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Online Tickets now available! Scroll through the schedule below to select your events.


Pre-Festival Events:

Art Unveiling & Wine Judging
Saturday, March 5th – Tickets now available!

$75 | 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center
320 Front St., Beaufort NC, 28516

Donna Nyzio Art Show & Sale
Saturday, April 2nd – Tickets now available!

$20 | 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Beaufort Grocery Annex
115 Queen Street, Beaufort NC, 28516


12th Annual Beaufort Wine & Food Festival

Wednesday, April 27th – Sunday, May 1st – 2016


PRIVATE HOME – WINE DINNER

Home of Ed & Sue Robbins, Morehead City
Wednesday, April 27th
$125 | 7:00 pm
Host Chef: Charles Benjamin Park, CEC, Beaufort Grocery Co.
Guest Chef: Trey Wilson, Customshop
Winemaker: Gabriel Valenzuela, Langtry Estates & Vineyards

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PRIVATE HOME – WINE DINNER

Home of Bob & Donna Ivey, Beaufort
Sponsored by: Heritage Farms Premium Pork
Wednesday, April 27th
$125 | 7:00 pm
Host Chef: Anthony Garnett, Coral Bay Club
Guest Chef: Tom Meyer, Q-Shack & Farmer’s Table Restaurant Group
Winery: Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

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CLAWSON’S RESTAURANT & PUB – NC WINE DINNER

Wednesday, April 27th
$85 | 7:00 pm
Host Chefs: Jon McGregor & Corrie Robbins
Winery: Shelton Vineyards

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BISTRO BY THE SEA – WINE DINNER

Wednesday, April 27th
$65 | 7:00 pm
Host Chefs: Tim Coyne
Wine Principle: Sara Guterbock, Sommelier, Education Director, and Sake Portfolio Manager for Mutual Distributing

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BORO RESTAURANT & CAFE – WINE DINNER

Wednesday, April 27th
$85 | 7:00 pm
Host Chefs: Edward Aiken
Wine Principle: Eric Crane, Sommelier & Education Director, Empire Distributors

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Thursday, April 28th, 2016


WINE, BREAD, CHEESE & MORE – SEMINAR

Thursday, April 28th
$50 | 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center
320 Front St., Beaufort NC, 28516
Winemaker: Gabriel Valenzuela, Langtry Estates & Vineyards
Guest Baker: Lionel Vatinet, La Farm Bakery
Guest Cheesemonger: Sasha Shreders,
ABOUT: This seminar is a crowd favorite! The event features a variety of wines, paired with breads, cheeses, and more. The audience is walked through the pairings by a featured winemaker, cheese monger and bread maker. Casual attire suggested.

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Wine Dinners – Area Restaurants
Thursday, April 28th

About – Visiting guest chefs pair up with the host restaurant to create an unforgettable culinary experience. A featured winemaker is also present, as they guide the audience through the paired dinner. 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 BW&F event!

AQUA RESTAURANT –  WINE DINNER

Sponsored by Marianna Hollinshed
Thursday, April 28th
$125 | 7:00 pm
Host Chef: Jayson Foster
Guest Chef: Greg Gettles, Piedmont Restaurant
Winery: Ste. Michelle Wine Estates with Rob Bigelow, Master Sommelier

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BEAUFORT GROCERY CO. – WINE DINNER

Sponsored by Parker Honda, Buick, GMC
Thursday, April 28th
$125 | 7:00 pm
Host Chef: Charles Benjamin Park IV, CEC
Guest Chef: Anthony Frank, Williamsburg Lodge
Winemaker: Harry Peterson Nedry, founder, co-owner Chehalem

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BLUE MOON BISTRO – WINE DINNER

Sponsored: Jeff Adams and Jeff & Kathy Vinton
Thursday, April 28th
$125 | 7:00 pm
Host Chef: Kyle Swain
Guest Chef: Cedric Fichepain, Le Voltaure, Omaha
Winemaker: Bradley Brown, owner Big Basin Winery

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BOATHOUSE AT FRONT STREET VILLAGE – WINE DINNER

Thursday, April 28th
$125 | 7:00 pm
Host Chef: Kenneth Collins
Guest Chef: Brent Hopkins, Gravy
Winery: Jackson Family Wines with Larry O’Brien, Master Sommelier

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CEDARS INN & RESTAURANT – WINE DINNER

Sponsored by Charles & Pam Robinson
Thursday, April 28th
$125 | 7:00 pm
Host Chef: Steve Smid
Guest Chef: Trey Wilson, Customshop
Winemaker: Gabriel Valenzuela, Langtry Estates & Vineyards

