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Destin Charity Wine Auction Events

Destin Charity Wine Auction events have become a favorite for locals and visitors alike. Play a round of golf, stroll through a town center with your favorite red or bid on a thrilling adventure all while helping children in need. The DCWAF prepares year round events for the charitable and wine & food enthusiasts.


April 25th & 26th

  • Patron Dinner of your choice

    Friday, April 25th

    On April 25th, some of the Emerald Coast's most exquisite homes set the stage for the 2014 Patron Dinners. Each Patron Dinner will feature a nationally recognized chef paired with a world-class celebrity vintner. The dinners provide a unique opportunity to interact with fellow wine enthusiasts while enjoying innovative cuisine and the world's finest wines. Patrons will also enjoy complimentary transportation to and from your dinner! OR On April 25th, dine at one of the area's best restaurants and enjoy wines from one world-class celebrity vintners. The Restaurant Dinner Package is the perfect for first time attendees. This package offers the same opportunity to interact with fellow wine enthusiasts & celebrity vintners as the Patron Package, but at only a fraction of the cost! Space is very limited.  

  • Reserve Tasting & Live Auction

    Saturday, April 26th

    On April 26th, the Reserve Tasting and Live Auction will be held under an air conditioned tent on Grand Boulevard at Sandestin Town Center’s North Lawn. It will feature distinctive wines from internationally acclaimed vintners, poured and paired with fine cuisine created by a selection of the area's top local restaurants. While wining and dining, attendees will enjoy a silent auction. 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.  

  • South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival

    Sunday, April 27th

    On April 27th, enjoy even more wine at the 2nd Annual South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival. Brought to you by the same folks who founded the Sandestin Wine Festival for more than 27 years have rebranded this classic festival in a new location to make it better than ever. And what's not to like when all proceeds from the new South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival benefit Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation's 13 benefiting charities working to change the lives of children in Northwest Florida.  


November 1-3rd.

  • After dark

    Friday, November 1

    Guests at After Dark will enjoy an unprecedented combination of food, wine, signature cocktails and show beverage mixology. Gulf Place on 30A will provide a beautiful and stunning setting for this special event. Guests will enjoy enjoying magnificent cocktail concoctions, amazing local cuisine and spectacular desserts, all while enjoying live music and a mesmerizing ambiance!


    Friday, November 1

    In the picturesque town of Seaside amid the art galleries of Ruskin Place, guests will taste a range of highly allocated and reserve wines, dine on sushi and hors d’oeuvres, and enjoy live chamber music.

  • Seeing Red Wine Festival

    Saturday, November 2

    The flagship event of Taste of The Beach, this picnic-style festival will take over the streets of Seaside, offering 600+ wines, live music, and food stations from local restaurants.


    Sunday, November 3

    Taste of The Beach concludes with a large silent auction, medal winning wines, cocktails and food stations from top local restaurants.


December 3rd

  • December 3rd at the Santa Rosa Beach Golf Club.


January 24th

  • Sample from the 600+ 2014 South Walton Beaches Food & Wine Festival entries, including medal winners in over 60 categories and food stations.

Dates & Times

  • Thursday, April 24, 2014