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Collective Spirits Wine & Food Festival

When: (Ended) May 16, 2013 - May 18, 2013

Highlands NC

Gear Up For Collective Spirits at The Bascom
Premier Spring Wine & Food Event with Guest Vintners

More than 500 lucky oenophiles will be wined and dined on May 16–18 at The Bascom’s annual Collective Spirits fundraiser. The festivities kick off on Thursday evening with exclusive benefactor-only dinners featuring renowned chefs and notable wines.
Friday begins with two educational tasting seminars in the classrooms at The Bascom. Friday evening will include a VIP Wine Tasting of rare and collectible restaurant-only wine-list wines, followed by the Stock Your Cellar Wine Market and Tasting on the Terrace at The Bascom.
Saturday’s live auction items are a fabulous mix of glamorous trips to luxury destinations, exclusive gourmet dinners, private wine tastings hosted by the vintners themselves and carefully curated wine collections.
Please mark your calendar for the Collective Spirits events as below:

Thursday, May 16 – Private Wine Dinners (Benefactors only*) – 6 pm
Friday, May 17 – Educational Tasting Seminars – 1 pm and 3 pm
Friday, May 17 – Stock Your Cellar Wine Market and Tasting ($100 per person) – 6 pm
Saturday, May 18 – Gala Dinner and Auction ($275 per person) – 6 pm

*Benefactor packages start at $2,500
For additional information regarding events and participating chefs and vintners, please visit For ticketing information, call the ticket office at 828-787-2896. For 
other Collective Spirits inquiries, contact Claire Cameron, Events Manager, at 828-787-2882 

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