Savor the Year of Festivities


The Asheville Wine & Food Festival serves up the best bites and sips the Asheville have to offer; the chance to try great wines, beers, spirits, and meet and sample all the fresh, homemade, farm-to-table goodness Asheville and the surrounding region has to offer.

Start with our Series of Wine, Spirit and Brewery Dinners. Offered throughout the months of February, March and April featuring great chefs from the southeast, here in Asheville!

Take the best Chefs, the best Mixologists, great Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries, You have a great way of enjoying Asheville with ASHEVILLE COCKTAIL WEEK, ELIXIR, SWEET and the GRAND TASTING! We have hundreds of wines and local restaurants, food producers and more, all for one the ticket price. Yes, you can buy your favorite wines to take home and they will be kept secured for you as you enjoy the festival


Take the best Mixologists & Distilleries and enjoy ASHEVILLE COCKTAIL WEEK from May 1st to the 8th.  Imbibe delicious craft cocktails from the southeast's largest gather of  distilleries while watching Asheville's top bartenders compete in ELIXIR on Friday evening May 6, 2016.


Who said you can't have dessert first? SWEET on Friday night August 19, 2016 puts a smorgasbord of locally made desserts, wines, sparkling wines, and cocktails under one roof.

Then on Saturday August 20, 2016 get ready for the main event, the GRAND TASTING. The best Wineries and Restaurants will be at the GRAND TASTING to tantalize you with all that Asheville has to offer!



February, March & April - Wine, Spirit and Brewery Dinners

May 1 through May 8 - ASHEVILLE COCKTAIL WEEK  (throughout downtown Asheville)

May 6 - ELIXIR - Thursday from 6:00 - 8:00 PM  (Historic S&W Cafeteria)

August 19 - SWEET - Friday  from 8-10 PM  (Historic Grove Arcade  One Page Ave, Asheville NC 28801)

August 20 - GRAND TASTING  VIP early access 1:00 to 7:00 PM (VIP Special Floor opens 4:00 pm to 7:00 PM  at the US Cellular Center 87 Haywood Ave, Asheville NC 28801)

August 20 - GRAND TASTING  General Admission 2:00 to 5:00 PM (US Cellular Center 87 Haywood Ave, Asheville NC 28801)