Grand Tasting Tent

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The Grand Tasting Tent presented by Baker Motor Company features over 40 high-quality food and beverage vendors from around the country – a great way to try out top restaurants, purveyors, wineries and culinary creations that you won’t forget.

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Artisan Market

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Charleston’s favorite culinary candle, Rewined, proudly presents our Artisan Market, your one-stop-taste-and-shop in the Culinary Village! Here you’ll find artisans with hand-crafted, bespoke culinary products to sample, including the Le Creuset shop, featuring the latest in cast iron cookware and kitchen gadgets.

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The Third Space

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Third spaces are anchors of community life and foster creative interaction in a laid back way. They are welcoming, comfortable, filled with old and new friends, and food and drink are paramount.

The festival’s new Third Space, presented by Summers Corner, comes to life within a dynamic, multi-sided, airy tent. Award-winning Charleston chefs, along with guest chefs, will host 60+ intimate demos and tastings throughout each day in 5 areas: Earth, Air, Land, Sea and Fire.

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Biergarten

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Grab a complimentary beer glass and visit 14 breweries to sample a variety of specialty beers from the Carolinas and beyond. Enjoy the feel of Bay Street Biergarten’s fun outdoor area featuring corn hole and lawn games, then grab a seat and put your feet up while you sip the afternoon away.

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Rosé Garden + Grilling

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Set up as a glorious French outdoor café in the expanded Rosé Garden + Grilling presented by Château D’Esclans just off of the Third Space. Learn from live grilling demos and sample food hot off the EVO grills served from Chef to you!

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Hands-On Kitchen

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The Hands-On Kitchen, presented by SCE&G, is a dynamic learning experience in the creation of classic Lowcountry and Southern dishes. Learn to pickle, knead, devil, and craft cuisine in the heart of our Culinary Village, side-by-side with chefs and culinary personalities. These mini-classes are first come, first serve, so sign up and get ready to get your hands dirty!

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Wine Retail Shop

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Fall in love with a bottle of wine or want to fill a growler? Bring it home from our Bottles Wine Shop, conveniently located just outside of the Grand Tasting Tent. Check out our stellar tasting notes, enjoy case discounts, and place orders for very special bottles of wine tasted throughout the festival’s seminars and events straight from Charleston’s favorite beverage retailers!

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Cookbook Retail Shop

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Book lovers, unite! Take a stroll through your favorite culinary titles while the authors sign your books and chat about their favorite food experiences with you one-on-one. With storytelling as the theme of the 2015 festival, our Book Shop is a highlight!

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Pop-Up Cocktail Bar

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Cultivate your inner mixologist! Each day of the Culinary Village, Bulleit Bourbon, Don Julio, Tanqueray NO TEN and more will delight cocktail lovers with unique twists and stirs on classic and modern cocktails with national mixologists leading demos every hour. Cheers!

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SFA Oral History Bus

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Don’t miss the debut of the Southern Foodways Alliance Oral History Bus. The SFA will document stories of Charleston’s culinary past and present by interviewing cooks, artisans, chefs, farmers, and purveyors during the festival. These interviews in the SFA Oral History Bus will be shared online after the festival.

The Saltwater South

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In fall of 2014, the Southern Foodways Alliance began working on The Saltwater South, a long-term oral history project documenting the stories of men and women making their living off the waters of the American South. The Saltwater South: Charleston Stories will be released on the SFA’s web site in conjunction with the festival. Some of these stories will be on display throughout the Culinary Village.

Festival Retail Shop

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Stylish Charleston Wine + Food gear available at our festival retail shop presented by Flavour Gallery.

Cigar Lounge

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Enjoy cigar rolling and tasting demonstrations and more at this new tent presented by Macanudo Cigars.

Al Fresco Artist Workshops

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Indulge your food artist with guided painting workshops led by local artists to capture the special moments of wine + food.

Music Stage

Nothing pairs better with wine + food than great music. The Music Stage features favorite and up-and-coming local musicians and bands all weekend. Dancing is welcome, or feel free to rest in provided seating areas and enjoy the tunes.

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Ticketing + Concierge

How can we help you? Located at the corner of King and Calhoun in Marion Square, our new concierge service is available to help you make the most of your festival experience.

For Ticketing & Concierge, visit us in the Culinary Village from Thursday – Saturday: 11:00am – 6:00pm and Sunday from 11:00am – 5:00pm.

Pre-festival questions can be addressed to: concierge@charlestonwineandfood.com or contact Ticketing at ticketing@charlestonwineandfood.com or call 843.727.9998 (extenstion: 1).

Media Lounge

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VIP Entry Only. Relax and renew with coastal fare and cocktails.