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2018 Wine Gone Wild

Friday, April 6, 2018
6:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Join Reid Park Zoo for Wine Gone Wild, and help contribute to the animals at the Zoo! Sample a variety of wines and spirits from wineries, distributors, and distilleries, enjoy tasty bite-size treats, and listen to live music. Participate in more fun, like the Wine Pull and animal encounters! Your ticket includes: (This year we have a special Winos for Rhinos package that includes meeting  the Zoo’s rhino – see below for more info)

Price: Online Sales CLOSED – Tickets will be available for purchase at the event.
$65 per person
$60 per member
$25 per designated driver

Exclusive VIP Experience: SOLD OUT!

We are offering a “Winos for Rhinos” VIP Package which includes the unique opportunity to meet one of Reid Park Zoo’s rhinos, learn about them and conservation efforts in the wild. You may even be able to give them a scratch! Package includes everything above plus a commemorative “Winos for Rhinos” t-shirt and bottle of wine. The Early Access VIP Package will allow you to enter the Zoo at 5:30 pm to begin your rhino experience.

$120 VIP “Winos for Rhinos” VIP Package
$150 VIP “Winos for Rhinos” with early access to the event at 5:30pm

Day of the event pricing: $75 per person; $70 per member; $25 per designated driver. Tickets are limited, reserve yours today! Ages 21+ only (no children), with ID. No exceptions.


Savory Selection:

Red braised beef short rib with cucumber & carrot, Sicilian-style pork Shanks- with polenta and grana,  chicken & waffles – fried chicken with cheddar waffles and smoked honey, red hatch chile prawns- with lemon-garlic grilled baguette, caramelized onion, mushroom and goat cheese tart with spring herb pesto

Sweet Selection:

Chocolate decadence cake – rich flourless chocolate cake with fresh fruit, flan with caramel & mango, bananas foster bread pudding with vanilla sweet cream, s’mores

Wines & Spirits:

Golden Rule Vineyards: 2014 Petite Syrah, 2015 Zinfandel, 2016 Patricks Rose, 2012 Commonwealth (a Syrah Blend)

Grand Canyon Wine Company: 2016 Dreamer – Cabernet Sauvignon, Granache, Merlot, Nebbiolo 2012 Westin – Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Reisling, Sauvognon Blanc, Malvasia 2013 Traveler – Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre

Kief Joshua Vineyards: 2013 Sauvignon Blanc, 2015 Chenin Blanc, 2015 Sangiovese, 2015 Tempranillo, 2015 Magdalena, 2015 Zinfandel

Lightning Ridge Cellars: 2013 Montepulciano, 2013 Zinfandel, 2012 Primitivo

The Independent Distillery: Independent Gin based cocktail W/ locally grown produce and fresh squeezed juices

Village of Elgin & Elgin Distillery: Playful Monkey, Naughty Monkey, Tombstone Red, El Gin, El Vodka, Double Black Rum

Wilhelm Vineyard: Red & White wine options in 3 categories: Dry, Semi-Sweet Sangria & Dessert

Zarpara Vineyard: Sauvignon Blanc 2016, Sangiovese 2013, Zinfandel 2013


Thank You Wineries  



Thank You Media Sponsor

Thank You Event Sponsor

Thank You Wine Glass Sponsor

Thank You VIP Experience Sponsor


Thank You Water Sponsor



Thank You Event Partners

  • Winos for Rhinos