Old World meets New World by way of Portugal in Miami on Tuesday, June 12; a Grand Tasting will feature 150 wines from Portugal. The wines highlight the range of Portugal’s various wine regions and viticulture.
The Wines of Portugal Miami event will be held at the Rubell Family Foundation in Wynwood. The Grand Tasting has two tiers, VIP and General Admission. The VIP time starts at 6 pm and the General Admission begins at 7 pm. General Admission tickets are $55/person but with the exclusive South Florida Food and Wine discount, the price is $25 and for VIP tickets that are regularly priced at $75, the South Florida Food and Wine price is $35. Click here to purchase the VIP discounted ticket; Click here to purchase the General Admission discounted ticket. Cheese, charcuterie, and Portuguese influenced small bites will be served. Proceeds from the Miami event will benefit the Emeril Lagasse Foundation, which helps underprivileged children learn about nutrition and food.
During the VIP Grand Tasting, a Familiarization Class or “Fam Class” on the Wines of Portugal will be led by South Florida Food and Wine contributor Emilio Guerra of Dreyfus Ashby. Click here to read Emilio’s recent wine article on the Spanish wine regions of Ribera del Duero and Jerez de la Frontera.
From 1:30-4:30pm on Tuesday, June 12th members of the wine trade and press are invited to a private tasting of the wines. At 2:30pm Emilio Guerra will be facilitating a “Fam Class” for the trade and media. Those interested in the Trade/Media event can register with proper credentials by contacting Karen Brown at brownkarenj @ bellsouth .net
Metered and lot parking is available in the area.
Rubell Family Collection 95 NW 29th St Miami, FL 33127