VinoSummit 2023 – Saturday, August 26th

8:30 am – Registrations open

9 am-10 am- “Exploring the Journey of Maturing Pinot Noir with Erni Loosen’s Appassionata Estate”, featuring the wines of Oregon’s Appassionata Estate.
Presenter: Timothy Malone, head winemaker, accompanied by the renowned Erni Loosen, who will join us via Zoom from Germany.

10:15 am – 10:45 am – Coffee break, featuring a range of Italian wines by Kobrand Wine & Spirits.

10:45 am – 11:45 am – “Crafting An Icon Wine”, featuring the wines of iconic Chilean Winery Seña.
Presenter: Michel Couttolenc, Seña U.S. Export Director.

12 pm – 1 pm – Buffet lunch at Tuyo Restaurant, catered by Chef Chris Bulgarin, with Alessandra Esteves, DipWSET, MW Candidate, presenting “The diversity of Bordeaux wines”.

1 pm – 2 pm – “Sparkling Secrets Unveiled: A Blind Tasting Adventure”, featuring a range of sparking wines tasted blind.
Presenter: Kristina Sazama, DipWSET, Certified Sommelier, Stage 2 Master of Wine candidate, Director of Wine Education SMUSA

2:15 pm – 2.45 pm – Coffee break, featuring Champagne Pommery Brut Royal, Champagne Pommery Rose & Cotes de Provence Rosé wines.

3 pm – 4 pm – “Exploring Tuscany’s History, Tradition and Terroir”, featuring the incredible wines of Barone Ricasoli, Isole e Olena and Bibi Graetz.
Presenter: Daniele Sbordi, Luxury Portfolio Sales Director, FOLIO Fine Wine Partners

Miami Culinary Institute – Food & Wine Theater
415 NE 2nd Ave #8, Miami, FL 33132

Ticket includes: 4 seminars led by wine experts, multiple wine tastings, 2 coffee breaks, and a buffet lunch prepared by a renowned chef, with opportunity to taste a range of wines throughout the day. Lunch at Tuyo restaurant will offer vegetarian options as well.

Trade Discount: Members of the trade (restaurants, distributors, importers, wine shops, educators with business card or company email) will receive 25% OFF. Use coupon code TRADE2023 to receive 25% OFF.

Disclaimer: We cannot allow persons under the age of 21 to participate in the event.

We reserve the right not to serve anyone of any age who appears intoxicated before or during the event.

The quantity of wine/sake being served will be limited.

Feel free not to swallow any or all of the wine/sake being offered. Spittons will be available in all tastings.

Tickets are non-refundable but transferable to family and friends.