Big Smoke by Cigar Aficionado

Cigar Aficionado Presents: Big Smoke Miami 2017
Cigar Lovers Gather for Cigar Celebration at Fontainebleau Hotel on April 7

Big Smoke Miami hosted by Cigar Aficionado magazine heads to sunny Miami to the excitement of cigar lovers in a walk around tasting event like no other at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. Enjoy smoking fine cigars along with a premium spirits bar and buffet. Attendees will receive 35 cigars from premium cigar producers.

Big Smoke Miami Tickets 
General Admission tickets $325 VIP tickets $375


COCHON555 Heritage BBQ Miami

Cochon555 Heritage BBQ Miami
Ritz-Carlton South Beach - Official Host 
Date: Sunday, March 26th 2017 Time: 4PM - 7:45PM EST 


 🐽Five Chefs Cooking 1500 lbs of Heritage Pig to Support Family Farms
 🐽Enjoy our Pop-Up Ramen Bar with Wines of Germany
 🐽Nosh at the Pop-Up Bakery w. Farmstead Cheeses & Truffle Butters
 🐽Tartare Bar; Organic Pate; and a Creminelli Salami Snack Bar
 🐽Endless Luxury Wines from Around the World
 🐽Notable Barkeeps go Whole Bottle in the Punch Kings Competition
 🐽The Manhattan Project, Angostura Swizzle Bar & Heritage Rum Cart
 🐽Smoked Old Fashioneds with Breckenridge Bourbon, Courvoisier & Caramels, and more…
Get more information and tickets at  http://cochon555.com/2017-tour/miami/



Weylin @ 175 Broadway, Brooklyn NYC
Time: 4PM - PM EST 


+ Five Chefs Cooking 1500lbs of Heritage Pig to Support Family Farms +
+ Enjoy our Pop-Up Ramen Bar with Racy German Wines +
+ Nosh at the Pop-Up Bakery w. Farmstead Cheeses & Truffle Butters +
+ Tartare Bar, Organic Pate and a Creminelli Salami Snack Bar +
+ Endless Luxury Wines from Around the World +
+ Notable Barkeeps go Whole Bottle in the Punch Kings Competition +
+ The Manhattan Project, Angostura Swizzle Bar & Heritage Rum Cart +
+ Smoked Old Fashioned Bar, Courvoisier & Caramels, and more…

For more information and tickets http://cochon555.com/2017-tour/nyc


Brunello Di Montalcino


Cochon555 Tour Miami

Where:                  Ritz-Carlton South Beach  – Official Host & Hotel
                                1 Lincoln Rd
                                Miami Beach, FL 33139

When:                    Sunday, Apr. 3, 2016
                                VIP Admission: 4PM                                                                                                                           
                               General Admission: 5PM
Tickets:                 $125 General Admission -  $200 VIP

 Purchase tickets at www.cochon555.com



The Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE is turning 15! February 24-28, 2016. That means this is going to be the biggest Quinces Celebration in Miami's history! (poofy dresses optional) Party after party, this will be an epic festival by #SOBEWFF Director @Lee_Schrager

Star Chefs and TV personalities such as Martha Stewart, Trish Yearwood and the Cast of Chopped hosts Intimate Dinners, Brunches & Lunches, Late Night Parties and Wine Seminars Taste of Fort Lauderdale Series.

Kids get into the action with Badia Spices Fun & Fit as a Family at Jungle Island. But, why should kids have all the fun?

Get your tickets and head to the beach and celebrate in true Miami Quinceañera style, with Croquettas in one hand, Champagne in the other. Yes. that's an event too. 


Slow Wine World Tour

On February 3 the Slow Wine Would Tour come to NYC where Slow Food will present the 2016 edition of the Slow Wine guide (buy the App, with special price .99) at a tasting event open to industry professionals and consumers. The event will include the presence of 72 producers (40 in the evening event) listed in the guide, with tasting of their outstanding wines. Preview this innovative guide, discover new wines and meet the people behind the selected Italian wineries that represent Slow Wine values.
Highline Ballroom
February 2
13.00 pm – 6.00 pm: open to industry REGISTER
7 pm – 10 pm: open to the public GET YOUR TICKET*


Cochon 555 Miami 2015


PIG OUT on the beach! 🐷👙 at COCHON 555! The epic pork feast is back with an all-star chef lineup for the 2015 event in Miami at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel on Sunday, April 19!

