With an assortment of fabulous food and wine events slated for 2015, North Carolina is quickly becoming a food lover’s paradise. With Durham being named “the south’s tastiest town” by Southern Living, and Asheville quickly stepping onto the map with a world class food scene, there is a lot to explore in North Carolina. Here are a few of the best food and wine events coming to North Carolina in early 2015.
Annual Triangle Wine Experience 2015
Date: February 5th-7th
The Triangle Wine Experience features some of the most delicious food and notable wines that you’d come to expect out of such a first class charity event, you are guaranteed not to leave with an empty stomach. Share the day with like-minded food and wine lovers, and bid on luxury items at the charity auction for some extra fun. Tickets are on sale now, but the event is sure to fill up. See the featured participants at the Triangle Wine Experience website and reserve a spot today.
Queen City Brewers Festival
Date: January 31st
Since the inaugural festival in 2012, the Charlotte beer scene has taken off in a big way. The Queen City Brewers Festival showcases the city’s award winning breweries, sponsors and other exhibitors, and provides attendees with a great atmosphere to take in the best of the Charlotte beer scene. The festival not only provides event goers with the opportunity to see some of the best craft beer in Charlotte – it also raises awareness and accepts donations for ACEing Autism, an organization that uses sport to connect with children on the autism spectrum.
Asheville Winter Warmer Beer Fest
Date: January 24th, 2015
The Winter Warmer is one of the best places to sample local food, music, and of course beer. The local and regional line-up of brewery’s attending the Asheville Beer Fest is extensive, with over 30 breweries scheduled to participate. The Winter Warmer Beer Fest is slated for January 24th this year, at the US Cellular Center Asheville (Asheville Civic Center). Come down and try some of the local, regional and guest breweries fantastic beer samples. Tickets are $48 and are selling out quick.