The 3rd Courier Journal Wine & Food Experience presented by Kroger takes place at Norton Commons (10712 Meeting St, Prospect) from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m on Saturday, October 19. The event is described as “a quintessential Grand Tasting of Louisville’s fine food, wine, craft beer and spirits.”

The Courier-Journal Wine & Food Experience presented by Kroger presents rich and colorful moments for guests to taste, savor and explore the Louisville culinary scene, from local trends to regional traditions. Enjoy the Grand Tasting: a gourmet showcase by local chefs, emerging talent and nationally renowned culinary leaders who mix with patrons in a convivial setting. Lively cooking demonstrations, chef meet & greets, and seminars deliver unforgettable experiences for fans, connoisseurs, partners, purveyors, and industry personalities. Indulge in the VIP experience for an hour early admittance into the experience, plus a chance to mix and mingle with chefs. Elevate your experience even further with additional Meet & Greet opportunities with our celebrity talent.
Among the celebrity guests are
  • Food Network’s Chopped star Alex Guarnaschelli
  • E! Total Bellas stars and Belle Radici winemakers Brie and Nikki Bella
  • Netflix SOMM star and among the world’s 274 master sommeliers Ian Cauble of SOMMSelect
  • 2x James Beard award recipient and sommelier David Lynch
More than two dozen of “Louisville’s finest eateries and gourmet leaders” will be present for the show (list here). Tickets can be purchased here; be advised that VIP Grand Tasting ducats are cold out.