15th Annual Beaufort Wine and Food Festival

15th Annual Beaufort Wine and Food Festival

Beaufort, NC, United States | (252) 515-0708

April 25, 2018 - April 29, 2018

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, April 24, through Sunday, April 28, as Beaufort Wine & Food brings talent from across the country and beyond together for five days of cuisine and beverages, all in the name of charity.

This year marks the festival’s 15th year, and guests can expect to see the high level of epicurean talent that it has enjoyed for years.

TICKETS GO ON SALE MID FEBRUARY, 2019
EVENT HIGHLIGHTS (all event tickets are open to the public starting in late February):

Opening Wine Luncheon
April 24, 2019, Noon – 2 p.m.
The kick-off wine luncheon at the Royal James Cafe. A multi course wine luncheon features a guest and local chef paired with a winemaker. Casual attire suggested. General Tickets $50. BW&F Members: $45.

Private Home Wine Dinners
WEDS. April 24, 2019, 7p.m.
The first night of wine dinners will be held in private homes and clubhouses. A visiting chef will be paired with a local chef and a featured winemaker will guide you through a multi-course dinner – typically 4-6 courses. It’s a not to missed culinary experience! These dinners sell out quickly so sell early to reserve your seat at a preferred location. Dressy casual attire suggested. General Tickets $125. BW&F Members: $112.50.

Wine Dinners (area restaurants)
THURS. April 25, 2019, 7 p.m.
Beaufort Hotel NC, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
Aqua Restaurant
Beaufort Grocery Company
Dank Burrito
Floyds 1921 Restaurant and Catering
La Perla Restaurant & Bar
Moonrakers
SoundSide Restaurant

The Wine Dinners are held in local restaurants and private homes where a visiting chef will be paired with a local chef. A featured winemaker will guide you through a multi-course dinner – typically 4-6 courses. It’s a not to missed culinary experience! These dinners sell out quickly so sell early to reserve your seat at a preferred location. Dressy casual attire suggested. General Tickets $125. BW&F Members: $112.50. Restaurants to be announced at a later date.

Fashion Show Luncheon
FRI. April 26, 2019, 11:30 a.m.
A featured guest chef and winemaker work with a local chef to offer guests a multi-course paired luncheon, while a moderator walks you through a lineup of fashions from local retailers. Dressy Casual attire suggested. The venue is the Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center at the North Carolina Maritime Museum. General Tickets $60. BW&F Members: $54.

Wine, Bread, Cheese & More – Seminar
FRI. April 26, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
A crowd favorite, this event features a variety of wines, paired with breads and cheeses as the audience is walked through the pairings by a featured wine maker, cheese monger and bread maker. Casual attire suggested. The venue is the Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center at the North Carolina Maritime Museum. General Tickets $60. BW&F Members: $54.

Grand Reserve Tasting & Auction
FRI. April 26, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
The Grand Reserve Tasting and Auction pairs world-class libations and cuisine together at Front Street Village for a culinary experience like no other on the Crystal Coast. Mingle with celebrity guest chefs and winemakers for an unforgettable evening of dining, music and philanthropy. A live and silent auction features fine and large format wines, travel excursions and luxury items. Cocktail attire requested. General Tickets $150. BW&F Members: $135.

Vin de Mer Culinary Village
April 27, 2019, 1 – 4 p.m.
Beaufort Wine and Food’s largest single event! Guests are immersed in controlled chaos where 300 wine labels and dozens of local and regional restaurants come together in perfect harmony. Cooking demonstrations take place throughout the event. Casual attire suggested. Early admission for BW&F members: Noon. General Admission: 1 p.m. General Tickets $75. BW&F Members: $67.50.

Historic District Wine Walkabout
April 27, 2019, 5:30 – 8 p.m.
Guests enjoy wine and food pairings in some of Beaufort’s most beautiful historic homes. At each stop, ticket holders will mingle with chef’s and winemakers in a relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy courses at four stops on the walkabout. Guests will meet at a specified start location and be divided into four groups 30. Transportation will be available to shuttle gusts from stop to stop. Dressy attire. General Tickets $115.00. BW&F Members: $103.50.

Saturday Night Throwdown
April 27, 2019, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
The Festival’s energy peaks during this concert. Guests and sponsors will mingle with guest chefs and wine/beverage representatives. Live music by the Monika JaymesMusic. Guests sample wine, beer, and specialty spirits with food from participating restaurants serving up a variety of menu items. Casual attire suggested. General Tickets $65. BW&F Members: $58.50. Sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka
Featuring cuisine from:
Southern Smoke BBQ of NC
Mission Pizza Napoletana
Johnson Family Barbecue

Champagne Celebration Brunch
April 28, 2019, Noon – 2 p.m.
Beaufort Wine and Food wraps up the weekend with a guest favorite, the Champagne Celebration Brunch at Front Street Village. Guests mingle with event personalities and reflect on a week filled with community and camaraderie in celebration of epicurean arts, all in the name of charity. Smooth jazz for your listening or dancing pleasure. Multi-course brunch paired with world famous champagne and various sparkling wines. Dressy casual attire suggested. General Tickets $100. BW&F Members: $90. Sponsored by Emerald Isle Realty