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Miami International Wine Fair Descends On The Beach This Weekend

Legions of frenzied minions of Bacchus, purple lip stained white shirts, orgiastic, drunken trade folk, and 85,000 square feet of organized mayhem. Ok, so mayhem probably isn't accurate, but it is time for the 8th Annual Miami International Wine Fair, this weekend September 26 - 27 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

Tickets aren't cheap: $75 for one day, or $125 for both, but guess what, they're free if you are a wine retailer, distributor, sommelier, restaurateur, or professional in the food and beverage business. You know what that means don't you?

Lie. Lie like you've never lied before. Or at least exaggerate. C'mon, who hasn't dreamed of owning their own restaurant? That makes you a sort of restauranteur. Dishwashers, bussers, waitrons, hostesses, line cooks, fast food register jockeys, street corner churro salesmen: take advantage, as far as we're concerned you all qualify. Pre register at http://www.miamiwinefair.com/visitors.php#sc-2 for free admission during trade hours (11 a.m. - to 4 p.m.)

If you're not pre registered it's $15 for trade hours, which means we don't officially encourage anybody to pay that fee and then hide out in the convention center til the Grand Tasting, that would be dishonest and downright lowdown rotten.

log on to http://miamiwinefair.com/ for more info.

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