The Dandelion Chandelier Luxury Food and Drink Calendar highlights the best in the world of food and drink, including food and wine festivals, craft beer festivals, and wine auctions in October 2019. Here, you’ll find luxurious events in food, wine and spirits and craft beer all over the world. Plus new October 2019 cookbooks! For the full Luxury Calendar for October 2019, click here.
the best in the world of food and drink this october 2019
However, this month’s calendar is proof that there’s far more to this autumnal month. From the Salon du Chocolat to the California Avocado Festival; and the International Alba White Truffle Fair to the Tokyo Ramen Show, it’s not just about the pumpkin patch.
October is the perfect month for exploring everything the culinary world has to offer – including delicious brews like those found at the Great American Beer Festival.
what are the best events in food and drink, wine and craft beer in october 2019?
1. food and wine festivals in october 2019
The Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival takes place with food offerings from 40 top restaurants and over 250 varieties of wines, spirits and craft brews – Oct 3 – 6
Get your toast ready because the 33rd California Avocado Festival takes place this month – Oct 4 – 6
The Hawai’i Food & Wine Festival takes place over three weekends on multiple islands. The annual event features a roster of over 150 internationally renowned master chefs, culinary personalities and wine and spirit producers – Oct 5 – 27
The New York City Food & Wine Festival returns with more than 80 events in celebration of America’s favorite foods. The festival features intimate dinners with world renowned chefs, late night parties, hands-on classes, educational seminars, wine tastings and more – Oct 10 – 13
At the 10th edition of the Barbados Food and Rum Festival, sip on the local elixir, sample fresh seafood and dig your feet into the sand with this year’s guest of honor, UK Chef Tom Aikens – Oct 24 – 27
Taking place every October since 1963, the Festa do Marisco (Seafood Festival) is held in a picturesque fishing community in Galicia, Spain. Visitors can sample seafood rice dishes, clams, oysters and baked scallops. They can also experience the Best Crab and Best Mussel Dish competitions. And a unique shellfish parade! – Oct 3 – 13
The International Alba White Truffle Fair will descend on Alba for its 89th year – Oct 5 – Nov 24
With over 500 participants from 60 countries, including over 200 renowned chefs and pastry chefs, the Salon du Chocolat is a must-attend event for chocolate lovers. This is the event’s 25th year – Oct 30 – Nov 3
Sample the iconic soup from 18 different vendors serving up different styles and flavors from all over the country at the Tokyo Ramen Show – Oct 24 – Nov 4
2. new cookbooks in october 2019
If you are a fan of one-pot wonder dishes, check out From The Oven To The Table ($30) by Diana Henry – Oct 1
Islas: Food of the Spanish Islands ($35) by Emma Warren will take you to the villages, homes, beaches, and hillsides of this yet-to-be-discovered region of the Mediterranean – Oct 1
Bird is certainly the word with the latest cookbook from Tyler Kord, Food52 Dynamite Chicken: 60 Never-Boring Recipes for Your Favorite Bird ($23) – Oct 8
The follow up to Tieghan Gerard’s blog and first book, Half Baked Harvest: Super Simple ($30) will focus on full-flavor food with fewer ingredients and less prep time. As you would expect from a food blogger in 2019, Tieghan makes ample use of her Instant Pot – Oct 29
3. wine and spirits auctions in october 2019
Edinburgh will be home to Bonham’s annual Whiskey Sale. This year’s event will include a 50-year old Macallan Lalique – Oct 9
Christie’s fall Finest & Rarest Wines Sale in New York will feature three private collections with a focus on Bordeaux and Burgundy. Plus a few rare cases of Taylor and Graham Port from the 1963 vintage – Oct 10
To start its London autumn series, Sotheby’s will present Rare Wines and Spirits from the Cellar of Graham Lyons & Other Collections – Oct 16
Sotheby’s London will present its first single-owner sale of spirits and one of the most comprehensive catalogs of whisky ever to be offered at auction. The Ultimate Whiskey Collection includes no less than 178 bottlings from The Macallan Fine and Rare series. The star is the 1926 The Macallan 60-year old, containing liquid from cask number 263 – Oct 24
4. craft beer festivals in october 2019
Founded in 1982, the Great American Beer Festival is a beloved three-day extravaganza held in Denver. Organized by the Brewers Association, the event holds a level of authority and respect that attracts players from the entire beer industry – Oct 3 – 5
Munich’s annual Oktoberfest continues – through Oct 6
the best in the world of food and drink this october 2019
That’s it. Our picks for the top events in food and drink, wine and craft beer and wine auctions in October 2019. Plus the new cookbooks of October 2019 that we’re most excited about. Forks in the air!
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Jillian Tangen is the Head of Research at Dandelion Chandelier and a former Senior Research Analyst at McKinsey & Co and Analyst at Shearman & Sterling. She is an avid fan of Nordic design, having owned an independent lifestyle store and sales agency focused on emerging Scandinavian design. Jillian lives in New York and is married with three young children. She loves cross-country skiing, the New York Rangers, reading, travel and discovering new brands.
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