The 18th annual Boca Bacchanal has two upcoming events—the Vintner Dinners on March 6 and the Grand Tasting on March 7, 2020. The celebration of food, wine and fabulousness is hosted by the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum. The finale–the Grand Tasting–will be held at the Great Hall at the legendary Boca Raton Resort & Club in Boca Raton, Florida. This year, Boca Bacchanal is expected to draw over 1600 residents and visitors from throughout South Florida to sip and sample from world-class chefs and distinguished vintners. Guests will have the opportunity to enjoy delicious tastings and refreshing libations, while supporting an extremely worthy cause. The funds that are raised, at this iconic event, will go towards the BRHS&M’s heritage education programs for adults and children.
BRHS&M Executive Director Mary Csar states, “This is a truly a 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.”
Vintner Dinners will be held at elegant private homes and historic venues–on Friday evening, March 6, 2020–from 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to feast on delectable five-course meals, created by gifted chefs working in tandem with acclaimed vintners, for the ultimate dinner party experience. $350, per person.
Featured vintners, for the five Vintner Dinners, are Katie Griesbeck from Cakebread Cellars in Sonoma, CA; Anthony Truchard of Truchard Vineyards in Napa, CA; Anita Correas of Montes Alpha in Santa Cruz, Chile; Tim Duncan of Silver Oak Cellars & Twomey Cellars in Napa, CA; and John Schultz of Flora Springs Winery & Vineyards in Napa, CA.
The Grand Tasting–the festive finale of the Boca Bacchanal–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. $125, per person.
Guests will enjoy sampling delectable bites from many noteworthy area restaurants, including Benihana, the Boca Raton Resort & Club, Bolay, Burtons Grill & Bar, City Fish Market, Chops Lobster Bar, Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar, J&D Cakes, Just Salad, Loch Bar, M.E.A.T. Eatery & Taproom, Morton’s The Steakhouse, Pat’s Wine Bar & Grill, Potions in Motion, Raw Juice, Rebel House, Rex Baron, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Sammi J’s, The Capital Grille, and The Melting Pot.
Since its inception, in 2003, the Boca Bacchanal has supported the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum. 100 percent of the proceeds, from this wonderful food and wine festival, will fund innovative and diverse heritage education programs for residents, students, and visitors. These programs are now serving upwards of 1200 schoolchildren, each year, with impactful experiences in historic locations.
Csar adds, “The funds that we raise, from this year’s event, will help the BRHS&M to build new, state-of-the-art family-friendly exhibits to showcase Boca Raton’s unique history. We are proud that all of the proceeds, from the Boca Bacchanal, will go directly back into our community to preserve our history, to educate our children, and to build a sense of place in Boca Raton for generations to come. Boca Bacchanal is a win-win for our community.”
Guests may purchase tickets, to any of the Boca Bacchanal 2020 events, by logging on to www.bocabacchanal.com or by phoning the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum at 561.395.6766, Ext. 101.