By Kelly Baughman

Spring break being over got you down? Wine about it at the 2019 Orange Beach Wine and Art Festival this Saturday and Sunday, May 11th and 12th.
One of the most sought after tickets on the island, the OB Wine Festival will feature over 120 of the finest handcrafted wines from around the world, along with scrumptious Gulf seafood cuisine from renowned local restaurants. In addition to delicious food and wine, ticket holders will enjoy three live musical acts, boat tours of the bay, a commemorative wine glass to sample all the wines your heart desires, and a custom wine bag to take home full with a few of your favorite bottles.
For those who aren’t a big fan of wine, there will also be a fantastic selection of craft beers on hand to satisfy your thirst for something special.
Every ticket holder is provided with a cruise around the bay during the event. Local boats will be arriving at the docks of Caribe Resort and taking you and your friends for a tour of the bay islands. The boats will be running during the entire day so you can enjoy the scenery at your leisure. We will also have several yachts docked for your viewing.
Select local restaurants like Cobalt, Cosmos, Lunas, GTs on the Bay, Buzzcat, and Rouses Fresh Mart. will be providing delicious hors d’oeuvres. Cheese and bread selections will also be available in a designated area.
Tickets are $59 ahead of time, and are $69 at the door. For more information, visit www.wavesofwine.com or call 251-980-9039.