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The Durango Wine Experience

The Community Foundation is rolling out another delicious Durango Wine Experience, April 26 – 27, 2024.

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2024 Nonprofit Partners - will be announced in February

We will select 10 local nonprofits to receive a $2,500 grant for volunteering at the Walkabout and the Grand Tasting. Our Durango Wine Experience guests will enjoy learning more about the nonprofit sector in SW Colorado. 

Here are nonprofit partners from 2023:

Archuleta Seniors, Inc. – BigBrothersBigSisters of Southwest ColoradoDogster’s Spay & Neuter Program – Durango Arts CenterDurango Chamber of Commerce – Durango Creative District – Friends of Pine River Public Library – La Plata Open Space ConservancyMannaSouthwest Colorado Canyons Alliance

Walkabout Durango Tasting

Friday, April 26, 2024 | 4:00pm – 6:30pm
Multi-location: Downtown Durango

Hundreds of wines featured with light appetizers at multiple downtown Durango locations. The Walkabout is our signature, multi-location, tasting event. You will not only get a taste of wine, but a true taste of downtown Durango! Libation tables will be featured at some of our favorite Durango galleries, shops & outdoor spaces, all in our cute downtown. Light appetizers provided at each location and save room to purchase dinner at one of our amazing local restaurants!

2024 Walkabout Locations

The Grand Tasting

Saturday, April 27, 2024 | 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Location: Smiley Building Lawn

Under the BIG tent at the Smiley Building, we will feature hundreds of wines, beer, and spirits. Wineries will be on hand from right here in Colorado… to all over the world! Durango’s finest restaurants showcase their cuisine in our Restaurant Showcase. Look for our pairing recommendations in the BIG tent to take this culinary delight to a new level.

2024 Restaurant Showcase Sponsors - to be announced in February

Sponsors from 2023 below:

Wristband Pick-up for Ticketholders -- Required for Entry to Walkabout and Grand Tasting

Thursday, April 25 & Friday, April 26
R Space | 734 E 2nd Ave
12:00 – 5:30 PM

Saturday, April 27
Smiley Building Café | 1309 E 3rd Ave
12:00 – 4:00 PM

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