February 11, 2015
Third annual Tasting Notes to raise funds for S.C. Phil
The high-end wines and gourmet food selections of Tasting Notes will raise money again for the South Carolina Philharmonic from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, March 2, 2015 at the S.C. State Museum.
In 2015, wine and food lovers can expect to taste more than 50 high-end wines from around the world and indulge in tempting fare from 16 of the Midlands’ finest restaurants, all for just $75 per person. Guests can purchase the wine they’ve tasted that evening and bid on specialty wines.
Featured wines include varieties from Banfi
, King Estate
and St. Supery
. Restaurants providing food selections include:
Beer lovers can enjoy additional beverage options from River Rat Brewery, and First Citizens Café will offer post-“meal” coffee.
- 116 Espresso & Wine Bar,
- Ally & Eloise Bake Shop,
- Bourbon Columbia,
- Blue Marlin Steaks & Seafood,
- Gervais & Vine,
- The Melting Pot,
- Miyo's, M. Grille, M. Vista,
- Michael’s Café & Catering,
- Ms. B's Southern Kitchen,
- Motor Supply Co. Bistro,
- The Oak Table,
- Pearlz Oyster Bar,
- Ristorante Divino,
- Thirsty Fellow Pizzeria & Pub,
- and Travinia Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar.
The sounds of the Reggie Sullivan Quartet
and Dreher High Steel Band
will lend to the lively atmosphere, situated in a spacious new layout at the S.C. State Museum
. Outside, The Cigar Box
will sell cigars in a special lounge area. The Tasting Notes silent auction
features the carefully curated specialty wines, vacation packages, artwork, and more. Southern Valet
will provide complimentary valet parking and, for guests who need the service, Checker Yellow Cab
will be on site to provide safe rides home.Tasting Notes
set high marks for income supporting the orchestra and attendance in 2014, doubling its financial impact on the S.C. Phil’s Masterworks Series and educational programs in its second year. Tasting Notes
is a business casual event, and wine and food selections are included in admission. Tickets can be purchased here
or by calling S.C. Phil Audience Services at 803.254.PHIL (7445).
The S.C. Phil also offers guests a chance to join the Host Committee for $125 per person. Sponsorship opportunities for individuals or businesses are available as well. For more information, call 803.771.7937.
Jason Rapp, Communications Director
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803.771.7937 | Jason@SCPhilharmonic.com