More Upcoming Events

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Sommelier Choice Awards 2019 - May 20th - San Francisco - We've submitted the Chateau Les Maubats Bordeaux Superior to this annual competition. Top sommeliers in the US will judge wines and award medals to identify wines that should become additions to restaurant wine lists! Read more here.

The Craft Market Walk - June 1 - Gardiner, NY - Join Vegan Wines at the Craft Market Walk, stretching from the Gardiner Library to the Farmer's Market and across the Gardiner Rail Trail to Yard Owl Craft Brewery! Enjoy handmade jewelry, vintage furniture, herbal remedies, pottery, up-cycled clothing, small batch spirits, craft beer, and of course, local wine. There will be music and a raffle. This event is family-friendly, and proceeds will benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital, Gardiner Library, Gardiner Fire Department, and the Gardiner Association of Businesses. Read more and see a list of vendors here.

Plant-Based World Conference & Expo - June 7-8 - Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York City - Join us as we attend a conference that includes educational sessions, keynotes, and an expo designed to bring plant-based movement to the mainstream public! Learn about the latest plant-based foods, products, services, and professionals pioneering this movement. Come find us at Booth 219! We'll be collaborating with Miyoko's (you can find them at Booth 221) to throw a wine and cheese happy hour that Saturday! Use our invite code to register and get 10% off your tickets!

Wine Tasting - October 6 - New York City - Mark your calendars for a wine tasting of our portfolio. More details coming soon!

Past Events

Exclusive Wine Pairing Four-Course Vegan Dinner - May 12 - VegeNation, Henderson, NV - Vegan Wines is partnering with Vegans, Baby to host a special wine pairing dinner featuring exclusive vegan wines which aren't available anywhere else in the US. Our sommelier Sunny Gandara will be pairing the popular vegan cheese brand VioLife and we'll be serving three other perfectly paired plant-based courses too! Tickets are only $47. According to our founder Frances Gonzalez, "This dinner is the first of its kind in Las Vegas and makes the perfect gift for mom ... or anyone else!" Read more and check out the full menu on the Facebook Event Page and get Tickets here!

James Beard Foundation Vegan Series Dinner - May 9 - The Beard House, NYC - The James Beard Foundation and chef Makini Howell of Plum Bistro in Seattle are presenting a brilliant vegan dinner and we'll be featuring the Barry Family Cellars Pastiche and Chateau Beausejour Petite Robe. Howell is a rising star restaurateur in the Pacific Northwest and lifelong vegan, but now you can get a taste of her food in New York. Check out the menu and purchase tickets here.

VegFest Puerto Rico - Ponce, Puerto Rico - April 14- A festival celebrating veganism in Puerto Rico! Vegan Wines and Imperio Vegano presented an event for everyone to experience local, handmade, cruelty-free products, delicious vegan foods, and vibrant music in the beautiful outdoors, learning from local doctors, farmers, vendors and the vegan community in Puerto Rico! Details here.

Fifth Anniversary Women of the Vine & Spirits Global Symposium-Meritage Resort & Spa | Napa, California-March 11-13. 

World Premiere of the new documentary, A Prayer For Compassion- New York City-March 5- On March 5th, which is also Frances Gonzalez's birthday, Vegan Wines is featuring our wines at the Gala World Premiere of the documentary, A Prayer For Compassion. We hope you will join us for the official World Premiere of A Prayer for Compassion and click here for the official trailer.

Vegan Wines Events

Decant With Plants - Gardiner, NY - February 14 - On Valentine's Day, come taste and learn how to pair vegan wine, cheese, and chocolates with Vegan Wines and our chef and sommelier Sunny Gandara for a gourmet experience! Do you like sweets but your friend/partner/spouse prefers savory snacks? Get the best of both worlds with this class.

Sun Wine & Food Fest - Mohegan Sun - Uncasville, CT - January 24-27 - Join Vegan Wines at this fantastic four-day event for wine connoisseurs and food aficionados alike! This festival features celebrity chefs, winemakers, cooking demonstrations, a Grand Tasting filled with samples and sips, and more. Check out the full schedule of events and get your tickets on their website!

A Night of "Vegging Out" - New Paltz, NY - November 26 - Watergrasshill Bed & Breakfast - Restaurant owners joined Vegan Wines and Menufacturers to learn how to increase profits by including more plant-based dishes on their menus with wine, networking, and cooking demonstrations. Read more here.

Hudson Valley Wine & Chocolate Festival - November 17-18 - Patterson, NY -  Vegan Wines joined 85+ vendors for a day of sampling wine and chocolate, as well as fine foods like olive oil, hot sauces, and other local handcrafted items. All proceeds went to support Partners with PARC. See more.

Seed Food & Wine Week - November 8-11 - Miami, FL - One of the nation's best food and wine festivals! With over 10,000 attendees, 40+ celebrity plant-based chefs, and 200+ exhibitors, it was a week of dinners, speakers, parties, and star-studded events. Vegan Wines sponsored Happy Hour at the Seed Summit and Critical Mass Yoga, Meditation & Brunch. Read more.

Hudson Valley VegFest - November 3-4 - Poughkeepsie, NY - It was a weekend of plant-based foods, inspiring speakers, cruelty-free products, and fun. Check out Vegan Wines on the news!

Women of the Vine & Spirits Brand Ambassador Regional Event - October 25 - Gardiner, NY - Lots of women came out to join Vegan Wines, as ambassadors of WOTVS, for an evening of food drinks, networking, and fun. It was an event filled with great conversation, wine, and cocktails!

Miyoko's Grand Opening Party - October 20 - Petaluma, CA - Vegan Wines - Animal Friendly Online Wine ClubVegan Wines helped sponsor this private event with our friend sat Miyoko's Kitchen to open their state-of-the-art new facilities at Tomorrow's Creamery. Read more about how you can try their cheese with our wines here.

October Mixer with the Gardiner Association of Businesses - October 15 - We enjoyed light bites and refreshments while we mingled with fellow business owners and elected new officials for the GAB. View photos from this event on the Facebook page!

Gardiner Day Block Party - September 8 - Downtown farmers market, craft vendors, spirit tasting tent, and Vegan Wines!

VegFest Puerto Rico - April 14 - El Faro, Rincon, Puerto Rico - The first VegFest on the island! Read a recap on the blog! We planned a fun day of awareness featuring music, food, and speakers. Vegan Wines was there alongside local artisans, farmers, chefs, and vendors. Free admission plus yoga, meditation sessions, tastings, and cruelty-free products to promote veganism. See more.

Red & Green VegFest - March 10 - Albuquerque, New Mexico - Frances will be speaking at this vegan festival along with several other presenters! Vegan Wines will have a table set up and there will be chef demonstrations, information and mingling, food, and animal-friendly products to try. Read more.

Women Curating the Future of Food… A ‘Plantiful’ Dining Experience - March 8 - James Beard House, New York City - Women Chefs and Restaurateurs have teamed up with Women of the Vine & Spirits to put on a vegan dinner for International Women's Day. Created by all female chefs with wine pairings supplied by female winemakers and proprietors, Vegan Wines will be sponsoring wines for two of the courses! Read more about it on the blog. Check out the amazing plant-based menu and read more here!

New York Vegan Wines Meetup @ Ladybird NYC - December 6, 2017 - Come out and enjoy amazing vegan tapas and wine in the West Village while we chat with restaurant owner Ravi DeRossi. Menu by Michelin-starred Chef Derrick Styczek and drinks by Jane Danger and Alla Lapushchik. Read more.