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Your Best Day-By-Day Guide to the Tybee Island Wine Fest

Enjoy three extraordinary days of sampling fine wine and culinary delights at the 9th annual Tybee Island Wine Festival. Participants will have the opportunity to indulge in international wines, enjoy live musical performances and sample the delectable work of local chefs right on scenic Tybee Island.

fresh oysters at tybee island wine fest

The Art of Pairing

This intimate dinner pairs fine wines with five courses, from hors d’oeuvres to desserts. Talented chef and co-owner of the Tybee Island Social Club Kurtis Schumm plans and prepares the extravagant dinner while stewards guide guests through the courses, explaining each divine selection.

When: Thursday, May 4 at 7 p.m.

Where: Tybee Island Social Club

attendees toast to live music at tybee wine fest

Viva l’Italia! at the Tybee Post Theater 

Travel through some of Italy’s most famous wine regions including Tuscany, Piedmont and Marche without ever leaving the island. Varietals from these different regions will accompany scrumptious, light Italian fare.

Afterwards, get ready for a memorable concert courtesy of Poperazzi’s Italian show, called “Viva Italia,” This internationally renowned vocal band celebrates the vast musical styles of Italy and songs popularized by Italian-Americans.

When: Friday, May 5 from 7–10 p.m.

Where: Tybee Post Theater

tybee island wine festival wine tasting

The Grand Wine Tasting 

Set on the scenic grounds of the historic Tybee Lighthouse, the Grand Wine Tasting is the festival’s signature event. This favorite features over 100 international wines and samplings from favorite local menus. Enjoy the beautiful spring day with live music on the festival stage, a silent auction and receive a 2017 Tybee Wine Festival wine glass as a special souvenir.

When: Saturday May 6 from 3–6 p.m.

Where: Tybee Island Lighthouse

birds-eye view of tybee wine fest crowd

Poperazzi Encorea 

Elegant, dynamic vocal trio Poperazzi will perform their musical opera mix one last time. If you missed them on Friday or can’t wait to see them again, this entertaining group is a must-see to close another memorable Tybee Wine Festival.

When: Saturday May 6 at 8 p.m.

Where: Tybee Post Theater

Grab your tickets for one day or for the entire Tybee Island Wine Fest here!


Emily Smith will receive her BA in English and Professional Communications from Armstrong State University this spring. Emily loves living in Savannah and enjoys local music, hiking, reading about interesting people and planning her next adventure.

 

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