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Seeing Red Wine Festival: Bud & Alley's Vintner Dinner

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What: Seeing Red Wine Festival: Bud & Alley's Vintner Dinner
When: Thursday, November 8, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Bud & Alley's Restaurant

Bud & Alley's 2018 Seeing Red Vintner's Dinner kicks off Seeing Red Wine Festival on Thursday, November 8 at 6:30pm. Executive Chef David Bishop will create a special menu in collaboration with wine pairings. Bud & Alley's Restaurant has always hosted a pre-festival wine dinner making it a beloved tradition over the years. 

Call to reserve your spot as soon as you can! 850-231-5900.

Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico in the heart of Seaside, Florida, Bud & Alley's has been a popular gathering place since 1987 for good food, good people, and good times. A pioneer of the fish- and farm-to-table food movement, the award-winning menu features Gulf Coast classics paired with Southern-style cuisine. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served daily in gracious indoor and outdoor dining areas and on the roof terrace overlooking the Gulf. Over the years, Bud & Alley’s has garnered numerous awards including Florida Trend Magazine’s Golden Spoon Hall of Fame Award, designating the eatery as one of the Top 20 Restaurants in Florida.


Bud & Alley’s is located on Scenic Hwy. 30A overlooking the Gulf in Seaside. The restaurant is open daily for breakfast (hours vary in the off season), lunch, happy hour, and dinner. For more information on Bud & Alley’s Waterfront Restaurant, call (850) 231-5900 or visit Follow Bud & Alley's on Facebook for the latest updates. 

This fall, reds, whites, and rosés will be uncorked during Seeing Red Wine Festival, four days of wine and culinary events being held in Seaside Nov. 8 - 11, 2018. Now in its 28th year and recognized as one of the “Top 10 Can’t-Miss Fall Wine Festivals” by Fodor’s Travel, the festival draws attendees from around the world who make the trip to the iconic beach town a yearly tradition. Tickets are on sale NOW for the 28th annual SEASIDE Seeing Red Wine Festival! 

This year’s festivities include Bud & Alley's Wine Dinner on Thursday evening, the Gulf Coast to Table Dinner on Friday, the Festival Grand Tasting on Saturday, and a Celebration Of Bubbles Brunch on Sunday, all in coveted Seaside style. Each year has been a sell-out event, and this year will be no exception. Tickets are limited. Attendees will want to purchase their tickets early. Proceeds will benefit the Seaside School and the Seaside Institute. 

Seeing Red Wine Festival Schedule of Events:

Vintner's Dinner 
Thursday, November 8 | 6:30 pm | Seaside, FL - Bud & Alley's Restaurant   
Call Bud & Alley's (850) 231-5900 for reservations.
Executive Chef David Bishop will create a special menu in collaboration with the featured vintner.  

Seaside Seeing Red Wine Festival Gulf Coast to Table Dinner
Friday, November 19 | 6:30-9 PM | Seaside, FL - Ruskin Place | Tickets: SOLD OUT
The Gulf Coast to Table Dinner will feature award-winning Seaside restaurateur Chef Jim Shirley and his James Beard House culinary team & Chef Zachary Keaton of Bud & Alleys Pizza bar for this exciting  event. Keaton and Shirley will team up for an elegant evening of locally sourced offerings, personally prepared and selected to complement highlighted wines for an exclusive experience.  

Seaside Seeing Red Wine Festival Grand Tasting 
Saturday, November 10 | 1-4 pm | Seaside, FL - Downtown Central Square | Tickets: $225 
Seaside’s Central Square will come alive with quality wines for tasting curated by Seaside’s own restaurants and eateries, hand-selected food offerings chosen by Seaside’s popular and well-known local chefs, as well as live music, and the opportunity to purchase wines on site. Tickets are all all an exclusive VIP experience. Tickets are limited!

Celebration of Bubbles  
Sunday, November 11 | 10 pm -1 pm | Seaside, FL - Ruskin Place
Tickets available online. $75 per person. Finish your weekend of great food and wine at the Seeing Red Wine Festival with the Celebration of Bubbles hosted by Chef Jim Shirley. This sparkling event will be held on November 11, 2018 in Ruskin Place from 10-1pm. Three hours of sapling sparkling wines from around the world, perfectly paired with a walkabout brunch. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Seaside School Foundation.


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