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Harvest Wine & Food Festival

Nov 2, 2017 to Nov 5, 2017

This November, a new wine and food festival is coming to South Walton. The Harvest Wine & Food Festival, presented by the Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation, is held Nov. 2-5 in WaterColor. Featuring world-renowned wine makers and local restaurants raising money in support of DCWAF's mission to assist children in need in Northwest Florida, Harvest Wine & Food Festival will provide patrons the opportunity to sip and savor some of the world's finest wine and culinary selections while enjoying the iconic beach town of WaterColor. The three-day event will feature three Celebrity Winemaker Dinners hosted in various South Walton restaurants on Thursday night, an Al Fresco Reserve Tasting at the WaterColor Beach Club on Friday night, and  Grand Tasting featuring more than 400 wines paired with food stations showcasing coastal cuisine on Saturday. VIP tickets and access to silent auction bidding are also available throughout the weekend. To learn more about the event and to purchase tickets visit

Schedule of Events:

Thursday, November 2
Celebrity Winemaker Dinners, 6 p.m.
Tickets: $150
Gamble Family Vineyards - Cafe Thirty-A
Magnolia Blossom & Champagne Delamotte - Wine World WaterColor
Rudd Oakville Estate - Seagar's Prime Steaks & Seafood presented by Krueger, Fosdyck & Associates - Merrill Lynch
Friday, November 3
Al Fresco Reserve Tasting, 6-8 p.m.
Tickets: $200
The Al Fresco Reserve Tasting held at WaterColor Beach Club will offer festival-goers a selection of library wines that feature rare vintages not easily accessible to the average consumer. An array of perfectly paired hors d’oeuvres and live music all set to a breathtaking Gulf coast sunset will make for a memorable and elegant evening.
Saturday, November 4
Grand Tasting, 1-4 p.m.
Tickets: $150 General Admission, $300 VIP
The Grand Tasting, held in Cerulean Park, is the festival's main event featuring more than 150 wines for tasting. Patrons will spend the afternoon strolling through Cerulean Lawn sipping an extensive array of highly sought after wines from around the world while enjoying live music, light bites from South Walton's leading local restaurants and the opportunity to purchase wine on site. A BBQ pit and seafood station will also be on site for heartier culinary experiences. Festival-goers will also have an opportunity to attend the Grand Tasting in style as a VIP. VIP tickets include early entry and access to an additional tent filled with rare wines, exclusive food options and celebrity bottle signings.
It wouldn’t be a DCWAF event without the opportunity to bid high and bid often. A silent auction featuring a variety of rare wines, staycations and unique experiences will open Friday, November 3 at 6:00 p.m. and will run through Sunday, November 5 at noon. The opportunity to purchase wine and other merchandise on-site will also be available throughout the festival.
Additional schedule details will be announced later.





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