South End Wine and Hops Fest Stepping Up Safety Protocols To Ensure No Virus Spreads This Week


After this past weekend’s spike in COVID-19 cases, South End’s Wine and Hops Festival is stepping up their safety protocols to ensure no one spreads anything at this week’s festival.

In what’s now being considered the safest festival of the year, the Wine and Hops fest will include the following measures to keep attendees safe:

– A Covid-free entrance including a temperature check and an external ultraviolet light cleaning for all guests
– A Covid Concierge handing out complimentary packages including; sanitizer, a mask, and a personal wine glass
– Non-stop Extreme Property Services cleaning around all public areas
– Socially distanced dancing circles, tables, and wine and brew dispensing tents

Here is a video breaking down all of the measures for this week’s festivities:

The South End Wine & Hops Fest will take place throughout this week with 6 wine and hops-filled events, including:

Skates, Sliders, and Slushies

When: Wednesday, October 21st at 6 PM
Where: Tayste Catering
Event Description: We are teaming up with our local girls skate team to bring you an evening of wine slushies, sliders & fries. These skating pros roll up to your vehicle with your boozy beverages and delicious foods.

Alchemy Wine Dinner

When: Thursday, October 22nd at 6 PM
Where: Alchemy
Event Description: Chef Ken Aponte invites you to an evening of culinary creations all paired with some of his favorite wines.

Tayste Curds & Corks

When: Friday, October 23rd at 6 PM
Where: Zeppelin
Event Description: Enjoy an evening of al fresco dining under the stars while sipping the most wonderful wines and delectable cheeses inspired courses.

6th Annual South End Wine & Hops Fest

When: Saturday, October 24th at 11 AM
Where: The Unknown Brewing Company
Event Description: Charlotte’s favorite and most award winning wine event is returning with another day filled with wordly wines, local brews & ciders. Enjoy a day with friends enjoying live music and sipping the day away under the sun.

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Rose – Mimosa – Soiree

When: Sunday, October 25th at 11 AM
Where: Hoppin’
Event Description: Enjoy a Sunday Funday sipping all the rose, sparkling wine & ciders your heart desires. You will also have access to the most adorable mimosa bar featuring a variety of juices, syrups and berries. DJ Pink Diamond will be laying down all your favorite brunch beats

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Sip & Savor

When: Sunday, October 25th at 6 PM
Where: Lincoln Street Kitchen & Cocktails
Event Description: Chef Ivan invites you to a Sunday evening with a multiple course dinner paired with wonderful wines.
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Due to COVID-19 restrictions, there are limited tickets for all events this year, so make sure you do not wait to buy your tickets!

Organizers will continue to monitor and adhere to Mecklenburg County and North Carolina health guidelines. Attendees should review frequently asked questions for more details.