What it is.

Charleston Wine + Food festival celebrates & showcases the area’s renown food scene through the lens of award-winning chefs, beverage professionals, and artisans. Beginning in 2006, the week-long festival has flourished into a world-class experience that rivals the very best of its kind.

This year, Charleston Wine + Food embarks on its 13th season and with 109 events on the schedule, the event and talent line-up are truly stellar.

Why you should come.

The festival is the perfect opportunity to reward top employees, treat clients, or promote your product. Our relationships & experience in the region provide you:

  • Travel, lodgings, & itinerary
  • Signature event for your company
  • Access to the hottest chef demos & tastings
  • A Charleston experience unique to your business

Choose your experience

Culinary Village

Located in Marion Square, the Culinary Village is the heart & soul of the festival. Opening Friday of festival week at Opening Ceremonies and continuing through Sunday, an all-inclusive daily ticket guarantees five hours of tasting, sipping, chef demos, live music, retail therapy, and more.

Signature Event

Ranging in size, concept and identity, Signature Events allow guests to experience food + beverage in a non-traditional event atmosphere. Taking place in various venues, both traditional and un-tapped, Signature Events offer an experience rooted in our local culinary heritage.

Signature Dinner

Taking place in some of Charleston’s most celebrated dining rooms, local chefs and restaurants welcome a nationally acclaimed guest chef and beverage professional to curate a multi-course dining experience for one evening during the festival.

Beverage Workshop

Led by beverage professionals from all over the world, Beverage Workshops offer an intimate and educational platform to experience wine, beer and cocktails.

Brunches & Lunches

Taking place in various Charleston restaurants and venues, guests enjoy a specially curated menu with beverage pairings including beer, wine, champagne, or cocktails.


Excursions allow for the invaluable opportunity for guests to be guided through an insightful + educational experience that incorporates the charm of Charleston with impeccable cuisine.

Hands-on Classes

Hands-on classes allow guests to get involved in the fun. Taught by acclaimed chefs, artists and experts, each class offers a different theme and cuisine focus.