The Destin Charity Wine Auction Weekend is the Foundation's largest annual event. Currently ranked #3, DCWAF has been recognized as one of the nation's 'Top 10 Charity Wine Auctions in the U.S.' by Wine Spectator Magazine, for five consecutive years. The event draws wine aficionados, gourmet chefs, and celebrity vintners from around the globe to enjoy world-class wines in the picture-perfect setting and white sand beaches of Northwest Florida's Emerald Coast. Funds raised will benefit our local charities impacting the lives of children in need. Your patron package is inclusive of the following:
Patron Dinners - Friday, April 27th at 6 PM
On April 27, 2018, some of the Emerald Coast’s most exquisite homes and restaurants set the stage for the 2018 Patron Dinners. Each dinner will feature a nationally recognized chef paired with world-class celebrity vintners. The dinners provide a unique opportunity to interact with fellow wine enthusiasts while enjoying innovative cuisine and the world’s best wines. As patrons, you will also enjoy complimentary transportation to and from your dinner. Each dinner will benefit one of our 15 charities and allow a chance to see firsthand how your generosity is changing the lives of children in need in our community.
Reserve Tasting & Live Auction - Saturday, April 28 at 1 PM
On April 28, 2018, the Reserve Tasting and Live Auction will be held under an air-conditioned tent in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin Town Center. It will feature distinctive wines from internationally acclaimed vintners, poured and paired with cuisine created by a selection of the area’s top local restaurants. The Reserve Tasting is accompanied by a silent auction as well as an almost live auction featuring wine, autographed large format bottles, art and more. The event will culminate with a high-energy live auction, which includes rare and distinctive wines, spectacular trips and other incredible one-of-a-kind items.
1:00 PM – Reserve Tasting & Silent Auction
3:00 PM – Live Auction
Grand Boulevard North Park
South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival - Sunday, April 29 at 1 PM
Patrons are invited to enjoy even more wine at the 6th Annual South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival. Brought to you by the same folks who founded the Sandestin Wine Festival, this re-branded classic festival is bigger and better than ever. What’s not to like when all proceeds from the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival benefit Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation’s 15 benefiting charities working to change the lives of children in Northwest Florida?