Treat yourself to a wonderful weekend filled with fine wines and delectable cuisine at the Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest.
About the Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest
The Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest is held in Fort Myers, FL and benefits the SWFL Children’s Charities. The SWFL Children’s Charities focus on supporting the region’s growing pediatric health care system to save children’s lives. This year the fest will be held on February 26 and 27 and will be full of fun and philanthropy accompanied by exceptional wines, live auctions experiences, and incredible cuisine. This event has fundraised over $12.8 million over the past seven years which has made this event the most successful fundraising event in the county and one of the country’s top-grossing wine fests. This year’s theme is Magnolia Magic, a Celebration of Gracious Giving.
Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest Schedule
- Friday, February 26 – Chef Vintner Dinners
Treat yourself to an intimate dining experience featuring fantastic, local cuisine in a private venue. Tickets are $1,500 per person which includes admission to The Grand Tasting & Live Auction.
- Saturday, February 27 – The Grand Tasting & Live Auction
From 12 to 4 PM enjoy a spirited afternoon where you and yours can enjoy exceptional wines and gourmet cuisine at the beautiful Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club. Tickets are $750 per person.
- Saturday, February 27 – Relax & Re-Wine After Party Featuring Billy Dean & Steel Horses
Complete your wine and food fest weekend with the final event on Saturday. After The Grand Tasting & Live Auction, enjoy yourself at SS Hookers Waterfront Restaurant for an exciting after party. Dance along with the award-winning country music entertainer and singer-songwriter Billy Dean & Steel Horse as you enjoy even more excellent wines accompanied by delicious Southern eats. Tickets are $500 per person.
Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest Vintners
- Benovia Winery
- Dakota Shy
- Gamble Family Vineyards
- Carter Cellars
- Checkerboard Vineyards
- Husic Vineyards
- Saint Helena Winery
- V Madrone Cellars
- BRAND Napa Valley
Southwest Florida Wine & Food Chefs
- Harold Balink
- Bob Boye
- George Fistrovich
- Andrew Hunter
- Andy Hyde
- Todd Johnson
- Gloria Jordan
- Jon Phillips
- Brian Roland
Where to Stay
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