On November 7-8, Delray Beach will host its fourth annual Wine and Seafood Festival. Setup along the beach on A1A and Atlantic Avenue, the two-day event will feature 150 booths offering an estimated 40,000 to 50,000 guests a variety of good eats and wine.
This year’s event will bring in some of the areas top restaurants, that’ll serve up seafood dishes ranging from shrimp and pesto flatbreads to conch fritters. Wine pairings and seminars led by vintners from storied brands including Cupcake, Plumbjack, and Chalkhill Winery, will give oenophiles and the wine-curious a chance to expand their knowledge of the grape.
For foodies looking to expand their kitchen prowess, seminars featuring local are scheduled throughout the festival weekend. Joined acclaimed culinaires like Café Luna Rosa’s Executive Chef Ernesto DeBlasi and Hudson at Waterway East’s Executive Chef Paul Niedermann as they lead hands-on pairings seminars; a crash course on craft beer with the brewmasters from Saltwater Brewery; and interactive chefs panel with some of Delray Beach’s top culinary minds.
- Admission is free; pairing and chef seminars cost $50 in advance, $60 at the door. The fourth annual Delray Beach Wine and Seafood Festival is open from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. on Saturday, November 7, and 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Sunday, November 8. For more information, call 561-297-0907, or visit dbwineandseafood.com.
Photos courtesy of Delray Beach Wine and Seafood Festival