Wine In A Million

Chef Paul Mattison Is Hosting a Wine Dinner With an Organic Winery Next Week

Bonterra Wines uses organic and biodynamic growing processes to ensure top-quality wines.

01/20/2023 By Lauren Jackson

Bottled Up

How Local Restaurants Are Dealing With Rising Wine Prices and Delivery Delays

We spoke with chefs and owners about how they are responding to challenges in the wine world.

08/10/2022 By Bob McGinn

The Perfect Pairing

Mattison's Forty-One and Fess Parker Winery Team Up for Multi-Course Wine Dinner

The Sarasota restaurant and California winery will provide a paired dining experience as part of this year's Forks & Corks festivities.

05/11/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Guest Star

Wine Icon Bo Barrett Visits Sarasota

Barrett, of California's Chateau Montelena, recently participated in a spectacular dinner at Michael's Wine Cellar.

04/20/2022 By Bob McGinn

Let's Start the Bidding

The Florida Winefest Auction Offers a Number of Terrific Wine Experiences

But the clock is ticking... The virtual auction ends on Sunday, Oct. 24.

10/19/2021 By Bob McGinn

Vive la France!

A Unique Sarasota Club Gathers to Celebrate the Wines of Bordeaux

The local chapter of the international Commanderie de Bordeaux hosts regular dinners that highlight specific varieties of Bordeaux wines.

09/17/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Restaurant news

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant Opens Monday

The Sarasota location will be the company's 12th Florida restaurant.

06/25/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Hop on the Trolley

New Progressive Dinner Series Highlights Wine and Food Pairings

The Blend is a new series of dinners organized by the Sarasota-Manatee Originals.

06/11/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Call it a comeback

Wine Tastings Are Back

A number of local restaurants are offering innovative, structured tastings that follow social distancing guidelines.

09/08/2020 Photography 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

Weekly Planner

A Seafood Festival, a Food Truck Rally and More of This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a walking food and history tour and a mermaid festival.

12/04/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Cheers!

How to Get the Most Out of Wine Events

Wine columnist Bob McGinn shares his top sip tips.

11/26/2019 By Bob McGinn

Weekly planner

A Wine Dinner, a Beer Bus and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a four-course dinner at Boca and a bouquet-making happy hour.

07/24/2019 By Hanna Powers

See you there

Bar Karaoke, a Wine Tasting and More of This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

Plus: It's time to hit the books again for Bar School at The Sarasota Modern.

06/05/2019 By Giulia Heyward

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

Article

A Dinner at Rosa Fiorelli Winery and Vineyard

Dinner at Rosa Fiorelli Winery and Vineyard spotlights one of our region's hidden gems.

01/29/2015 By Megan McDonald Photography by Kathryn Brass-Piper