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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


Calling All Artists!

The 2016 Savannah Food & Wine Festival needs your creative juices!

Each year, the festival holds a contest for all artists over the age of 18 to submit their best work in the form of a poster design. The past three designs over the history of this contest have… Continue reading


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