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Tickets for 6th Annual Forks & Corks Food & Wine Festival on sale
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Tickets for 6th Annual Forks & Corks Food & Wine Festival on sale

Sarasota, Florida -- Tickets go on sale Nov. 12 for the much anticipated sixth annual Forks & Corks Food & Wine Festival, January 25-28, 2013.

Presented by The Sarasota-Manatee Originals (SMO), the four-day culinary festival features the following events:

  • Anchor event
  • Grand Tasting (Jan. 27), in the courtyard of The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
  • Forks & Corks University's food and wine and seminars (January 26) in Michael’s Wine Cellar and Ballroom; and various winemaker events at area restaurants (January 25, 26). 

The Grand Tasting features signature dishes from the area’s top chefs, along with a vast array of wines and beers presented by guest vintners and breweries. “More than 100 wineries—and about 75 individual winemakers—are participating this year," says Michael Klauber, chair of the event. 

Tickets for the Grand Tasting and Forks & Corks University can only be purchased online. The Grand Tasting tickets are $85 (plus service charge) for general admission; $150 (plus service charge) for VIP admission. Tickets include free admission to the museum’s art galleries on the day of the event. 

Forks & Corks University tickets are $125 (plus service charge) for the full-day session; $75 (plus service charge) for the half-day session. Tickets for Forks & Corks winemaker events will be available at the individual participating restaurants.

A four-course gourmet lunch prepared by top Originals member restaurants is included with Forks & Corks University ticket price.

For information and tickets, visit www.freshoriginals.com/forksandcorks.

Images courtesy Sarasota-Manatee Originals.

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