Searching for a sweet or savory souvenir to remind you of your visit to Asheville? Looking for a delicious and thoughtful treat for holiday gift-giving to clients, friends, family and loved ones? Look no further than the Blue Ridge Food Ventures Marketplace Store, a special part of the Asheville Wine & Food Festival on August 13, 1-5pm, at the WNC Expo Center, across from the Asheville Regional Airport. A selection of favorites from Western North Carolina’s own food business incubator will be available for purchase at the Marketplace Store, where you can also place your order for festive gift boxes filled with an assortment of hand-crafted gourmet items from local food entrepreneurs. So, as if drinking wine all afternoon, noshing on local delicacies, enjoying live entertainment and the WNC Chefs Challenge Finale weren’t enough, now there’s one more reason to attend the 2011 Asheville Wine & Food Festival on Aug. 13: holiday shopping. After all, the start of the holidays is only three months away...!