2015 Schedule


 A Celebration of Earth and Vine Wednesday, April 22 ~ 6-9pm

5H7A5457-3196473462-O.jpgA Celebration of Earth & Vine pays homage to the 45th anniversary of Earth Day with an elegant four-course wine dinner prepared by four celebrity chefs from Tybee and Savannah. They include two of the hottest new food stars, Mashama Bailey of The Grey and Kyle Jocovino of The Florence. Joining them are Kurtis Schumm of Tybee Island Social Club and Tybee Island Fish Camp, and Michael Gottlieb, formerly of Gottlieb’s Restaurant and Dessert Bar, who will be returning to Savannah with several new restaurant concepts. Each of the dishes and the accompanying wines from Gerard Bertram will be inspired by Earth Day and presented personally by each of the chefs. A wine-tasting reception precedes the dinner at Tybee’s gorgeous new event space. the Grand Ballroom of the Tybee Wedding Chapel, 1114 1st Street. Reception starts at 6 pm; dinner 7-9 pm

The Art of Pairing Thursday, April 23 ~ 7-9pm

_DSC7038The Art of Pairing is an intimate five-course wine-tasting dinner that pairs the perfect wines with each course, from appetizer through dessert. A sommelier guides guests through the courses as he explains the dynamics of each culinary and wine selection. It’s a wonderfully intimate evening of fine wining and dining at this wildly popular Tybee restaurant. The Tybee Island Social Club, 1311 Butler Avenue. 7-9 pm

An Evening of Oysters & Wine Friday, April 24 ~ 6:30-8:30pm

ss_0203-3038382427-O (Duplicate)An Evening of Oysters and Wine takes you beachside to celebrate the coast’s bountiful and beloved oyster. At this popular al fresco event, we’ll offer oysters served six ways – Grilled, On the Half Shell, Confetti Oysters, Oysters Rockafannie, Tiger Oysters and Marinated Oysters. Sample them all and toast the setting sun with perfectly matched wines from a dozen wineries. This casual evening combines the Tybee essentials – fun, live music, good food and wine in an outdoor oceanfront setting as the sun goes down. Marlin Monroe’s Surfside Grill, 404 Butler Avenue. 6:30-8:30 pm

The Grand Wine Tasting Saturday, April 25 ~ 3-6pm

ss_0572-3050516230-OThe Grand Wine Tasting is the Festival’s signature event featuring more than 100 international wines and samplings from the menus of our favorite Tybee restaurants and a few others nearby. This beautiful spring afternoon event set on the spacious grounds of the historic Tybee Light Station also features live music on our festival stage, a spectacular silent auction, and, as always, a commemorative 2015 Tybee Wine Festival wine glass to take home. So, bring your beach chair or blanket, relax on the Lighthouse lawn and enjoy this April afternoon of good food, fine wine and lots of fun! Tybee Island Light Station, 30 Meddin Drive. 3-6 pm
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Sunday Champagne Brunch, April 26 ~ 12:30-2:30pm

ss_0673-3050576462-OThe Sunday Champagne Brunch closes out the Festival with a scrumptious buffet of Southern-flavored homemade delights, including scrambled eggs, deviled crab, shrimp, country ham, chipped pork sliders, a beef round carving station, Bahamian mac & cheese and so much more. Come hungry and save room for an assortment of mouth-watering fruit and chocolate desserts. You’ll listen to live music and toast your host, Tybee’s famous one-and-only Crab Shack, with champagnes from a variety of wineries. The Crab Shack, 40 Estill Hammock Road. 12:30-2:30