Miami International Wine Fair

The Miami International Wine Fair is now open to the trade and regular old wine snobs.

Anyone who is anyone in the Southeastern US wine scene will be at the Miami Beach Convention Center for the 10th annual Miami International Wine Fair. The expo attracts nearly 500 wineries from 20 countries, offering a daunting selection of around 1,500 different wines to sample.

You don’t have to be a sommelier to enjoy this event as this year it be open to the public via a series of different tasting seminars, held during the Grand Tasting. Buy the all access pass for either Saturday and Sunday and have access to Grand Tasting for the day as well. Also, the official After Party and TobaccoRum Festival will be open to the public.

Events open to the general public:
Saturday, September 24

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Grand Tasting

Saturday Seminars
10:15 a.m. Campana
11:30 a.m. Malbec:  The Secret Behind Argentina’s Success
12:45 p.m. Bubbles: European Stars
2 p.m. South West, A New Direction For French Wine
3:15 p.m. Barolo Immersion
4:30 p.m. Essential Caribbean Luxury:  Rum & Cigars

9 p.m. – midnight 10th Anniversary Official After Party and TobaccoRum Festival
A walk-around tasting of a wide selection of wines, spirits and cigars, including all wines awarded a medal at the Florida International Wine Challenge held earlier at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Ticket includes the ability to enjoy all wines, spirits and even get a few cigars from participating sponsors at no additional cost.
Tempo Miami, 1100 Biscayne Blvd., Miami.

Sunday, September 25

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Grand Tasting

Sunday Seminars
11:30 a.m. Spanish Rock Stars From Rioja To Priorat
12:45 p.m. Riesling Renaissance
2 p.m. Back On Top:  Chile’s Return To The International Elite
3:15 p.m. Piedmonte: Nebbiolo’s Land And So Much More
4:30 p.m. Sake:  Exploring Diversity And Elegance

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