Natural Florida Fruit Wine Now On Sale

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Natural Florida Fruit Wine Now On Sale at Beyond the Grape in The Market Shops at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

Released on Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Destin, Fla. – (Dec. 26, 2007) –   Beyond the Grape Wine & Gifts, now open for business in The Market Shops at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, gives a new meaning to the saying, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away." A true taste of Florida, Beyond the Grape features more than 30 varieties of wine produced from Florida citrus, berry and exotic fruits by Florida Orange Grove Inc. & Winery of St. Petersburg.

All wines sold at Beyond the Grape are made from 100 percent fresh fruit. In fact, squeezed into just one bottle of wine is six pounds of fruit. Both unique and good for you, Florida Grove wines are only sold at nearly 20 satellite stores throughout Florida, with Beyond the Grape as the newest. As with traditional grape wine, food enthusiasts will find endless possibilities both to complement their meals and to create new recipes.

"The wines from Florida Orange Grove are very different from traditional grape wine," said store manager, Lana Bradbury. "Comparing the wines from our store to conventional grape wines is like comparing apples and oranges, as each type of wine brings different flavors and pairing possibilities to the palate. I encourage wine enthusiasts and non-wine drinkers alike to sample the many flavors available. They just might be surprised to find a taste they like."

Beyond the Grape offers free wine tasting all day, every day. Some of the award-winning wines include Blueberry Blue, Mango Mamma, Orange Chocolate and Category Five Sangria. Area residents will receive a 10 percent discount at the time of their purchase.

Beyond the Grape also sells wine glasses, bottle openers, charms and customized gift baskets for all occasions. Since these wines are not available outside of Florida, shipments can be arranged to your friends and family in other states.

For more information on Beyond the Grape, call 850/424-3769 or visit


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Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is a 2,400 acre resort located in Northwest Florida, between Pensacola and Panama City, eight miles east of Destin. Sandestin is an award-winning resort located on 7.5 miles of beach and bayfront property with 1,450 accommodations and 65,000 square feet of meeting space. Sandestin guests enjoy a wide variety of complimentary amenities, including the new Village of Baytowne Wharf, property-wide tram service, daily use of the Sandestin health club (adults only), complimentary use of bicycles, canoes, kayaks, boogie boards and tennis court time, plus free children's fishing licenses for our many stocked ponds. To further enhance the guest experience, Sandestin introduces the Surf Club, the new exclusive VIP section of

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