South Carolina Philharmonic


Tasting Notes 2019


7th annual wine & food celebration benefiting the S.C. Philharmonic

Click here to purchase 'early bird' tickets at a discount.

Purchase your ticket before January 1st, 2019 for the 'early bird' price of $80. Regular priced tickets are $100.

  • Monday, March 25, 2019
  • 6:30 – 10:00 p.m.
  • S.C. State Museum (301 Gervais St.)
  • Business casual attire

  • This year’s event is expected to attract over 500 wine and food lovers from throughout the Midlands.

    Through partnerships with wineries, guests will sample high-end wine from around the world such as Cakebread, J. Lohr, and King Estate. Attendees will also enjoy epicurean delights from the Midlands’ finest restaurants, local breweries and even sample cigars. Tasting Notes attendees will be able to purchase wine they have tasted, as well as bid on specialty wines, vacations and other items in the silent auction.

    Plus, enjoy live musical entertainment from the Reggie Sullivan Quartet. There's also a silent auction featuring art, trips, wine and more. Step outside to sample cigars from Cigar Box.

    Southern Valet provides complimentary valet parking, and Checker Yellow Cab will provide safe, complimentary rides home to guests who may need transportation.

    Please check out last year's event by clicking here.

    Thanks to the Tasting Notes 2018 Sponsors

    2019 Restaurant Lineup 

    2019 Wine Lineup 

    This year's lineup includes more than 50 mid- to upper-level wines from top producers, including (but not limited to): 

    • Banfi
    • Cakebread Cellars
    • Chalk Hill
    • Hall
    • J. Lohr
    • King Estate
    • Louis M. Martini
    • The Prisoner Wine Company

    All wine will be available for order at the event with 30% of wine sales going directly to the S.C. Philharmonic.

    Also, we can deliver your wine to you for a nominal fee.

    2019 Event Committee

    • Event Chair: Bob Thompson
    • Dave Allison
    • Richard Bannon
    • Mary Green Brush
    • Jesse Bullard
    • Freeman Coggins
    • Dee Edmonds
    • Lynn Hodge
    • Fred Medway
    • Angela Pillsbury
    • Michael Roh
    • Terry Schmoyer
    • Kerrie Sneed
    • Lani Stringer
    • Brenda Wheeler

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