30A Wine Festival at Alys Beach Feb 22-25

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    Stumped on what to give the food and wine lover in your life? Experiences pique taste buds and create lasting memories, so consider giving the gift of attending the Seventh Annual 30A Wine Festival! The four-day event takes place in Alys Beach, FL, Feb. 22-25, 2018, featuring wines from around the globe, tastings from area chefs, live entertainment, and more.

    Tickets are going fast—the wine dinner on Feb. 22 with Ken Bernards, Ancien co-founder/winemaker and Tournesol winemaker, is already sold out—but three great options remain:

    • Weekend Pass ($365): includes Bourbon, Beer & Butts on Friday, the Saturday Grand Tasting, and Sunday’s Rosé & Croquet brunch
    • Bourbon, Beer & Butts ($105): the Friday night kickoff to 30A Wine Festival features bourbon tastings from nationally recognized distilleries, local and national craft beers, and barbecue from the masters like Rodney Scott BBQ, plus live music from Marc Broussard
    • Grand Tasting ($205): the main event on Saturday takes place along South Charles Street, with 80+ wines for sampling and bites from local and regional culinary talent

    The advanced pricing listed above is available through Dec. 31, 11:59 p.m.

    Whether as a distinctive stocking stuffer or a full getaway weekend wrapped up with a bow (Alys Beach home rentals can be found here), folks can find out more and purchase tickets at www.30awinefestival.com.

    The 30A Wine Festival at Alys Beach is a beloved event in South Walton, hosted by Alys Foundation, and benefiting Children's Volunteer Health Network, an outstanding local organization providing medical and dental services to local children. Visit 30A Wine Festival online to purchase tickets and to review a complete listing of featured wineries, spirits, breweries, and festival events.

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    Learn more:

    SoWal.com Town | Alys Beach

    SoWal.com Events Calendar | 30A Wine Festival

    SoWal.com Groups & Orgs | Children's Volunteer Health Network (CVHN)
     
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    The 30A Wine Festival returns to the beautiful surroundings of Alys Beach February 22-25, 2018. Now in its seventh year, the four-day Festival features a wine dinner, bourbon and barbeque tasting, wine tasting seminars, grand tasting event, and a croquet tournament. The celebration of wine and cuisine takes place each spring in South Walton, Florida to benefit Children's Volunteer Health Network (CVHN). Tickets, schedule, vintners and cuisine, and lodging at 30awinefestival.com.

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    Thu Feb 22: Wine Dinner at Caliza (sold out)
    Fri Feb 23: Mix & Mingle at Fire Pit Park 4:30-5:30pm
    Fri Feb 23: Bourbon Beer & Butts 6-9pm: music by Marc Broussard tickets: $100
    Sat Feb 24: 30A Wine Festival Seminars at Fire Pit Park 1-3:30pm
    Sat Feb 24: 30A Wine Festival Grand Tasting along South Charles Street 3:30-7pm
    Sun Feb 25: Rosé & Croquet at Kelly Green 11:30am-3pm

    Visit 30A Wine Festival online to purchase tickets and to review a complete listing of featured wineries, spirits, breweries, and festival events.

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    30A Wine Festival @ Alys Beach: UPDATE

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    Weekend passes are sold out. Limited tickets to daily festival events available!

    SCHEDULE
    Wine Dinner with Ehren Jordan

    Wednesday, February 21, 6-9pm
    We're kicking off the 2018 festival with an intimate dinner featuring Winemaker Ehren Jordan of Failla Wines and Day Zinfandel. Hosted in Fonville Park, join us for a four-course meal prepared by Alys Beach Executive Chef Drew Dzejak and select wine pairings from
    Failla Wines. Tickets are $265 per person.

    An Evening with Ken Bernards - SOLD OUT
    Thursday, February 22, 6-9pm
    The dinner will feature Ancien and Tournesol wines alongside a four-course meal prepared by Alys Beach Executive Chef Drew Dzejak. Ken Bernards, Ancien Co-Founder and Winemaker and Tournesol Winemaker, will introduce each wine and discuss tasting notes and the history of the vineyard. The dinner will be held in the Red Loggia at Caliza Pool. Must be purchased with a festival weekend pass.

    Mix 'n Mingle
    Friday, February 23, 4:30-5:30pm
    Join us for the opening act full of libations including Woodford Reserve, tunes by The Blue Ribbon Healers, and lite bites by Caliza Restaurant.

    Bourbon, Beer & Butts
    Friday, February 23, 6-9pm
    Enjoy a night of bourbon, beer, and barbecue tastings from distilleries across the country, local and national breweries, and barbecue from top culinary talent. Live music by Marc Broussard will keep the party rocking all night long.

    Seminars
    Saturday, February 24, 1-3:30pm
    Swirl, sip, learn, repeat. Master your wine knowledge with help from the country's best
    vintners while enjoying tastings, small bites, and stories de farce.

    Grand Tasting
    Saturday, February 24, 3:30-6:30pm
    Gather along South Charles Street and sip wines from across the globe. More than 80 wines
    will be showcased. Local and regional eateries will provide small bites.

    Rosé & Croquet - SOLD OUT
    Sunday, February 25, 11:30-3pm
    The highlight of the festival returns with the sixth Annual Croquet Tournament. Don your croquet whites and gather your best players for a boozy brunch prior to the match,
    complete with elegant rosés. Included in the weekend pass.

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    The 30A Wine Festival at Alys Beach is less than one month away!
    Book your stay at the accommodations below and join us for a weekend featuring premier winemakers and culinary personalities set along the beautiful Gulf Coast.

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    Stay on property at Alys Beach and walk to the events! For more information, visit alysbeach.com or email rentals@alysbeach.com.
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    As you discover your inner Sommelier, enjoy 20% off 3 or more nights at one of our charming vacation rentals along scenic Hwy 30A. Offer is valid from February 19 to February 28, 2018. Call 844-873-3538 or book online using Promo Code: ALYSWINE before February 22, 2018.​
     

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