Welcome To the Wichita Chapter of AIWF

Our Mission:

"The American Institute of Wine & Food, Wichita Chapter, Inc. is an affiliate of a national non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the understanding, appreciation and quality of wine and food through fun educational experiences in support of its signature Days of Taste® and Scholarship programs."

A Wichita chapter, founded in 1992, was the predecessor to our current organization which was organized as a not-for-profit Kansas corporation in 2015. It is one of several chapters located coast-to-coast. Educational programming relative to food, beverage and nutrition is the core of the AIWF and the vehicle for fulfilling our mission. We also have lots of FUN!

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Upcoming Events


Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm - Chester's Chophouse

Think you know Pinots?!!!  Come try this outstanding line up of Pinot Noir, paired with appetizers as only Owner/Chef Bobby Lane and his staff can! Guest speaker Sommelier Ashley Parton, with Handcrafted Wines & Spirits, will walk us through the history, regions and fun facts of this beloved grape!

$50 - Members    $60 Non-Members

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AIWF Wichita, a Founding Sponsor of the Midwest Winefest, is hosting two incredible wine pairing dinners to benefit the Guadalupe Clinic.

1)  Justin/Landmark Wines at Yaya's Eurobristro - $125 per person

Featuring the multiple award winning Justin 2014 Justification (Wine Enthusiast - 93 pts, Wine Spectator - 94 pts), beautifully paired by YaYa's Eurobistro, this promises to be a wonderful experience!

2)  Pahlmeyer Winery at Sienna Tuscan Steakhouse - $150 per person

These alluring wines are paired by the exceptional skills of Executive Chef Josh Rathbun of Sienna Tuscan Steakhouse at the Ambassador Hotel.