Save the date! The 3rd Annual Harvest Wine & Food Festival is returning to WaterColor the last weekend in October, and is poised to be bigger and better than ever. Rated as one of the premier wine and food festivals in the Southeast, Harvest provides patrons the opportunity to sip and savor some of the world’s finest wine and culinary selections. Headliners to be announced. This event benefits the Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation, of which, Food For Thought is a beneficiary.
Schedule of Events:
Thursday, October 24: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Celebrity Winemaker Dinners
Catena Zapata with Chef David Bancroft presented by 360 Blue & Good Grit Magazine
Gamble Family Vineyards at Vin'tij Food & Wine
PRIME Cellars at Bijoux Restaurant + Spirits
ROY Estate at Seagar's presented by RJH & Associates
Friday, October 25: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m
Al Fresco Reserve Tasting
The Al Fresco Reserve Tasting 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, October 26: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m
Mad About Malbec Seminar | 301 Western Lake Dr., WaterColor
Sommelier and Brand Ambassador Marika Vida-Arnold invites you to taste through the most fascinating features that define the various Malbec wines produced by the world-famous Argentinian Bodega, Catena Zapata. In this intimate seminar, guests will be treated to six different Malbec from the Bodega Catena Zapata range of wines.
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Grand Tasting | Cerulean Park
Tickets: $150 General Admission | $300 VIP
The Grand Tasting is the festival's main event and is designed to highlight harvest season at the beach. Large seafood, barbecue and provisional stations manned by celebrity chefs and supplemented by the best restaurants along the Gulf Coast are combined with tasting stations featuring over 250 wines from around the world. Craft beer and spirit tents and an exclusive VIP experience will also be available.
VIP tickets include a private entrance to the festival and access to the exclusive VIP lounge featuring elevated wines, additional food, and access to Saturday college football.