TWE KICK OFF PARTY • WED, FEB 3RD • 700PM
On the Wednesday before this year’s TWE, we will have an exclusive extravaganza
with some of the region’s best chefs and top wineries. It will include the culinary talents
of Cheetie Kumar of Garland in Raleigh, Elliot Moss of Buxton Hall in Asheville,
Bill Cotter of Toast and Dashi in Durham, and James Doss of RX in Wilmington.
Wineries will include Jasmine Hirsch of Hirsch Vineyards, Lioco, Mayacamas,
Wind Gap Wines and Sandhi. All of this merry-making will take place in Ashley
Christensen’s Bridge Club, in downtown Raleigh.
WINERY DINNERS • THUR, FEB 4TH • 7PM
Hosted by Wineries and Sponsors, this evening pairs the Triangle’s hottest restaurants
and Chefs with some of the world’s finest wines.
SPONSOR & PARTNERS BREAKFAST • FRI, FEB 5TH • 930AM
This is an opportunity to tour the Frankie Lemmon School, enjoy breakfast with a brief
program by the FLS children and to see first-hand how your generosity supports and
helps these special children.
TRADE TASTING • FRI, FEB 5TH • 2-4PM • MITCHELL’S CATERING
Winery Partners highlight their wines to statewide trade - restaurants,
wine merchants, Chefs and Somms. * Private, by invitation only.
SIP, SHOP & SIGN • FRIDAY • FEB 5TH • 5PM-7PM
Wine Merchants host our Winery Partners to showcase their wines for consumers
to taste and purchase. * These events are open to the public
Chapel Hill Wine Co.
Mount Eden / Domaine Eden - Abby Costello
Long Meadow Ranch – Chris Hall
Raleigh Wine Shop
Red Car Wine Co. ~ Peter Willmert
Somerston Estate ~ Craig Becker and Margeaux McLain
Bodegas Larchago – Javier Boyona and Maria Chavarri
Taylor’s Wine Shop
Blackbird Vineyards ~ Michael Polenske
Italics Winegrowers ~ Andy Wilcox
Keplinger Wines ~ DJ Warner
Relic Wine Cellars ~ Mike Hirby
Reynolds Family Winery ~ Steve Reynolds
GRAND GALA & AUCTION • SAT, FEB 6TH • 5PM
The weekend culminates with our grand gala and auction featuring entertainment and
world-class libations. This is also where you will experience our silent and live auctions
of fine wine, travel and unique luxury items.
To learn more about how you can attend the EXCLUSIVE SPONSOR AND WINERY ONLY EVENT on Friday night call Lenora Evans at 919.845.8880.