WHAT: The highly anticipated 2019 Forks & Corks Food & Wine Festival (Jan. 24-27), presented by the Sarasota-Manatee Originals, kicks off its 12th year of culinary adventures with a series of delectable winemaker dinners, January 24-26. Taking place at participating Originals restaurants across Sarasota, Manatee and Venice, the 2019 winemaker dinners will feature extravagant multicourse dinners with top wineries such as Chateau Lagrange from Bordeaux, France, Iron Horse Vineyards from Sonoma, California, Paul Cluver Wines (Best of Show white wine) from Elgin, South Africa and others. Dinners can be found at eatlikealocal.com/forksandcorks/2019-events. For reservations, guests are encouraged to contact participating restaurants directly.
Winemaker dinner seats are still available at the following restaurants:
Fins at Sharky’s
PIER 22 Restaurant
State Street Eating House
The Bijou Café
WHEN: January 24-26, 2019
WHERE: Dinners are taking place at participating Originals restaurants across Sarasota, Manatee and Venice. In addition to the winemaker dinners, the multi-day Forks & Corks epicurean event will offer retail tastings on Saturday, Jan. 26. The community will be peppered with several “pop-up” retail tasting tents hosted by some of the area’s leading local wine merchants.
HOW: To view a list of upcoming winemaker events and for more information on Forks & Corks, visit EatLikeALocal.com. Follow Forks & Corks on Facebook and Instagram and the following hashtags #ForksandCorks941 and #EatLikeaLocal941.
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