Albany Wine & Dine

The Albany Wine & Dine for the Art's mission is to provide sustainable funding for the support and preservation of the not-for-profit arts community in Albany, NY, through an annual 3-day Food & Wine themed Festival that markets our restaurants, chefs, and their innovative cuisine; educates consumers on healthy, sustainable agriculture; and donates all net income directly to deserving non-profit arts organizations.

Vision & Objectives

  • To gain national recognition as a leading, creative, not-for-profit food, global wine and spirits festival that benefits non-profit arts organizations.
  • To promote civic welfare by supporting deserving not-for-profit arts organizations in Albany, NY through annual monetary donations from festival net income.
  • To link Sponsors and exhibitors with one of the fastest growing, high-quality food & wine festivals; while providing exceptional networking opportunities for their company products to consumers.
  • To educate consumers through a variety of food, global wine and spirit seminars on healthy choices, organic and sustainable agriculture, creative pairings, and professional resources
  • To provide a mentoring program and internships for culinary students at area colleges to train with the Festival Chefs in all phases food preparation and presentation.
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Albany Wine & Dine

Proceeds to Benefit:

  • Albany Barn
  • Albany Center Gallery
  • Albany Institute of History & Art
  • Albany Pro Musica!
  • Albany Symphony Orchestra
  • Capital Repertory Theatre
  • Irish American Heritage Museum
  • Park Playhouse
Thursday, January 17, 2013 to Saturday, January 19, 2013