Sandestin Wine Festival April 10-13, 2014
April 11, 2014 by SoWal Staff
Sandestin Wine Festival takes place every April throughout The Village of Baytowne Wharf. The event is the most established and continuously running wine festival on the Gulf coast and known as the “Kentucky Derby of Wine Festivals.” Always a picture perfect event complete with white tents, grand wine tastings, culinary experiences and live music.
Guests are invited to uncork some fun in the sun and see why the Sandestin Wine Festival is one of the most beloved wine festivals on the coast. Four days of unique events will include the following:
Thursday, April 10
Wine dinners and specially prepared menus paired with wines at Baytowne restaurants.
Friday, April 11
Grand Wine Tasting 5-8 p.m. The pouring of hundreds of domestic and international wines makes for a grand event in The Village of Baytowne Wharf. Delicious food pairings during the Grand Tasting prepared by region’s hottest chefs.
Saturday, April 12
Grand Wine Tasting 1-5 p.m. The second Grand Tasting day is another chance to taste from a variety of domestic and international wines and experience culinary delights.
Sunday, April 13
Treat yourself to a Sunday Champagne Brunch at Baytowne Marina overlooking the Choctawhatchee Bay. Enjoy live music and free-flowing champagne as you choose from a wide selection of fresh, seasonal brunch items. Rain backup space: Linkside Conference Center.
Wine Seminars in the Champagne Lounge at Grand Sandestin
Join Senior Fine Wine Specialist, Michael Rugers, for a fun, yet educational, evening of food and wine pairing exercises.Taste four different grape varieties that will be paired with a small taste of fruit, assorted cheese, meat and chocolate. You will be amazed at how the flavors of the wine and food completely change. Friday, April 11 at 4pm.
Join Senior Fine Wine Specialist, Michael Rugers, for a fun, yet educational, evening of food and wine pairing exercises.Taste four different grape varieties that will be paired with a small taste of fruit, assorted cheese, meat and chocolate. You will be amazed at how the flavors of the wine and food completely change. After the seminar, pick up your wristband and glass while there and bypass the line to enter the Grand Wine Tasting. Saturday, April 12 at 12pm.
The retail tent is open daily during the festival. Purchase your favorite wine or spirits at a special Wine Festival discount.
Sandestin Wine Festival proceeds will benefit children in need through the Sandestin Foundation for Kids, and Fisher House, a home-away-from-home for the Military families of seriously ill or injured patients.
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort has been named the #1 resort on Florida’s Emerald Coast. Guests from around the world come to enjoy the more than seven miles of beaches and pristine bay front, four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a 113-slip marina, a fitness center and spa, meeting space and The Village of Baytowne Wharf, a charming pedestrian village with events, shopping, dining and nightlife.
Sandestin Wine Festival is proudly sponsored by SoWal.com!