2014 Charleston Wine + Food Festival Lineup

bbt-charleston-wine-food-festival-21521015One of the biggest events in Charleston, The Charleston Wine + Food Festival, may seem far away, but many events sell out months in advance. This year’s edition will take place from March 6th through 9th, but there are a few pre-festival events as well. You can see the complete list of events below.

Wednesday, September 18th

5:30 pm - Ticket Launch Party - Mixson Bath & Racquet Club

Wednesday, March 5th

6 pm - Potlikker Film Festival - High Wire Distilling Co. and Butcher & Bee

Thursday, March 6th

11 am - Charleston’s Top Sommelier Competition - Invite Only

12 pm - Wine Luncheon - Hall's Chophouse

6 pm - Official Sponsor Recognition + VIP Party - Invite Only

7 pm - Craft Beer Dinner - Closed for Business

7 pm - Perfectly Paired Dinner - Two Boroughs Larder

7:30 pm - Salute to Charleston’s Chefs: Opening Night Party - Marion Square at the Art Institute of Charleston Main Event Tent

Friday, March 7th

9:30 am - Cooking Class with Chef Kevin Gillespie - Art Institute of Charleston

10 am - Breakfast - The Grocery

10:30 am - 2014 Festival Opening Ceremonies - Marion Square

11 am - Big Bottles Brunch + Live Auction - Marion Square, Art Institute of Charleston Main Event Tent

11 am - Grand Tasting Tent Sneak Preview - Marion Square, Grand Tasting Tent

11 am - The Diversity of Rioja, Spain: An Exploration of Wine Varieties + Styles - Palmer Amphitheater 182

11:30 am - “Roots Run Deep” Cooking Demonstration + Tasting with Chef Michael Anthony - Marion Square, SCE&G Celebrity Kitchen

11:30 am - Spirit of Charleston: An Exploration of Rum - High Wire Distilling Co.

12 pm - Bouchon Lyonnais Luncheon - Fish Restaurant

12 pm - Early Spring Harvest Luncheon - Stars Rooftop & Grill Room

12 pm - Grand Tasting Tent (FRI. AM) - Marion Square, Culinary Village

12 pm - Gullah Pop-Up Luncheon - Proof

12 pm - La Bubbly La Luncheon - Social Restaurant + Wine Bar

12:30 pm - Lunch with Chef Kevin Gillespie - Art Institute of Charleston

1 pm - Two Cultures, One Kitchen: Latin Cuisine Using Southern Staples Demonstration + Tasting with Chef Anthony Lamas - Marion Square, Celebrity Kitchen

1 pm - Brew Hop (Shuttle One) - Various

1 pm - Brew Hop (Shuttle Two) - Various

1:30 pm - Eat, Drink (a Cocktail) + Be Merry - Palmer Amphitheater 182

2:30 pm - At Home with Celebrity Tastemakers - William Aiken House, 456 King Street

2:30 pm - Passport to Pairings - Governor Thomas Bennett House, 69 Barre Street

3 pm - Grand Tasting Tent (FRI. PM) - Marion Square, Culinary Village

4 pm - Amori Vini - Palmer Amphitheater 182

4 pm - Cooking in the Casbah: A Taste of Zahav Cooking Demonstration + Tasting with Chef Michael Solomonov - Marion Square, Celebrity Kitchen

7 pm - Cocktail Dinner with Mixologist Dale DeGroff - Poogan’s Porch

7 pm - Craft Beer Dinner - 82 Queen

7 pm - Jailhouse Shake-Up - Old City Jail

7 pm - Perfectly Paired Dinners - Various

7 pm - Victory Brewing Company Craft Beer Dinner - Craftsmen Kitchen & Tap House

Saturday, March 8th

9 am - Wake + Bake - Callie’s Kitchen

9:30 am - Breakfast - The Rarebit

10:30 am - Waffle House Smackdown Hosted by Bon Appétit’s Andrew Knowlton - Marion Square, Celebrity Kitchen

11 am - Charleston’s Top Sommeliers Wine + Food Pairing - Palmer Ampitheater 182

11 am - The New California Wine - FIG

11:30 am - Grand Tasting Tent (SAT. AM) - Marion Square, Culinary Village

11:30 am - Stacked: A Sandwich Showcase - Marion Square, Art Institute of Charleston Main Event Tent

12 pm - Lowcountry Locavore Luncheon - Slightly North of Broad

12 pm - Luncheon - Muse

12 pm - Pranzo Italiano - Coda del Pesce
12 pm - Vineyard Voyage on SpiritLine Cruises - SpiritLine Cruises, Aquarium Wharf Dock
1:30 pm - Iron Mixologist Charleston - Palmer Ampitheater 182
2 pm - Pluff Mud Oyster Roast - Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina Lookout Pavilion
2:30 pm - A Wide, Wide World of Sparkling - McCrady's
2:30 pm - Grand Tasting Tent (SAT. PM) - Marion Square, Culinary Village
2:30 pm - Powerhouse Pairing: BBQ and Wine - The Alley
3 pm - Pinot Envy Uncorked - William Aiken House, 456 King Street
4 pm - Masters of Wine: A Blind Tasting - Palmer Ampitheater 182
7 pm - Alabama Barbecue Tent Revival Dinner - Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q
7 pm - Israeli Dinner - Butcher & Bee
7 pm - The New + Notables Dinner - Governor Thomas Bennett House, 69 Barre Street
7 pm - Perfectly Paired Dinners - Various
7 pm - Uncle Boon’s Hao Chi Dinner - Xiao Bao Biscuit
7 pm - Wine + Cocktail Dinner - Edmund's Oast
8:30 pm - Festival After Hours - Marion Square, Art Institute of Charleston Main Event Tent

Sunday, March 9th

10 am - Básico Desayuno Mexicano - Marion Square, Celebrity Kitchen

11 am - Lowcountry Jazz Brunch - Governor Thomas Bennett House, 69 Barre Street

12 pm - Grand Tasting Tent (SUN. AM) - Marion Square, Culinary Village

12:30 pm - Meals Made from the Garden for One, Two, or More Cooking Demonstration + Tasting with Author Joe Yonan - Marion Square, Celebrity Kitchen

2 pm - Master Class: Breadmaking 101 Cooking Demonstration + Tasting with Chef Lionel Vatinet - Marion Square, Celebrity Kitchen

3 pm - Grand Tasting Tent (SUN. PM) - Marion Square, Culinary Village

3:30 pm - Savory Doughs + Café Classics Cooking Demonstration + Tasting with Chef Joanne Chang - Marion Square, Celebrity Kitchen

5:30 pm - Rigs, Pigs + Swigs - Memorial Waterfront Park

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