Beaufort Wine and Food Festival

 

No vacation would be complete without tasting some of the delicious local cuisine. The 2019 Beaufort Wine and Food Festival is the perfect way to sample the best dishes Emerald Isle has to offer. The festival runs from Wednesday, April 24 to Sunday, April 28, in historic Beaufort, North Carolina and includes everything from wine pairings to live music and silent auctions.

 

Wednesday Schedule:

Festivities kick off with a wine luncheon and wine-paired dinners prepared in private homes and local restaurants by visiting chefs. The dinners, featuring four to six courses are guided by local winemakers.

Opening Wine Luncheon
Where: Royal James Café
When: 12pm
General Tickets: $50 | BW&F Members: $45
A multi course wine luncheon features a guest and local chef paired with a winemaker host at the Royal James Café.

Private Home Wine Dinner 
Where: home of DJ Wood & Christa Hooper-Wood
When: 7pm
General Tickets: $125 | BW&F Members: $112.50
Host chef Anthony Garnett of Blue Ocean Market and a guest chef, along with winemaker/owner Guy Davis will guide you through a multi-course dinner.

Wine Dinner
Where: Beau Coast Clubhouse
When: 7pm
General Tickets: $125 | BW&F Members: $112.50
Cocktails and hor d’oeuvres will be served before guests enjoy a not to missed culinary experience in the stunning Beau Coast Club house.

Wine Dinner
Where: Promise Land Market
When: 7pm
General Tickets: $125 | BW&F Members: $112.50
Host chef Maggie Ward will collaborate with guest chef Amy Tornquist, Watts Grocery, Durham and wine principal Max Kast, Master Sommelier to guide you through a multi-course dinner.

Thursday Schedule:

Artist Reception & Wine Seminar 
Where: Blacksheep
When: 2pm
General Tickets: $35
Meet and greet with 2019 featured artist Susan Hecht. Hor’ doeuvres will be paired with Beaufort Wine & Food’s Private Label wines.

Wine Dinner
Where: Aqua Restaurant
When: 7pm
General Tickets: $125 | BW&F Members: $112.50
Host chef Jayson Foster will collaborate with guest chef and winemaker to guide you through a multi-course dinner.

Wine Dinner
Where: Beaufort Grocery Co.
When: 7pm
General Tickets: $125 | BW&F Members: $112.50
Host chef Charles Benjamin Park will collaborate with guest chef and winemaker to guide you through a multi-course dinner.

Wine Dinner
Where: Beaufort Hotel
When: 7pm
General Tickets: $125 | BW&F Members: $112.50
Host chef Steve Jordan will collaborate with guest chef and winemaker to guide you through a multi-course dinner.

Wine Dinner
Where: Dank Burrito (Beaufort)
When: 7pm
General Tickets: $125 | BW&F Members: $112.50
Host chef Clarke Merrell will collaborate with guest chef and winemaker to guide you through a multi-course dinner.

Wine Dinner
Where: Floyd’s 1905 Restaurant
When: 7pm
General Tickets: $125 | BW&F Members: $112.50
Host chef Floyd Olmstead will collaborate with guest chef and winemaker to guide you through a multi-course dinner.

Wine Dinner
Where: La Perla Restaurant & Bar
When: 7pm
General Tickets: $125 | BW&F Members: $112.50
Host chef Kevin Davis will collaborate with guest chef and winemaker to guide you through a multi-course dinner.

Wine Dinner
Where: Moonrakers
When: 7pm
General Tickets: $125 | BW&F Members: $112.50
Host chef Chris Stephens will collaborate with guest chef and winemaker to guide you through a multi-course dinner.

Wine Dinner
Where: SoundSide Steak & Seafood
When: 7pm
General Tickets: $125 | BW&F Members: $112.50
Host chef Kris Dykeman will collaborate with guest chef and winemaker to guide you through a multi-course dinner.

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Friday Schedule:

The festival hits full steam on Friday with several events that will satisfy your inner foodie and fashionista.

Fashion Show Luncheon
When: 11:30am
General Tickets: $60 | BW&F Members: $54
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.

Wine, Bread, Cheese & More – Seminar
When: 3:30pm
General Tickets: $60 | BW&F Members: $54
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 guest baker.

Grand Reserve Tasting & Auction
When: 6:30pm
General Tickets: $150 | BW&F Members: $135
The Grand Reserve Tasting and Auction pairs world-class libations and cuisine together. Mingle with celebrity guest chefs and winemakers.

Saturday Schedule:

Vin de Mer Culinary Village 
When: 12pm
General Tickets: $75 | BW&F Members: $67.50
Guests are immersed in controlled chaos where hundreds of wine labels and dozens of local and regional restaurants come together in perfect harmony.

Historic District Wine Walkabout 
When: 5:30pm
General Tickets: $115 | BW&F Members: $103.50
At each stop, guests will mingle with chefs & winemakers in some of Beaufort’s most beautiful historic homes. Enjoy food pairings at 4 stops on the walkabout & dessert.

Saturday Night Throwdown
When: 7:30pm
General Tickets: $65 | BW&F Members: $58.50
Live music will keep guests on their feet as they sample wine, beer and specialty spirits with a large selection of food items from participating guest chefs and restaurants.

Beaufort Wine & Food Festival Hall

Sunday Schedule:

Champagne Celebration Brunch
When: 12pm
General Tickets: $100 | BW&F Members: $90
A multi-course brunch paired with world famous champagne & various sparkling wines to wrap up the weekend.

 

For general festival questions or more information on purchasing tickets, visit the Beaufort Wine and Food website.

 

We Hope to See You There

If you’re already planning to take part in the event or would like to attend, Emerald Isle Realty has a full roster of vacation homes available during the festival. We also offer last minute deals, seasonal deals on select vacation rentals, and military deals for those who have served or who are currently serving.

Book your vacation rental today and don’t miss out on the 2019 Beaufort Wine and Food Festival!

 

 

 

 

 


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