This years OBX Taste Of The Beach is not only rich in culinary talent hosting great food events, but for the lover of libations of the livelier sort, there are many amazing beer and wine experts on hand showcasing their talents -and of course the fruits of their labor.

Wine aficionados can wet their whistle with many wine pairing dinners, tastings, pop-up oceanfront home restaurants featuring multi-course wine pairings, and tapas crawls to mention a few. Our four-day food fest kicks off with the NC Chefs Wine Dinner, a six-course, six-chef affair featuring some of North Carolina’s most decorated wine makers pouring their award-winning wines. For sparkling fans, the Bartender’s Bubbly Bash, a sparkling cocktail competition is just part of the weekend’s Grand Tasting finale, along with 20+ restaurants’ best dishes and guest sommeliers and suppliers pouring more of their best.

Beer lovers can celebrate some of the Tarheel State’s notable beer makers like Mother Earth, Foothills, and local favs Lost Colony Brewery and the Outer Banks Brewing Station with a variety of brew-centric events. The Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates Outer Banks BBQ & Wings Showdown, sponsored by The Outer Banks Visitors Bureau on Friday March 24th features 4 NC breweries on site and all included in your ticket price.

Use the event categories on this website to easily find events that suit your tastes, or click through to any of the events and event categories mentioned here. There is really something for every beer or wine lover at the OBX Taste of the Beach 2017. Don’t miss it!