Sinfonia Gulf Coast’s fifth annual must-not-miss charity extravaganza is an artful celebration of wine, fashion, food and fun. This year’s theme is “Mad Hatters’ Garden Party.” Attend your favorite or make an appearance at them all and show your support for Sinfonia Gulf Coast, the only fully professional non-profit orchestra on the Emerald Coast, and its music education programs.
Wine Women & Shoes events for 2017 made possible by the generous support of local businesses including the following presenting sponsors: Krueger, Fosdyck & Associates of Merrill Lynch, The Center for Cosmetic & Family Dentistry, Cox Communications, Silver Sands Premium Outlets, Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, and Visit South Walton.
Friday, Feb. 17, 6 p.m.
These select Vintner Dinners pair the talents of local and regional “celebrity” chefs such as Jim Richard (Stinky’s Fish Camp/Trebeaché), Dan Vargo (Seagar’s), Nikhil Abuvala (Roux 30A), Jack McGuckin (Bijoux), Christopher Holbrook (30A Signature Catering Co.), Michael Katz (The Henderson) and Kevin Korman (Roselie) with some of the country’s most acclaimed vineyards such as Sanglier Cellars, St. Helena, Blackbird Vineyards, Eric Kent Wine Cellars, Ancien, Hourglass and Silver Trident Winery for a delicious evening that is a true celebration of food and wine. Tickets are $275 per person and include all food, wine and gratuities.
Bubbles, Brews & Culinary Qs
Saturday, Feb. 18, 4-6 p.m.
Coastal Ballroom, Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, Miramar Beach
Sip sparkling wines at the Bubbles Bar, select wines by featured Wine Women & Shoes winemakers and a selection of locally crafted micro brews and ales by Grayton Beer Company, tuck into delicious barbecue-inspired light bites and enjoy live music performed by funky bluesy fusion local favorite Dread Clampitt. Tickets are $35 per person.
Wine Women & Shoes Signature Event
Sunday, Feb. 19, 2-5 p.m.
Ballroom Level, Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, Miramar Beach
Presented with support from Dermatology Specialists of Florida and Aqua Med Spa, it promises to be the see-and-be-seen soiree of the season filled with fashion, wine, food and retail shopping, high-end auctions, live performances and more. The event centers on a high-energy fashion show by Today’s Boutique and the excitement crescendos with a live auction of high-end lots of reserve wine, artful excursions, luxury travel trips and more. Tickets are $100 per person and include all food, wine, reserved table seating and valet parking.