Do you like fine wine and gourmet cuisine? If you will be visiting our hotel in Destin Florida in early November, you will have the chance to sample some of the best food and drink on the emerald coast. Held on November 1 – 3, the Taste of the Beach festival features four exclusive culinary events that benefit local charities.
Al Fresco Reserve Tasting in Ruskin Place
The festivities kick off on Friday November 1st at the art galleries of Ruskin Place in the town of Seaside. Local chef Jim Shirley, a master of modern Southern cuisine, will prepare a mouthwatering selection of sushi and hors d’oeuvres as guests sample premium reserve wines and listen to live chamber music. The wine tasting lasts from 6pm – 8pm, and tickets costs $185 per person.
Taste of the Beach After Dark
An alternative event on November 1st is Taste of the Beach After Dark, located at Gulf Place in Santa Rosa Beach. With delectable food, live music, cocktails, and desserts, this dinner party is not to be missed. Tickets cost $50 per person, and the event lasts from 7 pm – 10 pm.
Seeing Red Wine Festival
The fantastic Seeing Red Wine Festival will take place on Saturday November 2nd in the picturesque streets of Seaside. Guests will have the chance to learn about the latest trends in wine from a panel of aficionados and experts. There will also be culinary demonstrations from local chefs and samples of appetizers from a host of restaurants in the area. The festival lasts from 1pm – 4pm, and tickets cost $120 per person.
Taste of the Beach & Charity Auction
The final event, a silent auction, will take place on Sunday November 3rd in Destin. The auction will feature excellent prizes, wine, cocktails and appetizers. All of the proceeds from the auction will go to local children’s charities. Entrance to the auction costs $35 per person. The event will last from 2pm – 5pm.
After wining, dining and donating at Taste of the Beach, you will be ready to retire to your room in the Henderson Park Inn. Our hotel in Destin Florida features a beachfront Tiki Bar, a world class restaurant, and balconies overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. With these stellar amenities and an incredible location, it is easy to see why the Henderson Park Inn was voted the most romantic hotel in North America. Visit our Amenities page to learn about everything our bed and breakfast has to offer!