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


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 Siena Tuscan Steakhouse - $150 per person

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


MAY 6TH, 2018 - AIWF 101

AIWF 101 events are designed for those beginning their journey into the wonderful world of wine and food! 

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

2:30pm - 5:00pm, Sunday, May 6th, 2018

$25.00 Per Person, wine and appetizers included

Guest Instructor: Adam Perkins, Sommelier

Topics for Discussion:

Proper Wine Storage
Stemware Basics
Opening and Storing Wine
How to Identify Corked or "Skunked" Wine
RSVP by Thursday, May 3rd, 2018