Hilton Head Island Wine + Food Festival

Food Festivals


Get ready for a culinary partnership celebrating Low Country cuisine complemented with rich, robust flavors of various wines. The Hilton Head Island Wine and Food Festival kicksoff on Monday, March 7th and runs until Saturday, March 12th. This year marks the 31st Anniversary of one of South Carolina beach communities most popular events. This favorite Hilton Head seasonal festival also has a new home this year. The luxurious Sea Pines Resort is the host venue. The weeklong celebration attracts wine and food enthusiasts from far away.

This year’s festival attendees will have plenty to do, see and savor. Among the planned list of activities, celebrity chefs will give inside tips during several showcases, wine education sessions, live entertainment and Grand and Public Tastings. Here’s a look at the weeklong events.

Hilton Head Island Wine + Food Events

March 7th at 6:15pm – Wine & Cinema, Our kick-off Event – Featuring “The Year of the Comet”

March 8th @ 2pm- “ZING” Food and Wine together 

March 9th @ 2pm – Wine maker for a day 

March 10th @ 1-4pm – Sip and Stroll 

March 11th @ 11am – Banfi Brunello tasting/seminar

March 11th @ 5:30pm – Grand tasting

March 12th @ 12pm – Public tasting

South Carolina beach communities are known for being one of the most popular location destinations for vacationers, retirees and baby boomers looking to buy a second home in the south. Among those hot spots, Hilton Head Island, which is also referred to often as just Hilton Head. 

From beachfront and single-family homes to condos at Sea Pines, there are lots of home options to choose from. And homes range in various prices, so finding affordable beach homes with the Hilton Head address is more than do-able than you might think.

But there is more than affordable beach homes that keep folks returning to this area year after year, the relaxing Low Country life style combined with a host of activities to engage in has a lot to do with the Hilton Head attraction.  

Retirees and baby boomers, who relocate here, know they will be doing a lot more than sitting around watching the sun set. That’s not to say that enjoying the sun, sand and surf isn’t wonderful. It’s just that the options are endless. There are championship golf courses, tennis courts, boat tours, museums, historical sites, and live entertainment venues and with all that there is still more like the shops and restaurants. 

Low country cuisine features many tasty dishes that are unique to the area. There are numerous restaurants that offer authentic flavors. Attendees of the Hilton Head Wine and Food Festival will get to sample some of these foods while sipping the night away. 

Hilton Head’s Wine and Food festival is a great time to take a look at other South Carolina beach communities in and around Hilton Head. One not to be missed is the gated community of Sea Pines. If luxury resort style living tops the list of must have, Sea Pines is the idea residential community.

The gated community is comprised of five sections.  There is Central (Plantation), Club Course, Harbour Town, Ocean Side and South Beach.  Each section offers specific amenities and unique styling. Residents can also choose from single and multi-family homes, as well as townhomes. Take a look at some of the amenities offered throughout the gated community.


  • Gated Entrance
  • Three Championship Golf Courses
  • Harbour Town Golf Links, home of the PGA RBC Heritage Tour
  • Heron Point designed by Pete Dye
  • Ocean Course designed by Mark McCumber
  • 23,000 Square Foot Plantation Golf Clubhouse
  • 2,400 Square Foot Golf Learning Center
  • Sea Pines Racquet Club with 21 Clay Courts, Pro Shop and 1,800 Seat Stadium Court
  • Harbour Town Yacht Basin with 100 deepwater slips and full service marina
  • Harbour Town Shops with over 20 stores
  • 20,000 Square Foot Sea Pines Resort Beach Club with oceanfront Swimming Pool
  • Five Miles of Private Beach
  • Hilton Head Island Fitness Center
  • Six Restaurants
  • Lawton Stables Equestrian Center with full service boarding
  • 25 Miles of Bike and Nature Trails
  • 605 Acre Forest Preserve

South Carolina beach communities offer something for various budgets and taste. If an affordable beach homes is what you are looking for, there are plenty of options to choose from here. But if you prefer something more lavish to entertain family and hosts guests, our team would be happy to show you the gated community of Sea Pines.

Just reach out and say hello!

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