Twitter intercept from ZeusOfOlympus -
@Bacchus. Babylon is crumbling down. Report to Miami ASAP! Bring wine.

It's official. Miami may not grow grapes, but we like drinking em. Check out these upcoming winecentric events and give it up for that purple stuff.

More Wine Tastings Than You Can Shake Your Drink At

Wine Tasting at A Fish Called Avalon - Apr 22, 2009 (Wed)
700 Ocean Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Time:     6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cost:     $25

RSVP and prepayment are required. Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

-Duck Confit Flatbread with Goat Cheese, Picholine olives, Hydroponic Arugula, and Pickled Red Onions.
-Tuna Tartar on Casava Crackers with Tobika Caviar, Cucumber, Shallot, and Soy-Lime Vinaigrette.
-Crab Cakes with Basil Mayo.
-Smoked Salmon with Apple-Almond Remoulade on Rye Toast
-Bay Scallop and Rock Shrimp Ceviche with Toasted Garlic, Lime, Jalapeno Relish on Corn Tortillas.
-Grilled Chicken, Roasted Sweet Peppers, and Fontina Quesadillas.
-Crispy Kobe Beef Empanadas.

Worried about parking? Don't be, as A Fish Called Avalon will be validating parking for everyone that parks in their parking ramp. The ramp is located on 7th between Collins and Washington.


The Great Wine Seminar - Apr 24, 2009 (Fri) - Apr 26, 2009 (Sun)
Marriott Biscayne Bay
1633 North Bayshore Drive
Miami, Fl 33132
561 317 0910

-Tasting I Chateau Margaux with Paul Pontallier back to 59
-Tasting II Bouchard Pere et Fils with Luc Bouchard
-Tasting III Beacastel with Marc Perrin
-Tasting IV William Fervre with Luc Bouchard
-The Gourmet Dinner featuring Geust Chef Oliver Saucy
-Tasting V Mature Ports- What do we drink(63/66)- Allen Meadows


A Wine Tasting Class - April 24 at 7 pm
Alliance Française de Miami
18 SW 8 St. Miami, FL 33130
Cost: $30 / $25 for Members
Call for Reservation before April 22nd at 305.859.8760

ravel the French Wine Roads with Ysee through history and Wine Making from the Cathar Region to the Bordelais and the Rhone.
Mas Amiel Muscat de Riversaltes, Bordeaux Graves Blanc, Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc, Mas AMiel Maury.


5th Annual Florida International Wine Challenge
Smith & Wollensky
1 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Date:     Apr 25, 2009 (Sat) - Apr 26, 2009 (Sun)
Time:     6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cost:     $50

Taste hundreds of wines from around the world while testing your palate against Florida's best. Keep a scorecard of the wines you taste and submit it for a chance to earn prizes if your selection matches the official results presented by the Florida Wine Challenge Tasting Board. Wine lovers who decide to stay for dinner at Smith & Wollensky after the event will be allowed to take two bottles from the tasting to enjoy during dinner without paying a corkage fee.


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