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Bud & Ally's Hosts 29th Seeing Red Vintner Dinner Nov 7

October 1, 2019 by SoWal Staff

Every Year Bud & Ally's ushers in fall and kicks off the 29th annual Seeing Red Wine Festival.

Bud & Alley’s Waterfront Restaurant on Scenic Highway 30A in Seaside, Florida hosts the highly-anticipated Vintner Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 7th at 7p.m. following a reception.

Executive Chef David Bishop, who marks 12 years at Bud & Alley’s this year, will create a special four-course sea and farm-to-table harvest dinner paired with wines selected by winemaker Brent Stone of King Estate Winery, who will be showing King Estate Signature Series collection of wines. Situated at the tip of the Willamette Valley in Oregon, King Estate Winery is a 1,033-acre organic winery founded in 1991 by Ed King, Jr. and his son, Ed King III.

Winemaker Brent Stone has more than 15 years’ experience in quality assurance, quality control, research and development. He began his career as an R&D chemist and managed food laboratories and quality assurance programs for several years in the dairy industry. Stone joined King Estate as the Lab Manager in 2011 and quickly gained an appreciation for wine. He received formal training in enology at Washington State University and became a winemaker at King Estate in 2016.

“Hosting special dinners like this personifies our mission of celebrating good food, good people and good times,” said Bud & Alley’s founder/owner Dave Rauschkolb.

"This annual event is particularly special to us, because it was one of those organic events that took hold and the wine festival grew from there. For all of us here at Bud & Alley’s it’s all about gathering together and eating wonderful food and drink with great family and friends.”

The Vintner dinner is $225 per person and reservations are required. To reserve your place at the 2019 Seeing Red Vintner Dinner, call Bud & Alley’s Restaurant directly at (850) 231-5900 or email Michael Broadway at michael@budandalleys.com.

The 29th annual Seeing Red Wine Festival continues through the weekend. The Al Fresco Reserve Tasting is on Friday, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. on Seaside’s Ruskin Place. Saturday, Nov. 9 the Grand Tasting of nearly 130 wines is from 1 to 4 p.m. throughout downtown Central Square and Ruskin Place. Sunday, Nov. 10 wraps up the weekend with a Celebration of Bubbles, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. in Ruskin Place. Purchase Seeing Red Wine Festival tickets online at seeingredwinefestival.com.

Read about Seeing Red Wine Festival at our feature story.

Bud and Alley’s is a pioneer of the fish- and farm-to-table movement. The award-winning menu features Gulf Coast classics paired with Southern-style cuisine. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks are served daily in gracious indoor and outdoor dining areas and on the roof terrace overlooking the Gulf. Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and named for a cat and a dog, Bud and Alley’s has been a Seaside icon since 1986. Expect good food, good people, and good times. 

Bud & Alley’s is located on Scenic Hwy. 30A overlooking the Gulf in Seaside. For more information on Bud & Alley’s Waterfront Restaurant, call (850) 231-5900 or visit www.budandalleys.com. Follow Bud & Alley's on Facebook for the latest updates. 



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