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Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Festival Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Festival

Event Details

29th Annual Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Festival
Location: The Village at Northstar
From: Friday, September 05, 2014
To: Sunday, September 07, 2014

Thank you to everyone who came out to enjoy the 29th Annual Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Festival, and thank you to all participating chefs, restaurants, wineries and vendors!

Northstar is honored to have won Peoples' Choice for Best Table Presentation, Best Food, and Best Pairing alongside Frog's Leap Winery, as well as Bronze from the judges for Best Pairing. Congratulations to all of this year's winners in the Culinary Competition, Grand Tasting and Blazing Pans Mountain Chef Cook-Off!


Culinary Competition – Judge’s Awards

Best Pairing of Food & Beverage

Gold: Pianeta Restaurant & Pride Mountain
Silver: Farm to Belly & Handley Cellars
Bronze: Northstar California & Frog’s Leap

Best Food

Gold: Pianeta Restaurant
Silver: D’Lish Catering
Bronze: Wolfdale’s Cuisine Unique

Best Red Wine

Gold: Handley Cellars
Silver: Hahn Winery
Bronze: Pride Mountain

Best White Wine

Gold: Scaia
Silver: Frank Family Vineyards
Bronze: Viluko Vineyards

Best Beverage Other than Wine

Gold: The Brewing Lair


Grand tasting - People’s Choice Winners

Best Beer: The Brewing Lair

Best Other than Wine: Tahoe Blue Vodka

Best White Wine: ZD Winery

Best Red Wine: STANGER

Best Table Presentation: Northstar California

Best Food: Northstar California

Best Pairing: Northstar California & Frog’s Leap


Blazing Pans Mountain Chef Cook-Off

Winner: Ben “Wyatt” Dufresne of PlumpJack Cafe


Schedule of events »

Participating restaurants, wineries, breweries & distilleries »

Chef Biographies »


Information for marketplace vendors, restaurants and wineries »

More info at The Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Festival is a fundraiser for the Community Fund of North Lake Tahoe, through the 501(c)(3) Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation




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