2020 Pre-Events

Wine Dinner with Rodney Strong Vineyards

Presented by Executive Chef Austin Stewart of Buffalo Block at the Rex and Mitch Preston, Mountain States Regional Manager for Rodney Strong Vineyards

March 2, 2020 | 6:00 pm
Buffalo Block at the Rex | 2401 Montana Avenue
Ticket Price: $125 per person

Enjoy an evening at Billings’ newest fine dining establishment featuring a free four-course dinner perfectly paired with Rodney Strong Vineyards luxury wines. Chef Austin will explain the art of pairing his foods with select Rodney Strong wines, and Mitch Preston will provide information about all of the wines being tasted at the dinner. Delicious… Luxurious… the perfect evening for food and wine lovers!

Wine vs. Beer Dinner

Presented by the Outstanding Culinary Team of J P Kitchen Asian Bistro

*POSTPONED: March 23, 2020 | 6:00 pm
J P Kitchen Asian Bistro | 805 24th St W
Ticket Price: $100 per person

Tickle your taste buds at this four-course dinner with wine and beer pairings to complement the cuisine. Courses will feature different vineyards and breweries, and guests will get to vote for their favorites! This interactive dinner will not only be delicious, but fun and informative.

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*Due to the growing concerns regarding COVID-19, we have decided to postpone the wine vs. beer dinner at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you, but the health and safety of our supporters is our primary concern. Please follow our Facebook page for continued updates on this and other Wine & Food Festival events.


Dan & Kay Berry
Bill Brown & Amy Gibler Brown
Dr. Joseph Howell
David Maplethorpe
Wayne & Jeanne Moller
Stacey Suydam

Click here to view a PDF of participating chefs, featured wines, and pre-event sponsors.