Embers to host second annual Gainesville Wine & Food Festival

Gainesville restaurant Embers Wood Grill and sister establishment Spark will host their second annual Wine & Food Festival on Sunday, April 2nd from 2-5 PM on their property located at 3545 S.W. 34th St. The event is being sponsored by Moët Hennessy, GOS Wines, Southern Wine and Spirits, Breakthru Beverage, Inland Seafood, and Cheney Brothers. Part of the proceeds from the event will support scholarships for the nationally-recognized Eastside High School Institute of Culinary Arts Program.

Embers Wood Grill and Spark co-owners Charles and June Porter Allen, Briton Dumas and Ryan Todd created the Festival to provide North Central Florida with the opportunity to indulge in culinary delicacies and sample fine wine, champagne and liquors. The event will also feature live music from Orlando’s Latin/Pop ensemble La Calle. In addition to the Sunday Wine and Food Festival, Embers is hosting its inaugural Winemaker’s Dinner on Saturday, April 1st.

Grand Tasting tickets for the event are $100. A limited number of Winemaker’s Dinner tickets that include tickets to the Sunday Preview Party are available for $300. Tickets are available for purchase at emberswineandfoodfestival.com.

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