Choose from Four Wine Seminars
- $70 to attend the Old World Versus New World Comparative Blind Tasting on Friday, February 26, 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. ($140.75 value)
What to Expect: Masters of Wine Charles Curtis and Eric Hemer guide attendees as they sip New and Old World wines from the latest line of Riedel wine glasses (the Veritas collection), imparting tips on identifying varietals and regions of origin without the help of labels.
- $80 to attend the Wine Spectator Wine Seminar Series A on Saturday, February 27, 10 a.m.–12:40 p.m. ($171.50 value)
What to Expect: Ticket holders attend a series of three sessions, all of which include tastings lead by vintners and estate principals. The seminars are “Mountain Chardonnay,” “Celebrating Five Decades of Robert Mondavi Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve,” and “Joe Wagner Presents Copper Cane Wines & Provisions.”
- $80 to attend Wine Spectator Wine Seminar Series B on Saturday, February 27, 2:45 p.m.–5:25 p.m. ($171.50 value)
What to Expect: A series of three sessions, including “The First Family of Spanish Wine: Experience the Wines of Bodegas Torres with Miguel Torres Maczassek,” “An Exploration of the Antinori Family’s Guado al Tasso Estate with Allegra Antinori,” and “Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars ”The Art of Aging” featuring FAY and S.L.V. Estate Cabernet.”
- $70 to attend Wine Spectator Wine Seminar Series C on Sunday, February 28, 1 p.m.–3:40 p.m. ($171.50 value)
What to Expect: A lineup of three sessions, which starts with “From Château Clerc Milon to Château Mouton Rothschild,” moves on to “Marqués de Riscal, Over 150 Years of Tradition and Avant-Garde Winemaking,” and concludes with “Greg Norman Talks Wine.”
Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE
In the years since it was founded, the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE has grown into a four-day destination event featuring some of television's best-known chefs and eaters. Benefiting Florida International University, the lineup always offers tons of educational seminars, tastings, demos, and dinners—and this year is no different. From February 24 through 28, the beach sizzles with celebrities such as Anne Burrell, Bobby Deen, Rachael Ray, and Robert Irvine.