2023 South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival

April 27-30, 2023
Coming January 2023
Winemakers and Shakers at Wine World Destin
Apr. 27

Thursday, April 27, 2023 | 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 to celebrate the best in wine and food.

Sales start Jan. 1

VIP Wine Festival 3-Day Package
Apr. 28

Inlcudes ALL festival events, FRIDAY, APRIL 28 – SUNDAY, APRIL 30 

Throughout the festival, enjoy entry to ALL Festival events except for Winemakers & Shakers (ticket purchased separately). VIP Package includes 

VIP Entrance 

VIP Swag Bag with festival gift 

FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2023 

4–6 PM. — VIP Kick-off Event Tasting – Up close and personal with festival celebrities 

5:30–8PM — Craft Spirits Jam 

SATURDAY, April 29, 2023 

Grand Tasting 

SUNDAY, April 30, 2023 

Grand Tasting

Saturday Grand Tasting
Mar. 31

SATURDAY, April 29 (1 PM–4 PM) | Town Center and Culinary Village 

It's all about the wine, and our wines got even better! Because it is all about the quality, diversity, and scope of wines being offered and the relevance of the people bringing them to you, we are boldly choosing to pour fewer but higher quality wines. More than 500 wines are available to taste at the Grand Tasting. The ticket price includes Savor South Walton Culinary Village, Tasting Seminars, Jackson Family Wine World, Spirits Row, chef demos, and Nashville Songwriters Showcase.

Sunday Grand Tasting
Mar. 31

SUNDAY, April 30 (1 PM–4 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 where our wines are higher quality than ever before. 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 more than 500 bottles of wine as you like. Stroll over to the Savor South Walton Culinary Village and taste delicious food, selected to go with all varieties of wines. Check out the songwriters who came in from Nashville to play just for you.

Craft Beer & Spirits Jam
Mar. 31

Friday, April 28, 2023 | 5:30 PM – 8 PM | Town Center & Grand Park 

Taste specialty craft beer, spirits and craft cocktails from the best breweries and distilleries in the country, meet the people who make these lively libations and nosh on great food from culinary experts. Enjoy live music and dance the night away! 

Additional Information

2023 South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival

A dazzling roster of dozens of celebrity winemakers, distillers, brewmasters, and chefs converge in South Walton, Florida to wine, dine, educate, and entertain guests as part of the three-day celebration of wine. The South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival is held each April throughout Grand Boulevard.

Make your plans to join us now and be prepared to sip more than 600 wines presented by knowledgeable wine industry insiders, savor delectabale small bites from our Nosh Pavilions, led by the best restaurants South Walton has to offer, and stroll the beautiful boulevard.

2023 SoWalWine Festival — Schedule


Winemakers & Shakers | 5 PM – 7 PM | Wine World in Destin

FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2023

Kick-Off VIP Wine Tasting | 4 PM – 6 PM | Town Center & Grand Park

Craft Beer & Spirits Jam | 5:30 PM – 8 PM | Town Center & Grand Park


Grand Tasting | 1 PM – 4 PM | Town Center & Culinary Village

SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 2023

Grand Tasting | 1 PM – 4 PM | Town Center & Culinary Village