South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival will be held April 25-28, 2019 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.
Thursday Apr 25: Winemakers and Shakers 5-7pm at Wine World Destin
Friday Apr 26: Patron Dinner 6pm | Craft Beer & Spirits Jam 6-9pm
Saturday Apr 28: Grand Wine Tasting 1-4pm | Destin Charity Wine Auction 3pm
Sunday Apr 29: Grand Wine Tasting 1-5pm
The Destin Charity Wine Auction Weekend is the Foundation's largest annual event. Currently ranked #3, DCWAF has been recognized as one of the nation's 'Top 10 Charity Wine Auctions in the U.S.' by Wine Spectator Magazine, for five consecutive years. The event draws wine aficionados, gourmet chefs, and celebrity vintners from around the globe to enjoy world-class wines in the picture-perfect setting and white sand beaches of Northwest Florida's Emerald Coast. Funds raised will benefit our local charities impacting the lives of children in need. Your patron package is inclusive of the following:
Patron Dinners - Friday, April 26th at 6 PM
Some of the most exquisite homes and restaurants on the Emerald Coast set the stage for the 2019 Patron Dinners. Each Patron Dinner will feature a nationally recognized chef paired with world-class celebrity vintners. The dinners provide a unique opportunity to interact with fellow wine enthusiasts while enjoying innovative cuisine and the world's best wines. As patrons, you will also enjoy complimentary transportation to and from your dinner. Each dinner will benefit one of our 16 charities and allow a chance to see firsthand how your generosity is changing the lives of children in need within our community.
Reserve Tasting & Live Auction - Saturday, April 27 at 1 PM
The Reserve Tasting and Live Auction will be held under an air- conditioned tent at Sandestin Town Center's North Lawn within Grand Boulevard. 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.
1:00 PM - Reserve Tasting & Silent Auction
3:00 PM - Live Auction
ATTIRE - Resort Casual
South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival - Sunday, April 28 | 1 PM - 5 PM
Patrons are invited to enjoy even more wine at the 6th Annual South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival. Brought to you by the same folks who founded the Sandestin Wine Festival, this re-branded classic festival is now in a new location making it better than ever. What's not to like when all proceeds from the new South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival benefit Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation's 16 benefiting charities working to change the lives of children in Northwest Florida?
Additional tickets to the festival are available for purchase at sowalwine.com.
Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation’s (DCWAF) mission is to connect wine enthusiasts to raise money to benefit children in need in Northwest Florida. Founded in 2005, Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation has donated more than $15 million to Northwest Florida charities through hosting world class wine and culinary events. The signature event, the Destin Charity Wine Auction, is held in South Walton within Grand Boulevard at Sandestin the last weekend of April each year. These funds have impacted the lives of over 90,000 youth, including those afflicted by health issues and abuse. DCWAF is recognized as one of the nation’s ‘Top 10 Charity Wine Auctions in the U.S.’ by Wine Spectator Magazine. Learn more at DCWAF.org or facebook.com/DCWAF.
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.
Tickets and info at sowalwine.com.
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 info: visit www.grandboulevard.com.
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