Whether you’re in Charleston or tuning in live from anywhere in the world, The Podcast Studio featuring Heritage Radio Network in the heart of Charleston Wine + Food Festival is your one-stop-shop for media conversations ad connections. Flanking the Industry Lounge, The Podcast Studio will be programmed space throughout the festival weekend.

HRN will broadcast live interviews and panels throughout the weekend (March 6-8), where select podcasts will be in the studio to record live:

  • HRN On Tour with Kat Johnson and Hannah Fordin
  • Opening Soon with Alex McCrery and Jenny Goodman
  • The Line with Eli Sussman
  • Feast Yr Ears with Harry Rosenblum
  • The Grape Nation with Sam Benrubi
  • All In The Industry with Shari Bayer

Tune in at heritageradionetwork.org/live to hear conversations with local chefs, food writers, and other culinary leaders from across the country. See our full interview schedule below.

Friday March 6

11:30am: Fourth generation Napa Valley winemaker, Robert Mondavi Jr. in conversation with HRN host Sam Benrubi of The Grape Nation

12:00pm: Kaley Laird of Rhubarb, The Rhu, and Benne on Eagle in conversation with HRN host Eli Sussman of The Line

12:30pm: John and Fred Castellucci of Bar Mercado and Castellucci Hospitality Group in conversation with HRN Host Eli Sussman

1:00pm: The Cocktail Bandits aka Johnny Caldwell + Taneka Reaves in conversation with Kat Johnson and Hannah Fordin

2:00pm: Manhattan bar and restaurant owner, Ariel Arce; Chicago-based sommelier and restaurateur Philippe Andre; and Christian Holthausen of Champagne AR Lenoble are in conversation with HRN host Sam Benrubi

2:30pm: Kate and Ben Towill of Basic Kitchen in conversation with HRN hosts Jenny Goodman and Alex McCreary of Opening Soon

3:00pm: Sara Bradley of Freight House and Top Chef in conversation with HRN host Eli Sussman

3:30pm: New York Times wine critic, Eric Asimov in conversation with HRN host Sam Benrubi

4:00pm: John Coleman of Parcel 32 in conversation with HRN host Harry Rosemblum of Feast Yr Ears

4:30pm: Whitney Otawka, the author of The Saltwater Table: Recipes from the Coastal South in conversation with HRN host Harry Rosemblum

Saturday March 7

12:00pm: Hanna Raskin with Matt and Ted Lee in conversation with Kat Johnson and Hannah Fordin

12:30pm Christa Cotton of El Guapo Bitters in conversation with Kat Johnson and Hannah Fordin

1:00pm: Mickey Bakst of Ben's Friends and Charleston Grill in conversation with Kat Johnson and Hannah Fordin

1:30pm: Mike Lata of FIG Restaurant in conversation with HRN host Shari Bayer of All in the Industry

2:00pm: Nicole Marchesi of Far Niente Winery in conversation with HRN host Sam Benrubi

2:30pm: Femi Oyediran and Miles White of Graft Wine Shop in conversation with HRN host Sam Benrubi

3:00pm: Ryan Zepaltas of Copain Wine and Justin Willett of Tyler Winery in conversation with HRN host Sam Benrubi

3:30pm: Ming Pu of 502 Bar and Bistro in conversation with HRN host Eli Sussman

4:00pm: Bryan Weaver of Nashville’s Butcher + Bee in conversation with HRN host Harry Rosemblum

Sunday March 8
In collaboration with Ben’s Friends

12:00pm: Steve Palmer of Ben’s Friends and Indigo Road in conversation with Kat Johnson and Hannah Fordin

12:30pm: Alan Shaw of Rhapsody Crossfit in conversation with HRN host Harry Rosemblum

1:30pm: Guest Host Brian Hart Hoffman of Bake From Scratch

2:00pm: Guest Host Lindsay Collins of EffinBRadio

3:00pm: Fatmata Binta of Fulani Kitchen in conversation with HRN host Harry Rosemblum

4:00pm: Harry Root of Grassroots Wine in conversation with HRN host Sam Benrubi

4:30pm: HRN Happy Hour with Nathalie Dupree, the author of Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking, and Cynthia Wong of Life Raft Treat