~ SOLD OUT ~

CIRCA 81 – WINE DINNER

Thursday, April 28th
$125 | 7:00 pm
Host Chef: Clarke Merrell
Guest Chef: Nate Allen, Fork & Knife
Winery: Steele Wines with Steve Tylicki, Viticulturist

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ISLAND GRILLE – WINE DINNER

Sponsored by Marshall & Norma Beach
Thursday, April 28th
$125 | 7:00 pm
Host Chef: Jason Scott
Guest Chef: Spencer Carter, Weathervane
Winery: Carr Winery with Ryan Carr, winemaker / grower / owner and Jessica Carr, General Manager & Sales Director

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LA PERLA RESTAURANT & BAR – WINE DINNER

Thursday, April 28th
$125 | 7:00 pm
Host Chef: Kevin Davis
Guest Chef: Mike Moore, Blind Pig Asheville and David Santos, Um Segredo, Brooklyn
Winery: Ecosur Importers with Andrew Miller, owner

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SOUNDSIDE RESTAURANT – WINE DINNER

Thursday, April 28th
$125 | 7:00 pm
Host Chef: Kris Dykeman
Guest Chef: Steven Goff, Standard Foods
Wine Principle: Sara Guterbock, Sommelier & Education Director, Mutual Distributing

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FASHION SHOW LUNCHEON

Friday, April 29th
$50 | 12 noon – 2:00 pm
Location: Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center
320 Front St., Beaufort NC, 28516
Guest Chef: Bill Smith, Crook’s Corner, Chapel Hill
Wineries: Jackson Family Wines with Larry O’Brien, Master Sommelier
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates with Rob Bigelow, Master Sommelier

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ABOUT: 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.


HISTORIC DISTRICT WINE WALKABOUT

Friday, April 29th
$100 | 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
· Home of Richard Holcomb & Jamie DeMent
Guest Chef: Greg Gettles, Piedmont Restaurant
Guest Winery: Gabriel Valenzuela, Langtry Estates & Vineyards
· Home of Charlie & Martha Ann Harrell
Guest Chef: Cedric Fichepain, Le Voltaure, Omaha
Guest Winery: TBA
· Home of Kristy Harvey
Guest Chef: Anthony Frank, Williamsburg Lodge
Guest Winery: TBA
· Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center, 315 Front Street
Guest Bakery: Lional Vatinet
Guest Winery: Shelton Vineyards, featuring sparkling wines and port.

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ABOUT: 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 Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center, 315 Front Street to be broken into 4 groups of 30. The Mullet Line Trolley will be available to shuttle guests from stop to stop. Dressy casual attire suggested. Comfortable shoes are recommended.


“TRUCK STOPS HERE” Food Truck Rodeo

Friday, April 29th
$65 General Admission, $90 Premium Access | 7:00 pm

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ABOUT: Guests and sponsors mingle with guest chefs and wine / beverage industry representatives. Live music rings in the weekend as guests sample wine and beer with food trucks and participating restaurants serving up a variety of menu items. A Premium Access area is set up for sponsors and industry insiders featuring specialty Spirits and passed hor d’oeuvres. Casual attire suggested.


VIN DE MER EPICUREAN VILLAGE

Sponsored by Emerald Isle Realty
Saturday, April 30th
$65 | 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Front Street Village
Lennoxville Road, Beaufort NC, 28516

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ABOUT: This is the heart of Beaufort Wine and Food. Guests are immersed in a controlled chaos where 300 wine labels and dozens of local and regional restaurants come together in perfect harmony. This outdoor tented event will be held on the grounds at Front Street Village, set against the beautiful backdrop of Taylor’s Creek!


GRAND RESERVE TASTING & AUCTION

Sponsored by BlueSky Wealth Advisors
Saturday, April 30th
$150 | 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: Front Street Village
Lennoxville Road, Beaufort NC, 28516

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ABOUT: Enjoy wine & food pairings and mingle with over a dozen celebrity guest chefs & winemakers against the stunning of Taylor’s Creek. Place bids on a variety of exciting items in the live and silent auctions, including reserve and large format wines, trips, excursions and dinners. Guests can also bid on the signature painting, After Some Reflection, donated by Donna Nyzio, 2016 Beaufort Wine and Food featured artist.


Celebration Brunch
Sunday, May 1st

$100 | 12:00 noon
Location: Front Street Village
2400 Lennoxville Road, Beaufort

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