||Friday Night: Grand Tasting - Pick your pleasure as participating regional vintners and chocolatiers offer their best for sampling and sale! Indulge yourself in the delicious abundance of hors d'oevres and relax to live music performed by El Jaye Johnson and the Port City All-Stars while shopping artisan exhibits. The Grand Tasting will preview the Marketplace (held on Saturday & Sunday) and guests will experience a few special surprises, including a performance by well-known comedian Basile, which will ensure a light and effervescent evening.
Saturday & Sunday: Marketplace - Sip, Nibble & Sigh! Enjoy this European style marketplace with a tasting tour of the best Carolina wineries, sample sweet sensations from the region's signature chocolatiers and revel in the good things in life with specialty foods and fine artisan products. Enjoy entertainment, food demonstrations, raffles and of course more chocolate all overlooking the gorgeous Cape Fear Riverfront!