We are really excited about our growing list of wine and food vendors. To date, we have the following on board for this year's Festival!
Café Caturra—a hip, casual burst of flavor and color—opens at 11 am seven days a week. Visit the wine bar to sample any of our 24 wines on tap while being sure not to miss our ample offering of paninis, salads, small plates, and Neapolitan-style pizzas. While we don’t take reservations, we do offer the perfect atmosphere for a business lunch, a girl’s night out, a quick dinner before the show, a semi-private event, or simply dessert and espresso. Cafe Caturra is bringing deviled eggs, chips & guacamole and two variations of hummus with billy bread: a roasted red pepper hummus and their classic hummus.
Solstice Kitchen & Wine Bar
Our cuisine can be labeled many things, but we will refer to it as “New American”. Our service is professional, yet far from stuffy. Our décor is modern, yet simple. Our Wine List is extensive and, perhaps most important of all, everyone from our servers and bartenders, to our Chefs and Management, are among the most dedicated service industry professionals in our community. Solstice will be serving their Sweet Potato Bisque with Candied Pecans & Marshmallows and their famous Smoked Gouda-Applewood Bacon Mac & Cheese.
The healthy supermarket. The food we sell at Earth Fare is as close to the ground as it gets, which means we have high standards for what goes on our shelves. Earth Fare will have a variety of cheese, jams, spreads, organic chocolates, crostini’s, and much more. Samples will be served off of real marble slabs.
Polliwogs is Northeast Columbia's newest and freshest restaurant, serving only locally grown ingredients and seafood straight from the South Carolina coast. We are proud to announce that we are "Green and Getting Greener." To date we have recycled over 50,000 pounds of glass, plastic, aluminum and cardboard. Remember at Polliwogs we encourage everyone to..."Eat Local, Drink Local and Be Local."
The Backyard Diner & Grille
The Backyard Diner & Grille is a family owned restaurant serving breakfast and lunch Tuesday through Saturday. We are proud to serve comfort food using the finest ingredients from our very own garden or our local farmers. We just recently increased the size of our garden to now include lettuce, broccoli, tomatoes, onions, peppers, cucumbers, grapes, strawberries, and blueberries. We are also very pleased to serve only Boar's Head deli meats and cheeses. We pride ourselves on making many of our menu items from scratch. Our soups, potato salad, pasta salad, cole slaw, breakfast homefries, pancake and waffle batter, housecut french fries, and custom made desserts are a few of these items.
Baking scrumptious desserts everyone will love! Sample our Dark Chocolate Ganache Tarts, Shortbread Pecan Tart Cookies, Pumpkin-Spiced Gooey Butter Cake and Decadent Chocolate Cake at the festival.
Grape and Grains
Grape and Grains, GnG, is the Upstates' largest homebrew supply shop and winery. Stop by and see our amazing selection of Hops and Yeast, not to mention the choices of grains, dry and liquid malt extract in the Upstate. We custom make orders, have time to answer questions and assist you with your recipe for making that special brew/wine. Grape and Grains is Greenville's premiere place to find that expert advice and down home customer service. Your home away from home because at GnG, It's All About U! U-Vint, U-Brew, U-Drink!
Rex Goliath Wines
Our wines are a tribute to Rex's larger than life personality, with big, fruit-forward flavors that are sure to please and work well with all foods. Rex Goliath is all about being big and being bold! As the winemaker for HRM Rex Goliath, Marty's key winemaking philosophy is to let the fruit express itself in an easy-to-drink, worry-free fashion. Taste our Rex Goliath Moscato, Free Range Red, Chardonnay and Merlot at the festival.
The Fresh Market
Inviting…comfortable…convenient. Our stores evoke different responses for every customer. Maybe you enjoy our daily sampling and the opportunity to warm up with a cup of coffee while you shop. Or maybe you expect the great service our butcher provides each time you hand-select your meat and seafood. Whatever the reason you shop TFM, our stores boast a warm friendly atmosphere and an accommodating staff.
Republic National Distributing Company
Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC) is an organization built on the strong foundations of long-term, well-established family owned companies. The earliest RNDC predecessor company traces its roots back to a single distributorship that was founded back in 1898 in Pensacola, Florida. Today, RNDC is the second largest beverage alcohol distributor of premium wine and spirits in the U.S. They will be bringing a variety of wines to the festival including brands: Cupcake, Nobilo, Thorny, The Seeker, Concha Y Toro Casillero Del Diablo, Chocovine and Apothic.
Ben Arnold Beverage Company
Ben Arnold Beverage Company is currently the largest and most progressive distributor in the state of South Carolina. Formed in 1935, Ben Arnold now provides for the wine and spirit needs of the state through its distribution locations in Columbia, Greenville, Charleston, Myrtle Beach, and Hilton Head. The company employs approximately 430 associates and distributes over 2.5 million cases per year.