Thursday
Oct252012

Sandestin Wine Festival Named "Best" Annual Event in Destin Area

SANDESTIN WINE FESTIVAL NAMED “BEST” ANNUAL EVENT IN DESTIN AREA;
NAMES COASTAL LIVING SPONSOR AND OTHER NEWS

 Destin, FL – The Sandestin Wine Festival, one of the greatest and treasured traditions in the South, was named the Best Annual Event in the area by Destin Magazine.  

 The Sandestin Wine Festival is scheduled this April 18-21, 2013 in the charming Village of Baytowne Wharf.  The event has affectionately been called the “Kentucky Derby of Wine Festivals” because of its popularity and grandeur.

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort today also announced that Coastal Living Magazine signed on as a presenting sponsor for this event for the forth consecutive year.  Coastal Living is the premier magazine for people who love the coast.  It is the ultimate magazine and resource for coastal décor, food, lifestyle trends and travel.

In related news, event organizers are planning the best series of events in the history of the festival.  New this year is “Sparkling Wines and Holiday Lights.”  On Saturday, November 17 from 4-7 p.m., guests can stroll Village streets lined in twinkling lights and greenery, as they sip a variety of champagnes and taste featured menu items from various Village restaurants. Participating merchants will be decked out for the holiday season, when you stop by to sample their featured bubbly. Enjoy a sneak peak of the Village tree lighting and holiday entertainment throughout the Village.  To purchase tickets visit sandestinwinefestival.com 

About the Sandestin Wine Festival

Now in its 27th year, the Sandestin Wine Festival the most established and continuously running wine festival on the Coast, and features one-of-a-kind seminars, wine dinners, grand wine tastings and culinary experiences.  According to Village spokesperson Lanier Motes, there is no substitute for this magnificent tradition of the pouring of more than 700 wines, lovely weather, great events in a scenic and family friendly setting.  Complete information about the April Festival and affiliated events can be found at www.sandestinwinefestival.com.

About Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort was named the #1 resort on Florida’s Emerald Coast. The resort invites guests to a world of 2,400 acres and 30 charming neighborhoods featuring 1,300 Destin vacation rentals, condominiums, villas, town homes and the best in Destin hotel accommodations. As a member of Visit South Walton and Visit Florida, the resort features 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 pedestrian village with shopping, dining and nightlife. 

Guests and prospective guests are invited to download Sandestin’s APP for iPhone and Android devices, or become a Facebook Fan or Twitter follower for the latest events and news.

Wednesday
Sep122012

Sandestin Wine Festival Announces Special Ticket Pricing for the First 300 Ticket Purchasers

SANDESTIN WINE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES GROUPON LIKE-DEAL
TO UNCORK FUN IN THE SUN
Special Prices Announced for the First 300 Ticket Purchasers

To celebrate the beginning of ticket sales for the 27th annual Sandestin Wine Festival, event organizers are offering a special discount of more than 35 percent for the first 300 people who purchase Grand Wine Tasting tickets.

The Sandestin Wine Festival, the most established and continuously running wine festival on the Coast, is scheduled for April 18-21. The event has affectionately been called the “Kentucky Derby of Wine Festivals” because of its popularity and grandeur.

This festival is a picture-perfect series of events, complete with white tents, flowing wine, gourmet food and live music at The Village of Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. The Sandestin Wine Festival features one-of-a-kind seminars, wine dinners, grand wine tastings and culinary experiences.

For the first 300 ticket purchasers, the special price for the Grand Wine Tasting on Saturday, April 20 is only $60 compared to $95 if purchased at the door. The new Friday Twilight Tasting on April 19 is being offered at only $50, compared to the full ticket price of $75. Online booking fees apply.

These advance discounted tickets are available at http://www.sandestinwinefestival.com/tickets/. Group discounts are available. Additional announcements including featured wines, celebrities and other updates will also be released in the coming weeks.

Monday
Feb142011

Delicious Mischief

Check out this radio interview with John Demers of Delicious Mischief.  He and the founder of the festival, Chan Cox, discuss the event and we also hear from Marlin Grill Restaurant also located at Baytowne Wharf!




Friday
Jun252010

How to Navigate a Wine Festival

We came across this article today and really liked what they had to say!

http://www.wikihow.com/Navigate-a-Wine-Festival

Friday
Mar122010

The Early Bird Caught the Worm

Grand Wine Tasting tickets are currently on sale for the standard price of $80. Limited discount tickets have sold out. Be sure to purchase tickets ahead of time, they will be $90 at the gate.