01.08.2019 – Miami, FL. Today the Florida Wine Academy announced VinoSummit, the first conference dedicated to wine professionals in the south eastern United States. This one-day conference, which will take place in Miami on March 18th, 2019, aims to investigate trends in the wine industry and explore important regions and grapes.
Kristina Sazama DipWSET, Wine Educator for Santa Margherita USA; Raffaelle Benassi, Director of European Business Development for Breakthru Beverage FL; and Lisa Airey CWE FWS, Wine Scholar Guild Education Director
The day’s agenda will offer two educational seminars: “Passport to Reims: Tasting the Wines of Charles Heidsieck”, “Discovering Biodynamic Winemaking in the Languedoc, featuring the Wines of Gérard Bertrand”, and the panel discussion “Trends in the Wine Industry”. Also included: a coffee-break sponsored by Cantina Mesa of Sardinia and Cà Maiol of Lugana and Valtènesi, and a full lunch sponsored by Folio Fine Wine Partners, featuring wines from Bibi Graetz and Ricasoli. We finish the day with a walk around tasting that will feature more than 80 different wines, including a 1999 Chateau Musar from Lebanon.
“We are excited to launch VinoSummit and be the pioneers in organizing the first conference for wine professionals and serious enthusiasts in Florida. Our mission, from the very beginning, was to promote wine education in the south eastern United States. VinoSummit confirms this, along with Miami Champagne Week and the Masterclasses, Labs and Seminars we host on a weekly basis” says Alessandra Esteves, co-founder and Director of Wine Education for Florida Wine Academy.