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Gourmet & Grapes

14th Annual Gourmet & Grapes

While we weren’t were able to get together to sip, dine, and celebrate in 2021, we are happy to announce the return of Gourmet & Grapes in February 2022!

Join us for an exquisite, four-day weekend at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort celebrating the 14th Annual Gourmet & Grapes, February 3 – 6, 2022. Gourmet & Grapes is the only fundraiser in the Lowcountry that brings together award-winning chefs and winemakers from around the world to raise money for cancer research. The money raised will support life-saving cancer research and patient programs at Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina.

During the weekend you’ll experience an event highlighting BBQ and bourbon, an Exclusive Black Tie Private Dinner, a Biking & Bubbles event followed by a Caviar & Champagne Brunch, the Wine Odyssey Gala featuring a Silent and Live Auction with renowned chefs preparing specialty favorites, vintner wine parings, and so much more!

Thank You!

Since its inception in 2009, Gourmet & Grapes has now raised more than $4.87 million for cancer research programs at Hollings Cancer Center. With stagnant federal funding, this contribution has proved invaluable in the cancer research conducted in South Carolina.

An Epicurean Delight

Gourmet & Grapes is an unparalleled event that couples local and regional culinary talent with award-winning wineries. Our goal is to raise funds and awareness that will support cancer research and patient programs at the Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina.

You’ll Experience…

      • Thursday Evening’s Gourmet & Grain – A BBQ & Bourbon Mashup
      • Friday Night’s Epicurean Affair – An Exclusive Black Tie Private Dinner
      • Saturday Morning’s Biking & Bubbles Tour
      • Saturday’s Caviar & Champagne Brunch
      • Saturday Night’s Wine Odyssey Gala with Renowned Chefs Paired with World-Class Wines
      • Silent and Live Auction with Local TV Personality Tom Crawford
      • Saturday Night’s Afterglow – Dancing, Cocktails and Gourmet Desserts
      • Sunday Morning’s Sponsors-Only Farewell Breakfast

About the Hollings Cancer Center

Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina is a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center and the largest academic-based cancer program in South Carolina. As the state’s foremost cancer treatment center, Hollings unites more than 150 experts in treatment, research, education, prevention and control, and outreach to address South Carolina’s significant cancer problem. The cancer center has more than $42 million in cancer research funding, and at any given time there are more than 200 clinical trials open to patients.

For the estimated 33,000 South Carolinians who will be diagnosed with cancer this year, the Hollings Cancer Center is leading the way in changing what is possible in cancer care.

The next breakthrough could be yours…

Charlene

“I chose a clinical trial, and it has given me precious extra time with my loving husband and grandchildren.”

Charlene Stuart
Leukemia Survivor

 

pamala reese“The decision to go on a clinical trial was easy. I wanted to live. I did it for myself and to encourage other people to go on a clinical trial.”

Pamala Reese
Breast Cancer Survivor

 

Be A Part Of This Extravaganza!

For more information on becoming a sponsor or participating in this weekend, please see below.

Purchase Tickets

To purchase tickets or find out more about specific events, please see our Event Details.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Find out how you or your business can sponsor and be a part of this incredible culinary weekend. Please contact Haley Kirchner at kirchner@musc.edu.

Auction Donations

To donate or bid on fabulous items from weekend trips to exquisite wines, Lowcountry art and so much more, please contact Haley Kirchner at kirchner@musc.edu.

Chef & Winery Participation

For culinarian, winemaker and distributor participation, please contact Meghan D’Mello at meghan@hometeambbq.com.

We look forward to seeing you in 2022! Together we can change what’s possible in cancer care.