Wine Enthusiasts Welcome at the Annual Lake Carolina Wine and Food Fest

Wine and Food FestivalJoin us at the 13th Annual Lake Carolina Wine and Food Festival on Saturday, Oct. 24. Mark your calendars to spend the afternoon sampling fine wines and delicious hors d’oeurves at the beautiful Lake House at Lake Carolina.

At the festival, attendees can enjoy wine samples from Sam’s Fine Wine and Spirits, which includes more than 20 wine samples from areas all around the world. In addition to the wine tasting, there will be food tastings available with tasty samples from The Crescent Olive, Trader Joe’s and Spotted Salamander. Pair The Crescent Olive’s olive oils and freshly baked bread or Trader Joe’s spreads and cheeses with the wines for a delectable combination. Local chefs will provide live food demonstrations and the opportunity to taste what they prepare. The local Craft and Draft company will also offer beer samples to festival-goers.

The Lake Carolina Wine and Food Festival benefits the Children’s Charities of the Midlands, an organization that has used the proceeds to donate a total of more than $75,000 to local charities like the Palmetto Children’s Hospital. For only $35, you can enjoy live music from the East Coast band The Coteries while sipping wine and enjoying the lovely lake view, as well as supporting a good cause.

Tickets are on sale now at The 2015 Wine and Food Festival is capping attendance at 300 people this year, so be sure to order your tickets today! The Lake House at Lake Carolina is located at 1090 Ballard Drive in Columbia, but shuttles will be available for convenient transportation from the Woodleigh neighborhood down to the event.

Residents in our Lake Carolina communities, like Ashland Falls, have easy access to the Wine and Food Festival. Ashland Falls offers plenty of trails, parks and green space for your family. With award-winning floor plans and close proximity to the 200-acre, freshwater Lake Carolina, Ashland Falls is the perfect place to buy a home. For more information about the homes available in this area, contact Andy Brumbaugh at 803-360-2926 or visit