February 2, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bernhard Center
1922 W. Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States

Additional Information

Get ready for Wine Not? 2019!

Event Information

The 5th annual Wine Not? Winter Wine festival is getting a new venue! Join us at the Western Michigan University Bernhard Center on Saturday, February 2nd to benefit Miles for Memories. All your favorite wineries from around Michigan and across the country, in one place, with over 40 wineries and more than 100 wines. Featuring wine tasting and sampling, meet and greet with the winemakers, vendor booths, and live music! Sip, stroll, and relax in the warm indoors with friends and great wines!
Wine Not has sold out for the past four years, so make sure to buy your tickets in advance.


($60) The Reflections Medical VIP Experience ticket includes:  SOLD OUT!

  • 15 tokens for wine sampling
  • Early entry starting at 4 pm, for an extra hour of sampling
  • Access to VIP only room with premium quality wines
  • Complimentary coat check
  • Souvenir wine glass
  • Live music and entertainment

($40) General admission tickets include:

  • 10 tokens for wine sampling (general admission entry starting at 5 pm)
  • Souvenir wine glass
  • Live music and entertainment

Extra sampling tickets will be available for purchase at $2 each.

Please note that participants must be at least 21 years old to attend. IDs will be checked at the door; minors will not be admitted.

2019 Participating Wineries (this list will be updated periodically)

Michigan Wineries

Cody Kresta Winery                                Mattawan

Sangria Shop                                          Portage

Tempo Vino                                             Kalamazoo

Warner Vineyards                                   Paw Paw

White Pine Winery                                  Lawton

Cogdal                                                    South Haven

Great Mead Hall                                      Bangor

St. Ambrose                                            Beulah

Dablon                                                    Baroda

Laurentide                                             Lake Leelanau

Uncle John's Cider Mill                          St. Johns

Crispin Cider                                           Colfax

Ciderboys                                               Stevens Point

Lawton Ridge                                        Kalamazoo


Who doesn't love free parking?! Parking will be free for all attendees and volunteers at the several parking lots and garage near the WMU Bernhard Center. For any guest who parks in the parking garage, we will also have a FREE shuttle that will pick you up at the designated location, and drop you off at the front door! The shuttle service, sponsored by B&W Charters, will be available from 3:30pm - 9:00pm. A map of parking options can be found at: https://wmich.edu/studentcenter/parking

Please do not drive under the influence. We encourage our guest's to call a taxi service and leave your cars onsite. Cars will not be ticketed after the event, but must be picked up no later than Sunday, February 3rd by midnight to avoid being ticketed.

Volunteer Information -

Many volunteers are needed to help with wine pouring, running supplies, helping with set up needs, and distributing wine glasses at the entrance. And we couldn't do it without your help! Many of the wineries will also have a winemaker or representative present, so it's a fun opportunity to learn more about the wine industry and interact with attendees while pouring wine.Volunteers are needed!

Volunteers will receive:

-commemorative volunteer apron
-keepsake wine glass
-5 tokens for sampling wine

Winery Sign-up Information - Winery registration is OPEN! Please contact our Live Events Manager, Maya Mokrzan, for information. Contact her at: maya.mokrzan@townsquaremedia.com


Photos from Previous Years Wine Not?