On February 21-24 2013, South Beach foodies are in for a treat when the The Food Network's South Beach Food & Wine Festival presented by FOOD & WINE puts Miami into a much anticipated food coma. The 2013 line-up boasts renowned chefs, culinary personalities, wine and spirits producers. Below we've rounded up the best events of the four day festivities.
Far Niente Wine Seminar: Recognized for its production of Napa Valley Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon, Far Niente will focus its seminar on it's high quality wines.
Kosta Browne Seminar: Making a name for themselves as producing the most sought after Pinot Noirs, attendees will get the chance to taste five Pinot Noir wines from 2008 and 2009 from different wine regions in California.
Nobu's Vegetarian Dinner: One of the festival's first supporters, Nobu Matsuhisa, will be preparing special vegetarian courses along with wines provided by Southern Wine & Spirits Florida portfolio inside Nobu at The Shore Club.
NIGELLISIMA Dinner hosted by Nigella Lawson with Andrew Carmellini: Nigella Lawson will be preparing a few creations from the 120 Italian based recipes from her cookbook, Nigellisima. Alongside her will be Andrew Carmellini. The event will take place at the W Hotel South Beach.
Amstel Light Burger Bash, hosted by Rachel Ray and presented by Pat La Frieda meats and Diet Pepsi: The event will take place on Februrary 22nd at The Ritz Carlton. Attendees will enjoy a walk around sampling of some mighty burger creations along with accompanying side dishes and Amstel Light Lager Beer.
Fontainebleau Miami Beach Presents Wine Spectator’s Best of the Best Sponsored by Bank of America: Wine lovers, this one's for you! Enjoy the opportunity to taste wines that rated 90 points or higher on The Wine Spectator rating scale while enjoying delicious food pairings. Get your drink and knowledge on about the best of the best wines!
Tickets go one sale Monday, Oct.8th at 9am as a MasterCard presale running through Oct. 21st.Tickets available to the general public on Monday, Oct. 22nd. Visit www.sobefest.com for more info.