22nd Annual Portland Spring Beer and Wine Fest Returns March 25 – 26

2016 Spring Beer Wine Fest

Now in its 22nd year, Portland Spring Beer and Wine Fest returns to the Oregon Convention Center on Friday, March 25 and Saturday, March 26. The festival will take place from Noon to 10:00pn on both days.

Pouring at this year’s SBWF will be 27 regional breweries, 4 cideries and 2 meaderies. There will also be 8 distilleries and 16 wineries pouring at this weekend’s event. Since the SBWF is held indoors there is no need to check the weather forecast.

Here’s a rundown on who will be pouring at the 2016 Portland Spring Beer and Wine Fest.

Breweries

  • 54 40 Brewing Co.
  • Astoria Brewing
  • Awesome Ales
  • Bent Shovel
  • Coalition Brewing
  • Coin Toss Brewing
  • Drinking Horse Brewing Company
  • Elysian Brewing Company
  • Gilgamesh Brewing
  • Grateful Deaf Brewing
  • Green Flash Brewing
  • Krauski’s Brewskis
  • Leikam Brewing
  • Lompoc Brewing Co.
  • Montavilla Brew Works
  • Natian Brewing
  • Ordnance Brewing
  • Pono Brewing
  • Plank Town Brewing
  • Rusty Truck Brewing Co.
  • Santiam Brewing Co.
  • Small Town Brewing
  • Snipes Mountain Brewing
  • StormBreaker Brewing
  • Sweet Town Brewing
  • Unicorn Brewing
  • Uptown Brewing
Tim Hohl of Coin Toss Brewing pouring at the 2015 Spring Beer and Wine Fest.
Tim Hohl of Coin Toss Brewing pouring at the 2015 Spring Beer and Wine Fest.

Cider

  • 2 Towns Ciderhouse
  • Anthem Cider
  • Cider Riot!
  • Wandering Aengus Ciderworks

Mead

  • Nectar Creek
  • Stung Fermented

Distilleries

  • 4 Spirits Distillery
  • Crater Lake Spirits
  • Eastside Distilling
  • Flooded Fox Den Distillery
  • Thomas & Sons Distillery
  • Northwest Distillery
  • Vivacity Spirits
  • Wild Roots Vodka

Wineries

  • Buddha Kat Winery
  • Cooper Belt Wines
  • Denison Cellars
  • Hood Crest Winery
  • Glaser Winery
  • Gouger Cellars
  • Koi Pond Cellars
  • Laurel Ridge Winery
  • Naked Winery
  • Namaste Vineyards
  • Noble Estate Vineyard and Winery
  • Outdoor Vino
  • Rizzo Winery
  • Stone Griffon Vineyard
  • Tesoaria Vineyard & Winery
  • Zerba Cellars

And to compliment these fine beverages there will be both cheesemakers and chocolatiers at the festival. Cheesemakers include Face Rock Creamery, Jacobs Creamery, Skamokawa Farmstead Creamery, and Willamette Valley Cheese. Chocolatiers include Arno’s Chocolates, Brevin’s Solid Gold Fudge, Smitten: Artisan Truffles, and Whimsy Chocolates. SBWF will also feature many various vendors throughout the two-day event.

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Steve Woolard, founder of the Spring Beer and Wine Fest a few years back.

Advance tickets are currently available to the 2016 Spring Beer and Wine Fest. All pre-purchased tickets include express entry. Here are the various ticket packages. On Friday, March 25, the first 500 attendees will receive free admission. Tickets can be purchased in advance here.

Value Package
$25 – Two Day Entry Voucher/Admission, Standard mug, and 10 Tokens.

Collector’s Package
$27 – Two Day Entry Voucher/Admission, Collectible glass, and 10 Tokens.

VIP Indulgence Package
$20 – The VIP Indulgence Package is a $20 add on and gets you a VIP Indulgence lanyard, access to at least 12 VIP only Tastes of specialty Beers, Wine, Cheeses, Chocolates, and Spirits as well as access to the VIP seating areas.

The VIP Package also includes tickets for 6 VIP Indulgence Tastes.

You get to choose which 6 VIP Indulgence Tastes you want to enjoy with your 6 tickets. Of the 12 VIP Indulgence Tastes available, you will be able to choose and enjoy 6 of them with your VIP Indulgence Package.

Additional VIP Indulgence Taste tickets will be available for sale at $1 each and VIP Indulgence Tastes be one or two tickets each.

Admission Only
Two Day Sampling Pass 13 years old and up –  $10 (Kids 12 and under can get in to the Fest for free)

Standard Beer Mug/Wine Glass $6
Collectible Glass $8
Tokens $1

The music lineup for the 2016 Portland Spring Beer and Wine Fest has been announced. Here is what to expect for each day.

Friday, March 25  

Saturday, March 26

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Portland Spring Beer Wine Fest
Oregon Convention Center
777 NE MLK Jr Blvd.
Portland OR 97207

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