Gllls Creek Watershed Association
Gills Creek Watershed Association Wine For Water

Join Us Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 6-8:30pm
for the 8th Annual Wine For Water!

The Hall at Senate’s End, 320 Senate Street

This event will showcase a diverse selection of domestic and imported wines, food from some of Columbia's premiere restaurants, a silent auction for items from local businesses and individuals, and more.

Join Gills Creek Watershed Association and Rocky Branch and Smith Branch Watershed Alliances on April 18 from 6 to 8:30pm, to celebrate our vision for the streams and rivers that we are working to protect and restore! Enjoy food from local restaurants, wines from around the world, and great deals at the silent auction from local donors. Make a toast to Earth Day from the deck overlooking the Congaree River, and support healthy waterways!

Wine for Water will benefit Gills Creek Watershed Association, Rocky Branch Watershed Alliance, and Smith Branch Watershed Alliance, the non-profit watershed associations dedicated to restoring the Midlands' watersheds through education, grassroots action, and public and private partnerships.

Tickets are only $35 for members and $45 for nonmembers.
Membership in your watershed group and admission for one for only $60.

All proceeds from this event will benefit the annual operations of the Gills Creek Watershed Association, and Sustainable Midlands, the parent organization of Rocky Branch Watershed Alliance and Smith Branch Watershed Alliance. When purchasing tickets, please indicate which organization you wish to support.


The wine selections will be available soon!


Partial list of participating restaurants!

Rosso Trattoria Italia — An elegantly casual Italian trattoria featuring local, seasonal ingredients Seasonal menus of locally farmed produce, succulent artisan meats and handmade pastas all hand-prepared over an open top wood-fired grill or in the searing heat of a wood-burning oven.
Midwood Smokehouse — Menu features hand-pulled pork and chicken as well as brisket, ribs, sandwiches and burgers, plus side items such as mac-and-cheese and BBQ baked beans, and for dessert, peach cobbler and banana pudding.
Dupre Catering — Our host at Senate's End which is located where Senate Street meets the Congaree River. The woods and the river at the historic Gervais Street Bridge will make you forget you’re in the heart of downtown’s Vista.
White Duck Taco Shop — Known for quality ingredients, bold flavors and for doing things just a bit differently. Focusing on creative, tasty tacos, sides, soups and salsas made in house with local ingredients when possible.
Chipotle Mexican Restaurant — The idea is simple: show that food served fast doesn't have to be a "fast-food" experience. Using high-quality raw ingredients, classic cooking techniques, and distinctive interior design, we brought features from the realm of fine dining to the world of quick-service restaurants.

Silent Auction items include:

Silent Auction highlights will be available soon!

This event is made possible thanks to our sponsors:

Bottles, EDENS, McCormick Taylor, Thomas & Hutton, BB&T, First Citizens Bank, Kimley Horn, Kleinschmidt Group, South State Bank, Natural Awakenings

Get your tickets now!

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You can also reserve tickets by mail. Send a check for $35 for members and $45 for nonmembers, or $60 for membership in your watershed group and admission for one. Must be sent no later than April 9! Please include your name, address, and phone number. And also please indicate which watershed group you wish to support. Address to Gills Creek Watershed Association, 712 Main St, EWS 603, Columbia, SC 29208.

For more information, contact Gills Creek Watershed Association at or call 727-8326, or contact Audrey Jones at Sustainable Midlands at or 470-4302.

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Updated 3/16/18.