What To Look Forward To At Forks & Corks 2023
Are you ready to have the best epicurean experiences of the year? We are talking about the 2023 Forks & Corks Food and Wine Festival - of course. If you love sinking your teeth into the best food the area has to offer and sipping the finest of wines you are not going to want to miss this year’s Forks & Corks. These events we have lined up for you are sure to be a true treat for the taste buds.
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2023 Forks & Corks Online Food and Wine Auction
Opening for preview on Thursday, April 13, 2023, with real-time bidding starting on Monday, April 17 at 8:00 AM. This auction will feature rare and exquisite wines, travel, and extraordinary dining and party experiences. These special events are all made possible by the generosity of visiting wineries and the friends of Sarasota-Manatee Originals.
Bidding takes place exclusively online. The funds raised by the Forks & Corks Online Auction are dedicated to promoting and sustaining over 60 local independent restaurants that are members of Sarasota-Manatee Originals. Support these local restaurants by joining this online auction - ending on Sunday, April 23, 2023, at 3:00 PM.
Forks & Corks Wine Dinners And Events
Join us in raising a glass to the most legendary pairings from April 20 thru April 24, 2023. The Suncoast’s most passionate culinary professionals and restaurateurs are showcasing their world-class wines and delectable dishes at Forks & Corks Wine Dinners and Events. Stay tuned for more information on this event that highlights visiting winemakers and winery representatives from various member restaurants from Bradenton to Venice.
Forks & Corks University Master Classes
The Master Classes of Forks & Corks University are most definitely a highlight of the Festival each year! You are not going to want to miss this experience led by a panel of world-renowned industry experts. These engaging wine seminars are designed for those who want an educational experience accompanied by guided tastings. Be part of this rare opportunity to learn about wine with those that are instrumental in crafting them