Nov 192012

The opening reception/wine tasting for Wine by the Bay “Transitions” takes place on Saturday, December 1 at 6 p.m.  Admission is free event, but RSVP is required to or (305) 455-9791 – space is limited.

The event examines the connections between organic and construction through the works of three artists: Miami-based, Japanese-Argentine artist Valeria Yamamoto; Colombian sculptor Claudia Hakim; and Iraqi-German painter Fahar.

The evening is an opportunity for connoisseurs of both wine and art to converge and interact. The exhibit runs through the end of December, 2012.

Wine by the Bay, 888 Biscayne Blvd. at the Marina Blue condominium, Miami, 33132,  Facebook Event Page

Aug 122012

Take part in Florida’s largest wine tasting, and take the opportunity to sample thousands of wines from around the world at the Miami Beach Convention Center. You will learn about the regions and the people that produce them. On Saturday, September 15 — Grand Tasting for Consumers will take place from 5-8 p.m. and seminars will take place from 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

A selection of South Florida’s finest restaurants will offer samples of their culinary delights to pair with the Fair’s wine collection. Cost: $95 for general admission when purchased in advance (Save $25 on the Grand Tasting with discount code SAVOR) or $125 at the door. Tickets to the seminars start at $180.

In addition to the grand tasting events, multiple wine seminars will be taking place. Visit Miami Wine Fair online for the complete event details.

Jul 182012

Every third Wednesday of the month, stop by Ortanique on the Mile, 278 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, for their wine tasting event.

This July 18, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. enjoy wines from all over the world while you munch on Ortanique’s great hors d’ouvres for only $20.

Call (305) 446-7710 for more information or to RSVP.

Jul 082012

On Tuesday, July 10, from 6 to 9 p.m., for $35 you get wine tasting, light bites, goody bags from merchants as well as discounts on dinner, wine purchases, and valet parking. It’s this year’s first Wine, Walk and Shop along Miracle Mile. Learn more and buy tickets here. Seasons 52 is the first stop: 321 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables.

Jun 052012

sliced pizzaNo one would want to skip out on this school.

The lesson on  making your own gourmet pizza includes  wine tasting.

Another class is perfect for backyard bartenders —  mixology bootcamp.

The lessons are offered select dates at Dal Toro Bistro in Miami Beach.

Goldstar is offering  discounts on the prices.

  • Pizza and wine class on select Wednesdays, Goldstar is offering a deal for $32.50 plus fees. The full price is $65.
  • Mixology Bootcamp on Thursdays, Goldstar is offering a deal  $25 plus fees. The full price is $50.

Goldstar is an advertising partner of On The Cheap.

Jun 042012

dd winesGoldstar is featuring a ticket deal for the Wines of Portugal Annual Grand Tasting.

The Goldstar tickets are $27.50 and $37.50 plus fees. The regular prices are $55 and $75.

The event is June 12 at the Rubell Family Collection95 NW 29th St., Miami.

To get the deal, you must first join Goldstar, which is free. You can read here how Goldstar works.

Goldstar is an advertising partner of On The Cheap.

May 152012

dd winesGoldstar is offering discounts on tickets to the Wines of Portugal Annual Grand Tasting.

The Goldstar tickets are $33 and $45, valued at $55 to $75.

The event is June 12 at a museum in Miami.

The $45 VIP ticket includes a class focusing on eight distinctive wines.

Information about the event is featured on the link — $33 to $45 for Wines of Portugal Grand Tasting.

Goldstar is an advertising partner of On The Cheap.

Apr 052012

80-sipsOur friends at Dine Magazine have bought us a deal: 50% off “Around the World in 80 Sips,” a gala wine tasting at 8 p.m. (7 p.m. for VIPS) Friday, April 20, at the Moore Building in the Miami Design District.

With this deal, tickets that are normally $75 for general admission and $125 for VIP are $37.50 and $62.50. Use promo code DINEMAG.

The event also includes artisanal cheese from iGourmet, Greminelli charcuterie.

Feb 032012

fffffLiving Social is offering $11 tickets to Fun & Fit As a Family.

The event affiliated with the South Beach  Wine & Food Festival is February 25 and February  26 at Jungle Island in Miami Beach.

The event includes celebrity chefs Rachael Ray and Guy Fieri.

Information about the deal is featured on the link $11 for Ticket to Fun and Fit as a Family at Fun and Fit as a Family ($23 Value)

Living Social is an advertising partner of On The Cheap.

Aug 152011

On Tuesday, Aug. 23, from 6 to 8 p.m., you can try white wines. There’s no charge but you must register. RSVP via email to or call 305 672-3825. The tasting is presented by Wine Depot and  Bistro 555 at 555 Jefferson Ave., Miami Beach.

Jan 182011

Join sommelier and wine buyer Brian at Whole Foods Coral Gables at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 21, for a tasting journey through Northern Italy. Space is limited; pre-register at Customer Service or call 305 421-9421.

Oct 152010

Here’s a discount that’s still valid for the public events at the Miami International Wine Fair Oct. 15-16 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

With the help of Dine Magazine, you can attend those tasting events at a discount. Use promo code DINE to get $20 off all events except the Ceviche Throwdown. That means the $75 one-day pass is $55 and the two-day VIP pass is $200, plus fees. The discount cuts the cost of some of the wine seminars to $5 plus fees.

To get the deal, buy your tickets here and enter promo code DINE.