Charlotte Wine & Food Week is back for its thirty-second year of fundraising in the Queen City—net proceeds from the week’s events go to Charlotte-area children’s charities including Gen One, Mitchell’s Fund, the Learning Collaborative, and the Relatives. In addition to a vintner dinner series and sommelier-led seminars, the schedule features a grand tasting with more than one hundred wines from around the world, plus samplings from area restaurants and breweries, live music, and a silent auction.The week wraps up on Saturday at an event designed with wine connoisseurs in mind:a tasting of ten 100-point wines, moderated by Wine Enthusiast’s Sommelier of the Year Laura Maniec-Fiorvanti, followed by an exclusive dinner.
- In-home Dinners – previously scheduled for Wednesday, April 22, 2020; to be rescheduled as soon as possible
- Restaurant Vintner Dinners – previously scheduled for Thursday, April 23, 2020; to be held on Thursday, October 15, 2020, if possible; otherwise, as vintner and restaurant partner availability permits
- Grand Tasting – previously scheduled for Friday, April 24, 2020; has been rescheduled for Friday, October 16, 2020
- The Grand Finale: 1000-Point Tasting and Winemaker Honoree Dinner ft. Julien Fayard – previously scheduled for Saturday, April 25, 2020; to be rescheduled as vintner and venue partner availability permits