Lovers of dinners and events that deliciously pair great beer and wine with fabulous food should take note of a handful of foodie festivities on the horizon…

Craft Beer Dinner
NAPA, Hyatt Regency Orlando
Friday, July 11, 6:30pm
An upscale, four-course BBQ feast featuring award-winning beers from Unibroue, which are consistently ranking “world class” on Beer Advocate.
$70 + tax and gratuity
Call 407-345-4570 to reserve seats

Willakenzie Estate Wine Dinner
Ruth's Chris Steak House, Winter Park
Friday, July 11, 7pm – 9pm
$95 plus tax and gratuity
A night of wines paired with culinary classics from Ruth's Chris Steak House. Courses include Tuna Tartare, Filet and White Chocolate Chunk Bread Pudding.
Call 407-622-2444 for reservations or information

Taverna Opa Orlando's 5-Course Wine Dinner
Pointe Orlando, International Drive
Thursday, July 17, 6:30-8:30pm
$45, benefitting Pet Rescue by Judy (tax and gratuity additional)
This exploration of the island of Crete cuisine will showcase a five-course tasting with wine partner Republic National Distributing Company.

Jake's Beer Dinner featuring Oskar Blues Brewery
Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando
Friday, July 18, 7pm
Beers from Oskar Blues Brewery have been handpicked by chefs to be paired with specially prepared entrees and dessert.
$75, includes tax and gratuity
Purchase tickets here

Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Perfectly Paired
East End Market
Saturday, July 19, 7pm-9m
Quantum Leap Winery, La Femme du Fromage and Peterbrooke Chocolatier join forces for this class featuring 5 unique and tasty pairings.
Tickets, which are $45 each, may be purchased online here

Winter Park BBQ and Craft Beer Festival
NOPA Grill & Wine Bar, Winter Park
Thursday, July 24, 6:30-8:30pm
$35 per person + sales tax and gratuity
Enjoy craft beers served alongside slow cooked brisket, pulled pork, BBQ chicken, cornbread, and homemade coleslaw.
RSVP to 407-740-4040

Summer Cutting Board Dinner Series
Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster
Friday, July 25, 7pm
$115 per person (tax and gratuity included)
A classic evening of fine wine paired with a hand-selected five-course tasting menu.