Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT IS ST. LOUIS FOOD AND WINE?

With hundreds of wine and craft beer to taste and culinary delights around every corner, this is the can't-miss event of the year! Be a part of the largest international food and wine show in the Midwest – now in St. Louis Union Station!

WHAT DOES THE EVENT BENEFIT?

The event benefits the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis.

WHEN IS THE EVENT?

Friday, February 14th from 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Saturday, February 15th from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, February 16th from 11:00am to 4:00pm
Yoga with Yoga Buzz will be offered on Sunday at 10:00am, which is optional and included in the price of the event ticket.

WHAT IS THE COST OF A TICKET?

Pre-event prices vary based on the ticket level, from $50 to $225. View tickets to learn more about what is included.

Will there be Designated Driver or non-alcohol consuming tickets available for purchase?

Yes, these tickets will be available for a reduced price of $25 at the door only.

WHERE CAN I BUY TICKETS?

You can purchase tickets online at www.stlfoodandwine.com with a major credit card. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.

You may also purchase tickets at the door. At-door payment options are cash or credit card. No checks are accepted. Tickets are limited so first come, first serve.

ARE TICKETS REFUNDABLE?

All ticket sales are final.

ARE TICKETS TRANSFERABLE?

Yes, tickets are transferable. IDs will be checked at the event check-in.

ARE THERE AGE RESTRICTIONS AT ST. LOUIS FOOD AND WINE?

Attendees must be 21 or older to attend the event.

ARE THERE DISCOUNTED RATES FOR A HOTEL ROOM AT ST. LOUIS UNION STATION?

A discounted rate of $149 per night will be available courtesy of Schnucks. Please use the below link to book your room at Union Station. The rooms are on a first come first serve basis.

WHERE SHOULD WE PARK FOR THE EVENT?

Guests can park on lots adjacent to 18th and 20th streets and access a pre-pay station inside where they can receive the discounted rate of $7 per car if they park themselves. When guests valet on Friday night, the price per car is $14. They can also pre-pay for their parking and turn in the voucher when they pick up their vehicle.

If guests are staying overnight at St. Louis Union Station, overnight self parking is $27 and overnight valet is $40.

IS THERE A DRESS CODE?

We suggest “smart casual” attire and encourage you to wear comfortable shoes on Saturday, February 15 and Sunday, February 16. For The Grand Event on Friday, February 14, cocktail attire is suggested.

WHAT ITEMS ARE PROHIBITED FROM THE EVENT?

Prohibited items include, but are not limited to: outside food and beverage, drugs, weapons, backpacks, large bags and suitcases. No animals will be allowed into the event, with the exception of certified service animals.

I PURCHASED TICKETS FOR A FRIEND/FAMILY MEMBER. DO YOU HAVE A PRINTABLE GIFT TAG TO INSERT INTO A CARD?

Yes, we have a printable gift tag that can be filled out by you and inserted into a gift box or card for fun gift-giving!

FOOD DISCLOSURE

St. Louis Food and Wine food menu may contain or have come into contact with wheat, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, milk and soybeans. Please use your own discretion when sampling food at the event.

We will have gluten-free options at the event as well.

CANCELLATION POLICY

In the event that St. Louis Food and Wine is cancelled, we would reschedule the event at a later date or refund the ticket price to the ticket purchaser.

In addition to the hundreds of wine, craft beer and culinary delights around every corner, St. Louis Food and Wine will also present pairing classes as well as an exclusive Riedel Wine Seminar. Scroll down to learn more.

Questions? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Weekend Class Schedule

Classes start on the half hour and are available with the purchase of a St. Louis Food & Wine Ticket.

SATURDAY (12 PM - 5 PM)

12:30-1:15 – Riedel Wine Glass Seminar
1:30-2:15 – Beer and Cheese Pairing Class
2:30-3:15 – Wine and Cheese Pairing Class
3:30-4:15 – Riedel Wine Glass Seminar

SUNDAY (11 AM - 4 PM)

11:30-12:15 – Riedel Wine Glass Seminar
12:30-1:15 – Beer and Cheese Pairing Class
1:30-2:15 – Wine and Cheese Pairing Class
2:30-3:15 – Riedel Wine Glass Seminar

Attend a Riedel Wine Glass Seminar

MariBeth Baumberger, National Sales Manager for Riedel, will guide a tasting of premium wines in Riedel stems specifically designed and manufactured to enhance wine. Guests attending the Riedel Wine Glass Seminar will receive 4 Riedel wine glasses.

Class

$60

Schedule

Saturday, Jan. 26

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Sunday, Jan. 27

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The class will run approximately 45 minutes. Limited tickets available.

Class

$60

Schedule

Saturday, Jan. 26

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Sunday, Jan. 27

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The class will run approximately 45 minutes. Limited tickets available.

Beer and Cheese Pairing Class

Nathan Aldridge ACS CCP joins St. Louis Food and Wine for a unique pairing experience by matching textures and various levels of intensity to provide the most appropriate pairing between craft beer and cheese. You may be surprised at what you will discover during this informative class.

Class

Free

Schedule

Saturday, January 26 at 1:30 PM.
Sunday, January 27 at 12:30 PM.

The class will run approximately 45 minutes.

First Come, First Served. Limited seating available.

Wine and Cheese Pairing Class

Sondra Crawford ACS CCP & CCSE invites you to sip and taste your way through this interactive wine and cheese pairing at St. Louis Food and Wine. Explore the various selections of cheese thoughtfully paired with wine and walk away with greater understanding of why those make the perfect pair.

Class

Free

Schedule

Saturday, January 26 at 2:30 PM.
Sunday, January 27 at 12:30 PM.

The class will run approximately 45 minutes.

First Come, First Served. Limited seating available.

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