to everyone who... attended... sponsored... cooked... donated... bid... volunteered... hosted... performed... drove... sang... worked... shipped wine... promoted... supported...
Indeed, this took a Village!
It was a culinary-adventure-packed 4 days of wine, food, friends and festivities. We've gotten a great deal of feedback that the events were interesting, informative, and best of all, delicious. We hope you agree.
We'll be updating this website with photos from all the events over the next couple of weeks, so do stop back.
And for those who attended the MasterChef event and want the recipes, they'll be posted here soon, as promised.
The MidAtlantic's Premier Food + Wine event!
The MidAtlantic Wine + Food Festival® celebrates excellence in food, wine and spirits for the benefit of the arts in Delaware. Join international chefs and winemakers, plus regional chefs, at more than 45 events in and around the Brandywine Valley and coastal Delaware, March 6 through 10, 2013.
Tickets are now availabe for these popular events:
•Opening Night Reception with chefs and winemakers. Wednesday, March 6
•1,000-Point Wine Tasting, Saturday, March 9
•Tasting with the Pros, Saturday, March 9
•Gala Wine Dinner and Live Wine Auction, Saturday March 9
•Sunday Gospel Brunch, Sunday March 10
Purchase individual tickets or choose our Early Bird Signature Event Package. Other events and ticket packages are being added regularly. Please check back often! Sign up for our email updates, or follow us on Twitter and Facebook for news. The MidAtlantic Wine + Food Festival® celebrates excellence in food, wine and spirits for the benefit of the arts in Delaware. Join international chefs and winemakers in addition to acclaimed regional chefs at 44 events in and around the Brandywine Valley and coastal Delaware, March 6 through 10, 2013.
There is nothing like it!
Magical food and wine pairing dinners, unique specialty food events like “Bourbon + Bacon,” beer and spirits tastings, a pop-up restaurant, gourmet lunches, and the MidAtlantic Wine + Food Festival Village. You'll also enjoy private winemakers dinners, a 1,000-Point Wine Tasting, a black-tie Gala Winemakers Dinner and Live Wine Auction, and the memorable Gospel Brunch.
South African Braai
The sounds and aromas of South Africa fill the Festival Village at this authentic braai (barbecue) with South African Wines, overseen by Chef Hugo Uys, the famed restauranteur from Johannesburg and assisted by Chef Pierre Van Zyl, a native of South Africa. Meet dignitaries from the South African consulate and enjoy Grammy Nominated Sharon Katz & The Peace Train. Bring the kids for just $10.
MasterChef Tasting Experience
Six former contestants from Chef Gordon Ramsay's MasterChef on Fox TV -- including Christian Collins, Suzy Singh, Dave Miller, Tracy Kontos, Becky Reams, and Derrick Prince and Wilmington's own MasterChef winner Jennifer Behm -- show off their culinary skills and tell stories about the show. Chefs will prepare tastings for the crowd.
He Said Beer, She Said Wine
Legendary brewer Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery and noted wine author Marnie Old go head-to-head in an entertaining debate on whether beer or wine pairs better with food. This multi-course dinner is served on the stage at the Grand Opera House.
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