Music City Food + Wine Festival Announces Grand Taste Exhibitors
More Than 75 Artisanal Beer, Spirits, Wine & Lifestyle Purveyors Scheduled to Sample & Serve in Grand Taste Pavilion September 15-17, 2017
Nashville, TN (August 15, 2017) – Music City Food + Wine Festival is pleased to announce more than 75 artisanal beer, spirits, wine, lifestyle and culinary purveyors are scheduled to pour and serve signature drinks and bites in the Grand Taste Pavilion at the fifth annual festival, Friday night, September 15 and Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park (600 James Robertson Pkwy) in the heart of Nashville: http://www.musiccityfoodandwinefestival.com.
Over 75 artisanal purveyors from Nashville and around the country will offer samples of food and drinks over the course of the weekend in the Grand Taste Pavilion, while more than 40 of Nashville’s best local chefs will serve festival attendees their signature dishes in the previously announced Chef Showcase.
Scheduled Grand Taste purveyors throughout the weekend include the following, with more to be announced:
Beer: 2nd Shift Brewery; Nuit Belge; Devils Backbone; Grayton Beer; Jackalope; Mantra Artisan Ales; Napa Smith Brewery; Radeberger & Schöfferhofer; Spiked Seltzer; Starr Hill; Tennessee Brew Works; and Yee-Haw.
Spirits: American Born Moonshine; Beam Suntory; Belle Meade Bourbon; Blue Chair Bay Rum; Casa Noble Tequila; Chattanooga Whiskey; Eli Mason + Appleton Rum; Four Roses Bourbon; Grander Panama Rum; Ilegal Mezcal; Strega; Mezcal Verás; Plymouth Gin + Jack Rudy Cocktails; Prairie Vodka; Pure Southern; and Wild Turkey + Russell's Reserve.
Wine: BNA Wine Group; Cakebread Cellars; Charles Krug; Charles Smith Wines; Chateau d’Esclans; City Winery; Copper Cane; Ferrari-Carano; Hope Family Wines; Justin & Landmark Vineyards; Kendall-Jackson; Mezzacorona; Riboli Family Wine Estates; Rock 'n Rolle Wines; Taittinger; Torresella; Villa Creek; Vintage Wine Estates; White Girl Rosé + Babe Rosé; Falesco Famiglia; Stella Wines; and Z Alexander Brown Wines.
Culinary & Lifestyle: The Art Institute of Tennessee-Nashville; Barritt's Ginger Beer + Peg Leg Porker Bourbon; Bob's Steak & Chop House; Caviar & Bananas; Cayman Islands; Charleston Bloody Mary Mix; Christie Cookie Co.; City Winery; The Cupcake Club; DelGrosso Foods; Fatback; Fleet Street Pub; Giardino Gourmet Salad; Goo Goo Cluster; Hammer Stahl; Hutton Hotel; Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse; Jim 'N Nick’s BBQ; Kerrygold; Kiawah Island Golf Resort; Momma Nik's Cheesecake; Nashville Originals; Oak Steakhouse; Olive & Sinclair Chocolate Co.; Owl's Brew; and Soy Vay.
Additional programming announcements will be made throughout the summer and fall. For Music City Food + Wine Festival news, please visit: http://www.musiccityfoodandwinefestival.com.
Tickets & More Information:
Music City Food + Wine Festival ticket options include an All-In Ticket, as well as Friday Evening Ticket, Saturday Ticket, Harvest Night Ticket, and Sunday Gospel Brunch Ticket. All attendees must be 21 years of age or older.
The All-In Ticket ($525 per person) enables guests to experience the full weekend of Music City Food + Wine Festival programming, including Friday evening and Saturday festival access; the Grand Taste Pavilion's cooking demos and panel discussions with local and national chefs, wine & spirits experts, and sommeliers; more than 80 beer, wine, cocktail, and culinary tastings; access to Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint and Friends; and access to Saturday's Harvest Night.
The Friday Evening Ticket ($165 per person) includes single-day access to Friday, September 15 festival programming at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, including the Grand Taste Pavilion's cooking demos and panel discussions with local and national chefs, wine & spirits experts, and sommeliers; more than 80 beer, wine, cocktail, and culinary tastings; and access to Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint and Friends.
The Saturday Ticket ($165 per person) includes single-day access to Saturday, September 16 festival programming at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, including the Grand Taste Pavilion's cooking demos and panel discussions with local and national chefs, wine & spirits experts, and sommeliers; more than 80 beer, wine, cocktail, and culinary tastings; and access to Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint and Friends.
Harvest Night Ticket ($275 per person) is available as a stand-alone ticket option for Saturday evening, September 16. Located at the Walk of Fame Park in downtown Nashville, Harvest Night brings together signature dishes from nearly 20 world-renowned chefs from Nashville and across the country with a live musical performance from award-winning steel pedal guitarist Robert Randolph. Mix and mingle with the nation's brightest culinary stars and enjoy their best dishes.
We've given Gospel Brunch ($85 per person) its own day on Sunday, September 17, and tapped a stellar lineup of chefs to prepare their Sunday best at Walk of Fame Park: Southern classics, creative brunch fare, and everything in between. Get a jump-start on the day with eye-opening cocktails, wine, coffee, and a spirited live gospel brunch performance.
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About Music City Food + Wine Festival:
Music City Food + Wine Festival is produced by GRAMMY-award winning artists (and Nashville residents) Kings of Leon, world-renowned chef Jonathan Waxman, Vector Management's Ken Levitan and Andy Mendelsohn, and Austin-based C3 Presents — producer of Austin City Limits Music Festival, Lollapalooza, Austin Food + Wine Festival and Chicago Food + Wine Festival.
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