2018 South Beach Wine and Food Festival

February 22, 2018

The South Beach Wine and Food Festival is upon us! This annual event draws crowds each year, and for good reason. There are nearly 90 events popping up across South Florida and you can rest assured there will be some gluten free options. Here are some of the events going on this weekend, along with some information on how to enhance your festival experience.



Barry’s Bootcamp and Bites

Location: 1 Hotel South Beach, 8:30AM-10:30AM

Those who lead an active lifestyle wont want to miss this workshop hosted by Robert Irvine and co instructor Derek DeGrazio. It starts out with a fitness routine, and ends with libations and small plates from health conscious eateries around town.


EnRoute WineMaker for a Day: Blending Seminar

Location: Eden Roc Hotel – Pompeii, Noon-1PM

The tag line for this seminar by EnRoute is “Play, taste, blend, and create!”. This is an exciting opportunity to blend a unique wine specific to your own tastes. There will be a professional wine maker here to gain knowledge from!


Dinner hosted by Rocco DiSpirito and Marc Randazzo

Location: Randazzo’s Italian Seafood and Classics Restaurants, 7PM-10PM

The award winning cookbook author and television personality join forces to create a food and wine pairing that you wont soon forget. Healthy Italian cuisine will be the theme of the evening, and it’s sure to leave an impression on your tastebuds.



Goya Foods Grand Tasting Village

Location: 13th Street & Ocean Drive, 12PM-5PM

This village offers live entertainment, food, and drinks all day long. There are Mastercard Grand Tasting Tents and KitchenAid Culinary Demonstrations located throughout the area. It’s dun to be able to vote for your favorite dish and see if it ends up winning the New Times award.


Coca-Cola Beachside BBQ

Location: Beachside at the Ritz-Carlton, 6PM-9PM

Don’t miss this barbeque! It’s not like any other, because it’s hosted by Michael Symon. With a location right by the water, it’s a picturesque way to wrap up the festival.


Professional Transportation

Have you thought about how transportation fits into your plans for the South Beach Wine and Food Festival? Reserving professional transportation is a great idea, especially for groups. It’s safe to say that traffic gets pretty busy during this time! You can easily spend an extra ten to thirty minutes trying to figure out directions, deal with traffic, and get a good parking spot if you’re unfamiliar with the area. With a limousine, car service, or party bus, you’ll already have an organized meeting spot for your group. A chauffeur is able to get to destinations efficiently, dropping you right off at the doors. It’s a lot easier than ordering multiple Ubers through out the trip! Click here for more information.

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