SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

March 01, 2012 16:42 ET

Wine Connoisseurs Find Overnight Accommodations at Destin Golf Resort

Enjoy Four Days of Food and Wine at the Sandestin Wine Festival

DESTIN, FL--(Marketwire - Mar 1, 2012) - Food and wine lovers will find plenty to toast to this April at the Sandestin Wine Festival at Baytowne Wharf, convenient to a number of Destin, Florida golf resorts, including the Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard.

With extended-stay accommodations and apartment-like suites, this Destin Beach, FL hotel lodging is the ideal place to call home April 26th through the 29th, when the festival turns this beautiful beach town into a culinary destination. The 4-day festival features a number of events, including private dinners, tastings, auctions of rare and distinctive wines, and opportunities to meet with top winemakers. Both novices and experts will feel welcome. Those who are new to the wine world will have the opportunity to sample from a wide selection, offering variety in style and price point, while seasoned wine lovers can acquire hard-to-find selections and ask detailed questions of their favorite winemakers.

If you fall in love with a bottle, the retail tent offers wine for immediate purchase, at a discount to boot, which you can easily take back to your Eglin AFB hotel before heading out for live music and fine fare at the Culinary Pavilion. The highlight of the festival, the Grand Wine Tasting, features more than 800 domestic and international wines; nondrinking guests can attend for free. To learn more about the Sandestin Wine Festival and to purchase tickets, visit

Those staying at the Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard will have plenty to keep busy when they're not at the festival. Guests at this extended-stay hotel have access to a number of shared facilities at the 2,400-acre Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, including a luxurious spa, championship golf, tennis, and top shopping, dining, and entertainment. Plus, the hotel features a fitness center, pool, and whirlpool on site.

To learn more about the Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard, visit the hotel website at, where you can book rooms, find packages and Destin, Florida vacation specials, and discover nearby dining and attractions.

About the Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard
At the Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard, guests will find a home away from home in a stunning setting just 1.5 miles from the beach. Suites at this Sandestin hotel come in studio and 1- or 2-bedroom configurations, each offering separate living and sleeping areas. Accommodations all feature plush bedding, Wi-Fi, coffee/tea maker, and a fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, the perfect place to whip up a healthy meal using this hotel's grocery shopping service. Select suites at this extended-stay hotel also feature fireplaces. Located at the entrance of the 2,400-acre Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, this hotel shares many amenities with its sister property, including a luxurious spa, multiple golf courses, a marina, and shopping and nightlife options. Back at this pet-friendly hotel, enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast buffet and evening social hours, plus access to the outdoor pool, fitness center, whirlpool, library, and game room. Those looking to host an intimate meeting or event will appreciate this hotel's 400 sq ft of event space.

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    Ron Couget
    Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard
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