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South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival

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What: South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival
When: Saturday, April 28, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Grand Boulevard

Welcome wine and beach lovers to the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival! The Grand Wine Tasting events takes place on Saturday and Sunday from 1pm til 5pm at Grand Boulevard Town Center and Culinary Village. It’s all about the wine! It truly is all about the quality, diversity and scope of wines being offered and the skills and relevance of the people bringing them to you. More than 800 wines are available at the Grand Tasting and ticket price includes Savor South Walton Culinary Village, Tasting Seminars, Champagne Lane Tasting, Spirits Row, chef demos and Nashville Songwriters Showcase.

Grand Wine Tasting Events:
Saturday, April 28 | 1-5pm
Sunday, April 28 | 1-5pm

Tickets are now on sale. Event details and tickets are available at www.sowalwine.com. To purchase tickets, visit https://sowal-wine.xorbia.com/.

Also on Saturday, April 28 at the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival is a separate ticketed event for Destin Charity Wine Auction | Reserve Tasting 1pm & Live Auction 3pm.
Destin Charity Wine Auction's Reserve Tasting and Live Auction will be held under an air-conditioned tent in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin Town Center. It will feature distinctive wines from internationally acclaimed vintners, poured and paired with cuisine created by a selection of the area’s top local restaurants. The Reserve Tasting is accompanied by a silent auction as well as an almost live auction featuring wine, autographed large format bottles, art and more. The event will culminate with a high-energy live auction, which includes rare and distinctive wines, spectacular trips and other incredible one-of-a-kind items. Patron packages for the 13th Annual Destin Charity Wine Auction are on sale now at www.dcwaf.org.

South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival will be held April 26-29, 2018 throughout the Town Center of Grand Boulevard at Sandestin. The festival features a stunning showcase of more than 800 of the best wines in the world. Meet the celebrity wine producers and master distillers presenting their fine wine and spirits from around the world. The Savor South Walton Culinary Village offers a sumptuous array of foods to taste, wines to pair, as well as popular wine and food tasting seminars. Visit Spirits Row, Champagne Lane and Nosh Pavilions and enjoy entertainment throughout the weekend. The event is a major fundraiser for Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation which benefits children in need in Northwest Florida. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.SoWalWine.com.

In addition to two days of wine and food tastings and seminars, attendees will be treated to live entertainment and special features such as Champagne Lane Tasting, featuring floating bubbles and dozens of Champagnes and sparkling wines, and tastes of some of the best chefs in the region throughout the Savor South Walton Culinary Village and several Nosh Pavilions peppered along the Boulevard. To purchase tickets and view the full festival schedule visit www.SoWalWine.com.

Thursday Apr 26: Winemakers and Shakers 5-7pm at Wine World Destin
Friday Apr 27: VIP Wine Tasting Kickoff  4-6pm | Grand Boulevard
Friday Apr 27: Craft Beer & Spirits Jam 6-9pm | Grand Boulevard
Saturday Apr 28: Grand Wine Tasting 1-5pm | Grand Boulevard
Destin Charity Wine Auction 3pm | Grand Boulevard
Sunday Apr 29: Grand Wine Tasting 1-5pm | Grand Boulevard

The Destin Charity Wine Auction (DCWA) also takes place on Saturday during the festival with more than 500 patrons bidding on luxury travel packages, collectable wines and other fine living lots. Monies raised at the auction as well as proceeds from the festival go to support more than a dozen children’s charities in Northwest Florida.

South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival presents a weekend of great wines, fine foods, live music from national artists, culinary celebrities and more, April 26-29,2018 at Grand Boulevard at Sandestin. Proceeds from the festival benefit Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation, which was named a Top 10 Wine Charity Auction by Wine Spectator magazine. 

Meet the celebrity wine producers and master distillers presenting their fine wine and spirits from around the world. The Savor South Walton Culinary Village offers a sumptuous array of foods to taste, wines to pair, as well as wine and food tasting seminars. Visit the new Rosé All Day Garden, Spirits Row and Nosh Pavilions and enjoy live entertainment throughout the weekend. The Craft Beer & Spirits Jam and Winemakers & Shakers events round out the extended festival weekend. The event is a major fundraiser for Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation, which benefits children in need in Northwest Florida. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.SoWalWine.com.

The festival offers the ideal backdrop for a beach getaway. South Walton beaches are consistently named among the best beaches in the country. ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals is the Official Lodging Partner of the festival and many of their accommodations are beachfront, beachside or a short stroll to the beach. At this time, they are currently offering festival discounts on lodging. Visit Wyndham Vacation Rentals for details.

It’s that time of year where you can register to to become a South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival volunteer! Join the fun and sign up at South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival 2018.

Tickets and info at sowalwine.com.

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