photo by Katie McDonald Photography

photo by Katie McDonald Photography

photo by Katie McDonald Photography

photo by Katie McDonald Photography

photo by Katie McDonald Photography

photo by Katie McDonald Photography

photo by Katie McDonald Photography

Iowa's Premier Beer, Wine, & Food Expo  //  Nov. 8–9

This year, Iowa’s Premier Beer, Wine & Food Expo presented by Hy-Vee is celebrating its 12th Anniversary! Your ticket includes food, beer, and wine samples from some of the Midwest's best restaurants, breweries and wineries. Mingle, listen to live music and check out our amazing speakers and activities on our two stages. Don't leave before purchasing the beer and wine you sampled at the show to take home with you! We'll even hold your selections for you until you're ready to leave at our Bottle Check. With over 120 vendors, you are sure to find something you love!

Click here to view last year's program!

Show Hours

Friday, November 8: 4pm–9pm
Saturday, November 9: 1pm–8pm


Hy-Vee Hall at the Iowa Events Center
730 3rd Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

Event Schedule

Click here to view this year's event schedule.

Event Features


A high-end wine experience at the show. A limited number of VIP tickets are available! Click here to purchase.

Choose from 3 different sessions:

  • Friday, November 8 from 5–7 PM
  • Saturday, November 9 from 2–4 PM
  • Saturday, November 9 from 5–7 PM

Chefs & Speakers

Check back soon to learn more about this year's chefs & speakers.

Exhibitor Listing

Click here to view a list of this year's exhibitors.


Designated Driver Ticket - $25

Full Price GA - $40

Cheers, Iowa! A VIP Experience - $100 

VIP ticket includes:

  • The only place to taste high-end wines such as:
    • Martin Ray Winery
      • 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon "Diamond Mountain" 
        2017 Cabernet Sauvignon "Stags Leap District" 
        2017 Cabernet Sauvignon "Santa Cruz Mountains" 
        2016  Cabernet Sauvignon "Synthesis"  
        2017 Pinot Noir "Synthesis"
    • Ste. Michelle Estates
      • SLWC Artemis Cabernet
      •  SLWC Karia Chard
      • SLWC Aveta Sauv. Blanc                    
    • John Anthony Wines
      • FARM Cabernet - 2017
      • John Anthony Cabernet - 2016
      • FARM Chardonnay - 2018               
    • Foley Family Wines 
      • 2017 - Estate Cabernet Sauvignon  2016 Chalk Hill Estate Red
      • 2016 Chalk Hill Estate Chardonnay
    • E&J Gallo
      • Mount Peak Gravity Red Blend
      • Talbott Sleepy Hollow Chardonnay 
    • Riboli Family Vineyard
    • Constellation Wines
      • Eternally Silenced Pinot Noir from The Prisoner Wine Company
      • Champagne Palmer Brut Reserve
  • The only place to purchase high-end wine bottles
  • A Cheers, Iowa T-Shirt
  • Extra discount on your total beer/wine order throughout the show
  • Elegant unlimited hors d'oeuvres
  • Demonstration by Flemings Head Chef Matt Drennan on Saturday slots onl
  • 1-on-1 with certified Sommelier and current Hy-Vee Wine & Spirits Manager Blair Jones Zachariasen
  • Access to the rest of the show

Namaste for Champagne - $45
Saturday 11:30-12:30 - Beer Garden

Includes an hour of yoga taught by Powerlife Yoga, unlimited Soliel Mimosas and champagne, unlimited brunch bites, ability to purchase exclusive event tank, plus admittance into the regular show after Yoga. We'll check your Yoga mat for you, or you can leave and come back to enjoy the rest of the event

Tickets are on sale now! Click here to purchase.

Exhibitor Information

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Click here for sponsorship opportunities.


Click here for parking instructions.