Sandestin Wine Festival Uncorks Fun in the Sun April 26-29, 2012

April 26, 2012 by SoWal Staff

The Sandestin Wine Festival is a picture-perfect festival, complete with white tents, flowing wine, gourmet food and live music at The Village of Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.  It’s SoWal-sponsored event not to be missed every spring in Sandestin!

Festival Dinners and Seminars
Beginning April 26, leading Village restaurants will offer special wine dinners, paring culinary options with delicious wines. On Friday April 27, guests can experience seminars focused on wines (and also bourbon). These seminars are opportunities for participants to their expand knowledge with information shared by experts in their fields.

Grand Wine Tastings
Grand Wine Tastings are held at The Village of Baytowne Wharf on Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29 from 1- 5 p.m.  Wine connoisseurs and novices join together to sample more than 600 different wines.  New this year will be an expanded Culinary Pavilion with a Mediterranean theme, wine celebrities and demonstrations from well-known chefs.

Retail Tent
After a full day of sampling wines and finding new favorites, guests can check out the retail tent that is available each day. Unlike other wine events, the Sandestin Wine Festival offers attendees the chance to purchase and transport wine sampled that day.

Accommodations from the Beach to the Bay
Special rates for units from the beach to the bay are available with complimentary amenities including tennis court time and fitness center access. Guests are encouraged to reserve accommodations early for this year’s spectacular event. Call 866-91-BEACH or visit

For more information about the Sandestin Wine Festival at the Village of Baytowne Wharf, visit For added savings, purchase tickets online prior to the event. Group discounts are also available.


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