Sandestin Golf And Beach Resort Announces “The Best Of Show” Wines For The 24th Annual Sandestin Wine Festival Scheduled For April
Destin, Fla. (Feb. 2010)—Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is announcing the list of winning wines that will be available at the 24th Annual Sandestin Wine Festival taking place at The Village of Baytowne Wharf in April
As a result of a comprehensive wine judging session, votes were cast for “Best of Show” for white and red wines. Gold, silver and bronze medals were also awarded in more than 50 different categories.
This year’s top winners include:
- “Best of Show White” is the 2008 Mulderbosch Chardonnay from Opici.
- The “Best of Show Red” is the 2006 Tenuta di Trinoro Le Cupole from Stacole.
The Sandestin Wine Festival features three days dedicated to celebrating wine. On Friday, April 23, events include the Winemakers & Shakers walkabout at Wine World Destin. Featured festival seminars include Whiskeys around the World and Celebrate the Flavor!- a look at goat's and sheep's cheeses. The wine retail tent will also be open from noon- 8 p.m.
The Grand Wine Tasting event will run both April 24 and 25 featuring the winning wines recognized by the Sandestin Wine Festival, plus the other 600+ domestic and international wines showcased. Wine novices and wine aficionados alike will have the opportunity to learn about the finest labels from all major producing countries- in all varieties, styles and price ranges- from vineyard representatives across the globe.
As an added bonus this year, entrance into the festival includes the special Culinary Pavilion, featuring gourmet cheeses, meats, hors d’oeuvres, chocolates and nuts, all specially paired with wines.
One of the special aspects of the Sandestin Wine Festival is the ability to stay at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, and be just steps or a complimentary tram ride away from the festivities at the Village of Baytowne Wharf. To book a Sandestin Wine Festival overnight package including tickets and accommodations please call (800) 622-2740 or visit www.sandestin.com.
For a full list of the 2010 winning wines, complete guide to festival events, online ticket sales or more information please visit www.sandestinwinefestival.com.
Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort offers the most complete resort experience in North America. Sandestin is a 2,400-acre destination for all seasons and for all ages, located on Northwest Florida’s Emerald Coast, an area recognized as one of the top 2010 destinations in the world by Frommer’s. The resort invites guests to enter a world of 30 charming neighborhoods featuring 1,500 condominiums, villas, town homes and a wide variety of hotel accommodations. A member of Beaches of South Walton, Sandestin features more than seven miles of sugar-white sand beaches and pristine bay front, four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a 98-slip marina, a fitness center and spa, 65,000 square feet of event space and The Village of Baytowne Wharf, a pedestrian village featuring boutique shops, casual and fine dining restaurants and nightlife.