Join Good Eats and Meets at the Great Grapes Festival

Join Good Eats and Meets at the Great Grapes Festival...

Rich Flavors. Simple Pleasures.
Stylish Tastes. Perfect Setting.

220 Wines from 20 Wineries,

Great Live Music, Wonderful Food and Crafts

Join us for our 11th Annual Celebration

Great Grapes! is Charlotte’s premier casual wine tasting with HUNDREDS of wines available for tasting. Take your souvenir tasting glass as you enter the festival and stroll from tent to tent and table to table tasting and sampling the rich heritage of North Carolina vines. As you sip and savor the afternoon, relax in the beautiful green setting of the Symphony Park at SouthPark Mall.


Specialty Pavilions are set up throughout the event 
for your pleasure:


The VIP Ticket option offers you free access and tastings to all of the ABOVE Pavilions along with your wine glass for wine tastings.

Great Cooking Demonstrations in the Gourmet Live! Theater.

Great KID's area

Guests are welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy the great LIVE music on the Main Stage . Bring the family, bring your friends and take a day to UNCORK THE FUN!


Admission Options:
*Advance ticket purchasers will receive priority entry. Onsite ticket sales are CASH ONLY. Last Call is at 6:45.

VIP Admission & Tasting Glass: $35 Advance Includes a souvenir wine glass. Express access to Specialty Pavilions and tastes. Unlimited wine samples, all performances and cooking demos.

Adult Admission & Tasting Glass: $25 advance

(online) / $30  on-site Includes a souvenir wine glass, unlimited wine samples, all performances and cooking demos.

Designated Driver Ticket: $20 advance online & on-site and includes admission into the event ONLY.

Kids - 12 and under are FREE!

Advanced Ticket Sales will close at 5pm on the Wednesday before the event or10/3/13 or when sold out.  Tickets may still be available at the venue, please contact the venue for more information.  Advance tickets will NOT be sent to your mailing address, your name will be placed on the Will Call list.  Tickets are subject to taxes and fees. You can gain entry by presenting a valid ID (Driver's License or Other Government Issued form of I.D. that verifies legal drinking age of 21). All ticket sales are final. No Refunds and No Exchanges. Ticket price does not include the guarantee of an autograph. Show is rain or shine. Chairs and blankets welcome! Please not pets. Management reserves the right to check all bags. No outside glassware allowed. All alcoholic drinks must be sampled from tasting glass/cup provided. Management reserves the right in our discretion, to remove any individuals for including but not limited to intoxication, fighting and / or rudeness without a refund. All ticket purchasers understand that their voice, name and image may be recordedby various mechanical and/or electrical means. All ticket holders  release any claim they might havein law or equity in connection with the utilization of such material by Trigger Agency, LLC and authorize Trigger Agency, LLC and grant unto it or its assignees the absolute right to use said materials in connection with advertising, publicity, exhibitions, or, without limitation, any other purpose. Beware of  “driving while intoxicated laws” and plan accordingly. Please drink responsibly.



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  • megan

    Hi!! This is my first meet up :) where do you want to meet tomorrow?

    October 4, 2013

    • Judd P.

      Megan- I will be getting there at Noon with a couple friends. You are welcome to walk around & taste/sample with our group.

      October 5, 2013

    • GoodEatsGuru-Richard G.

      Thanks Judd for putting that out there. That is what it is all about.

      October 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I didn't even see this!!! If I have time after I get ready I will be there! If not, i will catch you all at another event !

    October 5, 2013

  • Judd P.

    Slightly Askew is the best, followed by Weathervane. I'm here, if you want to meet up, (704) 877-5662. Judd

    October 5, 2013

  • Rachelle S.

    Out of town for family reunion

    October 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm already going with another group. Nevertheless, hope to see you out there.

    September 20, 2013

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