A week-long Wine Festival event to benefit metropolitan ministries


TAMPA, FL – Cru Hospitality Group will be hosting the Wine Festival – a week-long series of food and beverage events across Tampa – in support of Feeding Tampa Bay for the second year.

One percent of event sales will go to the non-profit organization, with all proceeds from the Charity Cocktail Dinner event benefiting Feeding Tampa Bay. This year, Cru is looking to top the 2021 Wine Festival receipts which provided 50,000 meals to local families in need.

Events include:

Champagne Bouzy dinner

Bouzy Champagne Dinner at Bouzy at Hyde Park Village, 1602 W Swann Ave., Tampa, Monday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. (only two tickets left).

This unique experience allows you to dine with the winegrowers who created the sparkling wine for your glass. Each guest will be guided through a multi-course meal accompanied by champagnes and other wine delights.

Californian dinner with dream wines

The California Dreamin’ Wine Dinner will be held at Cru Cellars Westshore Marina, 5232 Bridge St., Tampa on Tuesday, November 8 at 6:30 p.m.

Wine Spectator has just rewarded the Cru Westshore wine cellar with the Best Award of Excellence. To celebrate, Cru will open up some Napa Valley favorites for wine pairing and education over a four-course dinner.

Palma Ceia Pinot Camp

A Palma Ceia Pinot Camp will be held on Wednesday, November 9 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Cru Cellars Palma Ceia, 2506 S MacDill Ave., Tampa/

Join Cru Cellars for an unlimited tasting of 30 Pinots Noirs – and other types of Pinots – from Argentina, California, Oregon, France and Germany. Sip, swirl and learn over an individually served paired meal.

Charity Dinner Cocktail

A charity cocktail reception to benefit Feeding Tampa Bay will be held Thursday, November 10 at 7 p.m. at the Armature Works Theater, 1910 N Ola Ave., Tampa.

All proceeds from this four-course dinner hosted by Cru Cellars will go to Feeding Tampa Bay. Each dish will be accompanied by a signature craft cocktail and presented at the table. Guests are invited to come dressed in cocktail attire.

The big tasting

The Grand Tasting will take place at the Thousand & One Penthouse, 1001 Water St., Tampa on Saturday, November 12, from 4-8 p.m.

The Fête du Vin culminates in one of Water Street’s most exclusive events. Taste over 120 wines from top importers and producers around the world. Come dressed in cocktail attire and savor downtown views, a violin and saxophone duo, hors d’oeuvres, and a pasture table. VIP tickets are available for early access, special pours and magnums.

Book now. Some events are already sold out.

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