festival standout
gaja barbaresco 1999 ($132)

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famed italian producer angelo gaja gets a special tribute at this year’s south beach wine & food festival. this explosive barbaresco combines nebbiolo grapes from 14 different vineyards.

south beach wine & food festival essentials

friday, march 5 through sunday, march 7

bobby flay & friends all american moët & chandon bubble q

friday, march 5, 7:30 p.m., the delano, miami beach. $250 per person

wine & food pairing with andrea immer
saturday, march 6, 10:30 a.m.-noon, hotel inter-continental miami. $75

kitchenaid dinner series
saturday, march 6, 7:30 p.m.-11 p.m., various locations. $300 to $350 per person

culinary seminars and grand tasting
sunday, march 7: culinary seminars will be from noon-6 p.m., the grand tasting from 3 p.m.-6 p.m., both in the target grand tasting tent at the oleomed grand tasting village, located on ocean drive and 10th street. $75

for information and tickets: call (866) 333-7623 or visit www.sobewine andfoodfest.com