Wine and Food Festivals

NYC Wine & Food festival

In October, inter­national chefs and TV personalities converged to showcase their culinary chops. At the 100-Mile Brunch, all ingredients were sourced within 100 miles of NYC. Last held: October 8-11, 2009. nycwineandfood­festival.com/2009

Food & Wine Classic in Aspen

Five thousand foodies converge for three days of culinary trends, cook­ing seminars and wine tastings, with more than 50,000 bottles to be sampled. June 2010. foodandwine.com/classic

South Beach Wine & Food festival

In its ninth year, Miami’s “SoBe” Wine & Food Fes­tival draws culinary per­sonalities and winemakers from around the world for four days of seminars, tastings and live auctions. February 2010. sobewineandfoodfest.com

Singapore’s World Gourmet Summit

A celebration of interna­tional gourmet cuisine and wines, the Summit hosts more than 40 high-end events, including the Wildlife Gourmet Safari, over the course of 14 days. April 2010. worldgourmetsummit.com

Cornucopia, Whistler, Canada

Many seminars through­out the four-day festival. At night, meet acclaimed chefs and sommeliers at a tasting gala or two.  Last held: November 12-15,  2009. whistler-cornucopia.com