Save the Date – Taste of the Beach: November 4-7
Savor in the flavors, sights and sounds of the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast. Save the Date for November 4-7, in a celebration of the beach, as wine aficionados, gourmets, philianthropists and successful friends create an unparalleled four day gala.
Welcome to Taste of the Beach 2010!
Taste of the Destin Harbor
Thursday, November 4, 2010 / 5:00PM
Location: Emerald Grande, Captainâ€™s Deck
The official kick-off for Taste of The Beach. Featuring celebrity vintners and chefs presenting a culinary and wine walkabout tasting.
Al Fresco Reserve Tasting in Ruskin Place
Friday, November 5, 2010 / 6:00PM
Location: Ruskin Place, Seaside
Guest will have the opportunity to taste a range of highly allocated and reserve wines. Local chefs and restaurateurs will provide hors dâ€™oeuvres paired with wines.
Telluride MountainFilm Festival At WaterColor
Friday, November 5 â€“ Saturday, November 6, 2010
Gates open: 6:00PM, Showtime: 7:00PM
Location: Marina Park, Watercolor
Tellurideâ€™s famed MountainFilm Festival comes to the beach, as guests view selections of socially relevant and culturally diverse films from the international festival shown under the stars at WaterColor.
Martini & Culinary Creations with Chef Jon Ashton
Friday, November 5, 2010 / Time TBA
Location: Emerald Grande, Destin Harbor
Taste of The Bay Wine & Food Experience
Friday, November 5, 2010 / 5:30PM
Location: Pier Park, Panama City Beach
More than 1,000 guests taste wines offered by hundreds of vineyards and sample culinary delights from area restaurants at Pier Park in Bay Countyâ€™s Panama City Beach.
Seeing Red Wine Festival
Saturday, November 6, 2010 / 1:00 PM â€“ 4:00 PM
Location: Seaside Amphitheater
The 20th Annual Seeing Red Wine Festival at Seaside is one of the area’s most highly anticipated events. Decades of southern tradition in this charming beach town are complimented by an afternoon event sure to satisfy your taste for wine.
Winemakers & Shakers Dinners
Saturday, November 6 / 6:30 PM
Location: Local restaurants
Local restaurants present their special taste of Northwest Floridaâ€™s beaches with a multi-course, fine-dining experience, paired with wines presented by celebrity vintners.
Taste of The Beach & Charity Wine Auction
Sunday, November 7
Location: Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa Hilton, Pool Deck. Miramar Beach, FL
The weekend closes with a final celebration of food and wine at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa. This walkabout tasting includes a high-end auction, featuring rare and large-format wines, jewelry, art and more.