Wine lovers living on the Gulf Coast are in luck. They can join bourbon, beer, barbecue, and cocktail aficionados at the 30A Wine Festival.
The 30A Wine Festival will take place Wednesday, February 20 through Sunday, February 24. There are so many events packed into this festival. You’re going to have a great time.
Everything kicks of on Wednesday, February 20 with a Wine Dinner in the Red Loggia at Caliza Restaurant. Guests will enjoy a four-course meal from Chef Drew Dzejak and wines from Hertelendy Vineyards.
On Thursday, February 21, you can enjoy an oysters and champagne event. You’ll get to listen to live music while you learn about pairing sparkling wines with oysters from around the South.
Things really heat up once the weekend arrives. On Friday, February 22, there will be a mixology seminar that teaches attendees to create three different craft cocktails. The seminar will be in the Red Loggia at Caliza Restaurant. Later in the night, the Bourbon, Beer & Butts event will be at Kelly Green at Alys Beach. You’ll enjoy live music, bourbons from distilleries all over the country, craft beers, and delicious barbecue dishes.
Saturday, February 23, is shaping up to be an all-day party. Spend the afternoon in Red Loggia at Caliza Restaurant. You’ll enjoy seminars that will teach you the finer points of wine tasting. There will be small bites to snack on, too. At 3:30, the grand tasting begins. Attendees at South Charles Street will get to sip more than 80 wines from all over the globe.
Don’t forget Rosé & Croquet on Sunday, February 24. Attendees will enjoy a brunch featuring some really special rosés, then compete in teams of four in the croquet tournament.
Some events are sold out, but you can still buy tickets for others online.
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