Iowa’s Premier Beer, Wine & Food Expo 10th Anniversary

Iowa’s Premier Beer, Wine, & Food Expo 10th Anniversary presented by Hy-Vee // Nov. 10–11

Friday, November 10: 4pm – 9pm
Saturday, November 11: 1pm – 8pm

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This year, Iowa’s Premier Beer, Wine & Food Expo presented by Hy-Vee, is celebrating its 10th Anniversary! Get ready for new additions and surprises to this year’s show including a champagne toast to celebrate a successful 10 years! Your ticket includes unlimited food, beer, and wine samples from some of the Midwest’s best restaurants, breweries and wineries. Mingle, listen to live music, and check out our amazing speakers and activities on the Pub Crawl, D-I-WINE and Cooking stages. Don’t leave before purchasing the beer and wine you sampled at the show to take home with you! We’ll even hold your selections for you until you’re ready to leave. With over 120 vendors, you are sure to find something you love!

Vendors confirmed so far:

Beer & Wine:
American Beverage Corporation
Ardon Creek Vineyard
August Schell Brewing
BNA Wine Group
Confluence Brewing Company
Crown Imports / Constellation Brand Beer DV
Davos Brands / Ty Ku
Deschutes Brewery
Duvel USA
Exile Brewing Co.
Fireside Winery
Iowa Beverage Systems
Merchant du Vin
Mistress Brewing
North Coast Brewing Co.
Odell Brewing Co.
Okoboji Wines
O’Neill Vintners and Distillers
Palm Bay International
Prestige Wine & Spirit Group
Schmitt Sohne
Southwest Wines
St. James Winery
The Beverage Spectrum
The Wine Group

Baratta’s Italian Restaurant
Blaze Pizza
Bravo! Cucina Italiana
Curbin Cuisine
Dino’s Bar & Grill
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Fresh Café & Market
Fresh Mediterranean Express
Guru BBQ
Kue’d Smokehouse
Louie’s Wine Dive
Roberto’s Pizza
Rock Bottom
Table 128 Bistro + Bar

A Spice Above
Boozy Scoop
Cabot Cheese
Cooking with Alessandra
Embrace Life Chiropractic
Food Marketing Services / Arla
Fusion Boutique
Iowa Barnstormers
Iowa Wild
Iowa Wolves
Key Potential Chiropractic
Lasik Vision Institute
Norwalk Chiropractic
Pampered Chef
Prairie Farms Dairy Inc. Cheese Division
Savencia Fromage & Dairy
The Des Moines Register
Vines to Wines
Wine Shop at Home
Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board
Yancey’s Fancy

Stage Demos:

What’s Cooking Stage

6:00–7:00 PM // Dawn Musgrove, New Day Catering (Cocktail Snacktivity Hour) with David Jesperson, Riboli Family Winery Estates

7:30–8:30 PM // Alessandra Meschini, Cooking with Alessandra (Pasta Making) with Marc Carrigan, Foley Family Wines

Vino Stage

6:00–7:00 PM // Joe Foster, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits
7:30–8:30 PM // Cal Dennison, E. & J. Gallo Winery

Pub Crawl Stage

6:00–7:00 PM // Joey Hansen, Exile Brewing Co.
7:30–8:30 PM // Yeager Sharpe, Breckenridge Brewery (Nitro Beer)

Gourmet Pairing Experience

6:30–8:00 PM // Stacey Wertzberger, Fleur Drive Hy-Vee with Chris Anderson, Odell Brewing

7:00–8:30 PM // Matt Drennan, Flemings Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar with Benjamin Poole, representing Neyers Vineyards

Mercedes Benz Of Des Moines VIP Reception Area
5:00–7:00 PM // music by Brian Congdon



What’s Cooking Stage

1:30–2:30 PM // Alex Strauss, West Lakes Hy-Vee (Charcuterie Class) with Heidi Messelheiser, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits
3:30–4:30 PM // Terrie Kohl, Country Club Market (California Sushi Rolls)
5:30–6:30 PM // Melissa Bartholomew, VOM FASS (DIY Vinaigrettes)

Vino Stage

1:30–2:30 PM // Cassandra Monroe, Cassandra Monroe | Insta-worthy photography Tips

3:30–4:30 PM // Cal Dennison, E. & J. Gallo Winery

5:00 // Floral Winner Announcement
5:15 // Bakery Winner Announcement
5:30–6:30 PM // Marc Carrigan, Foley Family Wines

Pub Crawl Stage

11:00 AM–12:00 PM // Namaste for Champagne, Beer Garden
1:30–2:30 PM // Jonathan Cook, Iowa Events Center with Joey Hansen, Exile Brewing Co.
3:30–4:30 PM // John McMains & Aaron Ostrem NoCoast Beer Co. with Yancey’s Fancy
5:30–6:30 PM // Nick Murphy, Toppling Goliath Brewing Co.

Gourmet Pairing Experience

6:00–7:30 PM // Alex Strauss, West Lakes Hy-Vee with Kyl Cabbage, Vino209
6:30–8:00 PM // Lynn Pritchard, Table 128 Bistro + Bar

Mercedes Benz Of Des Moines VIP Reception Area

5:00–7:00 PM // music by Richard Arndt

Iowa Events Center

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