2017 Schedule of Events

The Wharf Uncorked brings together local and celebrity chefs and more than 150 labels of wine for a three-day culinary experience. In addition, there will be chef demonstrations, book signings, the luxury yacht walk and both live and silent auctions benefitting Make-A-Wish® Alabama.

Thursday, Sept. 14th

VIP Kickoff + Chef Showdown

The weekend will begin at 4720 Main Street from 6:30-8:30 p.m. with a roster of high profile guests, an open bar with a signature cocktail, an auction preview and of course, high-end wine tastings and food samplings. Guests can have a front-row view as Chef Brody Olive of Perdido Beach Resort faces off against two local chefs in a heated battle to defend his title at the Chef Showdown emceed by James Briscione & Brooke Parkhurst. Early bird tickets are $30. Regular ticket pricing begins July 7 at $35 and last minute pricing is $40 starting Sept. 1.

Friday, Sept 15th

Local Wine Dinners

The Wharf offers a wide variety of fare from more than 10 restaurants on property. Several of these chefs along with others along the Gulf Coast will curate dinner menus and signature wine pairings for the Local Wine Dinners. Guests can make reservation directly through the restaurant of their choice.

Saturday, Sept 16th

Grand Tasting

It all leads up to the Grand Tasting taking place from 12pm-4pm Main Street and Wharf Parkway will be lined with vendors offering samples of the finest food and wine. Guests will have the opportunity to cast a vote for their favorite, and the night will close with a ceremony of awards. This year, the champion of The Wharf Uncorked will be an automatic Elite Qualifier for the World Food Championships in November back at The Wharf.