The Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce and The Tourism Development Council are bringing us “UNwineD: Vines and Steins” this weekend, a festival to celebrate local wines, craft beers, and cuisine as part of the “Taste of The Beach 2011.” The event will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida and the Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce’s Education Foundation.
There will be over 120 wines, 60 craft beers, food from 20 restaurants, and local musicians playing throughout the evening. Alton Brown, host of “Good Eats” and “Iron Chef America,” will be in attendance. Brown will be explaining how to pair the beverages with foods, as well as hosting a cooking demonstration. Weekend passes are available for $80 online.
Schedule of Events
Friday, November 4th 6pm-9pm – Pier Park
For $40, you can purchase a ticket to taste the wines and beers as well as culinary samplings from the area. Wander the streets of Pier Park while listening to local musicians and tastes of the coast.
Saturday, November 5th 6pm- Wyndham Bay Point Resort
Alton Brown’s cooking demonstration will be at 7:30pm, and is expected to last 90 minutes. He will also be signing his book (available at the event). There will also be samples of food from Executive Chef Julio Lucero prepared with a collection of beer and wines. This evening’s events will be $50.
Relax, Enjoy, and UNwineD!