St. Augustine Spanish Wine Festival
The St. Augustine Spanish Wine Festival is a four-day event that offers something for everyone who loves Spanish wine. The festival kicks off on Thursday at noon with a luncheon at First Coast Technical College. Friday evening features Vino Veritas at The Treasury on the Plaza with passed hors d’oeuvres, entertainment, premium wines and Spanish wine experts. Saturday is the Batalla de Vinos, or wine fight, and Cochinillo Asado, suckling pig roast, at the Mission Nombre de Dios. Finally, the Grand Tasting is Sunday afternoon at The Treasury on the Plaza and includes 100+ Spanish wines. Tickets are $25 for the luncheon, $150 for Vino Veritas, $10 Batalla individual, $100 per team of five, $65 for Cochinillo Asado and $75 for the Grand Tasting. An etched commemorative glass is included in the Vino Veritas and Grand Tasting ticket prices. All proceeds benefit local St. Augustine charities.