Friday, September 24, 2010

North Florida Wine & Food Festival - Evening of Bubbles


I had the priveledge of being selected as the main food photographer for the North Florida Wine & Food Festival in Tallahassee, FL, held at Florida State University's modern University Club Center. This was the second annual celebration held between September 8 - 12 of this year, with days of non-stop champagne, wine, and food!


The first night on September 8th was proclaimed the Evening of Bubbles, which featured over 30 fabulous champagnes and sparkling wines with a variety of delectable appetizers.


Not to mention a selection of sensuous vodka martinis and seasonal beers.



The benefit of the festival is not only to introduce a sophisticated variety of champagnes, wines, and local eateries to attendees, but support and provide FSU's Dedman School of Hospitality students with valuable experience in the industry.



I was excited to cover this event not only to showcase the delicious local variety offered by unique wineries and bistros, but to expand my food comfort zone. I gained valuable photography experience, as well as cataloged a variety of new wines to try and restaurants to visit.


It was wonderful to dress up and experience a night of endless drinks and morsels. Plus they had a fashion show - very chic.



This evening was a wonderful sample of unique drinks and culinary skills, plus a peak at the things to come for the larger events...

5 comments:

  1. what a fabulous event glad you had such a great time!

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  2. What a fun time! Love the fashion show. Congratulations on making it to round 2! I look forward to your next entry.

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  3. This is your true calling. Your other job is just a first love. This is the real you! The pictures are great! Congratulations to Round 2! Can't wait to see what's next!

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  4. Thanks so much for telling me about this post! Your photos are beautiful!

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