$37 for One-Day Visit for Two to Iowa's Premier Beer, Wine & Food Expo presented by Hy-Vee (Up to $74 Value)

Downtown Des Moines

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In a Nutshell

Food expo showcases more than 100 booths of wines, food samplings, and cheeses, plus cooking demonstrations by nationally recognized chefs

The Fine Print

Expires Nov 9th, 2013. Limit 3 per person. Limit 1 per visit. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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The Deal

  • $37 for one-day visit for two with tastings (up to $74 Value)

Choose between the following dates:

  • Friday, November 8 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 9 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Taking place at Iowa Events Center’s Hy-Vee Hall, the sixth annual installation of Iowa's Premier Beer, Wine & Food Expo presented by Hy-Vee offers guests samples and shopping at more than 100 food-and-drink booths, cooking demonstrations, and meet-and-greet sessions with local, regional, and national chefs, wine makers and brewmasters. This Groupon includes access to wine- and beer-tastings for guests aged 21 or older.

Iowa Events Center

Since 2007, foodies have flocked to Iowa's Premier Beer, Wine & Food Expopresented by Hy-Vee each year to check out food and drink booths, watch cooking demonstrations, and meet chefs and wine makers. Guests explore more than 100 booths filled with samples of wines, craft beer, food, and cheeses they may purchase and store at a complimentary drop-off location until they’re ready to leave. Expo-goers may also enjoy cooking demonstrations and meet-and-greet sessions with local and regional chefs and brewmasters, including Dick Leinenkugal, Bruce Nissen of Crispin Cider, and more. Not to be outdone, local chefs share the secret techniques, ingredients, and facial expressions they use to make popular regional dishes.


Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “Liked having the beer and wine in separate rooms, but was ready to go by the time I got to the beer garden.”

  • “Nice place”

  • “Loved the Wine, Beer and Food Expo!”


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