Savannah Food and Wine Fest Blog

Food & Wine Take Over! It’s Almost Here

Three master sommeliers, 10 winemakers and beverage experts, and over 50 chefs from across the country…

If you’ve been thinking about purchasing tickets to the Savannah Food & Wine Festival, now is the time! We are just two weeks away from a legendary week of food, drinks, and time with culinary royalty.

Tickets were just released for two spectacular events you don’t want to miss.
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Bring Your Best at the Bartenders Challenge

What better way to taste Savannah’s hidden talents than with four semi-final rounds of superb cocktails? It’s time to shake things up with the 2016 Bartenders Challenge!

Bartenders can choose from the semi-final rounds listed below, and enter up to four categories. The winner of each semi-final round will have the chance to win a $1,000 grand prize. Each category winner will receive $200. Do we have your attention yet? Continue reading


Unveiling the 2016 Official Poster

Excitement for the festival just increased as Lauren Rich, a SCAD alumna and local artist, submitted an incredible rendition of the Savannah skyline, incorporating all things Savannah Food & Wine Festival.

“When I set out to create this piece, I knew rooftop dining along River Street is very popular, so… Continue reading


2016 Poster Contest People’s Choice Voting

Thank you to all the wonderful artists and their supporters for voting! We want to reiterate that the social media contest was a “People’s Choice” award and the actual contest winner will be chosen from a panel of judges. Unfortunately, some voting irregularities may have taken place, the festival is… Continue reading


A Record Seven

This year’s Celebrity Chef Tour, presented by the James Beard Foundation, features a record seven James Beard Foundation award-winning and/or nominated guest celebrity chefs participating. Four of the nationally acclaimed chefs were either born and raised in New Orleans or began their culinary careers there. Guests are in for a NOLA twist, celebrity camaraderie and homegrown, Savannah native foods at this premier event. Continue reading

Give The Best Gift This Father’s Day

It seems every summer holiday our father’s are sweating over the grill barbecuing the perfect lunch for everyone else to drool over. It’s time to put a twist to this ritual and give dads everywhere the break they deserve on this special day.

Not only would a… Continue reading


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