Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival

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Hilton Head Island’s wine and food enthusiasts greet the Island’s popular spring season every March with a week-long celebration to embrace the fruits of global wine partnerships, signature Lowcountry cuisine, grassroots cultural happenings and the authentic fabric of a unique community. What unfolds is an inspiring series of events that draw guests to Hilton Head Island from not only across the country, but even from far corners of the globe.

Join us as we celebrate our 35th anniversary of this annual Hilton Head Island rite of passage. Experience for yourself this year’s schedule of events including spectacular celebrity chef showcases, intriguing wine education sessions, live entertainment and of course the famed Grand and Public Tasting events.

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Bring that bottle of wine you have been keeping around for that special occasion that never seems to arise! Share with old, and new, friends while sampling appetizers and hors d’ouevres at the Poseidon Rooftop Bar. It’s time to uncork that bottle!

Sip and Stroll

Grab your glass and Sip and Stroll your way through the variety of shops that line the famous Harbour Town Yacht Basin. Treat yourself to a great selection of wines while enjoying discounts at participating shops, all while taking in the beautiful atmosphere. Friends, fun, and of course wine made this one of our most popular events last year, so grab your tickets before they sell out! Located at: Harbour Town Yacht Basin

Stay Gold: A Lowcountry Wine, Food and Music Experience

Join us for Stay Gold: A Lowcountry Wine, Music and Food experience. Stay Gold will take place at sunset along the beautiful marina in Harbour Town at Sea Pines. It will feature Double Gold wines from our international Judging competition and delicious Lowcountry foods. Guests will be entertained with live music.

Grand Tasting

This traditional tasting is the festival’s most exclusive celebration, featuring award winning wines, an array of light hors d’oeuvres. We will be hosting this event through out the Harbour Town clubhouse, a truly fantastic setting for some truly fantastic wines.

VIP Lounge at the Public Tasting

Join us in the VIP area on top of the Harbour Town Yacht Club for a true VIP experience at the Public tasting. Enjoy a special selection of medal winning wines and light hors d’oeuvres catered by the Harbour Town Yacht Club. Limited VIP Tickets Also Available - See Ticket Purchase Link for Details

Public Tasting:

Join us for the festival’s largest event as we celebrate our 34th anniversary at the Harbour Town Yacht Basin. There will be 250+ wines available for tasting from all over the world. In addition, see chefs in action at the Sysco Outdoor Gourmet Challenge, enjoy live entertainment and watch the fun and excitement of the waiter’s race. Also, do not forget to bid on award-winning wines at the Silent Auction where the proceeds support the John & Valerie Curry Scholarship Fund.
Doors open at 12:00 p.m.
Wine poured 12:00-3:00 p.m.

Beach-side Brunch & Bubbles

In addition to a world class brunch, you will enjoy ocean views, Bloody Mary’s, Sparkling Wine and Mimosas from the deck. Please call for reservation – 843-842-1888
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Accommodations Offers:

Enjoy the full festival experience when you book your stay with one of the four featured accommodations partners:  Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort and Spa. or Marriott Vacation Club.

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