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Coverage for an event, individual interview, showcase foods, wines, champagnes and spirits from all over the world – specializing in Italy, France, Spain, Portugal and right here in the good old USA!  Follow us, as we travel discovering Franciacortas, Proseccos, Bruts, the new Roses and Sparklings from traditional vineyards, local, regional specialties, and unknown wineries seeking distribution in the USA. Feel free to contact us sharing experiences, candid opinions or whatever's on your mind. As we readily discuss anything from a variety of pairing selections to terra (soil) conditions/cultivation systems, uses of herbs, cosmetics, medicinals, fine olive oils, aged balsamics, truffles, black or white... 

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Get ready to kick off Miami, Florida's, globally-recognized stone crab season,

at the 5th Annual SOBE South Beach Seafood Festival from October 17-21, 2017. 

Join us for a week of dinners & events

Leading up to Friday's, CHEF SHOWDOWN, located in GOYA's Culinary Pavilion at 11th & Ocean Drive, inside the Land Rover N&S Dade Hospitality Village, from 7-11 PM.  This ultimate VIP night of competition, is brought to you by Cambria Wines, and presented by GOYA, Herradura, Land Rover N&S Dade, and Celebrity Cruises.  It will be the battle of all battles, showcasing the best in Miami's culinary seafood scene, where you will watch true Seafoodies in action, 16 chefs going head-to-head in 8 different seafood battles, where THE GUESTS are the judge!

On Saturday, October 21, spanning five blocks long welcoming over 13,000 Seafoodies to enjoy a day of fun and sun, in the renowned Sobe way.  The South Beach Seafood Festival offers Miami's leading high end restaurateurs, serving the freshest seafood dishes to the complimentary, all day open Bars.  Not your typical Seafood Festival but a high-end experience, showcasing the talents of South Florida's leading chefs and culinary masterminds via a diverse group of events, benefiting a great cause:  CI Foundation's EAT SMART program.  This spectacular line-up of carefully selected restaurants features: A Fish Called Avalon; Café Avanti; CIBO; CJ's; Dragonfly; Joe's Stone Crab; La Moderna; Lobster Bar Sea Grille; Meat Market featuring Miami Smokers; Naked Zone featuring Naked Taco, Naked Crab & Naked Lunch; Nikki Beach; Papa's Raw Bar; Poseidon; Red the Steakhouse; Rusty Pelican; Toro Toro; Trulucks; Whole Foods Market.  Brought to you by Kendall Jackson and presented by Coca-Cola and Jack Daniel's.  For the VIPs, the hospitality village will stay open for a VIP-only, After Party, from 7-9 PM where you can dance the night away.

In a nut shell or shall I say, crab shell, South Beach Seafood Festival events throughout the week:

Tuesday, October 17, 6:30-9:30 PM: ALL NEW Crabs, Slabs, and Cabs at Shelborne Hotel, presented by Jackson Family Wines and Menin Hospitality.
Wednesday, October 18, 6:30-9:30 PM: Cooking & Cocktails at Meat Market, hosted by GOYA, Herradura, and Meat Market.
Thursday, October 19, 6:30-9:30 PM: An Evening at Joe's Stone Crab, presented by La Crema.
Friday's Chef Showdown & Saturday's South Beach Seafood Festival line up.

VIP Weekend passes available for Friday and Saturday!  VIP tickets are $150 and include $20 worth of food vouchers, access to the VIP Hospitality Village full of private samplings and incredible wine and dine experiences, private after-party and so much more.  Event is open to the public but must be 21+ to consume alcohol.
Festival tickets start at $45 which includes full admission and complimentary all day open bar. Guests can choose from 60+ delicious large-portion menu items from 18 cafe's, creating items priced between $5-$8 only for the #SobeSeafood Fest day! There will be stone crabs, stone crabs, and more stone crabs, along with lobster tempura skewers, mahi sliders, scallop BLTs, oysters, shrimp tacos, lobster roll waffle cones, crab cakes in a shell, grilled octopus, shrimp parmesan, surf n' turf filet and lobster, and more.

