Every afternoon join me for CLOCK WATCHER TRIVIA. At 4pm each day I give you a new question to ponder. If you are the first to correctly answer it, you can win! And it's great fun, as you wait for quitting time to roll around. Missed a question? Want to find out who won? You can get that here: 987theriver.com/pages/trivia.html
And don't forget THE DRIVE AT FIVE...an hour of commercial free music as you head home for the day, plus the traffic information you need.
From Monday, November 11 through Sunday, November 17, 2013, the Savannah Food And Wine Festival will be celebrating the best of the best in food and wine. And 98.7 The River is proud to be a part of it all. From the Celebrity Chef Tour to cooking demonstrations to a Jazz & Bubbles Brunch there will be something for everyone who likes food, wine or both. All this week I am giving you the chance to win tickets to the TASTE OF SAVANNAH (see below) as a prize for my Clock Watcher Trivia, so listen for the questions each afteroon at 4pm for your chance to be among the first to get tickets to this incredible event. Below is a list of the major events of the festival, just to whet your appetite! :)
Updates will be located on their Facebook page: http://facebook.com/savannahfoodandwinefestival
Monday, November 11 – Sunday, November 17, 2013
The festival will kick-off with
"Savannah’s Connoisseur Wine Dinners"
taking place in Savannah’s finest restaurants throughout the week. Week-long wine pairings, luncheons, educational wine & cheese tastings, cooking classes and more will also be planned.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 – "Celebrity Chef Tour"
6:30 p.m., benefiting the James Beard Foundation and the Savannah Food & Wine Festival", 700 Drayton at The Mansion on Forsyth Park.
The Celebrity Chef Tour dinner will consist of a and dinner menu prepared by host Executive Chef, Geir Killen and the James Beard Foundation invited award-winning, guest celebrity chefs. The participating chefs will be confirmed in the next several weeks.
Thursday, November 14
– "The Grand Reserve Tasting & Silent Auction"
with special guest winemakers, including Rob Mondavi, Jr.
(6:30 – 8:30 p.m.)
The event will include a souvenir glass along with premium wines, averaging $50+ a bottle, gourmand treats and Silent Auction. The Silent Auction will include outstanding wine lot packages, restaurants, hotel packages, spa services, golf and many luxury items.
Friday, November 15
– "River Street Wine Stroll" (6:30 – 8:30 p.m.)
A casual evening and street party with wine vendor tastings, gourmet bites from many River Street restaurants available for sale, street music and shopping, with controlled access and ticketing.
Saturday, November 16
– "Taste of Savannah", Ellis Square (12 – 4 p.m.)
The event will include hundreds of wines in Wine Booths (wineries, famous winemakers and distributors); Savannah’s best and most well-known restaurants selling food; music, Chef Cooking Demos (Local and Celebrity Guest Chefs), Iron Mixologist Competition, Waiter’s Races, Special Celebrity Guests, Seminars, Celebrity Chef Cookbook Authors and Silent Auction Tent.
Saturday, November 16 – "Michael Mondavi Family Estate Dinner"
8 p.m., The Westin Savannah Harbor Resort & Spa
Hosted by Rob Mondavi Jr. featuring a four-course dinner prepared by guest celebrity chef (s) paired with an exclusive selection of current and library wines from Michael Mondavi Family Estate. TBD.
Sunday, November 17
– "Jazz & Bubbles Brunch"
(11 a.m. - 3 p.m.), The Westin Savannah Harbor Resort & Spa
The event will include a souvenir Champagne glass, brunch buffet, Champagne and sparkling wine samples and more.