Advance Discount Tickets Now On Sale






JEKYLL ISLAND, GA (December 1, 2017)Whiskey, Wine & Wildlife – W3, a pre-spring culinary event on Jekyll Island, Georgia, blends gourmands with nature and nurture, February 8 – 11, 2017. W3 artfully combines legendary beverage tastings of all kinds – from all types of spirits, beers, whiskies and wines, along with inspired cuisine from some of the South’s best chefs and local culinary superstars, with a chance to experience coastal wildlife up-close. The weekend’s events will raise funds and awareness for programs of the Jekyll Island Foundation, with the island’s research and education experts on-hand Friday and Saturday, showcasing some fun, interactive programs with coastal wildlife, from turtles to alligators. Advance discount tickets are available through December 31, 2017.

Attendees can expect to receive a Glencairn crystal souvenir glass to sip and savor unlimited tastings of great whiskey, spirits, wine and beer – savor culinary delights and enjoy some great music, all oceanfront and inclusive with admission ticket. The W3 events take place with breathtaking background views of the Atlantic Ocean from the Jekyll Island Beach Village and The Westin Jekyll Island. A special “BBQ & Brews Alley” will be part of the Saturday afternoon festivities, with some of the South’s most revered Pitmasters and chefs. Friday’s “Master Class Pours” series of learning seminars, which feature some premium tasting opportunities and world-renowned beverage experts, Master and Advanced sommeliers, distillers and brew masters. Advance discount ticket savings are now available at www.whiskeywineandwildlife.com, along with some great W3 Weekend Getaway Packages and fun volunteer opportunities to get involved behind the scenes in the inaugural event.

Schedule of Events*Schedule of events and talent subject to change

Thursday, February 8: “W3 Wine Dinner at The Westin”, 6:30 pm, The Westin Jekyll Island

Friday, February 9: “Wine Cruise with Captain Phillip”,11 am – 1 pm, historic Jekyll Island wharf

Friday, February 9: “W3 Master Class Pours”, 1 – 5 pm, The Westin Jekyll Island with opportunities to learn from the experts!

Friday, February 9: “Whiskey Inspired”, 6:30 – 9 pm, The Westin Jekyll Island with tasting bites from some of the South’s leading chefs will be whiskey inspired – from savory to decadent sweets! Enjoy music under the stars while sipping

and savoring classic cocktails, whiskey, wine and beer tastings in a souvenir Glencairn glass.

Saturday, February 10: “Whiskey, Wine & Wildlife – W3”, 1 – 4 pm, Jekyll Island Beach Village

An afternoon of exceptional beverage and culinary tastings, great music, cooking demos – and experience the island’s native wildlife up close! Souvenir glass with unlimited culinary and beverage tastings.

VIP Lounge Westin Rooftop tickets available.


Sunday, February 11: “W 3 Sunday Brunch”: 12:30 – 3:30 pm The Westin Jekyll Island

Brunch and unlimited tastings of Champagne, classic cocktails, Bloody Mary Bar, culinary delights and more – ticket includes taxes and gratuity.


About The Westin Jekyll Island

The Westin Jekyll Island The Westin Jekyll Island is Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ newest hotel in the Southeast, set along the beautiful Georgia coastline, offering direct beach access and breathtaking ocean views.  The hotel is located in the new Jekyll Island Beach Village, which includes an oceanfront promenade, village green, restaurants, upscale boutiques, Great Dunes Park and the 128,000-square-foot Jekyll Island Convention Center.  Guests will enjoy exploring the area’s top nearby attractions including, numerous golf courses, 10 miles of barrier island beaches, historic district, Water Park, bike paths and outdoor natural recreation such as marsh eco-tours, horseback riding, dolphin watching, and kayaking. Whatever your passion, find it on Jekyll.



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