DESTIN, FL, May 4 /CNW/ - Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort and Sandestin
Wine Festival organizers today announced record results for this year's
25th anniversary event, held this past weekend at the scenic Village of
The Sandestin Wine Festival is the oldest, continuously running event of
its kind in Florida, featuring more than 600 wines, gourmet food and
Sandestin reported record occupancy for this spring weekend, and record
sales at the retail wine tent. Event organizers also announced more
tickets were sold and more people were in attendance than any other
wine fest in the past 25 years. For visual highlights of the event,
visit YouTube http://youtu.be/-Pgb7eN2-9Y or Sandestin's Facebook page.
Record results were attributed to good weather, the event's longstanding
tradition, improving economic conditions, group attendance, sponsor
participation including Coastal Living Magazine, and special features
such as seminars and the Culinary Pavilion.
One of the major benefits of the Sandestin Wine Festival is that
attendees have a rare opportunity to learn about the finest
appellations from all major producing countries in all varieties,
styles and price ranges. Details are available at www.sandestinwinefestival.com.
It was also announced that the next Sandestin Wine Festival will be held
on April 26-29, 2012.
This news follows Sandestin's strong spring 2011 occupancy results, more
than 20 percent over the same period last year. In addition, the
Village of Baytowne Wharf has broken records in its past few major
events including the Sandestin Gumbo Festival in February and the
Baytowne Beer Festival in October.
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort was rated the #1 resort on Florida's
Emerald Coast and offers the most complete resort experience for all
seasons and all ages. Sandestin has 2,400 acres and 30 neighborhoods
with 1,400 condominiums, villas, town homes and the best in Destin
hotel accommodations and vacation rentals. A member of Beaches of
South Walton, Sandestin offers more than seven miles of sugar white
sand beaches and pristine bay front, four championship golf courses, 15
world-class tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a 98-slip marina,
certified children's programs, a fitness center and spa, 65,000 square
feet of meeting space and the Village of Baytowne Wharf, a pedestrian
village with shops, dining restaurants and nightlife. For complete
information, visit www.sandestin.com or call 1-866-91-BEACH.
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