Asheville in 2017 received the number one designation of the “New Top Cities for Wine in the United States” by the Travel Channel and in 2016 named as a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society.
The Asheville Wine & Food Festival brings together the finest regional, national, and international wines, exceptional restaurants, craft beer, spirits, and handcrafted artisanal foods for a weekend of palate-pleasing indulgence where festivalgoers will find a treasure.
This 2-day festival, held outdoors where colorful mountain vistas and cool summer days welcome visitors to this vibrant mountain city. The Asheville Wine & Food Festival highlights exceptional wines, restaurants, craft beers, spirits, and handcrafted artisanal food for a weekend of gourmet indulgence. Held in the heart of Asheville’s lively downtown, festival attendees can experience the event and then explore the city. Stroll down local streets while enjoying independent, farm-to-table restaurants; colorful street performers; local retailers; and attractions.