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The 24th Annual Seeing Red Wine Festival

Posted on Tuesday, November 4, 2014


The 24th Annual Seeing Red Wine Festival is a four day event that takes place in the charming beach town of Seaside, Florida. The yearly event was named by Fodor’s Travel as a Top 10 “Can’t-Miss Fall Wine Festival”. This year, the festival is partnering with the Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation. One hundred percent of the event’s proceeds will benefit Northwest Florida children in need. 30A rentals are available for those interested in staying nearby for the full weekend of events. 

On Thursday, November 6th at 7pm, Bud & Alley’s Restaurant will host the annual Fall Wine Dinner to launch the festival weekend. Erik Miller of Kokomo Vineyards will be this year’s special guest. Seaside’s new wine label, the Seaside Wine Project, will be featured as well.  

Friday, November 7th from 6pm to 8pm, Al Fresco Reserve Tasting will be held in Seaside’s Lyceum Lawn. There will be a variety of wines paired with hors d’ oeuvres to a limited number of wine enthusiasts. Live music will complement the event. Reservations will be required for this exclusive evening. 

Saturday, November 8th from 1pm to 4pm, the 24th Annual Seeing Red Wine Festival Grand Tasting will spread over the streets of downtown Seaside. An afternoon full of wine, food, and music as well as the latest trends from aficionados will be explored by all in attendance. Tasting tents will be set up featuring sought-after wines from around the globe along with food stations from popular local restaurants offering a taste of South Walton.

Sunday, November 9th at 11am, A Celebration of Bubbles will be presented by the Great Southern Café for a finish to a grand weekend. Sparkling wines from around the world will be served along with paired appetizers and live music.  

The Seeing Red Wine Festival is an annual event bringing patrons to the beaches of South Walton. Garrett Realty Services, Inc. promotes these events and encourages attendance by offering affordable and comfortable accommodations at one of their convenient Seagrove Beach Rentals.