October 19th marks the return of the Pittsburgh Fall Wine & Spirits Festival presented by Pittsburgh Magazine.

From 7pm – 10pm at the Rivers Casino Event Center, guests can sample more than 200 wines, spirits, and seasonal cocktails. Sip on samples and meet with top winemakers, distilleries, and brand ambassadors.

What to Expect at the Pittsburgh Fall Wine & Spirit Festival

Sample a Variety of Brands

This year’s full list of participating wines, spirits, and brands are still to be announced, but attendees can expect a variety of vendors such as Patrón Tequila, Tullamore D.E.W., Martini & Rossi, Union Forge Vodka, Tequila Bribón, Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin, The Glenlivet Distillery Whiskey, Roscato Wine, Pennsylvania Dutch Liqueurs, and several more.

Party All Night Long

Tunes from a local DJ will keep the party going all night long! There will be several photo opportunities with colorful backdrops placed throughout the venue, so event goers are encouraged to dress to impress.

Attendees also may even get the chance to meet celebrities! At the last event, professional chef Robert Irvine autographed guests’ purchased bottles of his signature spirits.

Grab a Bite

Pair those beverages throughout the night with yummy bites from a restaurant located in the Rivers Casino. General admission tickets include a $15 dinner voucher and VIP tickets include a $25 dinner voucher that will be given upon entry at the event. Redeem vouchers at Flipt, Mian, Wheelhouse Bar & Grill, and Martorano’s Prime during festival hours only.

Get Bottles to Go

Love a new brand and need something to go? Stop at the onsite Fine Wine & Good Spirits!

Visit the Pittsburgh Fall Wine & Spirit Festival

Get advanced general admission tickets, starting at $85, here. VIP tickets include early entry starting at 6pm.

For more information about the Pittsburgh Fall Wine & Spirits Festival, visit the event’s website.

Festival attendees who are going to drink are encouraged to have a designated driver, in which separate tickets are available. Or attendees can use public transportation or a ride-share service.

2023 sponsors include S&T Bank, Pittsburgh International Airport, Rivers Casino, Buy Fresh Buy Local Western PA, Tri-State Signs and Reprographics, Inc. and 100.7 Star Pittsburgh.

This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.
Rebecca Hansborough

Rebecca is a Pittsburgh transplant of five years with experience in content writing, social media management, public relations, web editing, and much more. Her passion for food inspired her to create an Instagram based food blog that shares a combination of local cuisine and homemade meals. When she’s not focusing on food, she also enjoys the Pittsburgh arts and entertainment scene, from Broadway shows, music festivals, to gallery crawls. She is excited to share her love for all things Pittsburgh with future readers!

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