Killington Wine Festival

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500 Wines, 40 Vineyards, 14th Annual Wine Festival.

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 500 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.

Estate Wine Tasting, Killington Peak Lodge

Friday, July 17, 6:00 p.m.

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.

Ticket Information

Before May 15: $75/person

After May 15: $85/person

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Wine Trail, Killington Road

Friday, July 17, 6:00-10:00 p.m.

The Killington Wine Trail returns this year, as a dozen restaurants along Killington Road will transform into ‘tasting rooms’ to showcase a special wine, or food and wine pairing. These specials will run on Friday from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. at various restaurants on the Killington Road. Each stop will feature a different wine or wine portfolio paired with bites ranging from gourmet cheese to Italian tapas to desserts. Free transportation between restaurants will be available from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Please call Gramps Shuttle to schedule a pick-up 30 minutes in advance at 802-558-1543.

Reservations are not required and prices vary at each establishment.


The Grand Tasting, Roaring Brook Umbrella Bars

Saturday, July 18, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

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. Tickets include a signature tote and wine glass and a round trip ride to Killington Peak on the K-1 Express Gondola.

Ticket Information

Before May 15: $60/person

After May 15: $65/person

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Want to upgrade your Grand Tasting experience? Purchase a VIP early admission ticket!

Berfore May 15: $75/person

After May 15: $80/person

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Wine and ART Workshop, Killington ART Garage

Sunday, July 19, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

New to the Wine Festival Weekend, join the Killington ART Garage for a light brunch (BYOBubbly) and Alcohol-based Ink Abstracts on Ceramic Coasters Workshop.

The art studio, located on the Killington Road welcomes you with fresh squeezed orange juice and a fresh assortment of local breakfast fare - bubbly is not provided but welcome.  Then, using playful and vibrant Alcohol Based Inks we will create one of a kind, colorful abstracts on four ceramic coasters for you to bring home and enjoy.

$55 per person includes brunch, instruction and materials. Reservations required.

For more info and to book your spot contact artgaragevt@gmail.com or call (802) 422-8844.


Wine and Nine Golf Tournament, Green Mountain National Golf Course

Sunday, July 19, 2:30 p.m.

Join us for the perfect conclusion to the Killington Wine Festival Weekend. Nine holes of fun scramble golf, an assortment of delicious wines and a gourmet dinner. Sign-up as a team or as a single and we'll all have a great day of golf.

$65 per player ($55 for GMNGC Members) includes golf, cart, dinner and great prizes! $45 for dinner and wine tasting only. Space is limited, so be sure to call and sign-up today!

Please make reservations with Green Mountain National Golf Course by calling (802) 422-4653.


Upgrade your Wine Festival Experience

Ticket Information

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

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Must be 21 or older to attend tasting events. For additional event information, contact the Killington/ico Area Assoccation or call (802) 773-4181.