Isthmus Food & Wine Festival

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Madison will host a “party for the palate” on Friday and Saturday, October 19-20 at the Isthmus Food and Wine Festival.

Meet local chefs, farmers, cheese makers, winemakers, and craft brewers while you sample their best delectable products. Local restaurants will offer small plates, producers will offer tastes of their finests foods and beverages, and owners and chefs will present cooking demonstrations and give you a behind the scenes look at their processes.

The festival takes place from 5pm-8pm on Friday, and 2pm-6pm on Saturday at the Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall (1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, WI 53713).

A detailed schedule can be found at the Isthmus Food and Wine Festival website.

About: Heather Blackmon-doForno

As a member of the Ohio State University Marching Band, I quickly grew to appreciate the dedication and pride each Big Ten Marching Band exhibits, as well as the traditions, history and culture of each school they represent. Being a passionate world traveler, my trips to Big Ten schools have always involved an effort to go beyond the game, scoping out the best local places to eat, delving into local history, viewing the campus architecture and learning about quirky folklore.