If you’re a wine connoisseur, there’s a good chance you went to the recent Uncorked Atlanta Wine Festival. It was held on Saturday, February 3 at a new location—Park Tavern in Piedmont Park.
The festival was from noon to 4 p.m. and it featured complimentary craft beer and wine tastings of more than 50 varieties of drinks, including red wine such as Robert Mondavi cabernet, merlot and pinot noir. You could also sample white wines such as Chardonnay, Riesling, pinot grigio, sauvignon blanc and moscato from wineries like Joel Gott, Columbia Valley, Chateau Ste. Michelle and more.
In addition, craft beer including Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Sweetwater TripleTail, Scofflaw Basement IPA and Southbound Scattered Sun were also available for tasting.
- A DJ and live music performances
- Receiving a souvenir festival tasting glass
- Food such as chicken, shrimp and sushi
- Fun wine-related activities like answering wine trivia questions
Tips for Attending the Uncorked Atlanta Wine Festival
Only a limited number of tickets were available to buy at the door, so if you want to go next year, you should buy tickets in advance. This event is only for those 21 and over.
If you plan to attend a wine or beer festival such as the Uncorked Atlanta Wine Festival, you should consider using Uber, Lyft or a taxi.
Limited free parking was available in the neighborhood, and if you go next year, make sure you carefully note parking rules and hours so you don’t get a parking ticket.
Park Tavern in Piedmont Park
The Uncorked Atlanta Wine Festival was held at the historic Park Tavern in Piedmont Park. The original building was made from Stone Mountain granite in 1905 as horse stables for racing fans, and in 1928 it became the Men’s Club and a golf clubhouse. In 1990, the building was refurbished as a restaurant and facility for events.
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