Top Seafood and Wine Festivals

Here’s a list of the top Seafood and Wine Festivals

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Kapalua Wine & Food Festival in  Maui, Hawaii is held in June. This festival started in 1981 and has grown to become one of Maui’s most popular. It is held at the  Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua and, attracts chefs, winemakers, critics and foodies.




Clayoquot Oyster Festival in British Columbia is held in November.

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The  Shellfish farms on Vancouver Island‘s west coast harvest roughly 50,000 gallons of oysters a year. In “Oysterember” local chefs and wineries from British Columbia have an annual celebration.


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Crab & Wine Days in  Mendocino, California is held in January.

This celebration kicks off Taste Mendocino, a three-weekend festival showcasing locally caught Dungeness crab and locally produced wines. Check out the annual crab cake cook-off and wine tasting at Fort Bragg‘s Noyo Harbor.

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Harvest on the Harbor in Portland, Maine is held in October.

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Portland is the perfect spot for a weekend filled with top chefs and international wines. Attend the Grand Tasting accompanied by a 7-piece bluegrass band!


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Cayman Cookout on Grand Cayman Island is held January.

The glitzy Ritz-Carlton hosts an open-air event on Seven Mile Beach.

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Newport Seafood & Wine Festival in Oregon is held in February.

The 2012 theme is  “Swingin’ On the Vine for the 35th Time.”  Enjoy local oyster, crab, and other seafood dishes while you sip on Pinot Noir, Cab and local mead wine (made from honey).


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Taste of the Beach on the Outer Banks of North Carolina is held in March.

This festival has “more than 40 events showcasing local seafood and libations from around the world.” There are interesting events like a chowder cook-off and a the tapas crawl.


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Pebble Beach Food & Wine in Pebble Beach, California is held in April.

Attend a four-day gastronomic celebration in golf mecca!

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