30A Wine Festival
The eighth annual 30A Wine Festival returns to the beautiful community of Alys Beach Wednesday, February 20 through Sunday, February 24, 2019. Showcasing renowned vintners and culinary favorites, the five-day celebration will benefit Children’s Volunteer Health Network. The festival kicks off with a special wine dinner featuring a four-course meal prepared by Alys Beach Executive Chef Drew Dzejak. Thursday night, Garden & Gun hosts “Oysters & Champagne in Central Park; Friday night features “Bourbon, Beer & Butts”, a lively barbecue and bourbon tasting featuring some of the country’s best pitmasters and distillers with live music. Saturday offers wine lovers wine tasting seminars followed by an evening grand tasting along the town’s picturesque streetscape. “Rosé & Croquet” on Sunday features rosé tastings, a delicious brunch, and the beloved croquet tournament (croquet whites encouraged). Limited ticket quantity available. Click here for photos from previous events.
An event full of potential.
The seventh annual 30A Wine Festival is a must-experience venue for the vintner’s craft and the culinary arts. But, on an even larger scale, is the reason behind the event. This year the Wine Festival will be supporting the Children’s Volunteer Health Network, a nonprofit dedicated to providing access to health services for children in Walton and Okaloosa counties. We invite you attend this year’s event at Alys Beach, your attendance will be appreciated by us and many more.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20
6:00 – 9:00 PM
Red Loggia at Caliza Restaurant
Wine Dinner in the Red Loggia at Caliza Restaurant- SOLD OUT | We’re kicking off the 2019 festival with an intimate wine dinner with a four course meal prepared by Chef Drew Dzejak featuring wines by Ralph Hertelendy and Hertelendy Vineyards.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21
Oysters & Champagne- SOLD OUT | Discover the best bubbles to pair with oysters from around the South with a night of live music and culinary conversation.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22
5:30 – 6:30 PM
Red Loggia at Caliza Restaurant
Mixology Seminar | The hands-on mixology seminar will take you through the creation of three perfect craft cocktails that are sure to impress even the most avid cocktail connoisseurs.
Stand alone ticket
Must purchase a Bourbon, Beer & Butts ticket or Weekend Pass to attend
6:30 – 9:00 PM
Kelly Green at Alys Beach
Bourbon, Beer & Butts | Enjoy a night of bourbon, beer, and barbecue with tastings from distilleries across the country, local and national breweries, paired with savory barbecue creations showcasing top culinary talents and The Travelin’ McCourys to keep the party rockin’ all night.
Stand alone ticket OR Included in Weekend Pass
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23
1:00 – 3:30 PM
Red Loggia at Caliza Restaurant | SeminarsSwirl, sip, learn, repeat. | Master your wine knowledge with help from the country’s best vintners while enjoying tastings, small bites, and stories de farce.Stand alone ticket
Must purchase a Grand Tasting or Weekend Pass to attend
3:30 – 6:30 PM
South Charles Street
Grand Tasting- SOLD OUT | Gather along South Charles Street and sip wines from across the globe. More than 80 wines will be showcased. Local and regional eateries will provide small bites.
Included in Weekend or Saturday Pass
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24
11:30 – 3:00 PM
Kelly Green at Alys Beach | Rosé & CroquetThe highlight of the festival returns with the sixth Annual Croquet Tournament. Don your croquet whites and gather your best players for a boozy brunch prior to the match, complete with elegant rosés. Included in the weekend pass. Must have a team of four to register. All players must have a weekend passes. 16 slots available for the tournament. Only included in a Weekend Pass.