Food & Wine Festival Venice, Italy

     The inaugural Venice Food & Wine Festival will be held May 3-6, 2018 at the J.W. Marriott Venice Resort & Spa in Venice, Italy.  Exquisite grounds and private-island (Isola delle Rose) ambience provide the perfect backdrop for

Main Entrance J.W. Marriott Photo Courtesy: J.W. Marriott Venice Resort & Spa

guests to indulge their epicurean curiosities with cooking demos, tastings and culinary-themed events while interacting with celebrity chefs. Notable names from the world of food, wine and spirits will guide attendees on unforgettable adventures. Among the internationally-renowned collection of chefs scheduled to appear are: Giancarlo Perbellini, Melissa Kelly, Scott Conant, Jonathan Waxman, Anthony Giglio and T.P. Fetherston, to name a few. 

Photo Courtesy J.W. Marriott Venice Resort & Spa

Tickets and accommodation packages are available at jwvenicefoodandwine.com now thru February 9, 2018 via an exclusive pre-sale to American Express card members before going on open sale.

If you are contemplating a visit to Venice this would be a unique opportunity to experience the luxurious J.W. Marriott Venice Resort and Spa with its Michelin-starred Dopolavoro restaurant, Sapori Cooking Academy and yes, resort-grown olive oil. Access to the heart of Venetian culture with all of its Old World treasures and local Vento traditions is only a short boat ride away. 

Photo Courtesy J.W. Marriott Venice Resort & Spa

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Music City Food & Wine Festival 2016

Photo courtesy of Music City Food & Wine Festival

Photo courtesy of Music City Food & Wine Festival

     Pull out your Tony Lama’s and pack your best pair of jeans then head on over to Nashville, Tennessee the weekend of September 17th & 18th for the 2016 Music City Food & Wine Festival. Nashville is a fabulous city to visit on any weekend with its legendary music venues and world-class attractions. When you add the 2016 Music City Food & Wine Festival into the mix this weekend will be off the charts both musically and gastronomically.

This event is packed full of appearances by celebrity chefs and personalities with the likes of Jonathan Waxman, Michael Symon, Aaron Sanchez and Ludo Lefebvre, to name a VERY few. When planning to attend Music City F&W it is essential that you visit musiccityfoodwine.com for a complete schedule of dates and times for activities being offered to maximize your festival experience.

     Tickets are $150 for Saturday 9/17/2016, $150 for Sunday 9/18/2016, $275 for Harvest Night Festivities Saturday 9/17/2016 7pm-11pm and $500 for All-In-Weekend. For ticket info. visit their website or call 888-512-7469. Music City F&W is a 21+ event.

Other helpful websites: visitmusiccity.com      Instagram @musiccityfw 

everfest.com  also for tickets.

 

 

Food & Wine Classic in Aspen UPDATE!

    

Photo Courtesy: Wine and Food 2014 Aspen Classic

Photo Courtesy: Wine and Food 2014 Classic Aspen

The Food & Wine Classic in Aspen will be celebrated June 19-21, 2015 in Aspen, Colorado.  Tickets are on sale now at www.foodandwine.com/classic or by phone at 877-900-wine.  You can find answers to many of your questions by accessing the F.A.Q. tab on the above website.  Some of the useful information that can be found there includes what a guest should wear when visiting the mountains at high altitude or whether pets or smoking will be allowed at any Food & Wine Classic Aspen events? The answer to both of those questions would be NO.  These events provide a unique opportunity to meet and learn from some of the best chefs in the world. Update! All passes to this event are sold out.