Green Hearts on Our Sleeve

The bountiful gardens at Mitchell Math & Science Elementary School buzzes with activity on Wednesday afternoons from 4-6pm– the official weekly volunteer day of Charleston’s Green Heart Project, a local non-profit that creates urban farms and farm-to-school programs. In the gardens, adult volunteers work with students to plant, harvest, weed, and cultivate personal responsibility with …Read More

In Memoriam

It is with great honor and respect that we celebrate the life of Laura Hewitt (9.15.2014), one of the founding members of BB&T Charleston Wine + Food, former Board Chair and Chair Emeritus. Laura was an incredible mentor to many of us at the festival. Along with her husband Bill, Laura was instrumental in the …Read More

The Scoop: Ticket Launch Week

On Wednesday, August 27th #CHSWFF launched our 2015 ticket schedule! Celebrating ten years of BB&T Charleston Wine + Food involves adding in even more festive, friendly fun to our beloved festival. From our launch party, new schedule, and new website – we’ve got a new story to tell! Last Wednesday night, we toasted the decade …Read More

A Sneak Peek + Experience the Decade

  Check our website the week of August 27 to see the schedule of events before the on sale date 1. Mark Your Calendar: The dates of the festival are Wednesday, March 4 – Sunday, March 8. The annual Opening Night Gala presented by the Art Institute of Charleston will kick off the festivities on …Read More

Meet Our Board of Directors

The board of directors of Charleston Wine + Food is a vital part of our non-profit. These professionals volunteer their time with support, feedback, and insight to help supervise and manage our organization. Heralding from a range of industry leaders in Charleston, the board shapes and steers our organization as a whole. They also enthusiastically …Read More

A Decade of Storytelling @ BB&T Charleston Wine + Food

Food is how a Southerner says hello and welcome. From a glass of sweet iced tea to our grandmother’s favorite family recipe, Southerners have been eating, drinking and sharing our food gospel for generations. Over the last decade, the culinary scene in Charleston has grown and blossomed into one of the most thriving hospitality communities …Read More

X Marks The Spot!

Did you know that X is the roman numeral for ten? Probably. But did you realize that X is the cross walk shape inside historic Marion Square, home of the heart of our festival’s Culinary Village? Hmmmm. How about that theX is actually our Wine + Food “+” sign turned sideways? Whoa – now you do! In honor of ten …Read More

Kicking Off 2015 Season of BB&T Charleston Wine + Food

This week marks the first time you can support our non-profit this season by purchasing tickets to our inaugural event, BB&T Charleston Wine + Food’s Annual Ticket Launch Party presented by Limehouse Produce! This year, we affectionately call our ticket launch event Party @ The Power House – it will be electric, so sizzle over and pick …Read More

Advanced Sommelier Patrick Emerson Joins BB&T Charleston Wine + Food Festival as Wine and Beverage Director

Patrick Emerson, founder of Communion Wine Club LLC. and outgoing Board member at the BB&T Charleston Wine + Food, has joined the Festival as wine and beverage director in a consultant capacity. In his new role, Emerson will nominate and recruit top wineries, winemakers, distillers and brewers to participate in the Festival.  He will also …Read More