Friday, September 12

FIELD TO TABLE FESTIVAL AT BILTMORE ESTATE, SEPTEMBER 19-28


FIELD TO TABLE FESTIVAL
BILTMORE ESTATE -- ASHEVILLE, NC
SEPTEMBER 19-28, 2008



Experience the connection between farmer, chef, and winemaker at this new food and wine festival. From butter churning and beekeeping, to 30-minute sommelier classes and the musings of foodwriters including NPR's Roy Blount, Jr., you'll have a delicious time. This event is included in the regular price of Biltmore admission.

Explore the "field" aspect of this festival, learning how plants and animals are raised, used, and developed into food. Also learn the story behind Biltmore's historical and ongoing legacy of sustainable agriculture. Visit the winery to explore the "table" part the festival. See how produce from the farm is prepared, transformed, and enjoyed. Enjoy cooking demonstrations with Biltmore chefs, artisans, children's grape stomps, red wine and chocolate seminars, a 30-minute sommelier class, and cookbook signings.

Learn about food, cooking, and wine from passionate foodies as they wax poetic about the joys of homemade biscuits, North Carolina wines, and other regional legacies. Speakers include notables from the Southern Foodways Alliance, Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project, and celebrated community figures.

For a complete schedule of events, click here.