Tickets on sale for the UAE Vine Festival

By March, 02 2021

Following the sold-out success of the inaugural Dubai Vine Festival, we’ve announced the UAE’s first truly national celebration of wine – the UAE Vine Festival.

Running from the 21st March – 10th April, the UAE Vine Festival is a series of mini dining experiences that showcase the very best food, wine and hospitality on offer across the United Arab Emirates. All while strictly adhering to the latest COVID-19 Government guidelines.

The UAE Vine Festival will give people the chance to discover venues in a way they might not have done previously. Whether that is by exploring new wine and food combinations at a favourite restaurant, or discovering up-and-coming regions somewhere new, the festival is a chance for people to learn about the world of wine while enjoying themselves, too.

Amongst the experiences announced so far are a tasting tour of Souk Madinat Jumeirah, an exploration of New World Wines at Hillhouse Brasserie, interactive BBQ & Wine tasting experience with Hattam Mattar – the world’s first Arab pitmaster, and Blind Tasting Challenges at The Pangolin, Dubai and at the newly opened Hilton Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Close to 20 events have already been announced, with more to be announced – over 30 events are expected across the three weeks.

To ensure consistent quality, every experience is curated by our team of sommeliers, under the guidance of CEO Lindsay Trivers. The Tasting Class is always striving to showcase the amazing culinary scene in the UAE. We wanted to create a platform that allowed us to continue to do that but, more importantly for us, show how wine can not only complement but enhance the dining experience. The COVID situation inspired us to reimagine how a wine festival might work in this environment and while the concept differs from a traditional wine festival, it opens up a number of experiences where people can try different wine combinations.” remarked Lindsay. 

Experiences start at AED220  and are available at

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