Award-winning Highlands restaurants team up with world-class wine makers for very special dinners throughout the weekend.

Friday, November 9th

Catena Argentino Wine Dinner

Presented by Cyprus International

Friday, November 9th, 2018

Cyprus International

Cyprus Restaurant is a perfect fit for foodies and wine pairings. Chefs are teaming-up with Catena Argentino wines, the brand that enjoys popularity in France and Argentina… and, now, Highlands. The wine’s history is based on the legend of the epic and noble Malbec grape, which, when pressed into wine, more than lives up to its mystique. Get ready for our own hometown legend, Cyprus, to bond its aromas, flavors, sauces, and savories with the dignified bouquet of the marvelous Malbec.

Featured art showing beginning at 5:30pm, dinner at 6:30pm | $159 per person plus tax and gratuity

Reservations: 828.526.4429  |


with Madison’s Chefs and our Local Farm-To-Table Providers

Friday, November 9, 2018
The Farm Pavilion at Old Edwards

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 from Sunburst Trout Farm, Anson Mills and Painted Hills Natural Beef. Wet your whistle with local craft brew creations from Lazy Hiker Brewing. End the evening with the foot-stomping music of Back Porch Orchestra.

It’s a fun, down-on-the-farm festival of the senses and celebration of The South.

6:30 pm – Champagne Reception
7 pm – Dinner
8 pm – Barn Dance featuring live music by Back Porch Orchestra

$175 per person. Plus tax and gratuity.

To book, call 866-526-8008 (select option one for Farm Harvest Dinner tickets and lodging).

Lagunitas Beer Dinner

Presented by 4118 Restaurant + Bar, Canyon Kitchen and Lagunitas

Friday, November 9th, 2018

4118 Kitchen + Bar

4118 Kitchen and Bar’s Executive Chef Adam Bresnahan and Chef Ken Naron of Canyon Kitchen collaborate on 5 sumptuous courses paired with some of the finest brews from Lagunitas Brewing. Two chefs plus an outstanding food-and-drink-duo plus five mouth-watering courses Jordan Brown you do the math. When you add it all up, it equals Yumm . . . and then some.

6:30pm | $85 per person plus tax and gratuity

Duckhorn Vinyards Wine Dinner

Presented by Lakeside Restaurant

Friday, November 9th, 2018

Lakeside Restaurant

The Duckhorn Vineyards Wine Dinner features five courses from Executive Chef Jordan Brown with five wine-pairings guaranteed to satisfy every lucky taste bud. There is a fine art to matching flavors, red or white, dark or light, spicy with mild, savory or wild. Lakeside Restaurant has a highly regarded reputation for wine pairing perfection. They promise an evening of feasting your palate will hold in memory for a lifetime.

Begins at 6:30pm

Call 828.526.9419 to reserve your seats.

Riedel Wine Glass Seminar & Tasting

Fun event proving the wine glass does matter! (4 glasses included)
4:00pm – 5:00pm
$75 per person

Video Conference with Winemaker David Tate of Barnett Vineyards and Tate Wines

5:15pm – 6:00pm

$25 per person(free for Riedel seminar participants)

Both events presented by Highlands Wine Shoppe

Friday, November 9th, 2018

Highlands Wine Shoppe

Please RSVP by email or call 828-526-4080

Saturday, November 10th

Persian Wine Dinner with Guest Chef Reza Setayesh of Rezaz, Baba Naham and BimBeriBon of Asheville

Presented by On the Verandah

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

On the Verandah

Join On the Verandah for a Persian Spectacular, featuring wince from Persian owners/producers such as Darioush and Maysarra. Authentic Persian cuisine, exotic herbs, plump, tender beans, juicy meats, Iranian rices, Mid-Eastern cheeses, and delicious flatbreads will be prepared by Guest Chef Reza Setayesh of Rezaz, Baba Naham and BimBeriBon of Asheville

6:30 pm

$155 per person. Plus tax and gratuity.

To book, call 828.526.2338

Wicked Weed Brewery Tap Takeover Lunch

Presented by Cyprus International

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Cyprus International Restaurant

While Friday night at Cyprus features finery and flair, Saturday afternoon is tagged for fun and funk. Get ready for the Wicked Weed Brewing Craft Beer brewery tap takeover lunch. Asheville’s Wicked Weed Craft Beer specializes in West Coast style hoppy ales, open fermented Belgian beers, and barrel-aged sours. Pick your fare and match it up to a proper mouthful of buzz and bang. Find it here…Fear no Beer!

11am – 4pm

Reservations: 828.526.4429  |


Presented by Wolfgang’s Restaurant and Wine Bistro

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Wolfgang’s Restaurant and Wine Bistro

Chef Wolfgang will create five remarkable courses to complement Caymus Vineyards and Wagner Family Wines. The Wagner Family continue a true Napa Valley winemaking legacy tracing back over 150 years and eight generations.

6:30 pm – Champagne and Appetizers
7 pm – Dinner

$160 per person. Plus tax and gratuity.

To book, call 828.526.3807


Presented by 4118 Restaurant + Bar
Saturday, November 10th, 2018 

4118 presents 5 courses and 6 bourbons. The evening will focus on the bourbon-making process: from the finest crop of select corn to its careful fermentation to specialized cooking to a time-honored aging process to the aromatic punch-and-wow flavor of the finished product. Let your talented nose taste the aromatic sweetness before the amber delight ever reaches your eager lips.

6:30pm | $100 per person plus tax and gratuity

Davis Family Vineyards Wine Dinner

Presented by Lakeside Restaurant

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Lakeside Restaurant

Featuring winemakers/owners Guy & Judy Davis. 5 Courses with 5 wine pairings.

Begins at 6:30pm

Call 828.526.9419 to reserve your seats.

Tasting with DAOU Vineyard & Winery President Karen Hunt

Presented by Highlands Wine Shoppe

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Highlands Wine Shoppe

 4:00pm – 5:30pm
$25 per person
Featuring acclaimed DAOU wines of Paso Robles!
Please RSVP by email or call 828-526-4080

Craig Richards Wine Dinner

Presented by Half Mile Farm by Old Edwards

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Half Mile Farm by Old Edwards

Craig Richards of St. Cecilia in Atlanta will be in the house on Saturday, November 10, 2018, along with Italian Owner and Winemaker Luca Fedrigo with the wines of L’Arco.

St. Cecilia is lauded by FOOD & WINE, Zagat, Southern Living, Forbes, Atlanta Magazine, and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. With an old-world, ingredient-driven approach, Chef Craig Richards displays the Italian trademarks that have always stood the test of time, but with versatile and local Southern ingredients.

6:30pm – 9:30pm

$185 per person, plus tax and gratuity.

Call 828-787-2635 or 828-787-2620 to reserve your seats, and ask about overnight lodging availability (not included in ticket price).

Additional Wine Dinners to be announced soon!