Wine Festival to feature best of area restaurants and caterers

September 11, 2013

WHALE’s Wine Festival is about more than just great wines. We also feature signature dishes of some of Greater New Bedford’s finest restaurants and caterers. At this point,  we have 18 of our expected 20  to serve delectibles  to accompany your tastings of wines and beers from around the world. The presenters are listed below.

This year’s International Wine Festival and Auction is scheduled for Friday, October 4th, 5:30 – 9:00 at the DCR’s State Pier Building. The Wine Festival is WHALE’s largest annual event, attracting hundreds of foodies, wine and beer enthusiasts, and supporters of historic preservation. Guests will enjoy an evening of sampling dozens of fine wines and select beers from around the world paired with signature dishes from the area’s top restaurants and caterers.

Tickets are available in advance for $65. Tickets can be purchased from WHALE by calling 508-997-1776, directly from any WHALE Board Member, online at, and at Crush Fine Wine Boutique, 801 Purchase Street in New Bedford. Tickets are also available at the door on the evening of the event for $75. Seventy percent of each ticket is tax deductable to the full extent of the law.

Cravings Café and Cakery
Destination Soups
Dorothy Cox Candies
Emma Jeans
Freestones City Grill
Harriet’s Catering
Mad Good Cookie
Morton’s Fork Catering
No Problemo
Not Your Average Joes
Pink Box Bakery
Pasta House
Rose Alley Ale House
Shy Brothers
Tia Marias
Wicked Kickin Cheesecake
Wok Magic
more to come