The Art of Wine and Food Series at the Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale teaches curious foodies how to select the best wines from across the globe for $20 and under. This monthly series is hosted by Stephanie Miskew, certified sommelier and wine educator. The guest chef of the month pairs perfect flavors with fine wines, making these tastings the talk of the town. Cost is $40 per person. Reservations are required, and seating is limited. 6 - 8 p.m. 1 E. Las Olas Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, 954-525-5500; moafl.orgTaste of the Nation South Florida
Share Our Strength's annual Taste of the Nation South Florida fundraising fêtehits the Loews Miami Beach Hotel and will feature food from over 30 top-tier dining establishments. VIP tickets are $250 per person while general admission tickets are $125. 1601 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-604-1601; tasteofthenation.org
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