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Oct 11, 2013, 11:03 ET from Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

Special Prices Announced for the First 300 Ticket Purchasers

DESTIN, FL, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - To celebrate the beginning of ticket sales for the 28th annual Sandestin Wine Festival, event organizers are offering a special discount of more than 30 percent for the first 300 people who purchase Grand Wine Tasting tickets for the popular 2014 event.

The Sandestin Wine Festival, the most established and continuously running wine festival on the Coast, is scheduled for April 10-13.  The event has affectionately been called the "Kentucky Derby of Wine Festivals" because of its popularity and grandeur.

This festival is a picture-perfect series of events, complete with white tents, flowing wine, gourmet food and live music at The Village of Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.  The Sandestin Wine Festival features one-of-a-kind seminars, wine dinners, grand wine tastings and culinary experiences.

For the first 300 ticket purchasers, the special price for the Grand Wine Tasting on Saturday, April 12 is only $65, reflecting a savings of more than 30 percent. The Friday Evening Tasting on April 11 is being offered at only $50 for early ticket purchasers as well.  Online booking fees apply.

These advance discounted tickets are available at, created by award winning designer Jake Meyer.  Additional announcements including featured wines, charities and other updates will also be released in the coming weeks.

People are encouraged to secure tickets early because the popular Sandestin Wine Festival has a history of selling out prior to the event.

"This special sale is our way to say thank you to the many loyal guests who return to the Sandestin Wine Festival and are part of the tradition year after year," said special event manager Lanier Motes.  "As evidenced by the success of the event, including last year's festival, thousands of people know that there is no substitute for the Sandestin Wine Festival in the charming setting of the Village of Baytowne Wharf."

In related news, the Sandestin Wine Festival will start its series and the beginning of the holiday season with the Sparkling Wines & Holiday Lights event on November 16 from 4-7 p.m.  It's a perfect opportunity to stroll through the streets of the Village, enjoy the holiday lights and decorations, and sip champagnes and featured menu items from Village restaurants. Tickets for that event are also available at

About Sandestin and The Village
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort ( was named the #1 resort by Emerald Coast Magazine and one of the "Best Family Beaches" by  The resort invites guests to a world of 2,400 acres and 30 charming neighborhoods with some of the best in Destin vacation rentals and hotel accommodations. A member of Visit South Walton and Visit Florida, the resort features seven miles of beaches and bay front; four championship golf courses; 15 tennis courts; 19 swimming pools; a 113-slip marina; fitness center and spa.

The Village of Baytowne Wharf, an architecturally vibrant pedestrian village, is the heart and soul of the resort where guests can enjoy boutique shops, restaurants, nightlife and activities. Family-friendly and full of entertainment options, Baytowne features the Adventure Landing Playground, Adventure Zone with the Florida Gulf Coast's only Zipline, a carousel and arcade.

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