3 Events for Oenophiles
A toast to Milan Fashion Week, Napa’s Opus One Winery in town, and Portuguese pours at Smith & Wollensky.
October 05, 2012
Wine & Fashion Florence Week
Monday to Friday, October 8-12
Toscana Divino is flaunting all things Florentine for its inaugural Wine & Fashion Week. The cultural celebration corresponds with Milan Fashion Week and the Chianti Rufina's peak harvesting season. Divino's lineup includes an authentic Italian menu crafted by Michelin starred chef Marco Stabile, sommelier-guided wine tastings, and informal fashion shows. 900 S. Miami Ave., Miami, 305-371-2767
Opus One Wine Dinner
Tuesday, October 10, 7:30 p.m.
Napa's Opus One Winery will guest host a four-course dinner with wine pairings at Bianca at Delano. Opus' vintage Bordeaux-style blends will complement chef Brain Massie's plated specialties like grilled octopus and Kobe rib-eye. An opus representative will verse diners on the history and ingredients of each pour. Tickets are $175 per person and reservations are required. 1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-674-5752
Tejo Wine Tasting
Tuesday, October 10, 6 p.m.
Wines of Portugal will import the Tejo region's hill-distilled wines to Smith & Wollensky next Tuesday night. The evening will feature more than 100 aromatic and exotic selections, each donning distinct flavor notes like chocolate, lemon, and blackberry. Tickets to the all-you-can-drink event begin at $35 per person. 1 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 305-673-2800