ABC Fine Wine & Spirits to celebrate PLAYERS with wine, cigar event

PGA golfer Retief Goosen to pour samples of his The Goose wines


ABC Fine Wine & Spirts will celebrate THE PLAYERS Championship with a wine, beer and spirits tasting and cigar event at its new store located at 175 Village Main St. in Sawgrass Village.

To be held Wednesday May 11, the event will begin at 6 p.m. with a two-hour tasting that will include samples of more than 100 wines, 30 spirits and assorted beers from GolfBeer Brewing and Abita Brewing. PGA golfer and two-time U.S. Open winner Retief Goosen will be on hand to pour samples of his The Goose wines. Husband-and-wife winemaking duo Stewart Boedecker (Boedecker Cellars) and Athena Pappas (Pappas Wine Co.) will also be in attendance, pouring their wines and signing bottles.

From 7 to 9 p.m., attendees will be able to try a variety of fine cigars, including Xikar, Oliva, Drew Estates, JC Newman, Ashton, Gurkha and Rocky Patel. Prize raffles will also be held for golf bags, golf clubs, bottles of wine and spirits, and more.

Admission to the wine and spirits tasting is $10, and includes admission to the cigar event.