The Boca Bacchanal Grand Tasting


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The 18th Annual Boca Bacchanal Grand Tasting on March 7, 2020 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club will Feature the Best in Wine and Food and a Host of Enticing Interactive Experiences.

Boca Raton, FL —  The Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum’s 18th annual Boca Bacchanal Grand Tasting, which will be a wonderful celebration of the best in wine and food, will be held on March 7, 2020.

BRHS&M Executive Director Mary Csar states, “This is a truly fabulous event which keeps getting better each year. As one of the oldest and most popular food and wine events, in South Florida, the Boca Bacchanal remains the ‘gold standard’ for introducing people of all ages to outstanding restaurants, talented chefs, and noteworthy wineries.”

The Grand Tasting will be held on Saturday evening, March 7, 2020–from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., in the Great Hall–at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. Guests will be able to enjoy a delectable dinner-by-the-bite from over 25 noteworthy local restaurants; tasting selections from over 130 Champagnes and wines from all over the world; and a host of enticing interactive experiences. There will be a silent auction, via the BidPal app, with wonderful cruises, vacations, golf and sporting packages, airline tickets, artwork, jewelry, and fine wines and Champagnes; a pop-up jewelry shop by Yvel; a pop-up shop by Crown Wine & Spirits; luxury items from select vendors, including Park Luxury Sporting Accessories; and a pop-up art gallery by Thomas Arvid, the nation’s preeminent painter of wine, who will be painting a piece of artwork during the Grand Tasting. Arvid also generously donated a piece of artwork –“A Perfect Crush”–to the silent auction, which is valued at $16,500.  Another exciting auction lot is a Regent Seven Seas fourteen-day cruise, departing from Miami, Florida on April 3, 2020, with stops in Portugal and Spain. This luxury cruise is valued at $16,000.  Additionally, guests will be able to enjoy complimentary makeup applications, from Bloomingdale’s professional makeup artists, at the Bloomingdale’s Red Carpet Cosmetic Touch-Up Station throughout the evening. There will also be a range of products for sale.

The restaurant list, for the Grand Tasting, includes Benihana, the Boca Raton Resort & Club, Bolay, Bonefish Grill, Burton’s Grill & Bar, City Fish Market, Chops Lobster Bar, J&D Cakes, Just Salad, Loch Bar, M.E.A.T. Eatery & Taproom, Morton’s The Steakhouse, Pacari Chocolate, Potions in Motion, Pukara, Ramen Lab Eatery, Raw Juce, Rebel House, Rex Baron, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Sommer’s Cupcakes, The Capital Grille, The Melting Pot, THE POKÉ COMPANY, and The Wine Room Kitchen & Bar.

Featured Vintners include Cakebread Cellars, Flora Springs Winery, Montes Wines, Silver Oaks & Twomey Cellars, and Truchard Vineyards. Participating wineries, labels, and spirits include A to Z Wineworks, Advantage International, Banfi Wines, Bloomers Frose, Blue Ridge Wine and Spirits,  Bocelli Family Wines, Bronco Wine Company, Champagne Taittinger, Clos du Val, Chattanooga Whiskey Co., Crush It Brands, Cass Winery, Delicato, Farm to Table Wines, Fetzer, Frog’s Leap Vineyards, Garcia-Carrion, Hahn Family Wines, Jam Jar Wines, Jax Vineyards, Lake Sonoma Winery, Morgan Winery, Pacific Southern Wine Co., Palm Bay International, Prestige Wine Group, Provence Rose Group, Quintessential Wines, Round Pond Estate, San Giuseppe Wines, San Sebastian Winery, Santa Margherita, Silverado Vineyards,  Social Sparkling Wine, St. Supery Estate Vineyards and Winery, Steele Winery, Summerland Wine Brands, Taub Family Selections, Unibroue/Sapporo, Valley of the Moon Winery, Vina Robles Vineyard & Winery, Vineyard 29 Estate, Vintage Wine Estates, and ZD Winery.

Tickets, for the Grand Tasting, are $125, per person.

Joyce DeVita is the Chairwoman and Vedrana Rossi is the Co-Chairwoman of the 2020 Boca Bacchanal Committee. Founding sponsors of the Boca Bacchanal are Republic National Distributing Company, the Boca Raton Resort & Club, and Boca Magazine. Additional sponsors include ALINA Residences, Bloomingdale’s, Cendyn, Thomas Arvid, Crown Wine & Spirits, BRIC, Crocker Partners, Robin & Charles Deyo, Privaira, Yvel, the Schmidt Family Foundation, PUBLIX SUPER MARKETS CHARITIES, Saratoga Springs Water, the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce, the City of Boca Raton, the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Discover the Palm Beaches, and Palm Beach County Florida.

Since its inception, in 2003, the Boca Bacchanal has supported the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum. All proceeds, from this wonderful food and wine festival, will fund innovative and diverse heritage education programs–for children and adults–from the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum. These programs are now serving upwards of 1200 schoolchildren, each year, with impactful experiences in historic locations.  Additional information is available at www.bocahistory.org.

To purchase tickets, please log on to www.bocabacchanal.com or phone 561.395.6766, Ext. 101.

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