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  • Writer's pictureMary Ann

Do Not Miss the 2023 Charleston Wine + Food Culinary Village

For foodies, true joy comes from experiencing all that food brings to the table: exploration, discovery, connection, and joy – on the plate, in the glass, and around the table. Set against a landscape like no other, Culinary Village celebrates our surroundings and is dedicated to craftsmanship through a balance of the past + present. See More Here!

The culinary village is Charleston Wine + Food's largest multi-day sampling experience and the cornerstone of the festival. You can experience features like: complimentary commemorative crystal CHSWF glass, live music, a retail destination featuring regional artisans, pop-up farmer’s market, Book Nook with daily meet + greets and author signings, and official CHSWF merchandise. It will be a feast of flavors to sample + savor, featuring a lineup of local chefs + caterers serving up bites of Lowcountry staple dishes.

You can see the schedule HERE!

Bite-sized Demos:

Have a seat, watch a demo, and enjoy a bite. Local Charleston chef John Ondo, Caribbean chef Digby Stridiron, and pitmaster Leonard Botello IV will be popping up throughout the weekend.


As you are guac-ing around the culinary village you will find foodie stations spotlighting the four unique neighborhoods. Catch Charleston local, Verde, supplying fun, fresh flavors in StreetEats.

Maker's Mark:

The Makers hour lounge is the perfect place to unwind with a refreshing cocktail. Learn how their pulverizer machines will help build community gardens around Charleston.

Silent Disco:

Everybody dance now! At Charleston Wine + Food, our favorite disco's are silent. Head to the Shucktown neighborhood, grab a headset, and get your groove on!

Demo Stage:

Presented by Cuisinart, enjoy high energy, interactive demos featuring local and visiting talent. Tune in on Sunday to the Slow Fish Seafood throwdown and Cocktail competition finals!

La Marca Prosecco:

Visit the La Marca Prosecco pavilion in the Grillin' and Chillin' neighborhood. Enjoy a taste of La Dolce Vita with elegant and luxurious sparkling wine plus select cocktails!

NEW IN 2023:

Introducing NEW areas dedicated to food sampling inspired by the foodways of the Lowcountry; this is in addition to the Snack Shacks and Exhibitors that you know + love!

Incorporating interactive chef demos that will include your favorite chefs demoing local ingredients for sample

Bringing back favorites like the Beer Garden, Corkyard, and Artisan Market

Enhancing entrances to expedite entry

Adding MORE restroom facilities and VIP restrooms

Offering larger food portions provided by beloved local food purveyors + vendors, available for purchase

Offering the option to book round-trip transportation from downtown Charleston (an add-on to the General Admission ticket; included in The CV Day Pass and The Weekender)

See all frequently asked questions HERE!

Charleston Wine + Food is a recognized non-profit charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3).


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