Grand Tasting & Concours d'Elegance

VIP 12-4pm
General Admission 1-4pm

The Saratoga Wine and Food Festival invite you to spend the day exploring this year’s Grand Tasting! Saturday’s Grand Tasting is centered on unparalleled wines, spirits, authentic products and the region’s top restaurants. This daytime event, is taking place on Saturday, September 10th from 12 P.M. to 4 P.M. For our VIP guests, doors open at 12pm, offering them a full hour all to themselves to eat, drink and meet the chefs! VIP guests will also enjoy an array of fine foods, premier drinks, and live music in an upscale and elegant VIP only room. The first 100 VIP guests will be able to participate in an exclusive book signing with Marc Murphy.

At 1pm, all guests will get the opportunity to savor exquisite foods created by more than 30 chefs in the Capital Region, culinary demonstrations, live auction, mystery wall, and sip on cocktails, wine and beer. This year, we have a special treat for guests, a Culinary Demonstration on the BlueStar stage in the Adirondack Appliance Culinary Tent by Anne Burrell, Josh Capon, and Woodford Reserve Master Distiller, Chris Morris. As if this day couldn’t get any better, The Saratoga Automobile Museum is presenting a show of luxury collector cars including classes of Shelby Cobra, Alfa Romeo, Porsche, Lancia, Maserati, Ferrari, Lamborghini, and much more! What more could you possibly need on a beautiful day in Saratoga Springs? This is one event, you definitely don’t want to miss out on!

Participating Restaurants

Check back as restaurants will be added daily

  • Ama Cocina
  • Bellini’s Italian Eatery/Jacob & Anthony’s American Grille
  • Campagna
  • Carney’s Tavern
  • Comfort Kitchen
  • Dinosaur BBQ
  • Druthers Brewing Company
  • Friends Lake Inn
  • Hamlet & Ghost
  • Harvey’s Restaurant and Bar
  • Hattie’s Restaurant
  • Henry Street Taproom
  • Mazzone Hospitality
  • One Caroline Street
  • Nove Italian Restaurant
  • Prime at Saratoga National / Angelo’s 677 Prime
  • Simpson’s at The Desmond
  • Sperry’s
  • The Brook Tavern
  • The Hollow Bar + Kitchen
  • The Wine Bar
  • Three Vines Bistro & Bar
  • We Do Fondue- Chocolate Fountain Rentals
  • Wheatfields Restaurant and Bar
  • Wings Over Saratoga



VIP: $175

VIP Grand Tasting includes all Grand tasting activities and allows early entry to the Grand Tasting and exclusive access to the Connoisseur’s Tent.