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.
2015 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
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.