The Vintage901® Wine, Food, and Music Festival 2021 Announcement: A Celebration of Life, Culture and Each Other

(Memphis, TN – April 5, 2021) Vintage901® celebrates its 5th Anniversary by bringing the “Grand Tasting” to the Levitt Shell on May 15, 2021. This will be a special event featuring incredible wine, wine education, Memphis music, and great chefs. Tickets are on sale now at www.vintage901.org.

This year the Grand Tasting is an outdoor event where participants can practice social distancing and still have a great time. This one-day event will have two opportunities for participation – an event from noon-3 p.m. and one from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Supporters can purchase V.I.P. tickets and have an opportunity to learn from sommeliers, who will educate attendees on the best choice of wine to go with a favorite meal. Local chefs include Chef Tamra Patterson “Chef Tam” and Chef Jimmy Gentry. Food trucks will also be present and offering delicious food selections.

“The Vintage 901 Family invites you to come celebrate life and each other in the city that we all love,” said Vintage901 founder Stephanie Ferreira. “Let’s safely reconnect with old friends, meet new ones and reflect on all that is good in our city.”

Vintage901® is partnering with ArtsMemphis for this event to provide the best local entertainment. Proceeds from the Grand Tasting will also benefit ArtsMemphis.

“We are honored to partner with Vintage901® to support the Memphis arts community. The arts bridge our differences, impact youth, drive our economy, and enhance quality of life through healing and connection,” said ArtsMemphis President & CEO Elizabeth Rouse. “We are grateful to Vintage901 for playing a role to ensure the arts remain a vital component of Mid-South culture and daily life.”

There are also opportunities for families and friends to sit together and enjoy the Vintage901® Grand Tasting event. General admission, V.I.P., and Duo tickets are available for purchase at www.vintage901.org. Vintage901® is committed to producing safe events and will abide by all Covid-19 rules and regulations and in compliance with state and local guidelines.

About Vintage901®

Vintage901® is a 501(c) 3 organization that cares about the Memphis community and supports local nonprofits in strengthening our city.  Our mission is to enhance community experiences and cultural awareness for diverse audiences in unique and intentional spaces. Vintage901 events are designed to highlight artisanal wines and cuisine, alongside the cultural richness of Memphis with its long music history.

About ArtsMemphis

ArtsMemphis is the primary arts funder for Memphis and Shelby County, generating and infusing over $80 million in financial support for the arts since its inception nearly 60-years ago. With a mission to sustain Memphis’ world-renowned cultural vitality and strengthen local communities through the arts, ArtsMemphis distributes $2.5-$3 million annually to 70+ organizations and also individual artists. During the COVID pandemic, ArtsMemphis has elevated its role as convener and connector helping the arts sector recover, reimagine, and continue as a critical economic driver to ensure the arts remain a vital component of Mid-South culture and daily life. Learn more at https://www.artsmemphis.org/