If you love food and wine then attending a food and wine festival is a great way to enjoy a destination.
One great food and wine event in the Caribbean is the St. Croix Food and Wine Experience.
This 3 day event draws foodies from around the world. This year the 2017 St. Croix Food and Wine Experience, which will take place April 7-10.
The event, which has previously been called the Taste of St. Croix, also serves as a major fundraiser benefitting culinary-related scholarships, training and competitions on the island.
The St. Croix Food and Wine Experience is a week-long event series that attracts more than 3000 guests, including travel writers, vintners, chefs, and foodies.
Named as one of the top 10 international food and wine events by ForbesTravel.com, the St. Croix Food and Wine Experience has raised over $1.5 million for community programs since its inception. As a part of the Foundation’s belief in leveraging resources, the St. Croix Food and Wine Experience brings millions of dollars of revenue into the Virgin Islands economy. In addition to the charitable work it supports, during the week of the St. Croix Food & Wine Experience shops are busy, hotels are full and restaurants bustle.
Don’t delay thinking you will find a room at a great discount at the last minute. The island will be full for this event. In fact you might even want to consider buying positive space air tickets from Miami or San Juan to insure you get to the island. Fly into St. Thomas and take a boat ride over to St. Croix.
You will also want to buy your tickets in advance before they sell out. Click here for tickets.