Wines and Spirits Announced for Park & Palate at Oct 22nd Grand Taste (Ticket Contest)


We are excited to announce the wineries and spirits that will be featured in its annual fundraiser, Park & Palate’s Grand Taste, on Saturday, October 22 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Guests at the Grand Taste will enjoy a tasting of premier wines, spirits, and beer, along with the best of Texas cuisine.   

We are so excited to showcase a wide variety of wines and spirits that perfectly complement the amazing lineup of culinary talent participating in this year’s Park & Palate,” said Erika White, vice president of events and programs at Klyde Warren Park. “We are deeply grateful for Republic National Distributing Company’s collaboration and support of Klyde Warren Park.”

The Grand Taste will showcase incredible wineries and spirits, including Duchman Family Winery, Becker Vineyards, Jackson Family Wines, Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards Casa Noble Tequila, and more. The full list of wine and spirits at Park & Palate 2016 is included below. Find the list of chefs here. 

  • Becker Vineyards
  • Caymus Vineyards
  • Champagne Taittinger
  • Charles Smith Wines
  • Chateau de Berne
  • Delicato Family Vineyards
  • Duchman Family Winery
  • Duckhorn Vineyards
  • Foley Estates Vineyard & Winery
  • Gil Family Estates

  • Jackson Family Wines
  • Joseph Phelps Vineyards
  • Kobrand Wines
  • Palm Bay Imports
  • Pernod Ricard
  • Rodney Strong Vineyards
  • Sacred Hill Vineyards
  • Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards
  • Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
  • Terlato Wines International
  • The Winebow Group
  • Treana Wines
  • Trinchero Family Estates
  • Vintus Wines
  • and more


Michael Martensen of Proof + Pantry and Madrina as well as Fairmont Tastemaker Nader Chabaane will prepare specialty Park & Palate craft cocktails featuring the following:

  • Absolut Elyx

  • Aperol

  • Campari

  • Casa Noble Tequila

  • Jameson Irish Whiskey

  • Roxor Artisan Gin

  • Russell’s Reserve

  • Stolichnaya Premium Vodka

  • Tequila Avión

  • Tres Agaves

We’re excited to be a part of Klyde Warren Park’s annual fundraiser for the second year and host such an exciting culinary experience with world-class wines and spirits,” said Leon Cikota, vice president of Fine Wine Texas at Republic National Distributing Company.

This year’s Grand Taste will feature Texas’ top culinary, including the four-time James Beard Award-nominated chef from Dallas Kent Rathbun, John Tesar of Knife, Dean Fearing of Fearing’s, 23-year veteran chef John Coleman of Savor Gastropub, Jason Dady of the Jason Dady Restaurant Group and John Brand of Supper in San Antonio, Andrew Wiseheart of Contigo and Chicon, and more of the state’s best chefs from Houston, Austin, San Antonio, and Dallas.

The Grand Taste will take place on Saturday, October 22 at Klyde Warren Park, located at 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway in downtown Dallas, Texas. A limited number of tickets are still available for $75 and can be purchased online. Tickets must be purchased in advance, as they will not be sold at the door. Proceeds will benefit Klyde Warren Park, which is managed by the nonprofit Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation. 

CONTEST: Win a pair of tickets to the Grand Taste Saturday, October 22nd by making a comment below. We will select a winner this Friday afternoon ,October 21st.


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30 responses to “Wines and Spirits Announced for Park & Palate at Oct 22nd Grand Taste (Ticket Contest)

  1. Teresa M Cameron

    What a Great way to show off Dallas’ Premier Park. Food and Beverage!

  2. Tammy

    Add my name to your list! Love Crave, love wine.

  3. Allison Beckett

    I would love to take my husband to this for our anniversary. We have reservations at Fearing’s later that evening, what a perfect day!!

  4. Rodney T.

    What a beautiful event. I haven’t even heard of this which is why I love Crave Dallas. Add me to your contest.

  5. Barbara

    I want to go to this and I want to meet Steve Doyle. Is that possible? I know he is a looker and I love wine and great food.

  6. Tam Phong

    Make me a winner! I love all the restaurants you listed earlier this week.

  7. Melissa

    What a fabulous event! I heard about it last year and I’m hoping to be able to experience it this year!

  8. Angela

    I would love love LOVE to go to this!!

  9. How fun! PIck me!

  10. New to Dallas

    I will enjoy this so much regardless if I win or not. Thank you for letting me know about this.

  11. Carla Wants To Win

    FUN FUN FUN!!!

  12. Jerry W


  13. Matt Hebron

    A day in the sun sipping wine and cocktails with a great selection of chefs feeding me? I am in. I like Crave Dallas because I would not have known about this if you didn’t run this.

  14. Margie Hammon

    On bended knee I ask to win!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  15. Lisa Maciuba

    I would love to win tickets to this !!! I’m so out of the loop about trendy places in Dallas !!

  16. Stephen Lester

    Enter me for the win.

  17. Robert Morris

    I have been a loyal reader since day one and DESERVE to win these tickets.

  18. Carrie

    Did I win?

  19. Ted Kilburn

    Thank you for alerting my family to this fun day. Of course we will be there. If I win I will bring my neghbors since I just bought ours. Thank you for keeping me updated and making my wife happy.

  20. John Salizar


  21. Tanya

    I want to finally meet Mr Doyle and drink wine with great chefs.

  22. Mari Beth Jennings

    Please enter me into the contest. Thank you, Mari Beth Jennings

  23. Tucks

    Look here! Now let me win. i will bring you with me.

  24. I’d like to go!

  25. Shannon Brooks

    Pick me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  26. Bill May

    Enter me into this contest



  28. Lisa S

    Is it too late to enter? I just read this.

  29. Gayle

    I want to go win or no win, can I still buy tickets?

  30. Thank you all for entering. We sent the winner an email and will let you know who it is once they acknowledge.

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