There will also be two epic nights of dinners hosted by last year’s winner of Cochon 555 Miami, Jose Mendin. On Friday, the Chef’s Course dinner features five guest chefs including Aaron Brooks, Cesar Zapata, Danny Smiles and Timon Balloo followed by five courses paired with the Wines of Germany at Pubbelly. On Saturday, the festivities continue with Jose Mendin and Big Beef versus Heritage Pork in a “Large Format Feast” Dinner at Pubbelly paired with St. Francis Winery, Hirsch, Reserve, Old Potrero 18th Century and Creekstone Farms.

Get all the info and tickets:

NYC Beer Week

7th Annual NYC Beer Week kicks off with an Opening Bash celebration proudly only offering New York State breweries at The Altman Building on February 21, 2015. 12:00p- 5:00pm. 


- Custom built cask ale station, housing 30 casks

- 30 breweries paired with NYC bars all pouring New York state beers.
- Oyster's from Harvest Moon Shellfish Co. will supply thousands of oysters
- food from NYC beer bars & food trucks
- Custom glassware to take home
- Master Mixologists Jacob Tschetter & Matt Freedman will be creating beer cocktails with NYS beers & spirits.





Blizzard Sun & Fun Weather Alert for NYC and the Tri-State Area. Active for 4 days at Food Network South Beach Wine and Food Festival.

Exhilarating and potentially historic Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival to hit the Miami area from Thursday through Sunday, February 19-22, 2015. Delectable Food and Divine Wine Warning in effect from 6:15PM Thursday to 9 PM EST Sunday night.

- Location: South Beach and the surrounding Miami area.

- Hazard Types: Famous Chefs in bathing suits. Binging on gourmet goods. Imbibing intoxicating libations. Hoarding marketing swag. Man-eating palm trees.

- Accumulation: Sand between your toes, with higher amounts of Sun-bathers than usual..  Sun block rates of 2 to 4 globs per hour expected, possibly more.

- Winds: SW 4 to 5 MPH, with gusts 7 MPH, strongest on the shoreline. 

- Visibility: Beach and smiles for miles.

-Temperatures: 75 degrees during the day with the low of 65 in the evenings. In other words, HOT HOT HOT but cool.

-Timing: Light breeze will begin Thursday evening, with a vast accumulations of cocktail comsumption possible by evening rush. Dancing will pick up intensity over the weekend with the heaviest food indulging and strongest wine sipping happening by ladies with heels buried in the sand.

- Impacts: Life enjoying conditions and extremely fun travel destination due to heavy partying and strong drinks, with white sand conditions.  Second and third helpings of desserts may become passible on the way to the dance floor.  Strong flip-flops may be needed to acclimate to the conditions that await.


Eats N Beats 2015

Eats N Beats, a culinary and music experience with the flavor of Miami. February 31, 2015 at The Moore Building in the Miami Design Distrist. Celebrate food, music and libations with local Miami eateries and dozens of wine and spirits paired with music by some of Miami’s best bands and DJs, making this event uniquely Miami. 


Five Cubed (5³)

Brewery Ommegang FIVE CUBED (5³)
Presented by HAUTE DINING
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
6:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Venue 1111 Lincoln Road
Five Cubed (5³) culinary event sponsored by New York Brewery Ommegang, a Haute Dining produced event, is set to officially kickoff Miami Food Week 2015 on Wednesday, February 18th. The event will feature 15 marquee chefs each creating a dish to pair with a select Brewery Ommegang beer, ultimately escalating the ecstatic flavors of each culinary creation. All with the best view of Miami Beach at venue 1111 Lincoln Rd.
The night will be hosted by Executive Chef/Co-Owner Sean Brasel of Meat Market, and sponsored by Certified Angus Beef, Goya Foods, American Food Equipment, Chef Works, Southern Wine & Spirits, Duvel Moortgat Brewery and Brewery OmFive Cubed promises to be a dynamic night of sharing inspirations, conversations and memory-making tastings. The event will highlight the passions and creativity of:



Cochon 555 2015

Congrats to Chef Francis Derby of The Cannibal who was crowned Prince of New Porc City 2015 at COCHON 555!  

COCHON 555 NYC was held at the awesome Andaz 5th Ave and kicked-off the COCHON 555 US TOUR. Sow, check out the pics to this NYC porkelicious event, and then get your tickets to attend Cochon 555 national events to dine on some swine. http://tinyurl.com/lpt9any