South Carolina Philharmonic


Tasting Notes 2019


7th annual wine & food celebration benefiting the S.C. Philharmonic

  • Monday, March 25, 2019
  • 6:30 – 10:00 p.m. (6:00 p.m. for sponsors and host committee members.)
  • S.C. State Museum (301 Gervais St.)
  • Business casual attire

  • This year’s event is expected to attract over 500 wine and food lovers from throughout the Midlands.

    Through partnerships with wineries, guests will sample high-end wine from around the world such as Cakebread, J. Lohr, and King Estate. Attendees will also enjoy epicurean delights from the Midlands’ finest restaurants, local breweries and even sample cigars. Tasting Notes attendees will be able to purchase wine they have tasted, as well as bid on specialty wines, vacations and other items in the silent auction.

    Plus, enjoy live musical entertainment from the Reggie Sullivan Quartet. There's also a silent auction featuring art, trips, wine and more.

    Southern Valet provides complimentary valet parking, and Checker Yellow Cab will provide safe, complimentary rides home to guests who may need transportation.

    Please check out last year's event by clicking here.

    Thanks to the Tasting Notes 2019 Sponsors

    • BB&T
    • BlueCross BlueShield of SC
    • Colonial Life
    • Elliott Davis
    • Eric Tucker ERA
    • FACES, Inc.
    • First Citizens Wealth Management
    • Grant Thornton LLP
    • The Hobbs Group, PA
    • Lexington Hospitality
    • McDowell Pearman, LLC
    • Mustard Graphics Studio
    • Nephron Pharmaceuticals
    • Synovus 
    • Terminix
    Official Print Media Sponsor: Free Times
    Official Radio Sponsor: WXRY 99.3FM

    2019 Restaurant Partners

    • 116 Espresso & Wine Bar
    • 1801 Grille
    • Alodia’s Cucina Italiana
    • BLD Diner
    • Blue Marlin Steaks and Seafood
    • Bourbon Columbia 
    • COA Agaveria Y Cocina
    • Fusco's Market / D.W Fusco’s
    • Grill Marks
    • Hendrix
    • Main Street Public House
    • The Venue on Main
    • Miyo's, M Vista, 
    • Motor Supply Co. Bistro 
    • Pearlz/ Kaminsky’s
    • Ristorante Divino
    • Tazza Kitchen
    • The Melting Pot
    • Cigars by Stoney Creek Cigars
    • Wine Cocktails provided by Josh Streetman of Motor Supply Co. Bistro.
    • Beer by Swamp Cabbage Brewing Co.
    • Coffee provided by Loveland Coffee

    This year's lineup includes more than 50 mid- to upper-level wines from top producers, including (but not limited to):

    • St. Suprey
    • Steele
    • Chalk Hill
    • Banfi
    • J. Lohr King Estate
    • Louis M. Martini
    • The Prisoner Wine Company

    2019 Host Committee

    Dave Allison
    Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis
    Bert & Dick Bannon
    Charlotte & Joe Berry
    Frank Braddock
    Mary Green Brush & Carroll Allen
    Carol & Glen Caulk
    Brandi & Jarrett Coco
    Betsy & Freeman Coggins
    Peg & Bill Danielson
    Carolyn & David Donges
    Lynn Hodge
    Jeannie Jackson & Rev. Ed McDowell
    Dr. & Mrs. Ernest McNealey
    Marci & Fred Medway
    Gail Morrison
    Eleanor & Herb Niestat
    William F. & Elizabeth S. Quattlebaum
    Donna & Curt Rone
    Alice Griffin & Steve Rosansky
    Jeannie & Hyman Rubin, Jr.
    Cindy & Al Saad
    Jennifer & Stephen Savitz
    Wendy & Terry Schmoyer
    Pat Smith
    Kit & Joel Smith
    Fran & Mark Sullivan
    Bob Thompson
    Lynne & Regan Voit
    Mary Baskin Waters & Sam Waters
    Brenda & Rick Wheeler
    Liz & Hoyt Wheeler
    Nancy & Reece Williams

    2019 Event Committee

    Chairperson: Bob Thompson
    Dave Allison
    Dick Bannon
    Mary Green Brush
    Jesse Bullard
    Freeman Coggins
    Dee Edmond
    Lynn Hodge
    Fred Medway
    Angela Pillsbury
    Michael Roh
    Paula Sabbagha
    Jennifer Savitz
    Terry Schmoyer
    Kerrie Sneed
    Brenda Wheeler

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