Boca Bacchanal

Downtown Boca Raton, Boca Raton, FL

Boca Bacchanal is a grand celebration of fabulous food and wonderful wine, paired and presented by acclaimed chefs throughout Boca Raton. More than that, it's a peek into some of Boca's finest private homes and venues, plus an opportunity to bid on more than 100 silent auction items for a good cause. Sip, savor and bid at Boca Bacchanal! 


Indulge in The Flavors of The Palm Beaches

Benefitting the Boca Raton Historical Society, Boca Bacchanal will be back for two delicious nights on May 6 and May 7. This one-of-a-kind weekend of delectable dinners features renowned South Florida chefs and international vintners in an unparalleled atmosphere. Whether you go to one dinner or taste it all at the Grand Tasting, you're in for an unforgettable weekend of gastronomical good food at Boca Bacchanal.

Bottle of wines at Boca Bacchanal
Courtesy of the Boca Raton Historical Society


May 6 – Vintner Dinners

Boca Bacchanal invites you to one-of-a-kind Vintner Dinners held in beautiful private homes and historic venues throughout Boca Raton. These exclusive dinners are the most highly anticipated society event of the year, pairing the talents of internationally acclaimed vintners and chefs for a gourmet 5-course VIP dining experience. You'll taste the signature flavors of The Palm Beaches, and meet some interesting locals along the way. Think of it like being invited to the most fabulous dinner party ever! Attendees will enjoy one of five simultaneous evenings that will pair the talents of internationally acclaimed vintners complimented by 5-course dinners prepared by renowned chefs. Truly an intimate evening to remember.
Ticket: $350. Buy your ticket here.

Courtesy of the Boca Raton Historical Society


May 7 – The Grand Tasting At The Boca Raton

Boca Raton’s premier wine and food event will be held at The Boca Raton, the legendary resort where endless possibilities inspire the extraordinary. At this event, prized vintners will offer tasting selections of their wines and champagnes. Attendees will also enjoy generous samplings of signature dishes by celebrated local chefs. A silent auction will offer more than 100 items, ranging from art to jewelry to wine, travel and lifestyle packages, with proceeds benefiting the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum
Ticket: $200. Buy your ticket here.


2022 Wineries and Vintners 

The five extraordinary wineries and vintners highlighting both the Vintner Dinners on May 6 and the Grand Tasting on May 7 at this year’s Boca Bacchanal include:

1. Château La Nerthe – Christophe Bristiel

Château La Nerthe is located in the heart of the Provence region in Southeast France, and its cellars date back to the 16th century. It produces very complex wines with delicate aromas. The Chateau’s Commercial Director Christophe Bristiel is a Certified Sommelier who helped set up a boutique winery in Chile before assuming his current position in 2009.

Christophe Bristiel


2. DAOU Vineyards – Chris Baker

Wine-loving brothers Georges and Daniel Daou discovered what would become known as DAOU Mountain, an untapped world-class terroir in the Adelaida District of Paso Robles. Ever since, they have poured their souls into creating some of California's most noteworthy wines. DAOU Vineyards Senior Vice President Chris Baker progressed from running a fine dining restaurant to representing a wine company with a dedication to producing world class wines with an uncompromising commitment to quality.

Chris Baker


3. Silver Oak & Twomey Cellars  – Tim Duncan

Napa Valley’s Silver Oak began over a handshake between two friends with a bold vision: focus on one varietal, Cabernet Sauvignon, aged exclusively in American oak and worthy of cellaring for decades to come. In 1999, Silver Oak established Twomey Cellars in Northern California to craft wines from new varietals and dynamic vineyards. Tim Duncan, son of a Silver Oak co-founder, develops business strategies for both wineries and oversees domestic and international sales.


4. St. Francis Winery & Vineyards – Katie Madigan

An award-winning producer of 100% Certified Sustainable wines, St. Francis Winery & Vineyards is located in the heart of California’s Sonoma Valley. For over 50 years, the family-owned enterprise has cultivated an in-depth understanding of every Sonoma appellation. The perfect combination of science and creativity, winemaker Katie Madigan oversees production of top-selling “Old Vines” Zinfandel, Pinot Noir, and Chardonnay.

Katie Madigan


5. Masi Agricola – Tony Apostolakos

Masi Agricola is a wine producer in Veneto, northern Italy. It is famous for its Valpolicella wines—and, in particular, for its Amarone wines—although it draws on a range of native and international grape varieties. Tony Apostolakos comes from a family that originally owned vineyards in Central Greece dating back to the early 1900s. He first represented Masi in Canada before being appointed US Export Director in 2005 and is totally up-to-date with the company’s winemaking techniques and global strategy.

Tony Apostolakos


Be an Insider

No event in The Palm Beaches will make you feel more like a local than Boca Bacchanal. See more local gems while you're in Boca Raton, from outdoor concerts at Mizner Park Amphitheater to amazing exhibits at the Boca Raton Museum of Art to the upscale retailers of Town Center at Boca Raton. And no trip to Boca is complete without beach hopping at places like Spanish River Park and Red Reef Park, which also boasts a waterfront golf course and nature center.

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