(MEMPHIS, Tenn. – February 22, 2024) Vintage901® will host its 8th Annual Wine, Food and Music Spring Festival Saturday, April 20 and Sunday, April 21.

The festival consists of two events:

  • The Grand Tasting: Saturday, April 20, 6–9 p.m. at The Medicine Factory, 85 W. Virginia Ave.
  • The Sparkling Brunch: Sunday, April 21, noon–2 p.m. at the FedEx Event Center, 415 Great View Dr. East, Suite 103, in Shelby Farms.

The Grand Tasting, Vintage901’s flagship event, will feature an array of wine vendors from numerous Old World and New World wine producers and a series of classes curated for guests to learn about wine and food pairings. Guests will also have an opportunity to talk directly with wine and food professionals. Chef demonstrations and Memphis music will be part of this event.

Sommelier Laurie Forster will host a VIP reception during The Grand Tasting for VIP guests. She is the author of the award-winning book The Sipping Point: A Crash Course in Wine. VIP guests will also receive a signature cocktail and wines, swag bags with a wineyard and a pairings tutorial.

The Sparkling Brunch, a relaxing, laid-back event for the weekend, will feature wines paired with delectable culinary dishes. Sommelier Laurie Forster will serve as the host.

“We’re excited to work with wine expert Laurie Forster and our sponsors and partners to provide a unique food and wine experience for our guests,” said Stephanie Ferreira, founder and CEO of Vintage901. “We look forward to bringing our community another wine and food event that combines education, culture and fun with a purpose.”

Early bird tickets are available until March 15. Proceeds will go to the Vintage901 Wine + Food Scholarship to support students seeking careers in the culinary arts, oenology and viticulture.

Tickets for the Vintage901 8th Annual Wine, Food and Music Spring Festival can be purchased at www.vintage901.org/events.

About Vintage901:

Vintage901 is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes access to the culinary arts through education, enrichment and engagement with their community. Vintage901 hosts thoughtfully curated events that blend classic and modern culinary experiences and appeal to the connoisseur and the curious. Its largest event is a two-day Vintage901 Wine, Food and Music Spring Festival. To learn more, visit www.vintage901.org.

For more information or if you would like to interview someone from Vintage901, contact Jennifer Sharp, The Carter Malone Group, LLC, at 901.278.0881 or jsharp@cmgpr.com.