Mark Your Calendar
Date: May 3-7, 2023
Time: Varies by day
Location: World Golf Hall of Fame and World Golf Village Renaissance St. Augustine Resort
About the St. Augustine Food + Wine Festival
The third annual St. Augustine Food + Wine Festival is a five-day showcase of culinary, beverage, and culture. The event highlights celebrity guest chefs along with local chefs, as well as celebrity winemakers/proprietors. This years’ celebrity guests are BRAVO TV, Top Chef winner Brother Luck and award-winning TV Host/Celebrity Chef/Bestselling Cookbook Author Jernard Wells. Also featured will be artisans, farmers, local craft spirits and beers, along with renowned wine, spirits and beer brands from around the globe.
Most of the events during the festival will take place at the host locations, World Golf Hall of Fame and World Golf Village Renaissance St. Augustine Resort. Two off-site locations are in the Historic District; San Sebastian Winery where the River Walk Tastings will begin and the Lightner Museum where there will be a new event – Harvest, Premium Wine Tasting & “Harvest Awards”.
Here’s a “taste” of what’s happening that you’ll be able to indulge in. As you can see, you won’t want to miss any or all of it.
Wednesday, May 3, 2023:
River Walk Tastings — at San Sebastian Winery and Homewood Suites St. Augustine San Sebastian. Live music, food & drink tastings. Indoor/Outdoor, Rain or Shine.
Thursday, May 4, 2023:
Harvest, Premium Wine Tasting & “Harvest Awards” — at the Lightner Musuem. It’s a Wine Lover’s ultimate tasting event with premium wines and showcase wine pairings along with the festival’s select official beverages.
Friday, May 5, 2023:
Cinco de Mayo Tacos & Tequila — celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a festive and fabulous selection of tacos and signature tequila drinks at the Villagio Bar & Grill Patio, World Golf Village Renaissance Resort.
“Smoke on the Water” BBQ Extravaganza — a showcase of the southeast’s most celebrated Pitmasters and grill masters. Enjoy delicious grilled, smoked and roasted gourmet BBQ bites along with unlimited beverage tastings in a souvenir glass – along the Walk of Champions. Live music as well.
Saturday, May 6, 2023:
Cooking with Brother Luck — the BRAVO TV, Top Chef Master winner hosts a Master Class.
Rioja in the 21st Century with Ana Fabiano — travel to Rioja, one of the 5 greatest red wine regions in the world, through the glass and guide of Ana Fabiano, noted Rioja wine expert.
Main Event — an afternoon of culinary and beverage tastings along with live music along the Walk of Champions, World Golf Hall of Fame. A variety of exhibitors, over 300 varieties of beverages along with demonstration stages featuring chefs and beverage demos.
Sunday, May 7, 2023:
The Jazz Brunch — live music, brunch buffet with carving station, indulgent sides, made-to-order omelet station, seafood station and a wide variety of desserts. Bloody Mary Bar, Champagne, Mimosas and a host of unlimited beverage stations as well.