DESTIN, FL, Dec. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - For people searching for a convenient
gift of "good taste" for the holidays, look no further. The Sandestin Wine Festival, one of the most treasured traditions in the
South, makes it easy and convenient to give a memorable gift by
purchasing tickets online to this special event this April 10-13.
Held in the charming Village of Baytowne Wharf, the Sandestin Wine
Festival has affectionately been called the "Kentucky Derby of Wine
Festivals" because of its popularity and grandeur. It was also named
the "Best Annual Event" by Destin Magazine.
Now in its 28th year and hundreds of tickets sold already for the 2014 event, the Sandestin Wine Festival is the original and most established and
continuously running wine festival on the Coast. There is no
substitute for this magnificent tradition of the pouring of more than
700 wines in the comfortable, scenic, charming and family friendly
setting of the Village in the top rated Sandestin Golf and Beach
A Friday evening Grand Wine Tasting on April 11 is combined with the
Grand Wine Tasting on Saturday, April 12. Based on the success of last
year's event, the wine festival is further expanding in the Village of
Baytowne Wharf and at the Baytowne Marina. Additional events include
specialty wine dinners on Thursday, April 10 and a lovely wine and
champagne brunch on Sunday, April 13 at the scenic Baytowne Marina.
Discounted tickets to the Grand Wine Tastings can be conveniently
purchased at www.sandestinwinefestival.com. All people need to do is click, pay and print, and put this special
gift under the tree. Packages combining discounted accommodations and
tickets are also available by calling 1.866.91.BEACH.
New this year as a major sponsor is the addition of ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, Florida's oldest and largest independent fine wine and spirits merchant.
Coastal Living Magazine, the premier magazine for people who love the
coast, is a presenting sponsor, and other notable organizations
including The Atlanta Wine School and the Visit South Walton Tourism
Development Council are supporting sponsors.
Proceeds of the Sandestin Wine Festival will go to children in need
through the Sandestin Foundation for Kids and the Fisher House, a
home-away-from-home for the Military families of seriously ill or
Check out videos about the Sandestin Wine Festival at YouTube.com,
including last year's touching "flash mob" marriage proposal at the
Baytowne Marina http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sevg2w8C8xg; the donation of more than $50,000 to local charities http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXPOOzlIcwI; and other great visuals http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWQyT1DsiCU
Additional news about featured guest and events will continued to be
posted at sandestinwinefestival.com.
About Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort (www.sandestin.com) 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 1,200 Destin vacation rentals, condominiums,
villas, town homes and among the best in South Walton hotel
accommodations. As a member of Visit Florida and Visit South Walton,
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, the area's leading pedestrian
village with shopping, dining and nightlife.
SOURCE: Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
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