Two of the South’s leading festival event management companies have combined forces to create and produce the Georgia Food + Wine Festival. JRM Management and The AdFish Group have a wide variety of experience in their fields – this Festival promises to be the best of the best!
The Georgia Food + Wine Festival
A world-class culinary and beverage celebration will take place this week in Marietta, March 24 – 27, 2022 at Jim R. Miller Park. The Georgia Food + Wine Festival is a showcase of cuisine, beverage and culture that features Georgia celebrity chefs, local chefs, celebrity winemakers/vintners, artisans, farmers, local craft spirits and beers, along with renowned wine, spirits and beer brands from around the globe. The inaugural festival offers a wide variety of events for all taste-buds and budgets, with a variety of tasting events, master classes and more.
The festival organizers look forward to bringing this top-tier culinary event to Cobb County. The Georgia Food + Wine Festival takes place at the centrally located Jim R. Miller Park, in Marietta, at 2245 Callaway Road, SW which is minutes from The Battery Atlanta and Truist Park, just off I-75 and Windy Hill Road.
The Georgia Food + Wine Festival will take place March 24 – 27, 2022 with culinary, wine, beer and spirit tasting experiences, with schedule events and talent subject to change. Tickets are still available at the https://georgiafoodandwinefestival.com. The most up to date festival information is available on the Georgia Food + Wine Festival https://georgiafoodandwinefestival.com/ and the festival’s social media channels: Facebook, Instagram. Please contact Jan Gourley, firstname.lastname@example.org or Kelly Smith, Kelly@adfishgroup.com for additional festival information, festival photography and assets. Please contact Missy Miller at email@example.com or call 770-423-1330, for more information, questions, and last minute details.
ABOUT OUR GEORGIA FOOD + WINE FESTIVAL EVENT MANAGERS
JRM Management manages and produces fairs and festivals throughout Georgia and South Carolina, including the North Georgia State Fair, The Great Anderson County Fair, the Big Shanty Festival, Smyrna Jonquil Festival, Taste of Smyrna, Taste of Acworth, Taste of Kennesaw and numerous other events. The AdFish Group specializes in creating, marketing, and managing culinary festivals and events in the southeast, including the Savannah Food & Wine Festival, Whiskey, Wine & Wildlife on Jekyll Island, the St. Augustine Food + Wine Festival and the Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival. The festival has partnered with MUST Ministries, a Cobb County, Georgia based 501-(c)3 non-profit organization and will develop several fundraising opportunities to benefit its mission of caring for our neighbors with programs to provide income assistance, food, housing, and more.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – MARCH 24-MARCH 27
Thursday, March 24 – “Drinks, Meat ‘n’ Three”11:30 am – 1:30 pm, Jim R. Miller Park.
A fun festival Kick-Off Luncheon with whiskey, beer and wine tastings – and a variety of Meat ‘n’ Three lunch plate combos. Guest celebrity chefs will be preparing fantastic lunch plates.
Friday, March 25 – “Classes from the Georgia Masters”, Atlanta Marriott Northwest at Galleria – Ballroom
(Master Class Pass Available for all 5 Classes) A variety of master classes featuring cooking demonstrations with some of Georgia’s most celebrated chefs, beverage demonstrations and tastings from winemakers and beverage experts. Each class offers the attendee an opportunity to taste culinary creations/bites with paired wines, beers or featured signature cocktails. *Classes from guest chef/authors will include a signed copy of their most recent cookbook. Full details of these classes are posted at www.georgiafoodandwine.com
Friday, March 25, 7:30 – 9:30 pm – “Fired-Up”, Jim R. Miller Park
This BBQ Extravaganza is a showcase of the southeast’s most celebrated Pitmasters and grill masters with wine, beer and spirits – live music and more. Enjoy unlimited beverage tastings in a souvenir glass, along with delicious grilled, smoked and roasted gourmet BBQ bites – all included with ticket price. FREE parking, 21 & older only event, no pets allowed.
Saturday, March 26, 1 – 4 pm, “Savor, Georgia Food + Wine Festival”, Jim R. Miller Park
A fun afternoon of culinary and beverage tastings, with live music, celebrity chef demonstrations, interactive stations from several world-renowned beverage experts. Tickets include a souvenir glass for unlimited beverage tastings from hundreds of wines, beer and spirts exhibitors, and each guest will receive an RFID wristband which will be pre-loaded with $10 in Tasting Credits and can be used to purchase additional credits throughout the festival. to be determined. A fantastic Silent Auction will feature a variety of items and services, from luxury and beauty, to travel and one-of-a-kind entertainment and dining opportunities. The Silent Auction will benefit MUST Ministries. FREE Parking, no pets allowed.
Sunday, March 27, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, “Sunday/Funday” (Family-friendly event)
An exciting festival finale with live music and a variety of delectable restaurants, farmers, artisans, and food trucks, and a variety of beverages for purchase. A family friendly event with something for everybody in the family, including a free Kids Zone. There will be a variety of beverages available for purchase for 21 and older – including beer, wine and cocktails. The Sunday/Funday Lounge will feature specialty drink stations for purchase: Mimosas, Sparkling Wines, Bloody Mary Bar and Frose’ (Frozen Rose’) with a souvenir cup! Each ticket includes an RFID wristband pre-loaded with 10 Tasting Credits. Children 12 & under are FREE, free parking, no pets allowed.
Sunday, March 27, 12:00 – 3:00 pm, “Oyster Roast, VIP Lounge” (Family-friendly event)
Enjoy sipping and shucking the afternoon away while listening to live music and enjoying unlimited wine, beer and spirits tasting stations with unlimited buckets of oysters and BBQ. Oyster Roast, VIP Lounge tickets include admission to Sunday/Funday from 11 am – 5 pm and VIP Lounge parking. Each ticket includes an RFID wristband pre-loaded with 10 Tasting Credits. Children 12 & under are FREE, free parking, no pets allowed.Tickets for all these events available at www.georgiafoodandwine.com.