Grapes & Hops

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2020 | 6-10pm


Sample over 30 varieties of wine and beer poured by local “celebrities”, along with delicious hors d’oeuvre pairings by Best Events and live entertainment by soft rock soloist Duane Worden provides the perfect ambiance to an all-around magical evening. | Click here for photos from 2019’s event.


Jack Walden & Seth Frisbee / Blackhawk Bank & TRICOR Insurance
Tessa Waskiewicz & Christy Kapellen / Fetch Graphics
Derek & Cheryl Hilst / Wegner CPA
Joe Pitt, Vanessa Vasquez & Gordon Mays / 95.3 The Bull
Kim Hesgard & Kristin Larson / Mercyhealth
Mary Mortimer, Kerri Harold & Daniel Messmer / Kerry
Kelly & Bill Willoughby / Gordon Flesch
Sheila Flood & Becky Kronberg / Rotary Gardens
Amanda Stefl / Timber Hill Winery
Jen White & Lisa Ploof / Data Dimensions 
Jen Grimme / Wines for Humanity
Jake Gray & Teryn Bordwell / Gray Brewing Company 
Tara Young & Ron Pohlman / @properties & El-Ra Bowl
Erica Mortensen & Ella Miller / KANDU & Best Events 
Shane Greening / Rock County Brewing Company

Tickets also available through celebrity teams and these locations:

KANDU Industries
1741 Adel St. Janesville

Best Events
2030 Center Ave. Janesville

Badger Spirits Janesville
1507 Center Ave.

Badger Spirits Beloit
2621 Prairie Ave.


Crispy Zucchini Straws with Sriracha Ranch Dipping Sauce
Pulled Pork Stuffed Potato Skins Drizzled with BBQ Sauce and
Sour Cream, Topped with Green Onions
Smoked Gouda, Turkey and Artichoke Quesadillas
Served with Sour Cream and Salsa
Deep Fried Jalapeno Poppers with Ranch Dipping Sauce
Spinach Feta Puff Pastry Bites
Strawberry Balsamic Chutney and Goat Cheese Bruschetta
Fresh Fruit Pizza
Cranberry BBQ Meatballs and French Onion Meatballs
Hot Cheesy Crab Dip
Served with Homemade Tortilla Chips, Celery Sticks and Red Pepper Strips
Huli Huli Hawaiian Grilled Chicken Kabob
Charcuterie Centerpiece:

Assorted Fresh and Dried Fruits
Assorted Cured Meats and a Variety of Soft and Hard Cheeses
Sweet and Smoky Bacon Jam and
Red Onion Jam (with Wine and Honey)
Almonds, Olives and Pickles
A Variety of Roasted and Marinated Vegetables
Sliced Baguettes, Pita Triangles, Crackers and Bread Rounds
Roasted Garlic Hummus, Classic Bruschetta and Cheese Spread
Baja Fish Taco Station:
Crispy Beer Battered Fried Fish and Lightly Blackened Grilled Fish
Soft Flour Tortillas, Shredded Cheese, Cilantro Lime Cabbage Slaw
Fresh Pico De Gallo and Mango Papaya Salsa
Chipotle Mayo Sauce and Avocado Lime Sauce
Build Your Own Pasta Station:
Penne or Bowtie Noodles
Marinara, Pesto Cream and Alfredo Sauce
Smoked Sausage and Grilled Chicken
Steamed Broccoli, Mushrooms, Diced Tomato and Onion