Mon, July 9

Sip + Savor: A Wine, Food, and Music Experience To Benefit Inter-Faith Food Shuttle

A Wine, Food, and Music Experience

Sip + Savor

October 14, 2018


‘Sip + Savor’ Event Showcases 30+ Culinary All-Stars, Sommeliers,
On-Stage Experience with Live Music, VIP Lounge, World-Class Panels and More

July 9, 2018 (Durham, NC) – More than 30 of the Triangle’s finest restaurant dishes will be paired with world-class wines at the second annual “Sip + Savor – A Wine, Food, and Music Experience” at the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) this fall. Guests will enjoy live music and desserts on the DPAC stage. Some of the world’s finest wine producers and sommeliers will host hands-on educational classes and panel discussions on the wine industry. Sip + Savor will be held on October 14, 2018, from 4-7 pm.

Tickets go on sale Friday, July 14 at 12 pm:

  • Online at
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Ticket Center at DPAC: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC
  • / Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.745.3000

Sip + Savor – A Wine, Food, and Music Experience” is hosted by the teams behind The Bull City Food & Beer Experience, an annual event held each spring at DPAC, and TASTE, an annual four-day series of food and spirits events produced by Durham Magazine. “Our vision with Sip+Savor is to create a fun-filled event with educational components, highlight North Carolina’s finest restaurants & culinary talents by pairing them with outstanding wines from around the globe,” said a spokesperson.

Among the restaurants (with more to come!) participating in Sip + Savor 2018

Saladelia/Mad Hatter˚• 18 Seaboard • ACME • Blu Seafood • Crossroads Chapel Hill • Durham Toffee • • St. James • Boxcarr Handmade Cheese • Postal Fish • Rise Biscuits & Donuts • Vimala's Curryblossom Café • Fearrington House Restaurant • Gocciolina • Guglhupf • Museum Hotel, 21c/Counting House • COPA • Kipos Greek Taverna • Pittsboro Roadhouse • Mateo

All three levels of the famed DPAC venue will be open for attendees to engage with restaurants and wineries in addition to an on-stage experience highlighting the North Carolina Wine Industry and the Agriculture that feeds it. Additionally, we will host VIP ticket holders in the newly renovated President’s Club with rare and specialty spirits, beer & wine and private catering. The VIP experience offers a private entrance and restrooms for guests.

General admission tickets are $85; VIP tickets are $125. The VIP option includes an earlier entrance time, an exclusive VIP lounge with private facilities, specialty spirits and beers.

A portion of proceeds will benefit Inter-Faith Food Shuttle (, a nonprofit, volunteer organization that each year re-routes millions of pounds of healthy food to people in need in a seven-county area. This food comes from retail food donations, the Food Shuttle Teaching Farm, volunteer food drives and field gleaning.

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