Wine, charity and fun converge at the 2019 South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival. With more than 800 wines to taste over four days, this annual charity event delivers a wine experience unparalleled among Northwest Florida wine festivals.
Friday, April 26: Winemakers and Shakers | 5-7pm:
Join us as we host honored winemakers and shakers from some of the top wineries in the world and taste great wines at Wine World in Destin (Paradise Key Shopping Center)
Friday, April 26: VIP Wine Tasting | 4-6pm:
For the ultimate wine experience, the VIP Wine Tasting has top wine celebrities presenting and pouring rare and collectible wines. Food tastings from fabulous Grand Boulevard at Sandestin and South Walton restaurants. Receive your own commemorative XL Riedel glass to round out this exclusive tasting. Express entry to Saturday’s AND Sunday's Grand Tasting included in ticket price.
Friday, April 26: Craft Beer & Spirits Jam | 6-9pm:
Taste and enjoy specialty craft beers and spirits from the hottest breweries and distilleries in the country. Meet the people who make these lively libations. Nosh on great food on EATS Street. Live music to maximize your jam.
Saturday, April 27: Saturday Grand Tasting | 1-4 PM:
It’s all about the wine! It truly is all about the quality, diversity and scope of wines being offered and the skills and relevance of the people bringing them to you. More than 800 wines are available at the Grand Tasting and ticket price includes Savor South Walton Culinary Village, Tasting Seminars, Rosé All Day Garden, Spirits Row, chef demos and Nashville Songwriters Showcase. Chefs and special guests include Michael Landis, Director of Education for the Institut du Fromage, Bill Samuels, Jr., Chairman Emeritus for Maker's Mark Distillery, Erik Kramer, Estate Winemaker for WillaKenzie and Eugenia Keegan, General Manager for Gran Moraine.
Sunday, April 28: Sunday Grand Tasting | 1-4pm:
Sometimes something is so much fun you want to do it all over again. Welcome back to day two of the Grand Tastings.