Nov. 2-5: Whiskey, Wine & Wildlife at Vilano Beach

Whiskey, Wine & Wildlife, presented by Publix takes place Nov. 2-5 in Vilano Beach, Florida Several new events have been announced for this year. Get discounted tickets, with savings up to 30%, before October 15 at
Thursday, November 2
NEW EVENT: Pesca by Michael’s W3 Wine Dinner, Cocktails, 6:00 pm; Dinner at 7:00 pm
Location: Pesca by Michael’s Inside Hyatt Place Hotel, Vilano Beach Florida,
The perfect way to kick-off Whiskey, Wine & Wildlife with an elegant 4-course, wine paired dinner by Executive Chef Michael Lugo and Dessert course, by Pastry Chef, Rebecca Reed.
Friday, November 3
W3 Master Classes, presented by Publix at Vilano Main Street Diner
“Easy Holiday Entertaining” with Damon Burch, Sysco Executive Chef and Zac Coleman, showcasing Ron Barcelo Rum cocktails,10:30 am – 11:30 am; “Wine & Wildlife” with Foley Family Wines and the GTM Research Reserve, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm.
Friday, November 3
NEW EVENT: Vilano A1A Soirée, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm, Vivian Browning Avenue
An elegant and memorable sunset al fresco street party/dinner, with six-courses from six fantastic chefs: Norberto Jaramillo, Sebastian Sikora with La Cocina International Restaurant; Michael Lugo, with Vivia Hospitality which includes Michael’s St. Augustine, Pesca by Michael’s and La Nouvelle; Ellie Schultze, with Vilano Main Street Diner and Chez L’Amour; Chris Eldridge with Harvest & Reel and Rebecca Reed, Pesca by Michael’s. Cocktails and live music from Zaza Flamenca kick everything off!
Saturday, November 4
Guided Tour through the GTM Resarch Reserve/Wine & Cheese Paired Reception
Guana Tolomato Matanzas (GTM) Research Reserve10:30 am – 12:00 pm
505 Guana River Rd #6527, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
Enjoy exploring the great coastal outdoors and the natural beauty of the GTM Research Reserve with a private guided tour. The tour concludes with tasting some fantastic wines, paired with specialty cheeses from Publix.
Saturday, November 4
W3 Grand Tasting – Whiskey, Wine & Wildlife, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Block Party in Vilano Beach
Vilano Beach, St. Augustine, FL 32084, Vivian Browning Avenue
Guests will enjoy hundreds of unlimited varieties of beverage tastings with a souvenir glass and live music. It’s a full afternoon of live music, artisans and celebrity guest chefs on the Publix Cooking Demonstration. Be sure not to miss the Best Taste Awards and the Silent Auction, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting Vilano Beach Main Street.  Tickets are ALL-INCLUSIVE, including all food and beverage tastings.
Sunday, November 5
NEW EVENT: W3 Sunday Jazz Brunch
Location: Pesca by Michael’s Inside Hyatt Place Hotel, Vilano Beach Florida,
117 Vilano Road, St. Augustine, FL 32084
The grand finale brunch at Pesca by Michael’s will be a great way to end the weekend – an all-inclusive culinary and drink ticket for a fantastic Brunch Buffet with gourmet stations for breakfast and lunch lovers alike. The festival’s only family-friendly event provides families a delicious way to end the weekend!
Parking is very limited on Vilano Beach – Old Town Trolley’s will be running every 30 minutes and will provide the best and most hassle-free way to attend Saturday’s Main Event. The satellite parking shuttle service is FREE of charge for festival guests, with the schedule available on the festival website in the coming weeks.

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