Wine Under the Oaks event at Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens
If you plan to be in Charleston the first weekend of November, be sure to check out the Wine Under the Oaks event at Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens. This is a popular event each year and is only for people over 21 years of age. Wine Under the Oaks will take place on Sunday, December 2nd from 11pm-5pm. This is a great time to visit Boone Hall as they will have the plantation decorated for the holidays.
The Wine Under the Oaks event will feature live entertainment, delicious Charleston food, a champagne tent, ice sculptures and, of course, good wine. This year’s entertainment will be five-time Grammy Award Winner Christopher Cross who will be performing live from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm and special guest Tyler Boone who will take the stage starting at 1:00 pm. This year, Boone Hall will open their beautiful back lawn to accommodate the growth of the event. Local wineries will provide complimentary samples. These wineries include the Biltmore Estate Vineyards, Firefly-Irvin-House Vineyards, Childress Vineyards and Oyster Bay. There will be a special “holiday breads and spreads” tent hosted by Harris Teeter . Local eateries that will be providing their gourmet food items at reduced prices include 82 Queen, 17 North, Cupcakes, Cast Iron Catering, Brico Bracco, Santi’s and Sesame. The champagne tent will have local desserts and sparkling bubbles that are supplied by Shelton Vineyards. One tent that is a must to visit is the wine and food pairing tent with Charleston’s Debbie Marlowe, who is the owner of The Wine Shop, and Steve Stone, Boone Hall’s own chef. The beautiful ice sculptures set the tone of this wonderful Charleston holiday event. There will also be plenty of unique specialty vendors selling great holiday gift items.
The Wine Under the Oaks at Boone Hall is a great time to kick off the holiday season. Tickets are $35 each if you purchase in advance and $40 the day of the event. A portion of the proceeds of the event will go toward The American Red Cross and there will be plenty of opportunities to donate throughout the event.
If you are interested in more information about this event, contact The French Quarter Inn today. Our historic Charleston hotel is one of the finest hotels in downtown Charleston. Charleston was also recently named the Top City in the World by Condé Nast Traveler! Looking to book a room this holiday season? Check out our great Charleston getaway packages including a Charleston holiday package called Winter Escapes Package which includes a $50 credit to the AAA Four-Diamond restaurant, Tristan, which is located at our hotel.