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Bottles, Brews, Barbecues

Prosser Wine
Event organized by Prosser Wine

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The Bottles, Brews, Barbecues event, presented by the Prosser Wine Network, is a wine-filled, music-filled, and barbecue-filled day long festival celebrating the good life in Prosser wine country.

Wineries, breweries, barbecue and live music will fill the day, and into the early evening, on Saturday, June 9th. Bottles, Brews, Barbecues is an outdoor event and we look forward to seeing everyone in the beautiful environs of the Vintner's Village in Prosser.

Premier Access Pass ticket holders are invited to participate in the Festival Dinner on Friday, June 8th, starting at 6 PM. The special evening on Friday will feature live music and barbecue with local vintners, and their wines. The Festival Dinner is capped at 200 people. Entrance on Saturday is included with the Premier Access Pass ticket.

Bottles, Brews, Barbecues is a 21+ event and ID is required at entrance. Tokens can be purchased at the event in exchange for glasses of wine, beer and food. Commemorative glass included with entry. Service dogs are welcome – please, no pets.

Music on the books for Bottles, Brews, Barbecues on Saturday, June 9:

Music to be announced, soon


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Bottles, Brews and Barbecues is a 21+ event. ID is required to enter the event.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is ample parking available around the Vintner's Village area – the largest parking area is on the south side of Vintners Village, which is also where the event check-in area is. Don't drink and drive. Uber is now active in the Prosser area as well as other taxi services.

What can I bring into the event?

Bring yourselves, your ID, sunscreen, and any non-alcoholic beverages. No outside food or alcohol is allowed.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can email the Prosser Wine Network (the event organizer), directly at: prosserwine@gmail.com.

What's the refund policy?

No refunds after tickets are purchased.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Bringing your printed ticket makes things a little easier – but if you forget it at home, don't sweat it. Bring your ID and we will be able to look you up in our system.

Can I update my registration information?

Yup, you sure can. Email prosserwine@gmail.com to update any ticket holder names/registration information.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yup, you can transfer your ticket to another person, but it has to be a transfer for the entire event. I.e.; if you have a Premier Access Pass, which allows you to participate in the Festival Dinner on Friday night + entrance on Saturday, you can't go on Friday night THEN transfer your ticket to another person for Saturday.

What is included in my General Admission ticket to the event?

General Admission, $15 + service fee if purchased via Event Brite, or $20 the day of the event and at the door, gets you into the event. It includes a special, commemorative glass + the chance to listen to 3 awesome bands + access to see the BBQ competition in action. Event tokens can be purchased at many locations throughout the event to purchase wine, beer and barbecue.

What is included in my Premier Access Pass ticket to the event?

Premier Access Pass, $75 + service fee and available, in advance, via Event Brite, allows you the opportunity to participate in the Festival Dinner on Friday night + entrance on Saturday. Bonus for Premier Access Pass ticket holders: you get fast-line entrance to the event on Saturday and to special (think faster!) beer lines on Saturday. The Festival Dinner is THE chance to dine on barbecue in a sit-down environment under the stars and with local vintners. Secon Bonus for Premier Access Pass ticket holders: a private concert, just for Friday night guests.

How do tokens work?

Wine, beer and barbecue can be purchased by tokens at Bottles, Brews and Barbecues. Many, but not all, food vendors also accept tokens – the food vendors all accept cash and many will also take credit cards. Tokens can be purchased in $10 or $20 bundles. There are many areas at the event where you can purchase tokens.

How does the barbecue competition work?

With over 20 barbecue competitors vying for prize money and the chance to participate in the Jack Daniels International Barbecue Competition, the barbecue portion of Bottles, Brews and Barbecues is AWESOME. The Pacific NW Barbecue Association juries the competition – five different meat Call Times happen between 11 AM – 2 PM on Saturday. The winners of the barbecue competition will be announced via microphone at the Grand Stage toward the end of the day.

Because of the nature of the barbecue competition, the majority of the barbecue will be available to sample earlier in the day. If you are serious about sampling the barbecue from all the competitors, we suggest you get to Bottles, Brews and Barbecues earlier than later.

What are the food options at the event?

The barbecue competitors will have small samples of their food available throughout the day for 1-2 tokens, each. There are a number of additional food and non-alcoholic food vendors at Bottles, Brews and Barbecues. From gourmet hot dogs to French-inspired food truck fare, there is something for everyone. Food can be purchased with cash. Some food vendors also accept tokens and some also accept credit cards.

Who created the Bottles, Brews and Barbecues event?

Bottles, Brews and Barbecues is presented by the Prosser Wine Network, an organization focused on the promotion of the Prosser wine community within Prosser and beyond.

The event was generously gifted by McKinley Springs Winery. The original event, called the McKinley Springs Winery BBQ Showdown and Benefit, was handed over to the Prosser Wine Network in 2016.