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Unleash your inner foodie at the 1st annual Cocoa Beach Uncorked

Sip. Savor. Repeat.

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Cocoa Beach is making huge waves as it welcomes the highly anticipated 1st Annual Cocoa Beach Uncorked food & wine festival on Saturday and Sunday, June 3 and 4, 2017. Ranked as one of the top food and wine events on Florida's west coast, the event is introducing Food Road Tripping, an opportunity to travel Florida in search of the very best dining option. Guests of this culinary adventure will sip and savor palate pleasers from the esoteric to the extraordinary. In its first delicious year, Cocoa Beach Uncorked attendees will nibble bite-sized treats from the area's finest restaurants and food purveyors located across the Space Coast including Viera, Melbourne, Cocoa Beach, Cape Canaveral, and everywhere in between. Guests will also enjoy a global offering of specially selected wines, spirits, and craft beers.

This event is sure to unleash the foodie in you. Upon entering the exclusive Grand Tasting Village at Cocoa Beach Uncorked, guests will slip off their shoes at the beachfront shoe-check and wiggle bare feet in the sand as they stroll through the labyrinth of wines, spirits, bites, and brews. Attendees will nosh and sip the afternoon away while relaxing in the salty air and cool sea breezes on Cocoa Beach.

For aspiring chefs and foodies, local and national chefs will delight guests at the Publix Aprons Cooking Stage while whisking and stirring their way into your heart and teaching you how to create a mélange of recipes that are as easy to prepare as they are to savor. The chef lineup at the Publix Aprons Cooking School Stage for the weekend includes Fox-TV Master Chef Shaun O'Neale presented by Duda Farms, Food Network Chef Emily Ellyn presented by 3 Daughters Brewing, and Publix Aprons Cooking School Resident Chefs.

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Whether you're in search of the perfect bold Cabernet, crispy Sauvignon Blanc, smooth tequilas and vodkas, or a perfectly balanced icy-cold craft brew, you can sip through a vast array of wines, spirits, and craft beers presented by Publix Liquor Stores, while learning from the experts.

A ticket to Cocoa Beach Uncorked includes a complimentary collectible wine glass, trendy tote bag, and unlimited samples from some of the Space Coast's brightest and best restaurants, including a host of national food brands, specialty wines, and craft beers. Guests will indulge in light bites from the area's leading restaurants and dessert shops including Fishlips, Crush Eleven, The Fat Snook, Rusty's Seafood & Oyster Bar, Tequila Azul, Salt, Uno's Pizzeria & Grill, Red Ginger, O'Hana J's, Alexandria Mediterranean Grill, Coconuts on the Beach, Ole Fire Grill, and Homemade Happiness for an unrivaled Uncorked experience. Advance ticket prices are $55 for General Admission and $75 for VIP. Tickets at the gate will be based on availability. General Admission runs from 1pm to 4pm each day, and the VIP Chalet will open at 12 noon for VIP ticket holders, offering a more intimate experience with seating and bubbly. Cocoa Beach Uncorked is presented by The Space Coast Office of Tourism, Publix, the City of Cocoa Beach, and the Cocoa Beach Hilton Oceanfront Resort in partnership with Everything Brevard. Visit www.Cocoa BeachUncorked.com to purchase tickets and sign up for event updates.

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