Amy and Loren Beadle are long time Kiawah Island residents. They also live part-time in the Chicago, Illinois area. In 2004, after 23 years in the retail consulting world, they retired from corporate life, and opened their first store, SeaCoast Sports and Outfitters. They now have eleven retail shops and restaurants in South Carolina, Georgia, and Illinois, are proudly locally owned and operated, and try to feature local and regional products whenever possible. When not on the islands, Amy and Loren still spend time in Chicago, helping to run their businesses in Naperville, visiting their family, supporting a large charter school network in the inner-city, and enjoying the vast and amazing Chicago restaurant scene. They also enjoy and collect wine, and spend 2-3 weeks each year in wine regions all over the world.
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Matt brings over fifteen years of food and wine experience to FortyEight. Originally trained as a chef, Matt developed a passion for wine, became a certified sommelier, and is currently studying to become an advanced sommelier. Looking for the perfect wine? Ask Matt!
Looking to plan a private event or a dinner party? Meet Georgann, our marketing and event manager. No matter what type of event you're looking to plan, she can help make it a success!
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Dena Simpson has been working with FortyEight - Wine Bar & Kitchen for over 5 years. Her passion is to ensure every customer has an amazing experience. Dena has many years of bartending experience which is the reason why we have only the best cocktails on the island. Come on by and ask her about her seasonal favorites!
After thirty years of management experience in various industries, Jay returned to his first passion, food. With determination and passion Jay prepares and cooks with the highest standards. Stop by for our famous crab cakes today!
Safety is our #1 priority here at FortyEight, therefor we have implemented special precautions while using our WineStations, and also offer a wine list by the glass or the bottle (in addition to our 48 craft beers). All of our wines are always available to purchase by the bottle to take home at a great price!
Our wines are hand selected from the best wines in the world. Our team personally tastes each and every wine before it becomes part of our assortment! We are huge proponents of “terroir”, the idea that great wines are made in locations where the varietal, the soil, the topography, and the climate all come together to produce the greatest fruit.
FortyEight - Wine Bar & Kitchen, is also a wine and beer retail store, and LOCAL PROPERTY OWNERS SAVE 10% EVERYDAY, AND 15% OFF ALL FULL CASE PURCHASES!
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We will match any wine price from any retailer in Charleston!