The Savannah Food and Wine fest will kick off Monday, November 11 through Sunday, November 17, 2013, Savannah will be celebrating the best of the best in food and wine.
The festival will kick-off with “Savannah’s Connoisseur Wine Dinners” taking place in Savannah’s finest restaurants throughout the week. Week-long wine pairings, luncheons, educational wine & cheese tastings, cooking classes and more will also be planned.
Celebrity Chef Tour
The Celebrity Chef Tour dinner will consist of a and dinner menu prepared by host Executive Chef, Geir Killen and the James Beard Foundation invited award-winning, guest celebrity chefs.
The Grand Reserve Tasting & Silent Auction
The event will include a souvenir glass along with premium wines, averaging $50+ a bottle, gourmand treats and Silent Auction. The Silent Auction will include outstanding wine lot packages, restaurants, hotel packages, spa services, golf and many luxury items.
River Street Wine Stroll
A casual evening and street party with wine vendor tastings, gourmet bites from many River Street restaurants available for sale, street music and shopping, with controlled access and ticketing.
Taste of Savannah
The event will include hundreds of wines in Wine Booths (wineries, famous winemakers and distributors); Savannah’s best and most well-known restaurants selling food; music, Chef Cooking Demos (Local and Celebrity Guest Chefs), Iron Mixologist Competition, Waiter’s Races, Special Celebrity Guests, Seminars, Celebrity Chef Cookbook Authors and Silent Auction Tent.
Michael Mondavi Family Estate Tribute Dinner
Hosted by Rob Mondavi Jr. featuring a four-course dinner prepared by guest celebrity chef (s) paired with an exclusive selection of current and library wines from Michael Mondavi Family Estate.
Jazz & Bubbles Brunch
The event will include a souvenir Champagne glass, brunch buffet, Champagne and sparkling wine samples and more.