Savor local flavor during the SunCoast’s premier Food and Wine and Festival. Forks & Corks will showcase the palate-pleasing products of an international cast of visiting winery owners and winemakers alongside the deliciously diverse cuisine of The Sarasota-Manatee Originals restaurants.
Forks & Corks University is the ultimate way to meet the brightest and the best of the wine world! These unique wine seminars are led by world-renowned wine industry professionals and winemakers. Guests will swirl, sip and savor as the passionate and accomplished panel leads them on a guided tour of wine from around the globe – no passport required!
Tickets for each event are $55.00 per person (plus service fees). Each ticket will include a welcome glass of sparkling wine, all wine tastings, and a pairing plate of bites curated specifically to enhance the varietals presented by the panelists.
Visit eatlikealocal.com/forksandcorks for tickets!
Forks & Corks University Master Class: Women in the Global Wine Industry
Join us as we take a tour throughout the world of wine. We'll hear from some of the wine world's leading women winemakers and estate owners and be inspired by discussions on collective contributions and experiences from pioneers of the wine industry.
Veronique Dausse, Directeur Général
Château Phélan Ségur, Saint-Estèphe, France
Elizabeth Cooper, Eastern Sales Director
Fess Parker Winery and Vineyards, Santa Barbara, California
Kim Bolander, Director of Sales
L'Ecole N° 41, Walla Walla, Washington
Joan Szkutak, Proprietor
SAMsARA Wine Company, Sta. Rita Hills, Santa Barbara County, California
Susie Selby, Proprietor & Winemaker
Selby Winery, Russian River Valley, California
Julie Johnson, Proprietor & Winemaker
Tres Sabores, Rutherford, Napa Valley, California
Mary Joli, National Brand Manager
Willamette Valley Vineyards, Willamette Valley, Oregon