Pairings: An evening of Wine and Appetizers

  • Details

  • 7/12/24
  • 6 - 9 p.m.
  • $35
  • Ages 21+
  • Categories

  • Food/Drink

Event Description

Three award winning wineries in the Amana Colonies announce July 12, 2024 as the date for Pairings: An evening of Wine and Appetizers.

This is the second year for this popular event that features tastings of 6 wines and appetizers expertly paired together.  Ackerman Winery, Fireside Winery in the Village, and White Cross Cellars have teamed together for this fun evening of wine and appetizer pairings in the village of Amana.  The event takes place from 6 pm-9 pm with check in at 5:45pm to 6:15pm at Ackerman Winery.  Participants will be directed to begin their journey to each of the wineries that are located on Amana’s main street across from each other.


Ackerman Winery:

  • Spicy Black Bean & Corn Salsa with Sea Salt & Lime Organic Corn Chips
    • Paired with our Dry Hopped Hard Cider by FireCiders.
  • Mango Sorbet (Made with our Mango Wine)
    •  Paired with Mango Margaritas (Made with our Mango Wine!)

Fireside Winery in the Village

  • Beef Taco Bites
    • Paired with Matchbox Wine (A semi-sweet red wine that opens with dark fruit and finishes with a sweet spice. )
  • Bow-Tie Antipasto Bites
    • Paired with Blanc de Brickyard (This crisp, dry sparkling white leaves you with a stone fruit finish

White Cross Cellars:

  • Bruschetta with Tomatoes and Avocados
    • Paired with Fleur-de-Lis (a dry chardonnay blend)
  • Meat Balls and Mushrooms in Roasted Garlic Pasta Sauce
    • Paired with Monk's Red (a light dry red blend)

Pairings is a ticketed event and is limited to 60 individuals.  Tickets are available at or call 319-622-3379 for tickets.  For more information including the menu for the evening go to