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Sandestin Wine Festival Pours More Fun | Nationally Known Healthly Eating Expert Diane Henderiks To Be Featured Chef 

The Sandestin Wine Festival, one of the top wine festivals in the country, today announced that nationally known healthy eating expert Diane Henderiks will be a presenting chef at its 2013 Spring event.

Slated for this April 18-21, the Sandestin Wine Festival is known as the “Kentucky Derby of Wine Festivals.” It will be a picture perfect event complete with white tents, the tasting of hundreds of wines, Gulf seafood and other culinary treats, and live music.

A chef and registered dietitian, Ms. Henderiks teaches America how to cook and eat well.  On Friday, April 19 at the Sandestin Wine Festival, she will entertain guests at the Coastal Living Magazine Stage during the Grand Wine Tasting event.

Ms. Henderiks has been a guest on many of the country’s leading media including CBS-TV, ABC-TV’s Good Morning American, NBC-TV Fox News, CNN, TLC, BetterTV and on Martha Stewart Radio. She has raised the culinary bar for healthy cooking and is renowned for her expertise in creating wholesome cuisine that is both delicious and nutritious.

Now in its 27th year, the Sandestin Wine Festival is the most established and continuously running wine festival on the Coast.  Guests are invited to “uncork some fun in the sun,” and see why the Sandestin Wine Festival receives accolades from media around the country.    Four days of unique events will include the following:  

Thursday, April 18

Wine Dinners at Sandestin’s Village of Baytowne Wharf

Village restaurants including Marlin Grill, Bistro Bijoux and Graffiti will offer specially prepared menus paired with wines.

Friday, April 19

Grand Wine Tasting and Cooking Demonstrations at the Coastal Living Stage, 5 to 8 p.m. 

The pouring of hundreds of domestic and international wines and spirits makes for a grand event, and offers a rare opportunity to learn about the finest appellations from major producing countries in all varieties, styles and price ranges.  Visit the Culinary Pavilion as well to sample delicious fare and Gulf seafood paired with wines.  

Location:  The Village of Baytowne Wharf

Cooking Demonstrations at the Coastal Living Stage, 6 and 7 p.m.

Be entertained by culinary experts including Diane Henderiks.  Learn how she prepares favorite, healthy entrees and suggestions for wine pairings.

Location:  The Grand Lawn

Price:  Free with paid Wine Festival entry and wristband. Please note seating is limited.

Retail Tent, 2 to 9 p.m.  

Purchase your favorite wine or spirits at a special Wine Festival discount. 

Location:  Near the Baytowne Marina

Saturday, April 20

VIP Connoisseur Experience
Wine aficionados will enjoy a VIP tasting of rare and specialty wines.  This VIP experience includes:

  • Celebrity reception from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Tasting menu lunch
  • A Specialty Reidel Wine Glass
  • Express entry into the Grand Wine Tasting

Location:  SunQuest Cruises' Solaris Yacht at Baytowne Marina

Grand Wine Tasting

The pouring of hundreds of domestic and international wines and spirits offers a rare opportunity to learn about the finest appellations in all varieties, styles and price ranges.  Visit the Culinary Pavilion as well to sample delicious fair including Gulf seafood paired with wines.  

Location:  The Village of Baytowne Wharf

Coastal Living Stage Presents Paula Deen, 2:15 and 3:45 p.m.   

Be entertained by Paula Deen and see one of her favorite recipes paired with wine.  

Location:  The Grand Lawn

Price:  Free with paid Wine Festival entry and wristband.  Please note seating is limited.

Retail Tent, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Purchase your favorite wine or spirits at a special Wine Festival discount. 

Location:  Near the Baytowne Marina

Sunday, April 21

Sunday Brunch by the Bay

Enjoy scenic views of the Bay, music and the charming marina while treating yourself to a delicious Sunday Brunch featuring wonderful champagnes and even a “Create Your Own” Bloody Mary Bar. 

Location:   Baytowne Marina

Because of the strong demand, high ticket sales and community support, people are encouraged to purchase tickets early before sessions sell out. 

Additional details are available at www.sandestinwinefestival.com.

Proceeds will be donated to The Fisher House, a worthwhile organization that provides free or low cost lodging to veterans and military families receiving treatment at military medical centers.

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