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Another Caribbean Food and Wine Festival deliciously unravels in Turks and Caicos Islands

#Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands – November 1, 2018 – Each year Grace Bay Resorts and the Wine Cellar hosts the Caribbean Food and Wine Festival, CFWF, aimed at bringing together gourmands to combine their passion for the Turks and Caicos Islands and their love of food and the finest wines.

This year is the 8th Annual Caribbean Food and Wine Festival and organizers promise, yet again, an interesting line-up of food and wine celebrities and connoisseurs.

Anthony Garland, Wine Cellar and Co-chairman of the CFWF said, “We have a star-studded line up again this year of wine makers and chefs and it promises to be again one of those memorable calendar of event festivals that if you miss it, you would regret it.’

The festival includes a 5-star gourmet meals with each course sampled at different award-winning restaurants like Blue Haven Resort, Coyaba Restaurant, The Grace Bay Club, Seven Stars Resort, the Gansevoort, the Palms, West Bay Club, and Amanyara.

Each venue serves its own unique wine.

Ramon Andrews, Director of the TCI Tourist Board was beaming and said, “We are passionate about food in Turks and Caicos so now we are pushing the culinary aspect of it so it’s really good to have partners, to have the Wine Cellar at the table to have Nikheel (Grace Bay Resorts), Seven Stars, all the chefs and the team around the table. Good things can only happen.”

This year’s wine selections are from Ramey Wine Cellars which was founded in 1996 by David Ramey and his wife Carla; with vineyards in the most renowned wine districts of California.

Stewart Cellars, founded by Michael Stewart and Champagne House Veuve Clicquot whose Caribbean marketing manager is Geoffrey Bouilly are also selections for this year’s pallet pleasers.

“This is the eighth year we are doing the Caribbean Food and Wine Festival so we are really, really excited.  We have all our supporters here, you will see many faces that have been with us for 12 years in the Gourmet Safari and eight years for this Caribbean Food and Wine Festival.  It is going to be a very, very interesting schedule,” said Nikheel Advani, Grace Bay Resorts and Co Chairman CFWF during a press conference.

At this stage, you may only be able to be a part of the dining experience of  ‘Dinner under the Stars with the Stars’ as the 8thCaribbean Food and Wine Festival, #CFWF runs November 1-4, 2018.


By Leyshan Grant




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