1. Brown-Forman Beverage
Brown-Forman Beverages : Founded in 1870 by George Garvin Brown, Brown-Forman Corporation has enriched the experience of life by responsibly building fine quality beverage alcohol brands.Brown-Forman is one of the largest American-owned spirits and wine companies and sells its brands in more than 160 countries. Brown-Forman employs more than 4,600 people worldwide with about 1,300 located in Louisville. Brown-Forman, one of the largest American-owned spirits and wine companies and among the top 10 largest global spirits companies, to sells its brands in countries around the world and has offices in cities across the globe. In all, Brown-Forman has more than 25 brands in its portfolio of wines and spirits. VISIT WEBSITE
Cheerwine: Celebrating 100 Years of Cheer
Created in 1917 by L.D. Peeler, Cheerwine is an iconic soft drink from Salisbury, North Carolina. The 100-year-old brand is still owned and operated by the same founding family, five generations later. Available in supermarkets, restaurants, mass merchandisers and convenience stores in select states nationwide and on their website cheerwine.com. For more information, follow Cheerwine on Facebook at facebook.com/cheerwine or on Twitter @drinkcheerwine. Join us in the HUB and at Toasted to sample Cheerwine, as well as Cheerwine Cocktails and see why it’s dubbed the “Nectar of the Carolinas” for yourself! VISIT WEBSITE
3. Kiawah Island Golf Resort
Kiawah Island Golf Resort: With 10 miles of stunning shoreline and abundant natural beauty, Kiawah Island Golf Resort is one of America’s top vacation destinations. Outstanding golf, tennis and recreation programs provide world-class options for unforgettable oceanfront getaways. Accommodations include the 255-room Sanctuary hotel and over 500 villas and luxury homes. Site of the 2012 PGA Championship. VISIT WEBSITE
4. Hendrick's Gin
Hendrick's Gin: VISIT WEBSITE
Estadio is a contemporary Spanish restaurant located in the heart of Washington,DC's flourishing 14th Street corridor. Since opening in 2010, guests have been transported by chef Rufino Bautista's diverse offering of stellar pintxos, tapas and raciones. Chef Bautista shows a deep respect for Spanish classics, while injecting his own fresh, vibrant energy into his kitchen. Adam Bernbach's creative take on the current cocktail craze of Spain shine's at the restaurant's cozy 19-seat island bar. Craft gins are paired with rotating house-made tonics, competing with frozen 'Slushitos,' Sherry Cocktails and an extensive wine list of 300+ fine Iberian offerings for your imbibing attention.
¡Salud! VISIT WEBSITE
6. CHSWFF Media Partners
The Local Palate :
Food in the South is intrinsically connected to life in the south. It is through eating, sharing, and creating food that pleasure is evoked, connections are forged, context is offered, and history is created. Across Southern states, individual interpretations of food are as varied and compelling as the people who live in our unique cities and towns. We celebrate people, reveal processes, share recipes, and most of all, we have fun. VISIT WEBSITE
Palmetto Magazine :
A celebration of the spirit of South Carolina, PALMETTO magazine is the authority on the states' distinctive style of Southern life. VISIT WEBSITE
Hoffman Media :
Hoffman Media, LLC (HM) is a privately held, leading special-interest publisher based in Birmingham, Ala. The company specializes in publications targeted to the women’s market and the large base of advertisers who seek a print, online and interactive medium to reach this attractive demographic. In addition to publications, HM has a growing consumer event business and an established ancillary products division.
7. Heaven Hill Brands
Heaven Hill Brands:
Heaven Hill Brands is America's largest family-owned and operated distilled spirits producer and marketer. The company, now in its 80th year, has grown beyond its traditional roots as a Bourbon distiller to become the country's seventh largest distilled spirits producer and marketer with a portfolio of well-known, innovative and relevant products. In addition, Heaven Hill has seen its export business grow significantly with products now shipped to more than 100 countries worldwide.
Our mission is to create and responsibly market beverage alcohol and related products that enhance the enjoyment of life for consumers throughout the world. VISIT WEBSITE
8. SCPRT Satisfy Your Thirst
SCPRT Satisfy Your Thirst: VISIT WEBSITE
9. Brothers Vilgalys Spirits
Brothers Vilgalys Spirits:
We started Brothers Vilgalys Spirits in 2012 to bring our Krupnikas Spiced Honey Liqueur from a stovetop recipe to the US Market. This traditional Lithuanian drink uses whole spices and honey to create a sippable liqueur that also works well in cocktails & even in the kitchen. We use wildflower honey from North Carolina beekeepers, and 15 whole spices to make this delicious, flavorful, complex, and balanced drink. Starting in NC, our Krupnikas is now available in 10 US states.
