Bordeaux Wines Are Getting Stronger and Maturing More Quickly. Here's Why.

According to a recent panel featuring top French winemakers, answers range from climate change to competition from other styles.

02/16/2024 By Bob McGinn

Cheers, Baby!

Forks & Corks Is Moving to January in 2024

The much-anticipated festival will celebrate its 17th anniversary with loads of wine-centric events for everyone.

08/02/2023 By Lauren Jackson

S Tier

Discovering Some New Favorite Wines at Forks & Corks

Our wine writer names his top picks from the huge annual wine bash.

05/17/2023 By Bob McGinn

Back That Glass Up

Early Access and VIP Tickets for the 2023 Forks & Corks Grand Tasting Go On Sale This Thursday

The popular event returns after a two-year hiatus due to Covid-19.

01/10/2023 By Lauren Jackson

That time of year again

Forks & Corks Is Back!

While the popular Grand Tasting won't take place this year, there are plenty of other great wine and food events happening next week.

05/04/2022 By Bob McGinn

Party time excellent

Highlights of This Year's Forks & Corks Food and Wine Festival

This year's event has something for every type of wine lover, from novice to expert.

04/21/2021 By Bob McGinn

Still Happening

Forks & Corks Details Revealed

The festival will be limited this year because of Covid-19 safety precautions, but there's still plenty going on.

04/02/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker


Next Year's Forks & Corks Scheduled for April 29-May 3

Details of how next year's festival might function have not yet been worked out, but organizers say it is happening.

10/26/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Pop Fizz Clink

Five Great Wines From This Year's Forks & Corks Grand Tasting

Wine writer Bob McGinn highlights some standouts from this year's offering.

02/14/2020 By Bob McGinn

Weekly Planner

Forks & Corks, a Seafood and Music Festival and More of This Week’s Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a winemaker dinner at Mattison's Forty-One and a Texas barbecue stand in Wimauma.

01/22/2020 By Rachel Suwak

Sip, baby, sip

Forks & Corks Tickets Go on Sale Monday

The 2020 Forks & Corks Food & Wine Festival is scheduled to take place Jan. 23-27.

10/31/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Mark Your Calendars

Heads Up: Forks & Corks 2018 Tickets Go on Sale Next Monday

The annual epicurean event is always a crowd-pleaser.

11/01/2017 By Megan McDonald

Still Out There

Forks & Corks Grand Tasting Tickets May Be Sold Out, But There's Still Plenty to Do

Several winemaker dinners still have openings.

01/17/2017 By Riley Board

Weekly Planner

A Pancake Breakfast at Oscar Scherer State Park, Forks & Corks Food and Wine Festival and More Local Dining Events

Plus, Michael's On East's Korean epicurcean adventure and a Bradenton beer tour.

01/11/2017 By Riley Board


Top 5 Sarasota Events for January 2016

Our top picks for January.

01/01/2016 By Kay Kipling


Top Tickets: Sarasota Events for January 2015

Arts editor Kay Kipling picks her top Sarasota events for January 2015.

01/02/2015 By Kay Kipling


Top Tickets: Sarasota Events for January 2015

Arts editor Kay Kipling's top picks.

01/02/2015 By Kay Kipling


Party Girl Gets the Dish on the 2014 Forks & Corks Grand Tasting

Veronica Pastore sips and samples at the Forks & Corks Grand Tasting.

04/01/2014 By Megan McDonald