Winefest returns for its 30th year continuing the tradition of sipping for a cause from Wednesday, April 1, to Sunday, April 5. The Florida Winefest & Auction, a multi-day wine festival, has raised $8.6 million for 87 charities that help disadvantaged kids and families in Sarasota and Manatee counties. This event will feature products like food, wine and entertainment along with a chance to sip and sample some of the world’s best wine on the shore of Sarasota Bay. Bring your comfy shoes to dine and dance in the streets of downtown, savor the flavors of local chefs and raise your bid paddle for some of the best auction lots in the wine business. Click here for more information.