Put your best foot forward for a great cause with Sinfonia Gulf Coast and California-based Wine, Women & Shoes.

As the region’s only fully professional symphony orchestra, Sinfonia is synonymous with presenting high-caliber events, and Wine, Women & Shoes has assisted in raising more than $12 million dollars for non-profits across the country.

Wine, Women & Shoes and Sinfonia’s collaboration will feature multiple vintner dinners on Friday, Feb. 8, hosted in elegant homes throughout the region. Some of the country’s best vineyards such as Swanson, Justin, Faust, Flora Springs and Lola, will be pouring wines. Serving as the culinary maestros are regional chefs Johnny Earles, Tim Creehan and Atlanta Restaurateur of the Year Jay Swift, to name a few.

The Signature Event will be on Sunday, Feb. 10 from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Magnolia Ballroom at Sandestin’s The Village of Baytowne Wharf. Patrons can expect an extravaganza of fashion, wine and retail (shoes) sales, silent auction, wine tastings, delectable hors d’oeuvres and a fashion show from W by Worth. Tickets are $65.

Proceeds benefit Sinfonia and its educational programs.


For more information visit winewomenandshoes.com/sinfonia or call 850-269-7229.

“Sole Sisters” Kick Off Lunch on January 17 at Fleming’s Grand Boulevard

On Thursday, Jan. 17 at 11:30 a.m., Sinfonia will present a preview “Sole Sisters Lunch” at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse located in Grand Boulevard. Brilliant bling from Destin Jewelers along with a fashion preview courtesy of W by Worth, incredible door prizes and a culinary experience noteworthy of Fleming’s Chef Partner Innocent Utomi will highlight the event. Tickets are $45 each and include all food and gratuities.

Wine, Women & Shoes is one of the fastest-growing event series in the country. The events are festive and always for a noble cause. Inspired by the classic country ballad “Wine, Women and Song,” Elaine Honig, a scion of the prominent California wine producing family, created the event. Now in its eighth year, the WW&S team has produced over 120 events, which have helped net an astounding $12 million for various non-profits across the country.