Elderslie Farm Creamery - Grand Cheese Tastings
It’s Wichita’s only official creamery, Elderslie Farm offers unique farm-to-table experiences and dairy options just outside city limits.
Cost: $26 per person; optional wine pairing additional $12
Time: Tuesdays & Wednesdays 6:30 p.m.
Description: Learn about the textures and cultures of cheese made from scratch at Elderslie Farm Creamery. With six different cheese options paired with wine, bread, crackers, jam, meat and fruit, you won’t leave this experience hungry. After you finish, enjoy an additional glass of wine, beer, scotch or port or try some homemade gelato. This unique experience is in addition to Elderslie’s traditional farm-to-table five-course wine pairing available Thursdays-Saturdays.
Taste This: Bee Tour & Honey Tasting at Alexander Bee House
Learn about honeybees and the symbiosis they bring to mother nature as you enjoy a delicious honey tasting experience.
Cost: $20 per person (includes admission to the gardens)
Time: Special events listed on website (or schedule a private tour any time – minimum group size of 8)
Description: Not all honeys taste the same, and you’ll find this out with a delicious honey tasting and food pairing at Botanica Wichita. Some honeys have a caramel or butterscotch taste, others are more grassy – it all depends on where the bees are getting their nectar. Find the one you like during this unique experience. You will also have the chance to tour the Alexander Bee House to learn about honeybee preservation, and you can tour the entire gardens, too.
Brew Wagon Tours is Wichita’s only local brew bus that will help you explore the multitude of breweries in Wichita. With 10 breweries and one taproom to choose from, you’ll be sure to find a new flavor or an old favorite.
Cost: $59 per person (up to 14 people)
Time: Schedule your private tour or choose a Saturday 3-6 p.m. or Sunday FunDay 2-5 p.m. package
Description: Tour three of Wichita’s local breweries and let someone else drive! This three-hour brewery tour allows for guests to pick which three breweries they’d like to try. You must be 21+ to ride on the Brew Wagon. The Brew Wagon is also available for holiday lights tours during the holiday season.
This seasonal event celebrates Wichita breweries and coffee shops every summer.
Time: Check the Visit Wichita website each June
Description: Fill your Wicked Brew Tour passport with stamps as you visit at least eight local breweries and coffee shops. Order a drink at each to receive a stamp. When you complete your passport, return it in to the Visit Wichita office for a free T-shirt, while supplies last.
A Taste of the Indian Center
Immerse yourself in Native American culture with this unique tasting experience.
Cost: $25 per person
Time: Check calendar for monthly event
Description: This adult-only experience allows you to explore the Mid-America All-Indian Center while sampling seasonal dishes, frybread, wine and chocolate among other treats. Learn about native culture and the history of American Indians in Wichita.