Monday, February 26, 2024

Greatest Wine Occasions at South Seaside Wine & Meals Competition in Miami 2024


The South Seaside Wine & Meals Competition (SOBEWFF) is simply over per week away, and this 12 months, there is perhaps extra wine-focused occasions than ever earlier than.

From the distinguished Wine Spectator’s Better of the Greatest occasion, which options wines from greater than 60 winemakers, to one-of-a-kind wine seminars that you would solely in any other case expertise in Spain or Napa, the choices for wine connoisseurs are plentiful at this 12 months’s pageant in Miami.

With out additional ado, we have rounded up a few of our favourite wine occasions — that also have tickets out there to buy — in chronological order so you’ll be able to depart SOBEWFF feeling like a bonafide wine connoisseur.

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A wine seminar on the South Seaside Wine and Meals Competition

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Italian Wines Wine Seminar: An Immersive Journey right into a Vivid Future

This Wine Spectator wine seminar is chock-full of Italian heavy hitters, each within the grape and wine-pro departments. Importer Ethica Wines is bringing forth among the finest, together with Carolina Cossu, Francesco Ganz, Vera Malusani, and Damiano Sorato. They may lead fans on a journey by Italy, tasting every part from Brunello to Barolo and past. 3 p.m to 4 p.m., Friday, February 23, at Eden Roc Miami Seaside, 4525 Collins Ave., Miami Seaside. Tickets value $125 every at sobewff.org.

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Wine Spectator’s Better of the Greatest wine occasion options greater than 60 wineries.

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Fontainebleau Miami Seaside presents Wine Spectator’s Better of the Greatest

This occasion is a cheat code as a result of it actually is the most effective of each worlds. Right here, a few of Miami’s biggest eating places and most lauded cooks come collectively to serve scrumptious bites paired with world-class wine on the Fontainebleau Miami Seaside. Greater than 60 wineries will probably be pouring wine with standouts like Napa’s Charles Krug for the Champagne lover and Far Niente for the Napa Valley, California, aficionado. Although it’s kind of of a splurge, Better of the Greatest is actually the occasion to be at for individuals who are critical about wine (and accumulating wine). 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Friday, February 23, at Fontainebleau Miami Seaside, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Seaside. Tickets value $395 every at sobewff.org.

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A lady tastes wine at a wine seminar on the South Seaside Wine & Meals Competition.

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The Quest for the Final Pinot Noir with Dan Kosta of DK Wine Group

You do not have to journey to Napa Valley (or Burgundy, France, for that matter) to get pleasure from some scrumptious pinot noir. On this wine seminar, wine producer Dan Kosta will lead friends by an immersive journey tasting seven of his West Coast pinots made within the Burgundian mannequin. Attendees will remember to depart with a brand new appreciation for this prized grape. Midday to 1 p.m., Saturday. February 24, at Eden Roc Miami Seaside, 4525 Collins Ave., Miami Seaside. Tickets value $125 at sobewff.org.

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A wine seminar on the South Seaside Wine & Meals Competition

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A Journey by Valpolicella with Wines from Sartori di Verona

At this wine seminar, get pleasure from a tasting of essentially the most evocative wines of Valpolicella along with the historical past of one of many oldest households within the area. Sartori di Verona is an Italian wine producer primarily based within the northeastern wine-producing area of Veneto in Italy. Featured wines from Sartori di Verona embrace a Marani Bianco Veronese IGT 2020, Montegradella Valpolicella Classico Superiore DOC 2018, and a “Regolo” Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore DOC 2019. 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, February 24, at Eden Roc Miami Seaside, 4525 Collins Ave., Miami Seaside. Tickets value $125 every at sobewff.org.

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This occasion will transport you to an attractive winery, like this one in Europe shot on an iPhone in 2022.

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Seña Wine Seminar: The Inspiring Journey of Chile’s First Iconic Wine

Eduard Chadwick, the Chilean vintner and visionary who kickstarted fashionable Chilean winemaking (and proved to the world that Chile may make fantastic wine), will stroll you thru a grand tasting of choose vintages that may assist uncover the getting older potential and variety of this Bordeaux mix with a “Chilean soul” because of the Carménère grape. With three excellent 100-point scores and excellent outcomes, Seña has undeniably solidified its place as a world-class wine, shaping Chile’s popularity amongst premier appellations. The featured Seña wines on the seminar span from 1995 to 2021. 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, February 24, at Eden Roc Miami Seaside, 4525 Collins Ave., Miami Seaside. Tickets value $125 every at sobewff.org.



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