Story by Sarah Murphy Robertson
Sharing a glass with friends is a quintessential element of the wine drinking experience. Along 30A there are many spots that serve up tremendous wine selections. Here are just a few special events to consider when sampling wine in our unique area.
Ready for an exceptional value? Every Friday from 5-7 pm WaterColor, Grand Boulevard, Destin, and Fort Walton Beach Wine World locations host Friday Night Flights. This weekly tasting is $10 per person with an instant $5 rebate toward the purchase of a bottle of one of their featured wines.
Closer to the eastern end of 30A? Also on Friday nights, from 4-6 pm, is a delicious tasting experience at Wild Olives in Rosemary Beach. Weekly, their chef selects 3 white and 3 red selections and a gourmet tapas plate is included. Price is $25 per person.
Ready for a cool breeze rooftop? Monday through Friday from 6-7 pm, Whiskey Bravo in Seagrove Beach offers a happy hour special in their bar areas. House red and white wine selections are $5 per glass and they also feature a $5 signature cocktail.
Thirsty for even more fun? Join Gulf Place merchants every month for their Third Thursday Wine Walkabout from 5-7pm. Wrist bands are just $15.00 and available for purchase at the Artists at Gulf Place. Along with the fabulous wine, this event boasts terrific live music and fun giveaways.