Sinfonia Presents 4th Annual Wine Women & Shoes Feb 19-21

February 9, 2016 by SoWal Staff

Slip on your Jimmy Choos and get ready for an amazing weekend of fabulous fashion, exclusive wines, and award-winning cuisine within South Walton’s spectacular beachside setting. Wine Women & Shoes (WWS) returns to the Emerald Coast Feb. 19-21, 2016 with an indulgent weekend featuring elegant vintner dinners prepared by regional celebrity chefs paired with high-end wineries, fashion, music and parties to benefit Sinfonia Gulf Coast and Sinfonia's music education initiatives.          

Be There. Be Fabulous. Support Music Education!

Thursday, January 14
Sole Sisters Lunch & Fashion Preview
Sinfonia will present a fashion preview “Sole Sisters Lunch” at Bijoux in The Market Shops starting at 11:30am. Brilliant bling from Destin Jewelers along with fashion courtesy of The Village Boutique, incredible door prizes, and a culinary experience noteworthy of Bijoux executive chef Jack McGuckin, paired with Pip Wines, will highlight the event. Tickets are $65 each and include all food, wine and gratuities. Tickets on sale now.
Friday, February 19
Vintner Dinners Hosted at Private Homes
Sinfonia’s Wine Women and Shoes is honored to welcome 2016 Honorary Vintner Dr. Madaiah Revana, owner of Revana & Corazon Wines. The event weekend will feature multiple Vintner Dinners on Friday, February 19, hosted in elegant homes and venues throughout the South Walton and Destin area. Some of the world’s best vineyards such Blackbird, Calluna, Corazon, Dunstan, Eric Kent, Ferrari Sparkling, Mario Perelli Minetti, Revana Wines, Robert Craig, Justin/Landmark, and Tournesol Wines, will be featured. Culinary maestros include national, award-winning chef Nyesha Arrington, Jude Tauzin, Executive Chef for Louisiana-based Tony Chachere and regional celebrity chefs: Jack McGuckin of Bijoux Destin, Nikhil Abuvala of Roux 30A, Edward Reese of Edward’s Rosemary Beach, and Chris Holbrook of Signature 30A Catering. Tickets are $250 per person and can be reserved online or by calling the Sinfonia box office.
Saturday, February 20
Bubbles & Blues
Hilton Sandestin Coastal Ballroom
New to the WWS lineup this year, is Bubbles & Blues on Saturday, February 20 from 4-6pm in the Coastal Ballroom of the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa. Sponsored by Ferrari Sparkling, this effervescent new event will feature live music (blues) by Dread Clampitt, along with sparkling wine from “Wine Enthusiast” magazine’s “International Winery of the Year” (2016); wine tastings by WWS featured vintners, and tasty bites. Tickets are $25 each.
Sunday, February 21
Wine Women & Shoes: Sip Sip for Hollywood
Hilton Sandestin Emerald Ballroom
The Signature Event, “Sip Sip Hooray for Hollywood,” will be on Sunday, February 21 from 2-5 pm in the Grand Foyer and Emerald Ballroom at the Hilton Sandestin Beach. Patrons can expect a red-carpet entrance with an extravaganza of fashion, wine and retail (shoes) shopping, silent and live auction, wine tastings, sole mates (shoe guys), mini-performance by members of the Sinfonia Youth Orchestra, live DJ, delectable hors d’oeuvres and a fashion show featuring Off Fifth Saks Fifth Avenue, The Village Boutique and Simply Elegant. “The Men’s Room” returns for the guys and will feature a signature bourbon cocktail, large screen TVs and selections from Harbor Cigars. All-inclusive tickets are $100 for reserved table seating. Complimentary valet parking is included.
For more information or to purchase tickets for Sinfonia’s Wine Women and Shoes events, please or call (850) 460-8800. Patrons may also take advantage of the WWS Shop & Stay package that offers special room rates Feb. 19-21 at the Hilton Sandestin and a $50 gift card to Silver Sands Premium Outlets.      


Wine, Women and Shoes is an annual signature event to benefit Sinfonia Gulf Coast and its music education programs, which include: musicians/guest artists in schools, free orchestra concerts, bus transportation for students, Sinfonia Youth Orchestra program, Arts in Medicine initiative with Sacred Heart Hospital and Link Up concerts in partnership with Carnegie Hall.

Blues & Bubbles featuring Dread Clampitt Feb 20

Co-Chairs for the 2016 event are Demetria McNeese and Velia Lala. Krueger, Fosdyck & Associates of Merrill Lynch, The Center for Cosmetic & Family Dentistry, Cox Communications, Silver Sands Premium Outlets, Hiltons Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, and Visit South Walton are the presenting sponsors for Sinfonia’s 2016 Wine Women and Shoes. Dermatology Solutions is presenting sponsor for the 2016 Signature Event.       

Congratulations and many thanks to Sinfonia Gulf Coast on a decade of innovation, education and inspiration. Cheers to remarkable music on the Emerald Coast of Florida.


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