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Florida Craft Beer: Grayton Beer Company, South Walton

Posted by Alison Hand| March 16, 2017

South Walton County’s Highway 30A, one of Florida’s most scenic drives, is a stretch of pavement that passes everything from white sands and emerald waters to coastal dune lakes and master-planned communities. The roadway beckons travelers to enjoy the journey, slow down and take in everything from the warm sunshine to the rolling surf. But some stop a while and wind up putting down roots in the community, like the towering pines bordering nearby U.S. 98.

That’s what happened to Jamey Price.

“We realized that we would spend the rest of our lives here,” said Price, explaining that after he and his wife moved to the South Walton area in 2004, they knew they never wanted to leave. Looking at ways to establish his own roots in the community, Price’s ideas kept coming back to beer.

“It was about doing something local, with beer as the common denominator,” said Price. “Beer was always my favorite.” 

Grayton Beer Company was the result.

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Shelter House to host new signature event

Posted by Abby Eller| January 23, 2017

Shelter House announces its newest signature fundraising event, Palate & Palette: Five-Course Wine Dinner and Live Painting, to be held Jan. 28 at Arnett's Gulfside Ranch. The event's presenting sponsor is Emerald Coast Title Services. 

The evening begins with a Bourbon and Brews Hour at 6 p.m. with local craft beer and spirits by Grayton Beer Co. and Timber Creek Distillery. The seated dinner and live painting begin at 7 p.m. within the rustic chic events barn.

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Beach road awash in a sea of songwriters

Posted by Abby Eller| January 23, 2017

General admission weekend passes are $275, and the VIP weekend pass is $600. There are lots of add-ons, like VIP dinners and shows, a special Sunday night performance by Shawn Colvin and John Fullbright at Grayton Beer Taproom, yoga sessions with celebrity yoga teacher Eric Paskel, transportation packages and other goodies.

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Sinfonia launches Wine Women and Shoes' kickoff

Posted by Abby Eller| January 23, 2017

Bubbles, Brews & Culinary Qs is on Saturday, Feb. 18, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Coastal Ballroom at Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Miramar Beach. Sip sparkling and select wines and locally crafted micro brews by Grayton Beer Company, tuck into delicious barbecue-inspired light bites and enjoy live music by local favorite Dread Clampitt. Tickets are $35 per person.

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Great for groups: Top vacation spots with the most rentals that sleep 8+

Posted by Abby Eller| January 23, 2017

About Santa Rosa Beach: Step outside your vacation rental onto white sand beaches overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Your group can swim, snorkel, sail, or sun amidst a clear blue water backdrop. Spend your days biking along the Santa Rosa coastline and through the nearby Point Washington State Forest, which includes more than 10 miles of trails. 

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