(PRESS RELEASE)_(Boca Raton, FL – April 3, 2023) The Boca Raton Historical Society will be hosting the always popular BOCA BACCHANAL, an annual weekend celebration of fine wine and food, slated for April 28-30, which always concludes with The Grand Tasting, offering extraordinary tasting selections of wines, champagnes, and whiskey, as well as generous samplings of signature dishes by celebrated local chefs.
This delicious event will run from 1 to 4 pm on Sunday, April 30, at The Addison, which is widely considered one of the most important pieces of architecture in South Florida and is located at 2 East Camino Real (33432).
As a special prelude to The Grand Tasting experience, BOCA BACCHANAL will present two special sipping seminars from noon to 1 pm spotlighting The Macallan Distillery in Craigellachie, Scotland and ZD Wines from Napa Valley, California.
The Macallan Scotch Whiskey will be represented by Brand Ambassador Katie Nahat, and will offer sample sips of The Macallan,
Macallan Harmony Intense Arabica, Macallan Double Cask (15 years), and the Macallan Rare Cask 2022.
ZD Wines will be represented by National Sales Manager Teresa D’Aurizio, who will offer tastings of the vintner’s 2021 Chardonnay, 2021 Carneros Pinot Noir, 2019 Napa Cabernet, and the 2012 Library Cabernet.
During The Grand Tasting from 1 to 4 pm, attendees will revel in generous samplings from such vintners and distributors as Silver Oak, Twomey Cellars, Domaine Carneros, DAOU, St. Supéry Estate, Coppola, Hahn, Hope Family Wine, Luca Bosio, and more.
Plus, unforgettable taste sensations from AlleyCat, Bazille at Nordstrom, Big in Japan, Bliss Foods, Capital Grille, Gourmetphile, Lemongrass Asian Bistro, Oceans 234, Poke Company, Ramen Lab Eatery, Sicilian Oven, plus Vintner Dinner hosts Atlantic Grille at The Seagate Hotel & Spa, and six curated food stations presented by The Addison.
There also will be a silent auction of wine, dining, travel, and lifestyle packages, including a Holland America Cruise for two, a Salmanazar (9 liters) of Taittinger Brut La Française, Truchard Wine Tasting for 10, vacation on a solar yacht, luxurious hotel stays, and memorable restaurant experiences.
Tickets to The Grand Tasting are $125 per person; $160 including a Sipping Seminar; and $250 for a VIP ticket. For more information and to purchase tickets to BOCA BACCHANAL 2023, please visit www.BocaHistory.org.
This year’s BOCA BACHHANAL weekend also includes:
Friday August 28, 7 pm
An exclusive BOCA BACCHANAL Distillers Dinner showcasing five exquisite whiskeys from The Macallan, and is hosted by The Boca Raton, the historic luxury landmark hotel designed and brought to life by Addison Mizner almost 100 years ago, located at 501 E. Camino Real (33432). It will be held in The Boca Raton’s fabulous MB Supper Club which recreates the ambience of the golden age of supper clubs in the 1930s and ’40s when high society frequented coveted establishments to dine, imbibe, and enjoy live entertainment. The delicious food at this event will be prepared and served by Andrew Roenbeck, Director of Culinary Operations & Resort Executive Chef, and Peter Annewanter, Executive Chef of MB Supper Club and Flybridge.
Saturday August 29, 7 pm
Vintner Dinner in a Private Home
+ Hosts: Thom & Joyce DeVita and Al & Joni Goldberg
+ The Food: Eric Baker, Chef/Owner of AlleyCat and Big in Japan
+ The Wine: Silver Oak and Twomey Cellars from Napa Valley, California—represented by Anna Pepgjonaj
Vintner Dinner at The Depot for cocktails; then to The Addison for dinner
+ Hosts: David & Holly Meehan and Zoe Lanham & The Addison
+ The Food: Patrick Duffy, Executive Chef, The Addison welcomes to his kitchen:
Vintner Dinner at The Seagate Hotel & Spa
+ Hosts: The Seagate Hotel & Spa with Elizabeth Kelley Grace and Olivia Hollaus
+ The Food from Seagate Hotel & Spa: Chef Gordon Maybory, Director of Culinary; Ivan Acevedo, Executive Chef; and Mitzu Nozaki, Pastry Chef
+ The Wine: ZD Wines from Napa Valley, California—represented by Teresa D’Aurizio, National Sales Manager
“BOCA BACCHANAL is a festive weekend that celebrates and enhances the appreciation of wine and food, while bringing together world class chefs and vintners, offering their finest specialties, while providing the entire community with a delightful and tasty opportunity to support the heritage education programs of The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum and the Boca Raton Historical Society,” says Mary Csar, Executive Director.
Sponsors for BOCA BACCHANAL 2023 include Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC), The Addison, The Boca Raton, The Seagate Hotel & Spa, Boca Magazine, Publix, Crown Wine and Spirits, The Berman Group, BRiC and CP Partners, JM Family, Privaira Private Aviation, The Buzz Agency, Boca Chamber, BLIS, Atlas Event Rental, and more.
For more information and to purchase tickets to BOCA BACCHANAL 2023, please visit www.BocaHistory.org.
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