What To Do In Florida: Forks & Corks Food & Wine Festival

Grand Tasting (credit: Forks & Corks Food & Wine Festival)

Grand Tasting (credit: Forks & Corks Food & Wine Festival)


Florida News: Forks & Corks Food & Wine Festival tickets on sale now

If you’re a lover of fine food and wine, you probably don’t let many culinary festivals escape your radar. If you’ll be in Sarasota towards the end of January, you’ll want to make a point of adding this event to your itinerary.

The highly anticipated Forks & Corks Food & Wine Festival is entering its 6th year in 2013 and tickets are available starting today. The four-day Sarasota culinary festival will take place January 25-28, 2013.

Forks & Corks Anchor Event

The anchor event of the Forks & Corks Food & Wine Festival is the Grand Tasting which features mouthwatering signature dishes from some of the area’s most celebrated chefs. More than 100 wineries will be participating in the event. If you fall in love with one of the wines you sample will be able to purchase your favorites at the retail tent.

  • When: January 27, 2013
  • Where: Courtyard of The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
  • Cost: $85/General Admission, $150/VIP

Forks & Corks University

Participate in one of the food and wine seminars taking place during the Forks & Corks Festival. When you purchase a ticket, you’ll be invited to attend a four-course gourmet lunch.

  • When: January 26, 2013
  • Where: Michael’s Wine Cellar and Ballroom
  • Cost: $125/full-day session, $75/half-day session

Plan your visit

Last year, the event sold out within a week of tickets going on sale and organizers expect to sell out even faster this year. For full details and to purchase tickets, visit the website.

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