All the Festivities are open to the public.
Among the moss-draped oaks and reflective lagoon at the Shops of the Omni Amelia Island Plantation, the 3rd Annual Amelia Island Wine Festival which will be held on October 11, 2014.
Wines from the premier regions of California, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. In addition, back by popular demand are a few favorites from our native state, Florida. In total there will be at least 25 wineries represented and over 100 wines to taste. And with experts on hand, guests can ask questions from acidity to perfect pairings. Purchase a bottle or a case to prolong the pleasure long after you return home. A Wine Ticket must be purchased for wine and food tastings.
Gastronomical tasting delights from popular local restaurants which were chosen for their excellence and culinary variety. Traditional to innovative and brilliantly-flavored samples will tantalize your taste buds and may even enlighten you to a new restaurant to enjoy after the Festival. A Wine Ticket must be purchased for wine and food tasting privileges.
And shop among a dash of talented artisans. The perfect bottle stopper and hand-crafted stemware await you. Works of art available for viewing and purchase include pottery, glassware and jewelry.
Down the Wine Walk to the award-winning Amelia Farmers Market ® and discover a dizzying selection of fruits and vegetables harvested just before Market day including organic and specialty products. From gourmet crusty breads and delectable desserts to cheeses, honey, sauces, soups, and jellies, the Market is the perfect location to find all that you need. The Market will be open its regular hours of 9am – 1pm.
A great cause with the purchase of an official Amelia Wine Festival tote bag, a wine bag, a unique book featuring local photos and special recipes or tickets to the annual gala. Micah’s Place, Nassau County’s singular haven for domestic violence, will have a place at the table. Their mission is to provide prevention and intervention services to victims of domestic violence; and to provide education within the community to effect change in behavior and attitudes relating to domestic violence.
Add together these special ingredients, wine, food, art, and social awareness and what do you have? The recipe for a taste-fully fun time. Saunter under the shady oaks and enjoy.