14th Annual Killington Wine Festival
Friday, July 17 - Sunday July 19, 2015
Toasting over 14 years of wine in the Green Mountains of Vermont!
The Killington Wine Festival has earned a reputation for being one of the Killington region’s signature summer events. Over the years, the festival has grown immensely and now features more than 400 wines from a collection of over 40 vineyards around the world.
Come enjoy a nice July weekend tasting fine wines with Killington Peak and the Green Mountains of Vermont serving as a scenic backdrop.
Friday Tasting Events
Estate Wine Tasting, Killington Peak Lodge
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Enjoy a scenic gondola ride and kick off the Killington Wine Festival Weekend in style at the Killington Peak Lodge for an exclusive estate wine tasting. Meet the vintners and representatives behind the weekend's wines and take in the best views in Vermont. Tickets include light hors d'oeuvres.
Before May 15: $75/person
After May 15: $85/person
Killington Wine Trail
The Killington Wine Trail begins Friday, July 17 from 6-10 pm. Local restaurants, inns & lodges break out the best wines they have in their cellars. Enjoy appetizers, dinners, and a glass along the Killington Road and beyond.
Saturday Tasting Events
Grand Tasting at 4241', K1 Base Area & Roaring Brook Umbrella Bars
1:00 - 4:00 pm
The Grand Tasting is at Killington Resort's K1 Base Area & Roaring Brook Umbrella Bars under a large, festive tent from 1-4 pm on Saturday, July 18. This is the premier event of the Killington Wine Festival. Choose from over 400 wines from 40 wineries on your sampling adventure! Pair wines with complementary hors d'oeuvres and samples of Vermont specialty products. Take in majestic views of Vermont's natural beauty with a roundtrip ride on the K1 gondola to the top of Killington Peak (4,241' elevation).
Before May 15: $60/person
After May 15: $65/person
Want to upgrade your Grand Tasting experience? Purchase a VIP early admission ticket!
Before May 15: $75/person
After May 15: $80/person
Saturday Evening Wine Dinners
Wine Dinners feature delicious food and wines from area restaurants, TBD.
Upgrade Your Wine Festival Experience
Wine Festival Patron Ticket is perfect for those planning to attend Friday's Estate Tasting and Saturday's Grand Tasting. This money saving ticket includes entry to the Estate Wine Tasting and also allows VIP early admission to the Grand Tasting on Saturday.
Before May 15: $135/person
After May 15: $150/person
Wine and Nine Golf Outing at Green Mountain National Golf Course
Close out your Killington Wine Festival weekend with Wine & Nine, a special golf outing at Green Mountain National Golf Course.
Enjoy 9 holes of golf with friends, taste 9 specialty wines selected from Baker Distributing’s extensive portfolio, and then join us for a delicious dinner and prizes in the clubhouse. Executive Chef Bryan Gudelis of the Garlic Restaurant will also have a special “Tapas Tasting Tent” on the golf course to pair a few of The Garlic's amazing appetizers with our wine selections. Everyone is invited to join us for this fun "Captain & Crew" golf tournament and beginners are encouraged to play.
$65 per player includes golf, wine tasting, dinner and prizes / $45 for dinner and wine tasting only.
Please call (802) 422-4653 for reservations or more information.
For additional event information, contact the KPAA at firstname.lastname@example.org or (802) 773-4181.
Elevate your Wine Festival experience and book a Wine Festival lodging package with one of our official loding partners. More info
Gramp's Shuttle will be providing door-to-door transportation services to and from your condo/home locations in the Killington region to Killington Resort and other local restaurants/hotels/inns participating in Wine Festival activities. Call (802) 558-1543 to book your advance shuttle reservations. For more information on Gramp's Shuttle, click here.
Vermont Limousine & Shuttle will be providing affordable LUXURY transportation including limousines, a luxury bus, and vans to and from the 2015 Killington Wine Festival. Based out of Rutland, Vt. Call (802) 855-3130 for more information.