spending this Saturday in the best way possible, tickets bought in advance run $50 rising to $60 when bought on the day of the event. Your ticket not only nets you full access to wines, ciders, and beers, but it also gets you a souvenir acrylic wine glass to be used for all your drinking.
You can bring your own chairs and blankets if you wish, but no outside food or drink is allowed. Bottled water will be provided for free, so no need to try and sneak it in. As it is a 21 years old and up event, there are no kids or babies allowed inside. Pets are also barred from entering. Unfortunately, there are not tickets for designated drivers, so don’t forget to drink responsibly and have prior arrangements made on how to get home.