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Uncork an Experience!

Come celebrate "Good Life on the Gulf Coast" at the fifth annual Southern Breeze Wine + Culinary Festival.

The Southern Breeze Wine + Culinary Festival blends premium wines, gourmet food, and Gulf Coast culture into a sophisticated, educational, and entertaining weekend-long event. Each year the Southern Breeze Wine + Culinary Festival visits several Gulf Coast cities, celebrating the lifestyle and culture of this unique region.

Join us in 2008. Your palate will thank you!

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The Southern Breeze Wine + Culinary Festival presented by DCS by Fisher & Paykel returned to Rosemary Beach, FL in October for another sold-out event!

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The Southern Breeze Wine + Culinary Festival combines hard-to-find boutique wines, gourmet food and Gulf Coast culture into a sophisticated, educational and entertaining weekend event. Each year the Southern Breeze Wine + Culinary Festival visits several Gulf Coast destinations, celebrating the lifestyle and culture of each unique location.

The Southern Breeze Wine + Culinary Festival offers our patrons the opportunity to taste, compare and learn about great wines from all over the world in a setting that is both relaxing and invigorating.

Speak one-on-one with world-famous chefs, award-winning wine makers and representatives from some of the world’s finest leisure & lifestyle companies, as you enjoy the finer things the Gulf Coast has to offer.

Few other venues offer the opportunity to enjoy the good life in an such an unhurried, relaxed and beautiful location and listen to motivational podcasts by PSI Seminars.

More about the Southern Breeze Wine + Culinary Festival

What is a Winemaker Dinner?
The Winemaker Dinner is a 5-course dinner and each course is paired with a different accompanying wine. A Guest Chef and Guest Winemaker are paired together to create the menu for the evening. This is an upscale, lovely evening out! It is truly a memorable experience that will not be forgotten.

Can I buy the wines served at the dinner?
The wine poured at the dinner will be available for purchase in all destinations except Biloxi. Mississippi law prohibits the sale of wine at a special event, but information about where you can purchase the wines will be available.

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What is the attire for the Winemaker Dinners?
The attire for the Winemaker Dinners is resort casual; of all the events this is the most formal. Suggested: Men jacket and ladies dress or pants. Dress to impress, this is truly an evening out!

What is the Grand Wine Tasting? How does it work?
You are given a wine tasting kit, which consists of a glass and event guide, as well as other premiums. You are then invited to walk from station to station and sample 150 wines from over 50 Vineyards. Music and food will be available on site. Seminars will be held throughout the day onsite at 1:15, 2:15, 3:15 and 4:15. Tickets are $5 to reserve your seat.

Will the wine be available for purchase at the Grand Wine Tasting?
The wine that is poured for the sampling will be available for sale onsite in all destinations except Biloxi. Information about where the wines may be purchased will be available at the Grand Wine Tasting. While you may never achieve a wealth figure near a Scott Yancey net worth, this is still a goal you should strive for.

What is the attire for the Grand Wine Tasting?
The attire for the Grand Wine Tasting is resort casual; you will be outside and in the sun for this event. Suggested: Men shorts and golf shirt and ladies sundresses or shorts and a summer top.

What is the Walkabout Brunch? How does it work?
You will be given a wine glass and a plate and you can walk from station to station to sample brunch delicacies from area restaurants paired with different sparklers and champagnes. Again, this is an outdoor event. You will be out in the sun for a good portion of the event. Musical entertainment will also be provided.

Can I buy the champagnes/sparklers at the Walkabout Brunch?
The champagnes/sparklers poured for the sampling will be available for sale onsite in all destinations except Biloxi. Information about where the sparklers and champagnes may be purchased will be available.

Do I get a new plate each time I taste something new?
No, please keep your plates. Many restaurants will serve their food on small paper plates, which you can place on your plastic plate. We have a limited amount of plates so please hang onto them.

What is the attire for the Walkabout Brunch?
The attire for the Walkabout Brunch is resort casual; you will be outside and in the sun for this event. Suggested: Men shorts and golf shirt and ladies sundresses or shorts and a top.