Looking to ring in the change of colors during your fall beach trip? Celebrate the reds and yellows of the season with world-class Chardonnays and Cabernets at the Harvest Wine and Food Festival. The annual event brings in the best wines from around the globe and pairs them with local vendors for a one-of-a-kind tasting. This is one fall event you will not want to miss.
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Experience the Best of the Harvest Wine and Food Festival
The three-day festival is one of the Panhandle’s premier wine tasting events. Crowds flock to the Harvest Wine and Food Festival to enjoy unique wines from around the world along with superb culinary dishes. Experience the action for yourself with our guide to the exciting event.
Celebrity Winemaking Dinner
The festival kicks off with the Celebrity Winemaking Dinner. This year’s headliner is Catena Zapata. The Argentian reds are expertly paired with local, chef-crafted meals for an outstanding presentation. Grab your tickets before they sell out for the palate-enhancing opening event.
Al Fresco Reserve Tasting
Here’s your chance to experience vintage wines like a true sommelier. Wineries from across the globe will be uncorking their very best reds and whites for the ultimate tasting experience. Pair that with our gorgeous Gulf-coast views, live music on the lawn, and hors d’oeuvres from local eateries, and you are in for a fantastic night.
The Harvest Wine and Food Festival’s main event is the grand tasting held on Saturday at Cerulean Park. The headliner flawlessly blends the neighborly feel of Sandestin with all of the sophistication that the wines bring. Enjoy large seafood and barbeque stations along with tasting stations from over 250 craft wine and beer vendors from around the world.
If you’re a football fan, you’ll want to celebrate the harvest season in true fashion by purchasing a VIP ticket to the Grand Tasting and receiving access to Saturday’s college football game. Get your ticket to the immersive wine tasting action on the event’s website.
Unwine with Your Friend at the Beach
When you’re ready to wind down from a day at the Harvest Wine and Food Festival, come back to your Gulf-front condo just down the road at Adiago A304. The condo boasts four bedrooms, three baths, and comfortably sleeps up to ten people. It’s pristinely updated and perfectly blends a sophisticated modern look with cozy beach furnishings. The kitchen is well-equipped and ideal for hosting family dinners.
Take your relaxation game up a notch with an in-condo massage organized by our professional concierge team. Have your therapist set up on the patio for a massage complimented with the sounds of the crashing waves. Restoring is only a click away.