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Tasting Notes Charleston

Join us at the intersection of fine food, interesting wines, and gorgeous chamber music for a totally immersive experience!

About this event
Tasting Notes happens live as the audience enjoys a three course meal, paired with exceptional wines. It is a recital performed by world class musicians. It is a delicious dinner prepared by a uniquely talented chef. It is a celebration of wine, food, and music, and how each compliments the other, and it is quickly becoming Charleston's most exciting and engaging new Arts event!

Your all-inclusive ticket covers:

- A welcome reception where you can mingle with the performers and enjoy a glass of bubbly upon your arrival.

- An intimate chamber music concert featuring the music of incredible African American composers.

- A delicious three-course dinner inspired by the music and prepared on site by our chef, Adrian Grant.

- A glass of wine with each course, expertly selected and discussed by Jessica Haldeman to enhance both the meal and the music.

Come join us at the intersection of fine food, interesting wines, and gorgeous music! There's so much to discover.

John Samuel Roper, Artistic Director, flute

Gretchen Roper, clarinet

Jenny Weiss and Frances Hsieh, violin

Ben Weiss, viola

Damian Kremer, cello

Adrian Grant, Head Chef

Jessica Haldeman, Wine Expert

The Menu/The Program
Appetizer Course:
William Grant Still's "Danzas de Panama" for string quartet
Mejorana y Socavon
Cumbia y Congo
Beef Empanadas de Panama (deep fried pastry filled with tender spiced ground beef)


Beet and Potato Salad (golden potatoes, sliced pickled beets, red onion, and garbanzos tossed in a creamy herb blend) veg/vegan/gluten free

Main Course:
Samuel Coleridge Taylor's "Clarinet Quintet" op. 10
Larghetto affettuoso - Finale. Allegro agitato

Lowcountry Grits Bowl with Sweet Cornbread (smoked gouda grits topped with collards and smoked turkey) gluten free without cornbread


Gumbo Style Okra Soup over Rice with Sweet Cornbread (okra, tomato, corn, peppers, onion, beef short rib, and smoked turkey over long grain white rice) gluten free without cornbread


Vegetarian Gumbo Style Okra Soup with Sweet Cornbead veg

Valerie Coleman's "Moambi Asante - Prayer of Thanks" for flute, violin, and cello
Classic Sweet Potato Pie with Spiced Chantilly Cream veg


White Chocolate Pear Bread Pudding with Bailey's Irish Cream Anglaise veg

October 25, 2022

Founder's Hall at Charlestowne Landing
1500 Old Towne Road
Charleston, SC 29407

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