2017 Beaufort Wine and Food Calendar of Events

Check back often, we’re always adding items to our calendar! Be on the lookout for Beaufort Wine and Food Membership Appreciation events and more!

MAR. 4th – Art Unveiling & Wine Competition                                 Purchase Tickets
Join Beaufort Wine and Food as it unveils the signature 2017 painting during an evening celebrating the organization’s upcoming 13th annual festival. In conjunction with the unveiling of the signature artwork by Libby Smart, BWF will also be holding the FINAL ROUND of judging for its wine competition. Guests have the opportunity to sample and judge close to 40 selections, which have been narrowed down from over 200 selections. The wines will be covered to keep judging bling and the winning selections will be announced and medaled at the event.

2017 Beaufort Wine & Food Festival


Wine Dinners | 7 pm                                                                     Purchase Tickets
Tickets $125. The wine dinners are held in private homes where visiting chefs will be paired up with a local chef. A featured winemaker is also present, as they guide the audience through the multi-course dinner, typically 4 – 6 courses. Sponsor a Wine Dinner and receive an exclusive “VIP” cocktail hour leading up to the dinner for you and your guests. Arrive at 6pm to meet and greet with the winemakers, local and guest chefs. A not to be missed culinary experience! Please note that wine dinners often sell out very quickly and it is suggested that completed ticket order forms be mailed in at your earliest convenience to ensure a seat at your preferred dinner. Dressy Casual attire suggested.


Tour of Napa and Sonoma Wine Seminar | 1:30 – 3:00 pm          Purchase Tickets
Tickets $30/person.
Front Street Village Outdoor Pavilion, Beaufort

Wine Dinners | 7 pm                                                                      Purchase Tickets
Tickets $125. The second night of wine dinners will be held in area restaurants. Please see description under Wednesday night.


Fashion Show Luncheon & Auction | 11:30 am                     Purchase Tickets
Tickets $50. A featured guest chef and winemaker work with a local chef to offer guests a multi course paired luncheon, while a moderator walks through a lineup of fashions from local retailers. A silent auction featuring an exciting array of retail items will be available to bid on during the event. Dressy Casual attire suggested.

Seminar: Wine, Bread, Cheese & More | 3 pm                   Purchase Tickets
Tickets $50. This seminar is held in the NCMM Watercraft Center on Front Street. A crowd favorite, the event features a variety of wines paired with breads and cheeses. The audience is walked through the pairings by a featured winemaker, cheese monger and bread maker. Casual attire suggested.

Grand Reserve Tasting & Auction | 6:30 pm                            Purchase Tickets
Tickets $150. The Grand Reserve Tasting and Auction pairs world class libations and cuisine together for a culinary experience like no other on the Crystal Coast. Mingle with celebrity guest chefs and winemakers for an unforgettable evening of dining, music and philanthropy. A live and silent auction features fine and large format wines, travel excursions and unique luxury items. Cocktail attire requested.


Vin de Mer Culinary Village | 1 – 4 pm                                        Purchase Tickets
Tickets $65. Early Admission for BWF members; Noon – 4 pm
Beaufort Wine and Food’s single largest event!! Guests are immersed in a controlled chaos where 300 wine labels and dozens of local and regional restaurants come together in perfect harmony. Cooking demonstrations take place throughout the event. Casual attire suggested.

Historic District Wine Walkabout | 5:30 – 8:30 pm                     Purchase Tickets
Tickets $100. Guests enjoy wine and food pairings in some of Beaufort’s most beautiful historic homes. With one guest chef at each stop, ticket holders have the opportunity to mingle with chefs and winemakers in the relaxed atmosphere of NC’s third oldest town while enjoying courses at each of the 4 stops on the walkabout. Groups will meet at Beaufort Grocery Annex, 115 Queen Street, to be broken into 4 groups of 30. Dressy casual attire suggested. Comfortable shoes are recommended. Golf cart transportation available.

Saturday Night Roundup | 7:30 – 10:30 pm                                             Purchase Tickets
Tickets $65. Guests and sponsors mingle with guest chefs and wine / beverage industry representatives. This tented event features live music from breakthrough Country Artists “Farewell Angelina”. Guests sample wine, beer and specialty Spirits with food from participating restaurants serving up a variety of menu items. Casual attire suggested.


Champagne Celebration Brunch | 12 Noon                                           Purchase Tickets
Tickets $100. Wrapping up the weekend is guest favorite, the Champagne Brunch. Guests can mingle with event personalities and reflect on a week filled with community and camaraderie in celebration of the epicurean arts, all in the name of charity. Multi course brunch paired with various sparkling wines. Dressy Casual attire suggested.


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