Event Information

Celebrating food, wine, beer, spirits, music and more!

We’re back for our tenth year on Friday, March 1, 2019 at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center! World-class wines, fine foods, hand-crafted beers, Southern spirits and a silent auction all await you at the Grand Tasting.  This year we will be featuring The Aflac Chef’s Tent prior to the Grand Tasting, and event that has sold out the past four years so get your tickets early!

Mark your calendars and plan to join us to meet the chefs, winemakers, distillers and brewmasters who will be on hand to share their toasts and tastes with you. All this plus a silent auction filled with a variety of wines, trips and unique treasures.

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Schedule of Events

The Aflac Chef’s Tent

Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 | Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm | Tickets: $175 per person

Don’t miss the delicious food and unique cocktails by renowned chefs and mixologists from around the Southeast. This event has sold out for the past FIVE years and a limited number of tickets are available, so be sure to get your tickets early!

Check back to find out who will be our featured chef for the 2019 Aflac Chef’s Tent!


Grand Tasting

Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 | Time: 7:00pm to 10:00pm | Tickets: $95 per person

The best local and regional breweries, distilleries, wineries, spirits and restaurants will be featured at the Grand Tasting. In one evening, guests will have the opportunity to taste all the best products on the market.




The Columbus Symphony Orchestra was Founded in 1855 by Mendelssohn’s student, Herman S. Saroni, the Columbus Symphony Orchestra became the second orchestra formed in the United States. The symphony disbanded during the Civil War and both World Wars, but always reorganized during times of peace. In 1949, the organization as we know it today, was formed and has performed for 69 consecutive years.  Long recognized as one of the southeast’s finest musical ensembles, the CSO currently employs up to 90 musicians for any given concert and performs at RiverCenter for the Performing Arts.