South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival

April 26-29, 2018

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2018 Schedule

All festival events take place in Grand Boulevard’s Town Center except Tasting of Champions and Winemakers & Shakers


Tasting of Champions BUY TICKETS $50

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM | Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, Ballroom

At this festival preview, sample from the 500+ 2018 South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival wine entries, including newly named medal winners in more than 70 categories along with gourmet food stations.


Winemakers and Shakers BUY TICKETS $40

5 PM – 7 PM | Wine World in Destin

Join us as we host honored winemakers and shakers from some of the top wineries in the world and taste great wines.


Craft Beer and Spirits Jam BUY TICKETS $40; $45 beginning April 23

6 PM – 9 PM | Town Center and Grand Park

Taste and enjoy specialty craft beers and spirits from the hottest breweries and distilleries in the country. Meet the people who make these lively libations. Nosh on great food on EATS Street. Live music to maximize your jam.

SATURDAY, April 28

Grand Tasting BUY TICKETS $85; $99 beginning Jan. 1; $110 beginning April 23

1 PM – 5 PM | Town Center and Culinary Village

It’s all about the wine! It truly is all about the quality, diversity and scope of wines being offered and the skills and relevance of the people bringing them to you. More than 800 wines are available at the Grand Tasting and ticket price includes Savor South Walton Culinary Village, Tasting Seminars, Rosé All Day Garden, Spirits Row, chef demos and Nashville Songwriters Showcase.

Destin Charity Wine Auction Separate ticketed event

3 PM | Auction Central

This unparalleled charity event raises money for children in need in Northwest Florida and was named a “Top 10 Charity Wine Auction” by Wine Spectator magazine for the last four consecutive years. For more information about Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation’s amazing mission and this event, please visit their website: www.DCWAF.org.

SUNDAY, April 29

Grand Tasting BUY TICKETS $85; $99 beginning Jan. 1; $110 beginning April 23

1 PM – 5 PM | Town Center and Culinary Village

Sometimes something is so much fun you want to do it all over again. Welcome back to day two of the Grand Tastings. For those of you just joining us, relax and enjoy ambling around Grand Boulevard’s large Town Center as you taste as many of the 800 bottles of wine as you like. Stroll over to the Savor South Walton Culinary Village and taste delicious food, selected to go with all varietals of wines. Check out the songwriters who came in from Nashville to play just for you.

VIP Wine Festival 3-Day Packages include ALL festival events

Throughout the festival, enjoy Entry to ALL Festival events except Winemakers & Shakers (separate ticket).


We love pets, but not in the kitchen. We allow service animals only in Culinary Village.