Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend brings together leading wine makers and chefs from around the world to celebrate and advance public knowledge of and appreciation for great wine and food, while making significant contributions to charitable organizations that benefit children and their families in the Charlotte community.
In 1989, a group of civic-minded wine and food enthusiasts had a vision of creating a series of events to raise money for charity. Out of this vision, the Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend was born and we have contributed over $5 million to the community over the last quarter century. With time and care, the event has grown in stature and notoriety, attracting the best winemakers and chefs from around the world. In fact, Forbes Travel Guide ranked Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend one of the top five in the United States in 2014.