Luxurious Tastes at Wine & Food Week’s Platinum Wine Vault Luxury Tasting

THE WOODS, TX – Wine & Gastronomy Week, presented by HEB, now celebrates events throughout the year, providing the opportunity for devotees to extend their celebration of all things food and wine. For those seeking a more refined lifestyle, Wine & Food Week’s flagship event, The Platinum Wine Vault Luxury Tasting at Bayway Cadillac of The Woodlands, is not to be missed. Plan to attend August 12 from 6-9 p.m. Tickets are now on sale online.

PHOTO: The Platinum Wine Vault Luxury Tasting, presented by Food & Vine Time Productions, returns to Bayway Cadillac at The Woodlands on August 12 from 6-9 p.m.

Attendees will be transported, via taste buds and a virtual passport, to wines from around the world as well as incredible culinary masterpieces inspired by award-winning master chefs. Passionate fans and foodies who experienced the return of the Grand Tasting and Chef’s Presentation Wine Rendezvous last June will find The Platinum Wine Vault offers the best of the best in grand tasting in an intimate and indulgent setting.

For serious enthusiasts, The Platinum Wine Vault Luxury Tasting is an oasis filled with creme de la creme wine selections served in “the tall glass” amidst a chic who’s who of the wine world playground. Rub elbows with industry experts and taste an extraordinary selection of boutique, award-winning and potent wines. Even the most avid collector doesn’t have 60 premium bottles open at once!


Step out in style. The Platinum Wine Vault is a luxury affair for discerning collectors and enthusiasts and for avid foodies. Simply put, this coveted event is truly the wine tasting event of the year for food lovers.

The Platinum Wine Vault Passport experience includes guided tasting tables including:

  • Pop the cork! with sparkling, of course, with French, international, domestic in a variety of styles
  • Oh, so fresh with non-traditional international white grape varieties
  • blushing rose’
  • Chardonnay Old World – New World
  • I am a delicate pinot noir
  • Mix red mixes
  • I love my California cab – the best of California Cabernet Sauvignon
  • International treasures – spotlight on Italy
  • try me offering everything from Argentinian and Chilean Malbecs to domestic Zinfandel to Grand Durif
  • How sweet with deliciously sweet wines and ports


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The Platinum Wine Vault includes the Celebrity Cruises Retreat suite and an extensive range of premium California Cabernet Sauvignon selections and delicious wine pairings. Featured chef-led restaurants include: Mastro’s Ocean Club, Goya Foods International Executive Chef Fernando Desa, Via Emilia Italian Restaurant, Palette Indian Kitchen and Alchemy Bake Lab with more announcements to come.

No luxury tasting would be complete without a white-glove welcome service. Cheese anyone? Selections of premium international cheeses will complement any flavor. You’d be hard-pressed to find a better selection of scrumptious cheeses than featuring sponsor, HEB.

Want to keep sipping into the fall? Discover national and international wines with an informal walk and sip at the HEB Wine Walk at Market Street, Thursday, October 6 from 6-9 p.m. that features hundreds of wines, live music from the Fab 5, great food, craft beer, people watching, craft vendors under Texas skies. It’s the perfect way to kick off the weekend and the cooler fall temperatures. All-inclusive tickets start at $65. Try the Wine Walk VIP experience with the souvenir glass, VIP bag, lounge seats and a who’s who of wine specials plus great WOW items for just $95.


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A big shout out to the Platinum Wine Vault sponsors. HEB, Bayway Cadillac of The Woodlands, Republic National Distributing Company, Goya Foods, Celebrity Cruises, evamor water and SpeedPro The Woodlands.

Sip and serve. Support from each Wine & Food Week event also benefits charities such as New Danville, Woodlands Arts Council, and more. Food & Vine Time Productions has raised nearly two million dollars through various channels for local charities since its inception in 2002.

To purchase tickets, register as a volunteer, and for more general information, please visit

Wine and Gastronomy Week 2020

Food & Vine Time Productions, producer of Wine & Food Week, celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2022 and is proud to have raised over $2 million through various channels since its inception in 2002 for local charities and organizations. deserving nonprofit organizations.

Wine & Food Week, produced by Food & Vine Time Productions, is the first comprehensive multi-day, multi-faceted food and wine event in metro Houston and the first nationally to promote local and sustainable products. Owners Clifton and Constance McDerby are dedicated to improving the quality of life and health of Houstonians by educating novice to aficionado about wine and food by encouraging local and sustainable ingredients. Food & Vine Time Productions created another first with the state’s first multi-day craft beer destination and educational event featuring over 300 craft beer selections. The Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival celebrated a decade of craft beer experiences and was named the #3 beer event in America by USA Today and #1 in Houston by Houstonia Magazine.

Food & Vine Time Productions also created and produced Wine Fair Cy-Fair, Zest in the West, Haute Wheels Houston Food Truck Festival, Tomball’s Freight Train Food Truck Festival and Celebration Seabrook. After the pandemic, Food & Vine Time Productions continues to produce Katy Sip N Stroll, Houston Chronicle Culinary Stars Top 100 Restaurant Event, Platinum Wine Vault, Wine & Food Week, Wine Knot and a myriad of advisory and private events for various clients . Since its inception in 2002, Food & Vine Time Productions has helped raise over two million dollars for local charities through live and silent auctions and cash donations.


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