Fall 2019 Iowa Wine Trail Weekend Wine & Food Event


Saturday, November 2 (10a-6p)

Sunday, November 3 (10a-5p)


The Iowa Wine Trail is rolling out the red carpet for our first ever “Hollywood and Vines” wine and food event on the weekend of November 2-3.  We love the movies and each one of our eleven wineries has selected a film as their inspiration for a wonderful wine-food pairing! 


2019 Fall Event

Christmas Movie Selections and Menu


Brick Arch - It's a Wonderful Life - Menu: "It's A Wonderful Life" Brick Arch Winery will serve old fashioned classics: Pot Roast; Housewarming gifts:Bread, salt and wine, and Chocolate Cake


Eagles Landing – Elf – Menu: Buddy’s Special Meatballs, Toasted Snow Sauce, and Son of a NUT-cracker Cake


Empty Nest – How the Grinch Stole Christmas – Menu: Sliced Roast Beast, Green Grinch Fluff, and Who Pudding


Farm House  - Frosty the Snowman – Menu: Snowman cheeseball,, Chicken and snowballs (dumplings), and Snowballs (cake balls)


PromiseLand – A Christmas Story


Park Farm – Gremlins Menu: Fried Chicken Bites, Popcorn, Mimosas,  and Betty Jane Gremlins


Tabor Home - The Nutcracker - Menu: Cossack meat pie, Mouse King Frontenac Port Balls and Waltz of the Fairies Cheesecake


TYCOGA – Home Alone – Menu: “A Lovely cheese pizza,” Baked macaroni and cheese, and Ice Cream Sundae


Winneshiek - Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town Menu: cheddar and basil biscuits, flying reindeer corn chowder and magic chai snowball cookies.



At each winery wine lovers will be able to enjoy specially prepared (and Hollywood film inspired) foods paired with award winning, locally crafted wines. Plan to sample the food and wine at each of the Iowa Wine trail wineries.

Tickets are now on sale!

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Fall 2019 Iowa Wine Trail Weekend Wine & Food Event


Saturday, November 2 (10a-6p)

Sunday, November 3 (10a-5p)


WINE & FOOD EVENT - The Iowa Wine Trail is pleased to host the return of HOLLYWOOD & VINES: Special Christmas Movies Edition, a fun holiday movie-themed wine and food pairing event coming to the Iowa Wine Trail the weekend of November 2-3, 2019. Your event tickets give you access to wine tastings, commemorative wine glass, delicious food & wine pairings, wine information and tours, and gifts shops and vineyard visits, and tons of fun!




Christmas Movie Costumes Suggested!


Christmas Movie Costume Contest - dress up in your favorite Christmas movie character and post a photo yourself on our Iowa Wine Trail Facebook and/or Instagram page (tag yourself and include the hashtag #iowawinetrail) for a chance to win! Post by November 11th - the Fall event ticket winner will be announced on by the end of November.


More Prizes!  Make sure to fill out the questionnaire to win a chance at gifts and to be entered to win one of ten $25 gift certificates. Remember you are not required to visit each of the winery to enter.


GET YOUR HOTEL (or B&B) Reservations before it's too late and plan to join us on November 2-3, 2019 for the most fun event of the fall season – HOLIDAY & VINES: Special Christmas Movies Edition!  At each winery, adventurous wine tasters will be able to sample amazing foods perfectly paired with delectable, locally crafted wines. Plan to sample the food and wine at all nine wineries.




·         Purchase tickets via our IWT member, Park Farm online store (See link above).

·         Credit Card charges and receipt will come from Park Farm Winery.

·         Large groups (e.g., bus groups and tours should contact us prior to booking).

·         Print receipt and bring to event.

·         At first winery, present receipt and you will receive: a) tickets, b) glasses, and c) wrist band. 


It’s that easy!


EARLY BIRD SPECIAL – Buy Early and Save!

Purchase 3 tickets before October 23, 2019 (by 6pm) and get the 4th one FREE! After October 23rd tickets will be $35 each up until the day of the event. Tickets will be priced at $40 each on the day of the event. This year we are offering Food Only ticket option for $10 per person.



Ticket prices are $35 each in advance (purchased before October 23, 2019) or $40 the day of the event. This year we are offering Food Only ticket option for $10 per person.


ONLINE TICKET OFFICE CLOSES: October 31 (at 6pm) – after that, tickets will be available to purchase at Iowa Wine Trail member wineries.


Tickets can be purchased at participating winery tasting rooms, online by clicking on the Purchase Tickets tab or by calling 563-557-3727.




·         Choose your own route,

·         Take your time,

·         Explore - Taste - Enjoy the Iowa Wine Trail.

·         Remember: You need not visit every winery on the trail to get a chance to win a $25 certificate. Simply complete your ticket postcard and leave it at the last winery you visit.


NOTE: We encourage our weekend visitors to secure overnight accommodations early because space is limited and hotels fill quickly.


More Info about the Iowa Wine Trail:

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Passport Program

 Our passport program allows visitors to earn a wine glass once they have visited and received stamps from each of the member wineries.

No purchase is necessary and completed passports may be turned in at any time.

The passport is incorporated into our brochure and is available at any of the participating wineries and can be stamped any day other than the day of an Iowa Wine Trail Event.

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