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South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival

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What: South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival
When: Sunday, May 1, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival presents a weekend of great wines, fine foods, live music from national artists, culinary celebrities and more, April 28 - May 1, 2016 at Grand Boulevard at Sandestin. 

Grand Tasting
1 PM – 5 PM | Town Center and Culinary Village
Sometimes something is so much fun you want to do it all over again. Welcome back to day two of the Grand Tasting. For those of you just joining us, relax and enjoy ambling around Grand Boulevard’s large Town Center as you taste as many of the 800 bottles of wine as you like. Mosey on over to the Savor South Walton Culinary Village and taste delicious food, selected to go with all varietals of wines. Check out the lifestyle stations and listen to the songwriters who came in from Nashville to play just for you.

Champagne Lane
1 PM – 5 PM | Town Center
Special guests and wine celebrities will walk you through Champagne Lane, featuring the finest Champagnes and sparkling wines. This festive addition greets festival attendees as you walk into the event. Taste delicious Champagnes and sparkling wines, sign up for giveaways and, of course, delight in the bubbles, literally!

Tasting Seminars
1 PM – 5 PM | Savor South Walton Culinary Village in North Park
Tasting Seminars take place throughout the Grand Tastings in Savor South Walton Culinary Village. Learn the back stories while you taste new and exciting wines and libations during one of the entertaining tasting seminars taking place on Saturday. Learn how to select and pair wines with food. Sample fine and rare wines and spirits.

Nashville Songwriters Showcase
Throughout the Day | Town Center
During the Grand Wine Tasting, the top songwriters from Nashville will perform their hit songs as part of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association’s (FRLA) Endless Summer Songwriters Series. 

Tickets available at

South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival
April 28 - May 1, 2016

Taste as many of the 800 bottles of wine as you like, paired with delicious food selected to go with all varieties of wines in the Savor South Walton Culinary Village. 

A prestigious lineup of celebrity winemakers, including wine superstar Cristina Mariani-May, Family Proprietor and co-CEO of Banfi Vintners, and Ronan Laborde of Chateau Clinet, known as the “Pomerol Superstar,” are among the headliners at the annual event.

Proceeds from the festival benefit Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation, which was named a Top 10 Wine Charity Auction by Wine Spectator magazine. Destin Wine Charity Auction Foundation supports children’s charities in Northwest Florida. 

See the full weekend schedule of events and purchase tickets at

Grand Boulevard is the shop, dine, play and stay Town Center located on Northwest Florida’s Beaches. The center offers a dynamic lifestyle experience with convenient access to a multitude of exclusive shopping and dining options, entertainment, professional services, corporate offices and lodging. For more information, please call (850) 654 - 5929 or visit

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