Delray Beach Wine & Seafood Festival Returns After Hiatus

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Staff report

Lobster rolls, fried clams and crab cakes paired with refreshing sauvignon blancs and chardonnays will be up for the taking when the Delray Beach Wine & Seafood Festival returns in March.

After a brief hiatus, the popular foodie and vino lovers’ festival is coming back. This time, the event will take place at Old School Square and admission is free.

The Delray Newspaper is the presenting media sponsor for the re-boot of the popular event. Look in the paper every month from now until March for updates on everything you need to know before and during the festival.

The event will span two days Saturday, March 9 and Sunday, March 10 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be more than 150 exhibitors, a wine garden and craft beer offerings as well as the food stations.

Menu items will delight seafood fans’ palates with dishes like lobster rolls, creole platters, coconut shrimp, fried clams, lobster puffs, conch ceviche, fish tacos, scallops, mussels and more.

To wash it down, there will be an extensive variety of grapes to taste. From Amarone to Zinfandel, there will be an eclectic wine list to tickle your taste buds.

And while you are tasting food and swirling wine, there will be live music to jam out to during the event.

To learn more about the wines, sign up for a pairing seminar where you can experience an intimate wine paired meal led by vintners from internationally renowned wineries.

For additional information and detailed outline of schedules, or to purchase tickets to one of the food & wine pairing seminars, visit www.WineandSeafoodFest.com