27th Annual Sandestin Wine Festival with Paula Deen

The 27th Sandestin Wine Festival will be held at Baytowne Wharf on April 18-21, 2013.  This four-day wine event has been titled “Best Annual Event” by Destin Magazine and will feature celebrity chefs including Paula Deen and Diane Henderiks.

27th Annual Sandestin Wine Festival

Sandestin Wine Festival is an annual event where beginners can learn about over 100 wines and sample different varieties, styles and price ranges.  Wines will be available for purchase at a Retail Tent at a discounted rate.  The Village of Baytowne Wharf will have live music, culinary demonstrations, shopping and dining and is open to the public during the event.

Thursday, April 18 will feature Alexander Valley Vineyard aboard the SunQuest Cruises’ Solaris Yacht and Graffiti Restaurant will have a 5 course tasting menu that features Pinnacle Vodka.

The Coastal Living Stage will feature cooking demonstrations on Friday and Saturday, April 19 and 20 by Paula Deen and Diane Henderiks.

Grand Wine Tasting will be on Friday from 5-8 and Saturday from 1-5 at the Village of Baytowne Wharf where there are hundreds of wines to sample.  Vineyard representatives will be present to answer questions and is a rare opportunity to learn about wines.

On Saturday the 20th from11am to 1pm there will also be a VIP connoisseur experience aboard the Solaris Cruise at Baytowne Marina.  Enjoy a celebrity reception, A specialty Reidel Wine Glass and Express Entry into the Grand Wine Tasting.

On Sunday, April 21 you can enjoy a Champagne Brunch at the Marina from 10am to 2pm.  Create your own Bloody Mary’s and enjoy the view of the Choctawhatchee Bay while enjoying live music and free-flowing champagne.

To purchase tickets for the events above please visit: http://www.sandestinwinefestival.com/