Thank you for your interest in the 2017 Asheville Wine & Food Festival! We are happy to connect members of the media with festival participants for interviews, provide photography, as well as assist you during your visit. We are now accepting applications for press credentials! Please see our Media Access page for details. To stay up-to-date on the latest festival news, please submit your e-mail address to be added to our press list.


For media inquiries or to becoming a Media Sponsor or to arrange an interview with festival staff for 2017 Asheville Wine & Food Festival, contact Melissa Mathews our Media Manager at AudienceNext


Media Kit: Click on the link to join us as a ACW Media Partner


Press Credentials

We distribute a limited number of press passes for the media, with preference going to those outlets offering coverage in advance of the festival. Please email Melissa Mathews for a Press Credentials Form.  Please submit your completed application no later than August 11. 



Press Room

We ask members of the press to sign in and pick up your credentials in the festival's press room, where we'll be offering refreshments, Wi-Fi access and plenty of places to plug in.



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