The sell-out weekend kicks off with Patron Dinners hosted in private homes and restaurants along the Emerald Coast. Each of the dinners supports one of DCWAF's benefiting charities.The Destin Charity Wine Auction is the main event of the weekend, hosted on Saturday, April 29. The Reserve Tasting and Live Auction are held under an air conditioned tent at Grand Boulevard Sandestin Town Center. The event will feature distinctive wines from internationally acclaimed vintners, poured and paired with cuisine created by a selection of the area’s top local restaurants.
The Reserve Tasting is accompanied by a silent auction with some super silent offerings featuring wine, autographed large format bottles, art, and more. The event culminates with a high-energy live auction, which includes rare and distinctive wines, spectacular trips, and other incredible one-of-a-kind items. The Destin Charity Auction is hosted each year in conjunction with the South Walton Beaches Wine and Food Festival, which also takes place in Grand Boulevard Sandestin Town Center the same weekend.
2023 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: SOLD OUT
Friday, April 28 at 6 PM CDT
Patron Dinners | Private homes and restaurants along the Emerald Coast
Saturday, April 29
Destin Charity Wine Auction from 1pm - 6pm
The Reserve Tasting will begin at 1pm and the Live Auction will begin at 3pm.
Virtual bidding in the Silent, Super Silent, and Cellar auctions will begin Friday, April 28 at 9am and end Sunday, April 30 at noon central time. Bidding in the live auction is in-person only.
Sunday, April 30 at 1 PM CDT
South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival
The 18th Annual Destin Charity Wine Auction presented by the Jumonville Family is embedded within the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival in Grand Boulevard. Patrons attending the auction have access to the festival's Sunday Grand Tasting.
Attire is resort casual.