About the Trade Tasting

    The Trade Tasting is an exclusive opportunity for Hospitality Industry Professionals to sample the selection of wines being poured during the Forks & Corks weekend of events. This is a FREE event for individuals who meet the criteria for invitation. You must provide proof of employment in the industry and a valid photo ID for entrance.

    Once you have submitted an application and an event ticket will be sent to the email address in the application via Eventbrite. 

    The 2020 Forks & Corks Trade Tasting, which will be held on Monday, January 27 at GROVE Restaurant in Lakewood Ranch.

    Event Details

    Location & Time

    The Trade Tasting event will be held on Monday, January 27 at GROVE Restaurant in Lakewood Ranch from 11AM to 2PM.

    GROVE Restaurant:
    10670 Boardwalk Loop
    Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

    This event is FREE for Hospitality Industry Professionals. Please use the form below to submit a request to receive an invitation. Once your submission is reviewed and your credentials are confirmed, you will receive your event tickets via e-mail.

    Parking & Arrival

    Self parking is available at GROVE Restaurant.

    Traveling North or South on I-75:
    Take the University Parkway Exit 213
    Head East on University Parkway
    Turn left onto Lakewood Ranch Boulevard
    Turn right onto Lakewood Main Street
    Take the 1st left onto Boardwalk Loop
    GROVE will be on your left


    The 2020 Participating Wineries
    *This list is subject to change

    Alexander Valley Vineyards - Alexander Valley, California

    Amavi Cellars - Walla Walla Valley AVA, Washington 

    Altair Estate - Cachapoal Valley, Chile

    Angela Estate, Yamhill - Carlton AVA, Willamette Valley, Oregon

    Babylonstoren - Simonsberg-Paarl, South Africa

    Barlow Vineyards - Calistoga AVA, Napa Valley, California

    Bell Wine Cellars - Napa Valley, California

    Cakebread Cellars - Napa Valley, California

    Champagne Canard - Duchene - Champagne, France

    Carte Blanche Wine - Napa Valley, California

    Champagne Collet - Champagne, France

    Château Phélan Ségur - Saint - Estephe, France

    ColleMassari - Tuscany, Italy

    Collier Falls - Dry Creek Valley - Sonoma County, California

    Compania Valenciso - Rioja Alta, Spain

    Cuvaison Estate - Los Carneros, Napa, California

    Dashe Cellars - Sonoma County, California

    Domaine Tariquet - Cotes de Gascogne, France

    Dow's Port - Portugal

    Familia Torres - Spain

    Fattoria La Torre - Montrecarlo, Italy

    Fess Parker Winery and Vineyards - Santa Barara, California

    Finca Allende - Rioja Alta, Spain 

    Finca Nueva - Rioja Alta, Spain 

    Flora Springs Winery & Vineyards - Napa Valley, California

    Frescobaldi - Tosccana, Italy

    Gamble Family Vineyards - Napa, California

    Girasole Vineyards - Mendocino County, California

    Graham Beck - Robertson, Western Cape, South Africa

    Hook and Ladder Vineyards - Russian River, Sonoma County, California

    Innocent Bystander - Australia & New Zealand

    Italics Winegrowers - Coobsville AVA, Napa, California

    Joseph Phelps Vineyards - Napa Valley & Sonoma Coast, California

    JUSTIN - Paso Robles, California


    L'Ecole N° 41  - Walla Walla Washington

    Landmark Vineyards - Paso Robles, California

    LOLA Wines - Sonoma Coast, California

    Lungarotti - Torgiano, Italy

    Marchesi di Barolo - Barolo, Italy

    Materra  | Cunat Family Vineyards - Oak Knoll District, Napa Valley, California

    Mollydooker Wines - MsLaren Vale, South Australia

    Mont Marcal Vinicola - Cava, Penedes, Spain

    Monte Tondo - Soave and Valpolicella, Italy

    Nino Negri - Valtelina, Lombardy, Italy

    ONX Wines - Paso Robles, California

    Paul Cluver Wines - Elgin, South Africa

    Pedroncelli Winery - Sonoma County, California

    Pepper Bridge Winery - Walla Walla Valley AVA, Washington 

    Podere Ciona - Chianti Classico DOCG, Tuscany

    Champagne Pol Roger - Eperney, France

    Prats + Symington - Portugal

    Quady Winery - California

    Quinta Sardonia - Castilla y Leon, Spain

    Ramey Wine Cellars - Sonoma County, California

    Rombauer Vineyards - Napa Valley/Sierra Foothills, California

    Saddleback Cellars - Oakville, Napa Valley, California

    SAMsARA Wine Company - Sta. Rita Hills, Santa Barbara County, California

    Sauska - Hungary

    Sean Minor Wines - California/Oregon

    Selby Winery - Russian River Valley, California

    Silkwood Wines - Central Valley, California

    Terra  Gauda - Rias Baixas, Spain

    Tommasi Family Estate - Italy

    Torii Mor - Dundee Hills, Oregon

    Toro D'oro - Curico, Chile

    Trefethen Family Vineyards - Oak Knoll District, Napa Valley, California

    Tres Sabores - Rutherford, Napa Valley, California

    Willamette Valley Vineyards - Williamette Valley, Oregone


    Featured Wines Distributed By:
    *This list is subject to change

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