Southwest Florida Children’s Charities, Inc. will host the 15th annual SWFL Wine & Food Fest on a date yet to be determined in 2023. The renowned and prestigious two-day festival features uniquely themed Chef Vintner Dinners held at private venues throughout Southwest Florida. The Grand Tasting & Live Auction is typically held the following day from 12 – 5 pm. Exact dates are yet to be determined until the Southwest Florida region rebuilds after Hurricane Ian.
WINE & FOOD FEST
$27 Million for three primary beneficiaries
Since 2009, this premier fundraising event has donated over $27 million for three primary beneficiaries: Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, and scholarships for local students majoring in health sciences to Florida Gulf Coast University and Florida SouthWestern State College. Funds raised have profound impact on children in Southwest Florida. We encourage you to view several compelling videos that showcase our tremendous impact here. 100% of funds raised the day of the event support local pediatric healthcare in our region with a majority supporting Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida.
Supporting Children’s Causes
More than 300 bidders gather for the SWFL Wine & Food Fest for a very special weekend to support children’s causes. The two-day festival includes intimate dining experiences featuring the culinary talents of celebrated chefs and wines from renowned vintners in homes throughout Southwest Florida. Attendees enjoy exquisite cuisine and special wine pairings from our selected vintner partners and join in the spirited live auction and mobile bidding the following day.