Soothe Your Senses at Clearwater Beach Uncorked 2016


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Connoisseurs of everything good in life will sip wine in the sugar sand this weekend, Feb 6th and 7th, as thousands of epicureans and oenophiles from far and wide gather for the 5th annual Clearwater Beach Uncorked 2016 , a Grand Tasting.  This two day experience, touted as the "hippest beachfront gastronomic event on Florida’s West Coast"  is a great way to unwind and soothe your senses sampling the finest food, beer and wine in one of the most seductive venues in Florida, the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach !


photo courtesy of Clearwater Beach Hyatt Sandava Spa

Call today to surprise your special someone  with a pre-valentines stay at the Hyatt Regency or Shephard's Beach Resort during Uncorked. The Regency is offering an exclusive VIP rate for guests of the fest.  Sip, savor and steal away to your spacious and convenient suite. Slide between the crisp cool sheets after a day of play, fully satiated and happy. Get your Zen in the Sandava Spa, enjoy a massage, mani pedi or steam.  Make this a special weekend! Book a room and stay!


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One of six live cooking demonstrations on tap for the weekend includes Chef Emily Ellyn from The Food Network.  Emily will create her savory sweet Brew-B-Que on the Publix Aprons Cooking Stage with Three Daughters Beach Blonde Pale Ale.  Other chefs include Jim Hendry, Anthony Logerfo and Brian Mullins, Ann Czaja and Chef Joseph DiPaolo.  You will also interact with Chef Richard Preston from the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa, Chef Robert from Shephard’s Beach Resort and Chef Justin Winkler from Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key.


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It's a win-win event; you indulge in world-class food, over 100 wines from bright and buttery to crisp and creamy and, dozens of microbrews while helping kids realize their dream of becoming culinary rock-stars in the form of scholarships and activities enabled because you attended this amazing event! Yes, a percentage of your ticket to Clearwater Beach Uncorked benefits the U.S.F. Sarasota College of Hospitality and Tourism Leadership, one of the fastest growing colleges in two of Florida’s fastest growing industries.


photo courtesy of Clearwater Beach Hyatt Regency

With the gorgeous Gulf of Mexico as your backdrop, enjoy the sound of water gently lapping at the shore, and the cry of seagulls as you spend the perfect weekend on Clearwater Beach. You can purchase your Grand Tasting tickets for Saturday or Sunday, VIP ticket holders enjoy additional reserve wines, bubbly and restaurants in the VIP tent and have access to the 30,000 square foot Grand Tasting tent.  A VIP Beach Brunch includes complimentary mimosas with sumptuous breakfast and lunch items Brunch begins an hour before the start of the event from noon until one each day.

The Details: 

  • Parking will not be an issue 
  • Your ticket is all-inclusive.
  • VIP Cocktail Reception:  February 5, 2016 (time TBD)  
  • VIP Beach Brunch:  February 6 – 7, 2016 from 12 – 1pm
  • Grand Tasting Village:  February 6 – 7, 2016 from 1 – 5pm 
  • VIP tickets are limited while supplies last so call today!
  • General Admission: $65 per person, per day from 1:00 pm to 5 pm daily   
  • VIP: $95 per person, per day

Primary sponsors Publix, BrightHouse Networks, Clearwater Bright and Beautiful, Bay to Beach and The Hyatt Regency invite you to sip, savor and mingle with wine specialists, brew masters and the brightest chefs in Tampa Bay at this premier annual event as you soothe your senses at Clearwater Beach Uncorked 2016. Call today and plan a fantastic weekend full of fun, food, wine, microbrews, old friends and new!

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