Tickets can be purchased for all events at

Hotel packages available through host hotel properties, Mondrian or Shelborne.
Email for booking information;  additional information can be found on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter@sobeseafoodfest

 Hope to see you there!  Enjoy!!! 

2017 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Kicks off August 31 - November 13, 2017 -  for a record 75 days

​featuring 35 marketplaces, including two newbies:  India & Spain -  call (407) 939-5277


Special Event: Community Event, Food/Tasting, Business, Social Event
Clock in at Collins

Starting Monday, August 7, the sleek and sophisticated Gin and Collins bar inside Miami Beach’s AC Hotel, is making “clocking in” cool again by introducing Clock In at Collins. Entrepreneurs, freelancers, startups and professionals who don’t clock in to wo... Gin + Collins
Miami Beach, FL
Fri 8/11/17 - Sat 9/30/17 at 6am-11pm

Special Event: For the Family, Community Event, General
Family Fun Fridays at Gulfstream Park

Gulfstream Park's Family Fun Fridays features an amazing line-up of entertainment with an interactive DJ, games, character appearances and performances. The whole family will enjoy this line-up of free entertainment happening every Friday Night at Champion... Gulfstream Park Racing/Casino, Hallandale Beach, FL
Fri 9/15/17 at 7pm-9pm; Fri 9/22/17 at 7pm-9pm; Fri 9/29/17 at 7pm-9pm; Fri 10/6/17 at 7pm-9pm; Fri 10/13/17 at 7pm-9pm; Fri 10/20/17 at 7pm-9pm; Fri 10/27/17 at 7pm-9pm; Fri 11/3/17 at 7pm-9pm

​ Luxury Journey through Champagne, Alsace & Burgundy
Tour Chateaux, Top Rated Wineries and Phenomenal Cuisine - Culinary Tour Extraordinaire!
September 8th - 15th, 2017
A French Wine Sampler - A Luxury Journey through Champagne, Alsace & Burgundy
Join us for our French Wine Sampler, a luxurious journey through the wine regions of Champagne, Alsace and Burgundy. 
Designed for wine lovers, this itinerary features:
Stays at charming luxury hotels in the region
Tastings at prestigious Champagne houses
Exploration of Strasbourg & Colmar in Alsace
Wine tastings in Burgundy
Cooking class with a French Chef in Beaune
Tour starts and ends in Paris -

Tampa, FL Food And Wine Festival Events

4th Annual Tampa Noles EPCOT Food & Wine Festival BUS TRIP 2017 tickets
$30 - SAT, OCT 7 9:00 AM
4th Annual TampaNoles EPCOT Food & Wine Festival BUS TRIP 2017
EPCOT, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista, FL


$30 - $129 -SAT, OCT 14 10:00 AM
The Jacksonville Landing,  Jacksonville, FL

Art Festival Miami 
FREE - SAT, OCT 7 11:00 AM & 1 MORE
Art Festival Miami
8888 SW 136th St, Miam
i, FL

5th Annual Sobe (South Beach) Seafood Festival

October 18-21, 2017 - South Beach, FL

Get your palettes ready for the ultimate Seafood festival to hit South Beach. Expand your palettes and get your tickets

because coming back for the 5th Annual Sobe Seafood event week will be the top restaurants in South Florida showcasing the ultimate eating paradise paired with the very best from Jackson Family Winery, Jack Daniel's, Herradura, and more with a

variety of events for everyone's liking. 

8th Annual Celebration Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival

Saturday, November 4th, 2017 - Grand Tasting, A Culinary Affair!
6 PM to 10 PM

Sanborn Square Park, 72 N Federal Highway, Boca Raton, FL 33432

Tel:  561.338.7594 - 2017 Festival Tickets

8th Annual Coral Gables Food Wine & Spirits Festival tickets
$0 - $99  - SAT, NOV 11 1:00 PM
8th Annual Coral Gables Food Wine & Spirits Festival
255 Alhambra Cir, Coral Gables, FL

Vero Vino Wine and Food Festival tickets
$25 - SAT, NOV 18 2:00 PM
Vero Vino Wine and Food Festival
The Heritage Center, Vero Beach, FL

​​"Buona Forchetta"

​Desserts- Dolci