The 2016 Jungle Jim’s International Wine Festival will be a weekend to remember. With 90 wineries pouring over 400 wines, delicious food pairings by country, live music, and great company, it’s two extravagant evenings filled with the finest wines from around the world. Taking place at the Oscar Event Center at Jungle Jim’s Fairfield on Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12, from 7:00 – 10:00pm, Jungle Jim’s International Wine Festival will bring the Grand Hall to exuberant, flamboyant life.
There are 3 different tickets available:
Grand Tasting: Grand Tasting: With 90 wineries pouring over 400 wines, the Grand Tasting lets you enjoy delicious food pairings by country, live music, and great company. You’ll also take home a commemorative 2016 Winefest glass and Tasting Guide. Look for food pairings, samples of food presented by Jungle Jim’s International Market. There will be approximately 6 food pairing booths around the festival. However, samples will not be enough for a meal; they’re meant to help you enjoy the wines. $65
Those looking for a more in-depth experience can upgrade to Connoisseur. Along with all of the benefits of the Grand Tasting, you’ll gain access to a special Connoisseur Only area for a little rest and relaxation, where you’ll indulge in the International “Dinner by the Bite,” exclusive wine sampling, and have full access to the Oscar Bar. $125
The Non-Drinker Grand Tasting ticket is $25 and includes entrance to the event for one evening, food pairings, soda, water and coffee. $25
You can purchase your tickets online or at the door for this event. Handling charges on tickets increase your outlay to $69.23 for the grand tasting or $133.13 for the Connoisseur. Parking for the event in plentiful and free. Park in the area designated for The Oscar Event Center, which is close to the Holden Drive entrance to Jungle Jim’s International Market. You can also access the parking lots by coming in the gorilla entrance (which is the entrance with the digital sign) and turning right. The Oscar Event Center parking is on the right.
An integral, beneficial, and unique piece of the Wine Festival experience is our Buyer’s Club program, previously called Purchase Passport. By signing up before the show, you’re ready to enjoy the festival in the most in-depth way possible. Buyer’s Club members will receive a special, free tasting plate. Once you order your tickets, you’ll have access to sign up for Buyer’s Club. It’s the best possible way to experience the show. Once you sign up, it’s as easy as picking up your Buyer’s Club card at the festival, tasting from hundreds of wines, and ordering the ones you enjoy most. You tell us which location you usually shop, and we’ll make sure your order is ready to pick up the week after the festival.
In order to sign up for Buyer’s Club, you must purchase a ticket to the 2016 International Wine Festival. So what are you waiting for? Buy your tickets now!