Barry Gump

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2013

    FIU's Beer School: Meet 'Em at Brew at the Zoo May 4

    Beer has been an obsession of mankind since the ancient Egyptians and Mesopotamians made brew 7,000 years ago. We've evolved techniques since then, but the basic fundamentals remain the same. After all, in the most primitive of terms, beer is simply the byproduct of fermenting grains. Although equ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    Biscayne Brewers Bash at Kovens Conference Center (Photos)

    This past Sunday, members of B.R.E.W. FIU hosted their first annual Biscayne Brewers Bash in the pavilion of the Kovens Conference Center overlooking beautiful Biscayne Bay. The event hosted 15 local brewers serving over 40 different micro-brews. There was also a booth for beer bread and beer butter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    FIU Chaplin School's New Home-Brewing Classes

    Read "Microbrewing in Miami."Thirsty for knowledge? Well public education in Miami just became little better after Florida International University started offering classes on how to brew your own beer. The FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management introduces beginner, intermediate an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2012

    Microbrewing in Miami: FIU's New Research Brewery Built With Your SoBeWFF Dollars

    ​Mike Hampton, dean of the Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Florida International University, confirmed that a new research microbrewery will be built at FIU's Biscayne Bay campus in North Miami Beach. The new facility will replace the current classroom and laboratory used f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Beer Party in the Grove: Grovetoberfest This Saturday

    GrovetoberfestMeet your new best​Beer will bombard Coconut Grove this Saturday for the first-ever Grovetoberfest at Peacock Park this Saturday, October 15th from 4 - 7 p.m.About 100 beers will be available for your drinking pleasure, including the world premieres of Miami's own Schne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2011

    SBWFF 2011: Grand Tasting Village Was a Satisfying Feeding Frenzy

    Bill? Is that you? ​With the white sand, clear skies, and heat, SBWFF's Whole Foods Market Grand Tasting Village would have resembled the Sahara if it were not for the sparkling backdrop of the Atlantic.After receiving a Waterford glass, but no neck lanyard cup-holder to keep our eager paws free ( ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    FIU's Own Prof. Gump Teaches Wine to Chinese

    Barry Gump is a wine EXPERT. He spent 30 years as a chemistry and enology (basically wineology) professor at California State University but now teaches as the "Harvey R. Chaplin Eminent Scholar's Chair in Beverage Management at Florida International University's School of Hospitality and Touri ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 21, 2008

    Wine and Food Fest Pops the Cork

    SoBe’s culinary extravaganza gets under way.