CHARLESTON, W.Va. --
FeastivALL 2014 will take place at the Berry Hills Country Club on Saturday, February 22 beginning at 6 p.m.
The second annual fundraiser for the city's yearly FestivALL celebration, the event will feature noted chefs Tim Urbanic of Café Cimino and Paul Smith, the corporate chef at Buzz Food Services, who together will prepare a five-course gourmet dinner.
Each course will be paired with a fine wine chosen by John Brown and a craft beer selected by Rich Ireland, well-known beverage consultants and Charleston Gazette columnists. After each course, guests will vote for the beverage pairing they like best. By the end of the night, either wine or beer will emerge as the winner.
Tickets are $110 per person, $50 of which is tax-deductible, and can be purchased online at http://www.festivallcharleston.com, or in person at Taylor Books. Proceeds from FeastivALL go toward FestivALL 2014, a city-wide arts and entertainment festival featuring hundreds of exhibitions, presentations, performances and events. It is scheduled for June 20-29.
The Wine Shop, located at the Capitol Market, 800 Smith Street Charleston, will hold its annual Valentine's Day Wine Tasting on Sunday, February 9.
Experts will walk guests through a lineup of wines selected specifically for the upcoming holiday. Several wines will be paired with Holl's chocolates.
The cost of the tasting is $12 per person. It will begin promptly at 2 p.m.