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Destin Charity Wine Auction

2017 destin charity wine auction

Destin Charity Wine Auction is one of the top 10 charity wine auctions in the US by Wine Spectator Magazine, raising over $2.6 million for children in need in northwest Florida. 

Registration for the 2017 Auction is now available by clicking HERE

Patron Dinner  - Friday, April 28 | 6 PM

Some of the most exquisite homes and restaurants on the Emerald Coast set the stage for the 2017 Patron Dinners. Each Patron 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 within our community.  

Learn more about this year's patron dinner pairings HERE.  

Reserve Tasting & Live Auction - Saturday, April 29 | 1 PM

The Reserve Tasting and Live Auction will be held under an air- conditioned tent at Sandestin Town Center’s North Lawn within Grand Boulevard. 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
ATTIRE – Resort Casual

South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival - Sunday, April 30 | 1 PM - 5 PM

Patrons are invited to enjoy even more wine at the 5th 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 now in a new location making it better than ever. 
What’s not to like when all proceeds from the new 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? 

The South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival also benefits our mission. Tickets to the festival are available for purchase at

Need a place to stay while attending the auction? Our official lodging partner, Newman Dailey Resort Properties is offering a 10% discount on all accomodations for the Ultimate Wine Weekend. Click HERE to book.  

Dates Held

  • Friday, April 28, 2017
  • Saturday, April 29, 2017
  • Sunday, April 30, 2017


Earlier Event: April 10
Donate your dimes at Whole Foods!
Later Event: April 30
Eating for Advocacy at Trebeaché