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August 24 & 25

Grape Stompin' is Gainesville's newest wine festival that will take place on August 24 & 25, 2013. The event will be comprised of grape stomping activities to be held at Tioga Town Center. It will also feature wine tasting and food pairing tours at your favorite restaurants, cafes and bistros!

Wine and Food Pairing Tours

On these two-hour wine and food pairing tours you will experience the quality, uniqueness, and tastes of Gainesville's historic restaurants & bistros. Tour ticket holders, reserve your tour now!

Craft Beer and Food Pairing Tour

These tours bring local craft beers together with delicious food in a unique atmosphere. Tour ticket holders, reserve your tour now!

Stomping of the Grapes

Ready...Set...SQUISH! Enter the grape stomping contest so you can cross this amazing experience off your bucket list! The five contestants that squeeze the most juice will compete for a complimentary cruise for two on board the Celebrations Cruiseline.

Kid Zone (Sunday, August 25th)

Everyone can join in on the fun as both grape stomping and the bounce house are free for kids!

Live Music at Tioga Town Center

Events featured at the plaza will include grape stomping contests, art exhibits, live music, carriage rides, and silent auction!

Silent Auction

Don't miss your chance to bid on amazing sponsored prizes. These auctions will be featuring gifts from participating businesses, local donors and exclusive auction houses.

Tasting Pavilions

Enter the Lunchbox for tastings throughout the event and to make glass, bottle or case wine/beer purchases.

Buy Local Drive

During Grape Stompin' there will be an assortment of local vendors featuring art, food, drinks, and crafts made right here in our commuity.

Saturday. August 24th Schedule

  • 9pm to 2am: Wine Tasting & Food Pairing Tours
  • 9pm to 2am: Craft Beer & Food Pairing Tours
  • 9pm to 2am: Live Music
  • 9pm to 2am: Silent Auction
  • 9pm to 2am: Local Vendors Featuring Art, Food and Crafts
  • Midnight: Community Partner of the Year Award
  • 1:30am: You Win Some You Win Some Raffle

Sunday, August 25th Schedule

  • 1pm to 5pm: Wine Tasting & Food Pairing Tours
  • 1pm to 5pm: Craft Beer & Food Pairing Tours
  • 1pm to 5:30pm: Live Music
  • 1pm to 5pm: Silent Auction
  • 1pm to 5pm: Kid Zone
  • 1pm to 6pm: Local Vendors Featuring Art, Food and Crafts
  • 5:30pm: Grape Stompin' Finals

Purchase Tickets Now!

Saturday, August 24th Tours

  • Wine & Food Tasting

  • Stop 1: Food Provided by Fresh Market:
    -Fresh Mozzarella paired with Tosca Prosecco Frizante
    -Thai Noodle salad paired with Dalliance White
  • Stop 2: Food Provided by Fresh Market:
    -Cabot Extra Sharp Cheddar paired with Anarkos Primitvio Puglia
    -Gruyere Cheese paired with Block 115
  • Stop 3: Food Provided by Fresh Market:
    -Poached Salmon paired with Jules Taylor Sauvignon Blanc
    -Blue cheese, Broccoli, and Bacon paired with Ronan by Clinet Merlot
  • Stop 4: Food Provided by Fresh Market:
    -Rotisserie Chicken Salad paired with Jackie Chardonnay
    -Teriyaki Meatballs paired with Shannon HR Cabernet
  • Stop 5: Food Provided by Fresh Market:
    -Strudel paired with Joy Spatlese
    -S'mores paired with Giorgio Costarossa

