Regarded by Wine Spectator as one of the top wine auctions in the country, the annual Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest returns on Feb. 24-25, 2017. The festivities will begin Friday, Feb. 24 with private Chef Vintner Dinners held at host homes. The Grand Tasting and Live Auction will take place Saturday, Feb. 25 at the beautiful Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club, featuring exceptional wines and cuisine, followed by paddle-raising excitement for the chance to win luxury travel packages and one-of-a-kind experiences. Hosted by SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc., the event benefits Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, Florida SouthWestern State College and Florida Gulf Coast University. One of the top-grossing wine fests in the country, it has raised $15.6 million over the past eight years, making it the most successful fundraising event in Lee County. For more information, visit swflwinefest.org.
Saturday-only: 750; Two-day: $1,500