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Feb052014

SANDESTIN WINE FESTIVALPROVIDES PERFECT GETAWAY TO UNCORK SOME FUN IN THE SUN

Save the Date for April 10-13 for One of Florida Gulf Coast’s Top Events

Destin, Fla (Jan. 27, 2014) - Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort today announced details for the 28th Annual Sandestin Wine Festival, the most established and continuously running wine festival on the Coast.

Slated for this April 10-13, 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, culinary treats and live music.

Now in its 28th year, 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 10

Wine Dinners at Sandestin’s Village of Baytowne Wharf.

Village restaurants will offer specially prepared menus paired with wines.

Friday, April 11

Grand Wine Tasting, 5-8 p.m. 

The pouring of hundreds of domestic and international wines 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.

Location: The Village of Baytowne Wharf 

Delicious Food Pairings

Interact with the region’s hottest chefs, while sampling foods to pair with wine.

Retail Tent, 2- 9 p.m. 

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

Location: Baytowne Marina

Saturday, April 12

Grand Wine Tasting, 1-5 p.m.

The pouring of hundreds of domestic and international wines 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. Individuals must be at least 21 years of age to taste wines.

Location: The Village of Baytowne Wharf

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

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

Location: Baytowne Marina

Sunday, April 13

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. 

Location: Baytowne Marina

Retail Tent, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Location: Baytowne Marina

 

Accommodations from the Beach to the Bay

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort also provides the convenience of having accommodations that are steps or a convenient complimentary tram ride away from the Festival. Packages with discounted accommodations and tickets are also available (code: WINE14). Call 866.91.BEACH to talk to an expert reservation specialist.

Because of the strong demand, high ticket sales and community support, people are encouraged to purchase tickets early before sessions sell out. Tickets are also a great gift idea for this upcoming Valentine’s Day. 

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 and other worthwhile charities for Sandestin Foundation for Kids.

For more information about the Sandestin Wine Festival, visit www.sandestinwinefestival.com. For added savings, purchase tickets online prior to the event. Group discounts are also available.

Additional announcements including featured chefs and event updates will be released in the coming weeks.

About Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is a major destination for all seasons and all ages, and 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 more than 1,250 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 charming pedestrian village with events, shopping, dining and nightlife. People 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.