Welcome to the AF&WF Southern Marketplace, a collection of some of our favorite products.  Shop here or at the Marketplace in the Tasting Tents or in the Connoisseur Lounge for our Connoisseur pass holders … and check back often as we BUILD OUR PARTNERSHIPS.



Founded by Chris Carter and James Peisker in Nashville, TN, Porter Road is an online butcher shop setting a new standard for the way we raise, process, and celebrate great meat. Once you taste the difference, you’ll never go back. By sourcing from pastures in Kentucky and Tennessee, and dry aging and hand-cutting it all at our Nashville flagship, we’re setting a new standard for meat. After five years of serving our local community, we’re now delivering nationwide. Once you taste the difference, you’ll never go back.




With passion and skill behind every piece, bladesmith Quinton Middleton has been creating chef-worthy knives since 2003 in his Saint Stephen, SC studio. Using high carbon steel, each knife is custom made to the exact specifications requested by each customer and stands by the simple philosophy that every great chef needs a great knife, at a great price.