Industry Lounge

INDUSTRY LOUNGE presented by OpenTable

Culinary Village @ Riverfront Park
The Lawn | Side Yard Neighborhood


Consider this your conversation destination! Meet + greet your favorite talent, grab a bite + drink, and mingle in this industry-only space.

Industry Lounge Breakfast

Bloody Marys + Biscuits

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Friday – Sunday

Media Power Hours

Friday, March 4

11:00 AM: Check back soon!

12:00 PM: Eric Asimov | The New York Times

1:00 PM: Kerry Diamond | Cherry Bombe

2:00 PM: Adam Teeter, Tim McKirdy, Joanna Sciarrino, Oset Babür-Winter | VinePair

Saturday, March 5

11:00 AM: Brian Hart Hoffman, Brooke Bell | Hoffman Media

12:00 PM: Kat Craddock, Linda Denahan, Megan Zhang, Seung Park, Kate Berry, Samantha Weiss-Hills | SAVEUR, Domino, Jancis Robinson

1:00 PM: Hilary Sheinbaum | Freelance

2:00 PM: Check back soon!

Sunday, March 6

11:00 AM: Wanda Mann | Tasting Panel and The SOMM Journal

12:00 PM: Parker Milner, Kalyn Oyer | The Post and Courier

1:00 PM: Check back soon!

2:00 PM: Robert Moss | Southern Living, Southeastern Dispatch


– Your festival badge grants access to the Industry Lounge. Your badge must be visible on your person at all times

– Charleston Wine + Food is requiring all guests, staff, talent, and vendors to either: provide proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 OR provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test, taken within 72 hours of each day you are attending. Read more about our COVID-19 Entrance Eligibility Policy

– CLEAR BAGS ONLY, except for small personal clutches 4.5″ x 6.5″

– No firearms or weapons permitted; violators subject to forfeiture or arrest