World-class educational Seminars, Celebrities, Wine Tastings, Craft Beers, Spirits and Gourmet Food Highlight the 33rd Annual South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival April 25th – 28th The South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival has undoubtedly become one of the Southeast’s premier wine and food festivals. What’s not to love about a premier event […]


Educational Seminars, Wine Tastings, Craft Beers, Spirits and Gourmet Food Highlight the 33rd Annual South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival April 26th – 29th What’s not to love about a premier wine and food event in a breathtaking venue that just happens to be surrounded by pristine white sand beaches and glistening emerald water? And […]


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By Gregory D. McCluney Napa Valley: America’s Bordeaux Continues to Climb Is there another Bordeaux? In America? Probably not, especially if you ask the French. But the famous Paris (blind) tasting of 1976 revealed, even with French judges, that Napa wines could win the competition. This shocked the wine world, and Napa and California wines […]


By Gregory D. McCluney Why Tasting Wine Is a Brainy Task In terms of exercising your mental powers, few wine lovers are aware that the process of tasting is quite taxing. It’s more than the “sight, swirl, sniff, sip and swallow” we all learned in Wine Tasting 101. As it turns out, the brain takes […]


By Gregory D. McCluney South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival April 27 – 30, 2017 Wine Seminars, Tastings, Craft Beers, Spirits and Food Highlight the 32nd Annual South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival What’s not to like about a premier food and wine event in a great venue a stone’s throw from pristine […]


By Gregory D. McCluney The Cost of Drinking the Very Best You’ve had a really good year. You spent a fortune to attend the Super Bowl, but now it’s time to treat that special Valentine to some special wine. To drink the very best, you may have to call your banker, or at least your […]