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.

Thursday
Mar112010

2010 Wine Winners

SANDESTIN GOLF AND BEACH RESORT ANNOUNCES “THE BEST OF SHOW” WINES FOR THE 24TH ANNUAL SANDESTIN WINE FESTIVAL SCHEDULED FOR APRIL

Destin, Fla. (Feb. 2010)—Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is announcing the list of winning wines that will be available at the 24th Annual Sandestin Wine Festival taking place at The Village of Baytowne Wharf in April

As a result of a comprehensive wine judging session, votes were cast for “Best of Show” for white and red wines. Gold, silver and bronze medals were also awarded in more than 50 different categories.

This year’s top winners include:

  • Mulderbosch Chardonnay
  • Tenuta di Trinoro

The Sandestin Wine Festival features three days dedicated to celebrating wine. On Friday, April 23, events include theWinemakers & Shakers walkabout at Wine World Destin. Featured festival seminars include Whiskeys around the World and Celebrate the Flavor!- a look at goat's and sheep's cheeses. The wine retail tent will also be open from noon- 8 p.m.

The Grand Wine Tasting event will run both April 24 and 25 featuring the winning wines recognized by the Sandestin Wine Festival, plus the other 600+ domestic and international wines showcased. Wine novices and wine aficionados alike will have the opportunity to learn about the finest labels from all major producing countries- in all varieties, styles and price ranges- from vineyard representatives across the globe.

As an added bonus this year, entrance into the festival includes the special Culinary Pavilion, featuring gourmet cheeses, meats, hors d’oeuvres, chocolates and nuts, all specially paired with wines.

One of the special aspects of the Sandestin Wine Festival is the ability to stay at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, and be just steps or a complimentary tram ride away from the festivities at the Village of Baytowne Wharf. To book a Sandestin Wine Festival overnight package including tickets and accommodations please call (800) 622-2740 or visit www.sandestin.com.

For a full list of the 2010 winning wines, complete guide to festival events, online ticket sales or more information please visit www.sandestinwinefestival.com.

Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort offers the most complete resort experience in North America. Sandestin is a 2,400-acre destination for all seasons and for all ages, located on Northwest Florida’s Emerald Coast, an area recognized as one of the top 2010 destinations in the world by Frommer’s. The resort invites guests to enter a world of 30 charming neighborhoods featuring 1,500 condominiums, villas, town homes and a wide variety of hotel accommodations. A member of Beaches of South Walton, Sandestin features more than seven miles of sugar-white sand beaches and pristine bay front, four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a 98-slip marina, a fitness center and spa, 65,000 square feet of event space and The Village of Baytowne Wharf, a pedestrian village featuring boutique shops, casual and fine dining restaurants and nightlife.

Wednesday
Jan132010

Discount Tickets Available Now!

 

SANDESTIN® GOLF AND BEACH RESORT ANNOUNCES TICKET SALES

FOR THE 24th ANNUAL SANDESTIN WINE FESTIVAL AT BAYTOWNE WHARF

Destin FL (November 13, 2009) -- Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort today announces that tickets for the 24th Annual Sandestin Wine Festival are on sale now with early bird ticket pricing. The acclaimed Sandestin Wine Festival at The Village of Baytowne Wharf is one of the hottest events of the year on the Florida Gulf Coast.

The 2010 Sandestin Wine Festival events start on Thursday, April 22 and run through Sunday, April 25.

Historically, thousands of people from around the country enjoy this special Sandestin area event.   Wine novices are able to learn more about wines and sample from a comprehensive selection including the finest appellations from all major producing countries. Wine aficionados enjoy meeting winemakers, asking detailed questions and acquiring hard-to-get selections.

On Saturday and Sunday, April 24 and 25, The Sandestin Wine Festival features Grand Wine Tastings, the pouring of more than 600 domestic and international wines.  Representatives from more than 80 vineyards from across the globe will be available to entertain questions, offering a rare opportunity to learn about the finest appellations from all major producing countries in all varieties, styles and price ranges. For tickets and schedule of events visit www.sandestinwinefestival.com

  • Early bird ticket prices are available now while quantities last for $65 a day or $120 for both days.
  • Regular advanced tickets are $80 a day and $120 for both days.
  • Tickets can be bought the day of the event for $90 a day or $130 for both days.

 In coordination with the Sandestin Wine Festival, the Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation holds concurrent events that appeal to passionate wine enthusiasts. The Destin Charity Wine Auction will be held Saturday, April 24 and will feature distinctive wines from internationally acclaimed vintners, poured and paired with fine cuisine created by a selection of the area’s top chefs. While wining and dining, attendees will enjoy a silent auction and the excitement of live music. The night will culminate with a high-energy and entertaining live auction that will include rare and distinctive wines, spectacular trips and other incredible one-of-a-kind items. For more information visit www.dcwaf.org.

To book accommodations at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort during this spectacular event please call (800) 622-1038 or visit www.sandestin.com

Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort offers the most complete resort experience in North America.  Located on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, Sandestin is a 2,400-acre destination resort for all seasons and for all ages. A member of Beaches of South Walton, Sandestin invites guests to enter a world of 30 charming neighborhoods featuring 1,500 condominiums, villas, town homes and a wide variety of hotel accommodations. The resort boasts more than seven miles of sugar-white sand beaches and pristine bay front, four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a 98-slip marina, a fitness center and spa, 65,000 square feet of meeting space and The Village of Baytowne Wharf, a pedestrian village featuring boutique shops, casual and fine dining restaurants and nightlife venues.  Sandestin is part of Intrawest Hospitality Management (www.intrawest.com), a leader in destination resorts. 

 

 

 

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