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Oysters & Champagne 2020

On Thursday, February 20, Garden & Gun partnered with Alys Beach, Florida to host the Oysters & Champagne event, a VIP kickoff to the ninth annual 30A Wine Festival. The evening featured oysters from Southern purveyors – Rappahannock Oyster Company (VA), Lowcountry Oyster Co. (SC), and Pelican Oyster Company (FL) – paired with bubbly, specialty cocktails, and live music.

 

Special thanks to:

Alys Beach
30A Wine Festival
LowCountry Oyster Company
Rappahannock Oyster Co.
Pelican Oyster Co.
Cathead Vodka
Bristow Gin
Broadbent Selections

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Fine East Coast oysters from Virginia’s Rappahannock Oyster Company, South Carolina’s Lowcountry Oyster Co., and Florida’s own Pelican Oyster Company are the centerpiece of the event.

photo: Mary Grace Bethea

Guests sip the “Course of Irony,” the event’s signature cocktail featuring Bristow Gin with Ferreira Branco Porto, Caperitif, lemon juice, and aquafaba.

photo: Mary Grace Bethea

Throughout the evening, attendees were treated to a variety of champagne offerings to pair with the decadent bites.

photo: Mary Grace Bethea

Returning Oysters & Champagne attendees Mary Beth and John Bode and Terri and Craig Holley raise a glass on Alys Beach’s Central Park lawn.

photo: Mary Grace Bethea

Wine pairings from Broadbent Selections include the 2018 Huber Gruner Veltliner Obere Steigen and the Chateau Musar 2017 Jeune Rosé.

photo: Mary Grace Bethea

The 30A Wine Festival draws guests from across the country for five days of fine dining and imbibing in Alys Beach, Florida.

photo: Mary Grace Bethea

Friends of Garden & Gun toast to the start of an unforgettable weekend.

photo: Mary Grace Bethea