Wine, Beer, and Fine Food Fair at Porto Cupecoy

September 6, 2022 2:36 pm

As part of the Fete de La Cuisine, the Food, Beer, and Fine Food Fair will take place on November 8, at Porto Cupecoy with the scenic Mullet Bay Lagoon as backdrop.

The Wine, Beer, Fine Food Fair consists of 2 segments, one for the professionals and the other for the public.

The first segment from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm is for the professionals, such as sommeliers, chefs, hotel and restaurant managers. This allows for networking within the industry and distributors will have their products available for tastings.

Food and wine pairings allow chefs and sommeliers to pair individual dishes with different wines in hopes of enhancing the flavor of both the food and the beverage. Food and wine pairings leave plenty of creative space to use to impress customers.

During the Food and Wine pairings, the visiting chefs will create a dish, which will be paired with 3 different wines provided by a purveyor. The participants will be able to provide their feedback as to which wine goes the best with the prepared dish.

The Food and Wine pairings will be limited to 20 persons per session.
The sessions will be held at:
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm
3:25 pm - 3:55 pm
4:05 pm - 4:35 pm
4:45 pm - 5:15 pm
5:25 pm - 5:55 pm

The deadline for signing up for the Wine, Beer, and Fine Food is October 7, 2022. Purveyors who would like to participate in the Wine, Beer, and Fine Food Fair can request information or sign-up by contacting

From 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm, the Wine, Beer, and Fine Foods Fairs will be open to the public. Distributors will have their wines, beers, and fine foods on display for tastings. Visitors can purchase 5 tastings for US$45.00 Bottles of wines will also be available for purchase from the distributors. The restaurants at Porto Cupecoy will have 3-course dinner packages at special prices for the visitors on said evening.

The Fete de La Cuisine provides excellence in gastronomy for foodies and to once again position, St. Maarten as the dining capital of the Caribbean.

The Fete de La Cuisine vision is to showcase, promote, celebrate and educate culinary excellence that exceeds the industry standard while creating dynamic community engagement and building a multi-faceted epicurean center for locals and visitors, utilizing local and visiting chefs.

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