Tickets still available for “The World of Pinot Noir & Cabernet is King”. Saturday, January 28 ~ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm. Educational, inspiring and delicious—these interactive seminars are led by recognized wine experts from around the world. Tickets for the "The World of Pinot Noir & Cabernet is King," wine seminar, tasting and four-course gourmet lunch, are still available—but going fast, says Kate Atkin, executive director of The Sarasota Manatee Originals. "We've sold out the 'Vino Italia!' session but still have a few tickets left for the full-day seminar.” Both events are part of Forks & Corks University, interactive seminars and tastings led by recognized wine experts from around the world. Forks & Corks University is a popular part of the Forks & Corks Food & Wine Festival, a four-day event, which runs January 27-30, 2012. "The World of Pinot Noir & Cabernet is King" is Saturday, January 28, 2012, 9:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m., at Michael's Wine Cellar, 1212 East Ave. S., Sarasota. The program features a diverse selection of Pinot Noir wines in the morning and a four-course gourmet lunch catered by the Sarasota-Manatee Originals member restaurants, featuring wine pairings with each course. Following lunch, guests will sample and learn about Cabernet Sauvignon. Tickets are $110 per person and can be only purchased online. "These educational seminars are what set Forks & Corks apart from most other wine and cuisine festivals," says Michael Klauber, Forks & Corks events co-chair. "It takes it to another level. Guests are not just passively consuming—they’re also absorbing the expertise of world-renowned wine experts."