Since then, we've come to specialize in liqueurs, releasing four original recipes each with unique flavors. Zaphod, a summery sipper and mixer, is flavored with guava, mint & sage. Beebop is a unique liqueur with rhubarb, hibiscus & rosemary. Beatnik is an unusual liqueur with beets and savory herbs. And the Jabberwock is an all-out beast of a libation with chipotle, coffee, chicory, and manzano peppers. VISIT WEBSITE
10. Joe Jurgielewicz & Son, LTD
Joe Jurgielewicz & Son, LTD:
Joe Jurgielewicz & Son Ltd., one of Long Island’s original Pekin duck farms, was founded by Bronislaw and Katarzyna Jurgielwicz in Moriches, NY in 1933. This family farm has been one of America’s leading duck farms for over 8 decades.
Dr. Joe Jurgielewicz, the founder’s grandson and a trained veterinarian (Cornell University), moved the duck farm to Shartlesville, PA in 1984. Dr. Joe and his sons humanely raise free-roaming ducks in large temperature-controlled barns and are leaders in sustainable farming and animal welfare. The ducks are raised without antibiotics or hormones, and fed a healthy diet of corn, soy and well water.
Jurgielewicz is one of the premier U.S. providers of whole duck & duck products to upscale restaurants, Asian barbecue shops, resorts, cruise lines, grocery stores and online sales. The ducks are favored by leading chefs for their balanced meat-to-fat ratio and succulent flavor and are featured in top restaurants across the country.
Stop by our booth and try America’s Tastiest Duck!
Campari : Campari America is the sixth-largest spirits company in the US, boasting a rich, comprehensive portfolio of more than 20 brands, including award-winning vodkas, whiskies, rums, gins, cordials, liqueurs, and cachaças. The company will feature a selection of products at the festival including; Grand Marnier - a luxury brand that is a unique blend of fine aged cognacs and Caribbean wild oranges, Skyy Vodka – an innovative spirit created from a revolutionary process that uses quadruple-distillation and triple-filtration, Forty Creek Whiskey – which ignited the renaissance in quality Canadian Whisky and has amassed numerous accolades, and Russell’s Reserve Bourbon – the darling of the most tenured Master Distiller team in the industry, Jimmy & Eddie Russell. VISIT WEBSITE
12. Grand Marnier Cooking With Cocktails
Grand Marnier Cooking With Cocktails : VISIT WEBSITE
13. Royal Cup Coffee & Tea
Royal Cup Coffee & Tea: Royal Cup Coffee and Tea is a major importer, roaster and distributor of premium and specialty coffees and teas for restaurants, hotels, resorts, foodservice companies, business offices and convenience stores throughout the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean. Established in 1896, Royal Cup is a privately-held, family-owned company dedicated to providing world-class products and service to each customer. VISIT WEBSITE
14. Cathead Distillery
Cathead Distillery: The term Cathead is a compliment in Mississippi, first coined back in the day by blues musicians as a nod to artists they respect. Mississippi artiss and musicians went on to use "Catheads" in many forms of folk art, as a way to pay the rent and share their legacies. Mississippi is the proud state where blues music began a genre that has deeply influenced all forms of American music. We work hard to bring honor the meaning fo Cathead through our philanthropic support of live music and artisans alike. Mississippi repealed prohibition in 1966, the last state to do so. Forty four years later, life long friends and blues fans founded Cathead Distillery. Cathead is proud to be the first and oldest distillery in Mississippi. VISIT WEBSITE
15. Cuisine Solutions, Inc.
Cuisine Solutions, Inc.: Recognized by the world’s top chefs, Cuisine Solutions is the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of premium sous-vide foods- an innovative slow-cooking technique we pioneered, perfected and popularized. With endless creativity and a passionate commitment to the culinary arts, our chefs are at the forefront of the sous-vide movement. They’ve managed Michelin 3-star restaurants, airline catering, hotel and convention center operations and embassy kitchens, and they share a vast culinary knowledge from all over the world. Our Cuisine Solutions processing facility in Alexandria, Virginia was the first sous-vide operation in the United States. Through years of experimentation, we’ve grown our extensive menu to hundreds of items, and dazzled the palates of a discerning clientele who trust us for outstanding quality, consistency, ease of use, cost savings and convenience. With cooking facilities in the United States, Thailand and France, Cuisine Solutions enjoys a worldwide reputation at the highest level. VISIT WEBSITE
16. Rhum Barbancourt
Over 150 years ago, Dupre Barbancourt created the perfect recipe for pure Haitian sugar cane rhum. By using a double distillation process and Limousin oak barrel aging normally used for the most exquisite cognac, the Barbancourt tradition has stood the test of time. This legacy has been passed down through four generations and is still made using the same traditions.
