2023 USA Today Wine & Food Experience Tour Announced

27 June 2023

DETROIT – MGM Grand Detroit is proud to announce it is the presenting sponsor for the USA TODAY Wine & Food Experience – Detroit, MI Presented by MGM Grand Detroit.

The 2023 USA TODAY Wine & Food Experience is embarking on a nationwide tour from August through November, celebrating local cuisine and culinary leaders across the country. The USA TODAY Wine & Food Experience, produced by USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures, the events division of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 12, in Detroit.

“I am thrilled to announce that MGM Grand Detroit will be the presenting sponsor of the USA Today Wine & Food Experience in Detroit,” said Matt Buckley, President of Midwest Group, MGM Resorts International. “This partnership signifies our commitment to creating unforgettable culinary experiences. We believe that the fusion of exceptional food, exquisite wines, and remarkable entertainment is what truly elevates the dining experience. We are proud to support this event and look forward to indulging our senses."

USA TODAY Wine & Food Experience is a culinary event for food enthusiasts as well as wine and spirit connoisseurs. Additional cities and event dates include Louisville, Ky., August 19; Nashville, Tenn., August 26; Palm Desert, Calif., September 9; Raleigh, N.C., September 16; Jacksonville, Fla., September 23; Naples, Fla., September 30; San Francisco, October 14; Indianapolis, October 21; Las Vegas, October 28; and Phoenix, November 4.

"The USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures team is thrilled to produce the USA TODAY Wine & Food Experience and to see the excitement it brings to our local communities," said Jason Taylor, President of USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures. "These events are incredible showcases for each city’s rich culinary scene -- providing attendees with an unmatched experience and the chance to discover new flavors, connect with talented chefs and create lasting memories."

Tickets to the USA TODAY Wine & Food Experience are available at WineAndFood.USATODAY.com. General admission tickets start at $45 and include a tasting cup and unlimited food and beverage samples (while supplies last) beginning at 1 p.m. at all events. VIP admission tickets start at $80 and include a tasting cup, access to the VIP Lounge and unlimited food and beverage samples (while supplies last) beginning at noon at all events.

At the Detroit experience, located at Cricket Field on Belle Isle, tickets will include unlimited food and non-alcoholic beverages, with wine and spirits drink tickets available for purchase at the event for those 21 and older. A recreation passport is required to drive onto Belle Isle.

D.PRIME Steakhouse, a modern steakhouse and lounge designed with a downtown vibe crafted for Detroit and located inside MGM Grand Detroit, will be participating restaurant at the USA TODAY Wine & Food Experience – Detroit, MI Presented by MGM Grand Detroit.

Restaurants and eateries are invited to showcase their culinary offerings at the USA TODAY Wine & Food Experience. To learn more and participate in the event, please visit WineAndFood.USATODAY.com/Participate.


MGM Grand Detroit, winner of AAA’s Four Diamond Award, is the city’s first and only downtown hotel, gaming and entertainment destination built from the ground up. The hotel features 400 chic and stylish guest rooms, including nine rooftop VIP suites and 56 opulent corner suites. The 147,000-square foot casino includes Detroit’s premier poker room, nearly 150 table games, and nearly 2,800 of the hottest slots and video poker machines. Guests enjoy signature restaurants including Detroit’s modern steakhouse & lounge, D.PRIME; the hotel’s own sports pub, TAP at MGM Grand Detroit; an urban food hall, Detroit Central Market; several bars and lounges; Detroit’s premier sports betting destination, BetMGM Sports Lounge; Topgolf Swing Suite; and IMMERSE, the only resort-style spa in Southeast Michigan. More than 30,000 square feet of meeting space hosts everything from large corporate events to intimate black-tie affairs. MGM Grand Detroit is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM).??For more information, visit?mgmgranddetroit.com?or call toll free at (877) 888-2121. 


USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures creates impactful consumer engagements and experiences through world-class events, promotions, races and technology. We strive to exceed expectations, create unforgettable memories and drive value for our partners while leveraging our reputable institutions, including USA TODAY and more than 200 local media brands.

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally-focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer Prize-winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Our current portfolio of media assets includes The USA TODAY NETWORK, which includes USA TODAY, and local media organizations in 43 states in the United States, and Newsquest, a wholly-owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom. We also own digital marketing services companies under the brand LocaliQ, which provide a cloud-based platform of products to enable small and medium-sized businesses to accomplish their marketing goals. In addition, our portfolio includes one of the largest media-owned events businesses in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures.

USA TODAY NETWORK, part of Gannett Co, Inc. (NYSE: GCI), is the largest local-to-national media organization in the country, powered by our award-winning newsrooms and marketing solutions business. With deep roots in local communities spanning the U.S. with more than 200 local media brands, plus USA TODAY, we engage more than 125 million people every month through a diverse portfolio of multi-platform content offerings and experiences. For more information, visit www.gannett.com.