Events & Tickets

Please note, our schedule has changed for our 2018 event.

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Thursday, April 5: Business Trade Tasting

Thursday, April 5, 2018 11:00 am - 2:00 pm By invitation only and complimentary to those members of the trade who hold licenses. Click here to register! Read More / Purchase Tickets
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Thursday, April 5: Bayfront Consumer Lunch Tasting

Thursday, April 5, 2018 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Bayfront grounds of Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall 777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota $50 per person  ($25 tax deductible) Enter a wine-and-food paradise under the elegant Winefest tent adjacent to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. Excite your palate tasting fine wines from our participating wineries and experience taste sensations provided by some of the best food purveyors in Florida. Meet and mingle with winemakers and winery representatives showcasing their most sought-after wines. Read More / Purchase Tickets
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Thursday, April 5: 4-Course Winemaker Dinner Party @ Sunset

Thursday, April 5, 2018 6:30 pm Sarasota Outboard Club 1604 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota Step back in time and experience "Old Florida" at this quaint and beautiful outdoor venue on the bay. Winefest will feature 6+ wineries and chefs from Dry Dock Waterfront Grill (Gecko's Hospitality Group), Mattison's, Siesta Key Oyster Bar and Tsunami Sushi & Hibachi. Enjoy the signature cocktail and wine reception hour showcasing wines from our participating wineries followed by dinner with wines under the sparkling trees. Music provided by the fun and talented Souls on Soul band! Get ready to boogie to their beat! Guests will… Read More / Purchase Tickets
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Friday, April 6: Pique Nique Sur la Baie Winefest Style

April 6 Pique Nique Sur la Baie, Winefest Style Friday, April 6, 2018 11:00 am –11:45 am Sparkling Wine Reception 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Seated Luncheon Bayfront on the south side lawn of the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota Gather around for a fabulous Friday seated luncheon featuring the best flavors found in Sarasota. Winefest, in partnership with New College Foundation, presents Pique Nique Sur la Baie! Join us under the elegant Winefest tent, bayfront on the south side lawn of the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. Mingle with old friends and make new… Read More / Purchase Tickets
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Friday, April 6: Banquet on the Block (6:30 pm)

Friday, April 6, 2018 6:30pm Join us for one of Florida Winefest’s most celebrated culinary events. The elegant dining table stretches down Lemon Avenue perfectly dressed and seats 200 people. A true food and wine experience you don’t want to miss! Sip and savor a stellar selection of wines from our participating wineries and mingle with friends before taking your place at the longest table in Sarasota. Your taste buds will dance as you relish savory dishes presented by one of our participating chefs. Menu will be posted when available. $200 pp  ($100 tax deductible) Read More / Purchase Tickets
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Saturday, April 7: Grand Tasting, Brunch & Charity Auction

Saturday, April 7 This event takes place  bayfront on the grounds of the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. The Grand Tasting will feature wines from more than 50 wineries. Rub elbows with host vintners and knowledgeable winery representatives as they pour their best vintages and most sought-after wines. Sip a tasty bloody mary from the Bloody Mary Bar sponsored by Republic National Distributing Company. Savor a selection of appetizer portions of signature dishes from favorite local restaurants during brunch from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Following brunch, the afternoon continues with the charity auction. Bid on wines, lavish dinners, adventure… Read More / Purchase Tickets
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Sunday, April 8: Wine on the Water

Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Bayfront grounds of Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall 777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota $25 per person for 6 tastes of wine Sunday afternoon is the perfect time for a casual, alfresco wine tasting on the waterfront under the Winefest tent. Don’t miss this last opportunity to taste a huge selection of wines poured by our valued volunteers. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon while listening to the tunes of the magical, bluesy, jazzy Kat Crosby Band. Delicious food is available for purchase from BulGoGi Sarasota, and Mother Truckin Good Food Trucks.  Please… Read More / Purchase Tickets
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