Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation to host the 6th Annual Harvest Wine & Food Festival in WaterColor October 13-16

Tickets to all festival events are on sale now at
Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation event

Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation (DCWAF), one of the nation’s premier fundraising organizations, is pleased to announce the return of Harvest Wine & Food Festival to South Walton on the new dates of October 13-16.

Tickets to all 2022 festival events are on sale now at Proceeds from the festival benefit DCWAF’s mission of helping children in need in Northwest Florida. DCWAF supports 15 children’s charities working to tackle homelessness, food insecurity, medical care, and more in the local community.

The 2022 festival weekend will open with two nights of wine and spirits dinners hosted in private homes and restaurants throughout South Walton. The festival’s signature event, the Grand Tasting, will be held on Saturday, October 15 on WaterColor’s Cerulean Park. Guests will once again be welcomed to WaterColor for an afternoon of epicurean excellence featuring tasting stations from world-class wineries, as well as culinary stations manned by celebrity chefs from some of the best restaurants along the Gulf Coast and throughout the Southeast.

The weekend concludes with a lively cocktail brunch hosted by the men behind the Agave Road Trip podcast. Guests are invited to join Lou Banks as he leads them on a journey through agave spirits. Hosted in a private 360 Blue home in WaterColor, guests will take part in a short tequila tasting seminar before enjoying delicious brunch fare by Chef Phil McDonald of Black Bear Bread Company along with craft cocktail pairings by Better Together Beverage and 818 Tequila.

A silent auction boasting rare wines, luxury trips, and staycations will be available virtually Thursday, October 13 at 9 a.m. through Sunday, October 16 at noon. A full list of this year’s headliners and schedule of events can be found at

2022 Harvest Wine & Food Festival Sponsors

Visit South Walton, Setco Services LLC, 360 Blue, Emerald Coast Magazine, Good Grit, Stephen & Joan Carter, Trevor & Lane Redding, The Powell Family, Bill & Cheryl Stegbauer, Dr. Ryan Aycock & Jennifer Boxen, Vacasa, Dermatology Solutions Group, New American Funding, and C-Sharpe Specialty General Contractors.

About Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation

Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation’s (DCWAF) mission is to connect wine enthusiasts to raise money to benefit children in need in Northwest Florida. Founded in 2005, DCWAF is currently ranked #5 on Wine Spectator Magazine’s “Top Charity Wine Auctions in the US.” DCWAF has donated more than $25 million to 15 Northwest Florida children’s charities by hosting world-class wine and culinary events. These funds have impacted the lives of over 100,000 youth, including those afflicted by health issues and abuse. Learn more at or

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