Art of Wine Winemaker’s Dinner Returns to Walton Arts Center

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, May 9, 2022 – Tickets and details are now available for Walton Arts Center’s Winemaker’s Dinner, presented as part of the 20th Annual Art of Wine Festival at 6 pm on Tuesday, July 19. 

The evening includes a six-course collaborative dinner created by Chef Elliot Hunt of Atlas the Restaurant and Chef William Mauk of Ella's Table paired with award-winning and highly rated wines by E&J Gallo. Proceeds from the Winemaker's Dinner benefit Walton Arts Center's arts education programming. 

Tickets are $500 per person and can be purchased online at Art of Wine Festival, in person at the Walton Arts Center Box Office, or by calling 479.443.5600. You must be 21 or older to purchase tickets.

General Admission and Reserve Room tickets are also still available for Uncorked!, an evening of wine and food sampling on Friday, July 22. General Admission ticket are $75. Reserve Room Tasting tickets are $150 and include a dedicated entrance and access to the Reserve Room with premier selections of wines and additional restaurant options.

Proceeds from the Art of Wine Festival support Walton Arts Center, a nonprofit arts presenting organization serving the region for more than 28 years. Each year more than 195,000 community members experience a variety of performing arts at Walton Arts Center and approximately 45,000 school children and teachers in Arkansas participate in our arts education and outreach programs. 

This year’s Art of Wine event sponsors are Liquor World, E&J Gallo, Greenwood Gearhart, Samsung, L'Oreal, Hershey and Choctaw Casino. Participating Uncorked! distributors are Arkansas Wine & Spirits, Central Distributors, Deep Branch Winery, De Nux Distributors, Moon Distributors, Post Winery, Rock Town Distillery, Sassafras Springs Vineyard and Winery, Southern Glazer's and Wiederkehr Winery.

Support for Walton Arts Center is provided, in part, by the Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Walton Arts Center is Arkansas’ largest and busiest performing arts presenter. Each year more than 215,000 people from Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma and beyond attend more than 300 public events at Walton Arts Center, including performances, rehearsals, community gatherings, receptions, weddings and more. Approximately 35,000 students and teachers participate annually in arts learning programs at Walton Arts Center, and almost 250 volunteers donate 28,000 hours of time each year to its operations. Walton Arts Center presents entertainers and artists from around the world including Broadway musicals, renowned dance companies, international artists, up-and-coming jazz musicians and more. As a non-profit organization, Walton Arts Center enjoys the generous support of public sector funding, corporate sponsorship and private donors, allowing audience members to enjoy world-class performances at a great price. To learn more about Walton Arts Center, visit