Featuring over 50 wines for tasting and 18 of the Midlands’ best restaurants

Tasting Notes is the annual wine and food celebration to benefit the SC Philharmonic. World-class vintners and the best restaurants in Columbia set the stage for an evening of epicurean delights. We also host a large silent auction that includes original art, trips, rare wines and more. 

The event will be held on Monday, March 23, 2020, from 6:30 – 10:00 pm at the SC State Museum. The cost is $100 per person.

The event features:

o    Over 50 wines for tasting

o    Wine Cocktails provided by Josh Streetman of Motor Supply Co. Bistro

o    Elegant display of Gourmet Shop cheeses by Schmoyer & Co., LLC

o    Silent Auction featuring art, wine, trips and more

o    Jewelry for sale by Cindy Saad

o    Music by Flat Out Strangers

o    Beer from Swamp Cabbage Brewing

o    Cigars available for purchase from Stoney Creek Cigars

Tasting Notes prides itself on hosting the best restaurants in the Midlands. This year’s lineup includes:

  • 1801 Grille
  • Alodia’s Cucina Italiana
  • BLD Diner
  • Blue Marlin Steaks & Seafood
  • Bourbon / Black Rooster 
  • COA Agaveria Y Cocina 
  • Gervais & Vine
  • Hall’s Chophouse
  • Hendrix
  • Main Street Public House
  • M Grille / M Vista / M Gourmet Group
  • Motor Supply Co. Bistro
  • Pearlz
  • Ristorante Divino
  • The Melting Pot
  • Villa Tronco
  • Tazza Kitchen
  • Travinia Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar

Complimentary valet parking by Southern Valet and complimentary post-event taxi service by Checker Yellow Cab.

This event is made possible by so many community supporters and businesses.

Official Media Sponsors:

Free Times, WXRY, Fast Signs Harbison

Grand Sponsor:

Dick Dyer & Associates

Gold Sponsors:

Grant Thornton

Schmoyer & Company, LLC

Event Sponsors:

Mike & Julie Brenan

Baker & Baker Real Estate Developers

BlueCross BlueShield of SC

Colonial Life

Elliott Davis

Ellison Kibler & Assoc. at Merrill Lynch

Eric Tucker Homes @ Keller Williams Palmetto


First Citizens Bank

Harvey Galloway

Lexington Hospitality    

McDowell Pearman, LLC

Nephron Pharmaceuticals

Beth & Matthew Richardson

Southern Valet



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