  • Craft Beer & Food Tasting

  • Stop 1: Food Provided by Taste:
    -California Roll paired with Cisco Island Reserve Lager
    -Spicy Tuna Roll paired with Cisco Island Reserve Tripel
  • Stop 2: Food Provided by Burrito Famous:
    -Corn tortilla chips w/ salsa paired with Cisco Sankaty Light Lager
    -Fresh plantains w/ burrito famous sauce paired with Argus Clyde ESB
  • Stop 3: Food Provided by Gotta Have It:
    -Sweet Potato Mac-n-cheese paired with Barrel Trolley Nut Brown Ale
    -Spinach Artichoke Tostada paired with Shipyard Imperial IPA
  • Stop 4: Food Provided by Vellos:
    -Shrimp bruschetta on Bibb lettuce paired with Barrel Trolley Belgian Style White Ale
    -Tenderloin on blue cheese crostini w/ caramelized onion jam paired with Shipyard Gladiator Barleywine
  • Stop 5: Food Provided by Flour Pot Bakery:
    -FOOD TBA paired with Shipyard Pumpkinhead
    -FOOD TBA paired with Argus Clyde Jarrett Wheat

Sunday, August 25th Tours

  • Wine & Food Tasting

  • Stop 1: Food Provided by Sabore:
    -Tequenos (Paisa Cheese wrapped in spring roll paper w/ Guava Sauce) paired with Tosca Prosecco Frizante
    -Spanish cod spread over crostini w/ a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and chives paired with Dalliance White
  • Stop 2: Food Provided by Blue Highway Pizza:
    -Abruzzese - Tomato sauce, mozzarella, house-made meatballs, sliced roasted garlic, parsley, parmesan, romano paired with Anarkos Primitvio Puglia
    - Pasta Purse - Gorgonzola and fig w/ gorgonzola sauce paired with Block 115
  • Stop 3: Food Provided by Go Stuff Yourself:
    -Food TBA paired with Jules Taylor Sauvignon Blanc
    -Food TBA paired with Ronan by Clinet Merlot
  • Stop 4: Food Provided by End Zone or Dominos:
    -FOOD TBA paired with Jackie Chardonnay
    -FOOD TBA paired with Shannon HR Cabernet
  • Stop 5: Food Provided by TCBY:
    -Vanilla Chocolate Swirl paired with Joy Spatlese
    -Chocolate Truffle paired with Giorgio Costarossa

  • Craft Beer & Food Tasting

  • Stop 1: Food Provided by Taste:
    -California Roll paired with Cisco Island Reserve Lager
    -Spicy Tuna Roll paired with Cisco Island Reserve Tripel
  • Stop 2: Food Provided by Burrito Famous:
    -Corn tortilla chips w/ salsa paired with Cisco Sankaty Light Lager
    -Fresh plantains w/ burrito famous sauce paired with Argus Clyde ESB
  • Stop 3: Food Provided by Gotta Have It:
    -Sweet Potato Mac-n-cheese paired with Barrel Trolley Nut Brown Ale
    -Spinach Artichoke Tostada paired with Shipyard Imperial IPA
  • Stop 4: Food Provided by Dave's NY Deli:
    -Mini Pastrami on Rye w/ Swiss and Deli Mustard paired with Barrel Trolley Belgian Style White Ale
    -Mini Corned Beef on Rye w/ Swiss and 1000 Island Dressing paired with Shipyard Gladiator Barleywin
  • Stop 5: Food Provided by Flour Pot Bakery:
    -FOOD TBA paired with Shipyard Pumpkinhead
    -FOOD TBA paired with Argus Clyde Jarrett Wheat

    Vendors:

  • Sprint
  • WrapnFun
  • Real Foods, Real Kitchens
  • Lydia's Jewelry (Sunday Only)
  • Tangled Oaks
  • Corks & Colors
  • iPhone Guys
  • Hummingbird Cafe
  • Mid Florida Heating & Air (Sunday Only)
  • Theresa the Psychic
  • Sherri's Pop-up
  • BlueField Winery
  • Hoggtowne Lemonade (Sunday Only)
  • Flour Pot Bakery
  • Saikhel Cologne
  • QBOT
  • Plexus Slim
  • O2B Kids
  • CWS
  • Dragon Rises Massage
  • Jessica's Home Decor
  • NRDKNDY
  • Allure Boutique
  • Kristy Handmade Masons
  • I-75 Self Storage (Sunday Only)
  • The Perfect Gift
  • Midtown Jewelry

2013 Music Sponsor

Grooveshark
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