Make plans to attend the Hilton Head Wine & Food Festival & Silent Auction, Saturday, March 9, 2013. It will be held 12 pm to 3 pm at Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn. This is just another great reason to visit Hilton Head in your Beach Bum Vacation Rental.
The 28th annual Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival brings together wine, spirit and food lovers for a six-day Festival. The Festival provides wine lovers and gourmet foodies alike, the opportunity to sample outstanding domestic and international wines and some of the Lowcountry's best cuisine.
The Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival's Silent Auctions benefit educational opportunities for students in the Hospitality programs of study at the University of South Carolina Beaufort and the Technical College of the Lowcountry though the John T. and Valerie Curry scholarship fund.
General Admission is $50 per person and includes a souvenir wine glass and access to all of the free tastings from the domestic and international wineries, vineyards, wine distributors and more at the Festival's premier public event. Held on the grounds of the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, ticket holders will have the opportunity to mingle with winemakers, sample hundreds of award-winning wines, learn from leaders in the food and beverage arena and enjoy gourmet treats and live music. The first 3,000 individuals through the gate will receive an official 2013 souvenir wine glass. In addition to tasting outstanding domestic and international wines, many of the Festival's award-winning wines will be available for tasting.
The Silent Wine Auction is an opportunity to bid on impressive lots of wine. Many other popular spectator events are included once again this year in the Festival’s schedule: Bartender’s Challenge & Waiter’s Race; Outdoor Gourmet – where award-winning local and regional Chefs offer cooking tips, demonstrations and free samples of cuisine throughout the entire day.