2015 Destin Charity Wine Auction Weekend


10th Annual Destin Charity Wine Auction Weekend: Homecoming 

April 24-26, 2015

Packages on sale September 2014

The Destin Charity Wine Auction Weekend, recognized as one of the nation’s “Top 10 U.S. Charity Wine Auctions” by Wine Spectator Magazine two years in a row is the Foundation’s largest annual event, and takes place over the 4th weekend of April each year. The event draws wine aficionados, gourmet chefs and celebrity vintners from around the globe to enjoy world-class wines in the picture-perfect setting & white sand beaches of the Northwest Florida’s Emerald Coast. Funds raised will benefit 12 local charities impacting the lives of children in need.   




Patron Dinner/ Restaurant Dinner of your choice -  Friday (4/24)

On April 24th, some of the Emerald Coast's most exquisite homes set the stage for the 2015 Patron Dinners. Each Patron Dinner will feature a nationally recognized chef paired with a world-class celebrity vintner. The dinners provide a unique opportunity to interact with fellow wine enthusiasts while enjoying innovative cuisine and the world's finest wines. Patrons will also enjoy complimentary transportation to and from your dinner!


Reserve Tasting & 10th Annual Destin Charity Wine Auction -  Saturday (4/25)

On April 25th, the Reserve Tasting and Live Auction will be held under an air conditioned tent on Grand Boulevard at Sandestin Town Center’s North Lawn. It will feature distinctive wines from internationally acclaimed vintners, poured and paired with fine cuisine created by a selection of the area's top local restaurants. While wining and dining, attendees will enjoy a silent auction. The event will culminate with a high-energy live auction which includes rare and distinctive wines, spectacular trips and other incredible one-of-a-kind items. The theme for this year's Auction is "Homecoming." Get ready to show your spirit!

            1:00 PM- Reserve Tasting & Silent Auction

            3:00 PM- Live Auction

            Location-  Grand Boulevard at Sandestin Town Center’s North Lawn

            Address- 600 Grand Boulevard, Miramar Beach, FL 32550

            Attire- Resort Casual


South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival -  Sunday (4/26)

On April 26th, Patrons are invited to enjoy even more wine at DCWAF's sister event, the 3rd Annual South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival. Brought to you by the same folks who founded the Sandestin Wine Festival for more than 28 years have rebranded this classic festival in a new location to make it better than ever. And what's not to like when all proceeds from the new South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival benefit Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation's 12 benefiting charities working to change the lives of children in Northwest Florida.


Other Events

Destin Beer Festival benefiting DCWAF


Saturday, September 27, 2014

Paradise Key Shopping Center- Outside Wine World Destin 

2pm – 5pm

General Admission: $35 in Advance, $45 day of event  

VIP: $50 in Advance, $60 day of event

The Destin Beer Festival, hosted by Wine World, will feature high-end craft and microbrews on display Saturday, September 27th, from 2 to 5 p.m. (with VIP event starting at 1pm.) The event will also offer various culinary stations, a VIP Tent, live entertainment and a silent auction. Some of the biggest names in the craft brewing industry will be exhibiting at this event! Proceeds from this year's event benefit Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation, which raises funds for Northwest FL children in need. 

Tickets for VIP are $50 in advance and $60 the day of. For those that purchased VIP tickets, you get into the fest an hour early, at 1pm to schmooze with the beer celebs (maybe get an autograph), swap beer making stories and taste something special from their cask that no one else will get to sip!  

General Admission Tickets prices are $35 in advance and $45 the day of.

Event Partners include: Wine World, Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation & ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals

2nd Annual DCWAF Golf Tournament Fore Kids


Register HERE


 Monday, October 20, 2014

 Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club  4801 W County Highway 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459


Check-In & Lunch……………………11:00 am  

Shotgun Start……..………………….12:30 pm

Awards…………………..………….....6:00 pm

*Following play at the Vue on 30A, spouses and guests welcome.  


Hole Sponsor $3,000

Tee Sponsor $500

Cart Sponsor $500


Seeing Red Wine Festival® Weekend


November 7-9, 2014 

Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation is pleased to announce our exclusive partnership with SEASIDE® to produce the 24th Annual Seeing Red Wine Festival®  Through DCWAF, 100% of event proceeds will benefit Northwest Florida children in need! 

2014 Schedule of Events:


Al Fresco Reserve Tasting

Friday, November 7

Seaside, FL - Lyceum Lawn

6pm – 8pm



24th Annual Seeing Red Wine Festival® Grand Tasting

Saturday, November 8

Seaside, FL - Downtown

1-4 pm



Fall Walkabout & Charity Auction

Sunday, November 9

Hilton Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort - Sunset Deck  

2-5 pm



Click "Attend" for individual event details

2015 Tasting of Champions


Friday, January 30, 2015

6:00-8:00 PM

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa

Sample from the 600+ 2015 South Walton Beaches Food & Wine Festival entries, including medal winners in over 60 categories and light appetizers.

Tickets: $50