Rhum Barbancourt goes beyond rum, delivering Haiti's iconic spirits from our shores to yours.
The Rhum Barbancourt expressions include:
Rhum Barbancourt White Rum
Rhum Barbancourt 3 Star, aged 4 years
Rhum Barbancourt 5 Star Réserve Spéciale, aged 8 years
Rhum Barbancourt Estate Reserve, aged 15 years
Rhum Barbancourt Pango Rhum, aged and macerated with pineapples and mangos VISIT WEBSITE
17. Absentroux | Herbal Wine Specialty
Absentroux | Herbal Wine Specialty:
Absentroux is a unique blend of Ugni blanc, Clairette blanche, Grenache blanc wines, wormwood (the essence of absinthe) and 13 distinctively flavored botanicals, including lavender, verbena and coriander. Using modern and traditional techniques, masters at Distilleries et Domaines de Provence in Forcalquier, France, have crafted Absentroux for fine dining and drinking enjoyment.
With its signature brilliant mindaro green color, citrus-mint sweetness and bitter wormwood finish, this sublime herbal wine is just as sophisticated as any high-proof spirit. Its complex flavors make it ideal for sipping alone or mixing into delicious spritzers and cocktails. VISIT WEBSITE
18. La Famiglia DelGrosso
La Famiglia DelGrosso: DelGrosso Foods is America’s oldest major family-owned producer of pasta sauce, tracing its origins to 1914 and an old-world immigrant’s secret recipe. As America’s “First Family of Pasta Sauce,” the DelGrossos have more recently created a specialty line of all natural, ultra-premium pasta sauces called La Famiglia DelGrosso. Made with whole peeled imported Italian plum tomatoes, imported Italian olive oil, and the finest, freshest ingredients available, each recipe from the La Famiglia DelGrosso lineup was created by a different member of the DelGrosso family and is a celebration of a particular family occasion. La Famiglia DelGrosso has been featured in numerous national publications and TV programs, including Natural Health, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Every Day With Rachael Ray, Gourmet, NBC’S TODAY show, ABC’s The View, and the Food Network show Unwrapped. VISIT WEBSITE
19. Jim Beam Brands
Jim Beam Brands: As the world's third largest premium spirits company, Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits Brands that Stir the World. VISIT WEBSITE
20. CHSWFF Media Partners
Why we're not like any other cooking magazine:
We're 100% cooking. Everything in our magazine gets you excited about cooking, from our recipes to ingredients, tools, tips and techniques—for us, food is always the star.
We give you recipes you can trust. And we test and adjust every recipe until it's done right, so you're never disappointed.
Our mouth-watering photos will inspire you and our tips and techniques will give you the confidence you need to tackle every recipe. VISIT WEBSITE
21. Republic Ice Cream
Republic Ice Cream: An all-natural super-premium ice cream manufacturer, based in South Carolina. We are family-owned, with a 100-year tradition of scratch-made ice creams. VISIT WEBSITE
22. Deep Eddy Vodka
Deep Eddy Vodka: Born in Austin, Deep Eddy Vodka is handcrafted in our Texas distillery by a team serious about creating a great spirit. Our vodkas are column-distilled 10 times using corn, the finest Texas water and natural flavors. Nothing but smooth, clean vodka reaches the bottle to deliver an award winning taste. VISIT WEBSITE
Congress: Congress is a locally-owned restaurant & bar where we invite you to enjoy good food, good drinks, and good company in a casually upscale environment. Our menu features a variety of small plates designed for tasting & sharing, as well as entrees, salads, and of course, our amazing Texas short-rib chili. Chef Mark Ciaburri enjoys working with local seafood and produce whenever possible, and Italian & interior Mexican influences are prevalent in his dishes. Craft cocktails, a carefully curated selection of wines, and local draught beers are all ready for you at our beautiful, locally-made wooden bar. Gather at Congress for a fantastic dining experience! VISIT WEBSITE