Posted by‘s Tom Fischer will present a series of Bourbon whiskey tastings at The Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF) this week in Miami.

Fischer is partnering with Coca-Cola to guide guests through a unique sensory experience of Bourbon whiskeys and how they can best be served with a Coke. While the “Bourbon and Coke” cocktail has always had its fan base among enthusiasts and tailgaters alike, this may be the first time an in-depth approach to the subject will be taken on in a session complete with a flavor wheel for experiencing the cocktail (see wheel below).

For the experience, Fischer selected the following Bourbon whiskeys for both an individual tasting of the whiskeys themselves and also as poured in a Bourbon and Coke cocktail…

Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve
Russell’s Reserve 10-Year-Old
Jefferson’s Reserve
Breaker Port Barrel Finished Bourbon
Amador Whiskey Co. Double Barrel Bourbon

It all happens in the Coca-Cola Kitchen on Friday, February 21 and Saturday, February 22. More information coming soon on the events and tickets links. Visit for more.

If you will be attending – or even just in Miami – and want to say hi, share with us on social media and tag with #ServewithaCoke.

Celebrity chefs and personalities including Michael Symon, Aaron Sanchez, Guy Fieri, Bobby Flay, Alton Brown, Robert Irvine and more will also appear at the five-day destination event showcasing the talents of the world’s most renowned wine and spirits producers, chefs and culinary personalities.

Hosted by Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits and Florida International University (FIU), the Festival benefits FIU’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management and the Southern Wine & Spirits Beverage Management Center.

Each year, more than 1,200 students and volunteers gain invaluable real-world experience with the Festival – which serves as an interactive educational platform for the future leaders of the hospitality industry.  To date, the Festival has raised more than $26 million for the School.















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