Wine Dinners & Specialty Events

A taste for life at 4118 ft

Wine dinners and specialty events are hosted by local restaurants and retailers located on the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau. From bespoke 5 course meals to exclusive tastings, these events will enhance your festivals. Please note the contact information for reservations and tickets.

Cliff Lede Wine Dinner at Canyon Kitchen

Four course dinner featuring wines from Cliff Lede Vineyards

Canyon Kitchen
Wednesday, November 9th, 6:00 p.m.
$125 per person

Supper & Song at Highlander Mountain House

Join us in the cozy Ruffed Grouse Tavern as award-winning Top Chefs Katsuji Tanabe and Annie Pettry collaborate to bring you an exquisite culinary experience alongside Tarpon Cellars wines. Following the meal, music festival artist Lilly Hiatt will serenade you with a fireside set.

Ruffed Grouse Tavern at Highlander Mountain House
Friday, Nov.11th, 6pm
$250.00 inclusive of tax and gratuity

Autumn Vendange Harvest Lunch

Presented by Highlands Wine Shoppe

We’re bringing The Harvest to Highlands! Gather with us as we celebrate the magic of wine country harvest season. Our bountiful lunch will feature hearty, classic French fare including Coq au Vin + Boeuf Bourguignon as well as 10 featured, Sommelier-selected wines.

Highlands Wine Shoppe
Friday, November 11, 12-4pm
$100 per person

Vineyard Brands presents Tour de France

Enjoy a light hearted approach to The Plateau life

Cycle through 5 of Vineyard Brands’ french favorites from the high Alps to the Riviera and everywhere in between. Approach the finish line Skyline Lodge-style while enjoying their beautiful grounds and light hearted approach to The Plateau life.

Skyline Lodge
Friday, November 11 from 4:00-5:30 p.m.
$65 per person

The Vineyard at 37 High Holly

Proudly Presents A tour of the Rhone Valley, France

Featuring the awarding winning wines of Ferraton Peres & Fils Vineyards paired with classic French cuisine from Chef Tim Lundy. Enjoy stunning cheeses, escargot, foie gras, duck breast and bouillabaisse with wines from Cornas, Chateauneuf du Pape, and Saint Joseph to name a few.

The Vineyard at 37 High Holly
Friday, November 11, 2022
$150 per person

Far Niente Family of Wines Dinner

Skyline Lodge Hosts Far Niente Family of Wines for an Oak Steakhouse Wine Dinner

Chefs Matt Weinstein of Oak Steakhouse Highlands and Scott Kroener of Oak Steakhouse Nashville collaborate to complement the much-lauded Far Niente family of wines (including the beloved Nickel and Nickel) with four courses of classic steakhouse fare. Hosted in Skyline Lodge’s mountain view private dining room, the dinner will uncorck the celebrated California wines with three savory courses and a dessert. Those unfamiliar with Far Niente’s dessert wine will have the chance to experience what is commonly referred to as the “liquid gold” as their finale to the evening. Kim Unterreiner of Far Niente Family of Wines will join the culinary team for this experiential, educational, delicious dinner.

Oak Steakhouse, Highlands, NC
Friday, November 11 6:30 p.m.
$180 per person


Champagne 101

Presented by Highlands Wine Shoppe

Don’t miss this decadent, deep dive into the Champagne region + its luxurious wines. Featuring Rich Buchanan of Moët Hennessy/LVMH + Jennafer Tuffner of Vineyard Brands, participants will be led in a class format through offerings from some of the most revered Champagne houses in the world.

Highlands Wine Shoppe
Saturday, November 12, 2:30-4:30pm
$100 per person

Argyle Wine Dinner

featuring Chef Andrew Figel

A marvelous six-course event, with dishes selected by Chefs Andrew, Jerri, and Brandi to perfectly match selections from Argyle Winery. Reservations: 828.526.2338  |

On the Verandah
Friday, November 11, 2022, 6:00 p.m.
$195 per person plus tax and gratuity

Bourbon Dinner

Featuring Chef Adam Bresnahan

Chef Adam Bresnahan and his team have come together once again to present you with a fun evening filled with delicious food and equally tasty bourbon pairings. Presented by 4118 Kitchen + Bar.

4118 Kitchen + Bar
Saturday, November 12, 6:30 p.m.
$165 plus tax and gratuity

In Good Taste

Featuring Jeremy Carter of Tarpon Cellars, Ryan Bethesda of Oysters Carolina, and Jason Reeves of Highlander Mountain House & Highlander Outpost

Sustainability isn’t just a hype word, it’s a lifestyle choice. Join Tarpon Cellars founder & winemaker Jeremy Carter, Oysters Carolina’s own Ryan Bethesda, and hotelier Jason Reeves as they drink, slurp, and discuss what sustainable business choices they make and how it works for the consumer.

Highlander Mountain House
Saturday, November 12 from 4:00-5:30
$65 pp


Farm Harvest Dinner & Barn Dance

Get ready for a full-on evening of authentic mountain culture. Your senses will come alive with sights, sounds, smells and flavors of farm-fresh creations being prepared live. Meet the farmers and feast on their bounty. Event is for guests 21 and older.

The Farm at Old Edwards
Friday, November 11, 2022
$195 per person, plus tax and gratuity.


New Orleans Kitchen Collab Dinner

With Chef Sue Zemanick at Half-Mile Farm

Spice up your evening at Half-Mile Farm with globally-influenced Creole cuisine from Sue Zemanick, of Zasu in New Orleans, and live music. Zasu’s culinary goal is to explore new ways to inspire traditional favorites by allowing fresh ingredients to speak for themselves. At Zasu, you will find a mix of local and non-native ingredients, creating a unique dining experience that is clean and light, yet rich in experience.

Half-Mile Farm
Saturday, November 12, 2022
$185 per person, plus tax and gratuity.


Check Back Later. More Dinners and Events to Come!