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Welcome To The 5th Annual Wilmington Wine & Food Festival!

An Exquisite Culinary Pairing

The Wilmington Wine & Food Festival brings together top area chefs with the best of the wine, beer, and spirits industry to celebrate and advance public appreciation for great food and drink. The festival provides a diverse range of epicurean experiences showcasing the area's unique and rich culture and history. Proceeds from the 2017 events will benefit local charities including Fruit First Ministries.

Don't miss these exciting events and the opportunity to sample hundreds of different wines and beers throughout the weekend paired with scrumptious bites from many of our best locally owned restaurants, caterers, and food trucks! Meet the chefs, wine makers, importers, and industry reps ready to share their knowledge and love for their craft.

Proceeds from the 2017 events will benefit local charities including Fruit First Ministries, HOOF Educational Farm Animal Sanctuary, and Ocean Cure.


  • Festival Events

  • Manna Avenue

    Wednesday, May 10th, 6:00 PM

    9 Courses. 9 Wines. 4 Rounds of food featuring offerings from both Spain and France paired with a wine from their respective countries.
    $40.00/ea - Purchase Tickets

    123 Princess Street, Wilmington, NC 28401

    Directions | 910.763.5252

    Pembroke's

    Wednesday, May 10th, 6:00 Reception, 6:30 Dinner

    Reception & 4 Courses. SOLD OUT

    1125-A Military Cutoff Wilmington NC 28405

    Directions | 910.239.9153

    Manna Avenue

    Thursday, May 11th, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    We are happy to host Matthew Carroll of European Cellars and Eric Solomon Selections as he introduces the audience to the world of Grenache.
    $20.00/ea - Purchase Tickets

    123 Princess Street, Wilmington, NC 28401

    Directions | 910.763.5252

    Manna Avenue

    Thursday, May 11th, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    A history of Gin featuring Scot Sanborn of Sutler's Spirit Co. Winston Salem, NC.
    $20.00/ea - Purchase Tickets

    123 Princess Street, Wilmington, NC 28401

    Directions | 910.763.5252

    Dram + Morsel

    Thursday, May 11th, 6:30 Reception, 7:00 Dinner

    5 courses paired with wines from around Spain. SOLD OUT

    33 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401

    Directions | 910.342.0273

    Blockade Runner Beach Resort

    Thursday, May 11th, 6:30 PM

    Unwind from the day with a summery craft cocktail and passed apps out on the sound for our happy hour. Then we'll head over to East, Blockade Runner's first rate restaurant for an amazing 3 course meal by Chef Jess Cabo paired with wines from Tryon Distributing. After dinner we'll head out to the beachside lawn to enjoy dessert prepared over an open fire and a delicious port from Shelton Vineyards.
    $85.00/ea - Purchase Tickets

    Directions

    Bellamy Mansion - Main Event

    Friday, May 12th - Sunday, May 13th

    503 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28401

    Directions | Event Information

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