It’s no longer a secret: Asheville is a must-visit culinary destination. With a rich history of foodways that are deeply connected to the mountains of Western North Carolina, Asheville and the surrounding area have boasted award-winning chefs and restaurants for years. The Asheville Wine & Food Festival was born from a desire to celebrate and showcase our area’s chefs, wineries, farmers, and food producers. Cheers! Santé! Chin-chin! No matter how you say it, you’re in for a good time. The WNC Magazine Asheville Wine & Food Festival Grand Tasting is a celebration of the largest gathering of local delicacies and wines that Asheville has ever seen under one roof.