Guide to South Florida's October wine and beer dinners

October’s a busy month for beer and wine dinners and other communal dining events in South Florida. Here’s a rundown of what’s coming up. Know of one we’ve missed? Email 


Stout Bar & Grill cooks a four-course beer dinner paired with brews from Funky Buddha in Oakland Park. Save room for dessert: Executive chef Heather Clippinger is pairing a Crunchy Banana Xango with Funky Buddha’s peanut-butter-and-jelly beer, No Crusts. 3419 N. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 7 p.m. $45.

Salumeria 104 hosts Michelin-starred Italian chef Davide Brovelli for a wine dinner and silent auction to benefit the Mourning Family Foundation. 3451 NE First Ave., Miami. 7:30 p.m. $190 ($350 for this and Thursday’s dinner at Via Verdi). 305-424-9588 or


Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill hosts a three-course meal from chef Timon Balloo paired with Veuve Clicquot rosés and led by winemaker Pierre Casenave. 3252 NE First Ave., Miami. 7 p.m. $150.


Swine Southern Table and Bar welcomes guest chef Michael Pirolo of Macchialina for a collaborative dinner paired with wines. 2415 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. 7 p.m. $75. More details here

Via Verdi chef-owner-brothers Fabrizio and Nicola Carro host the second installment of the American Airlines wine dinner and silent auction series to benefit the Mourning Family Foundation with a collaborative dinner with chef Brovelli. 7:30 p.m. 6900 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $190 ($350 when purchased with Tuesday’s dinner at Salumeria 104). 786-615-2870 or


The Restaurant at The Setai pairs a four-course meal with wines from Castello di Ama winery of Tuscany in this month’s wine series dinner. 2001 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. 7 p.m. $130. 305-520-6400.

OCT. 28

Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza puts Wynwood, Funky Buddha and M.I.A. breweries at the forefront of this beer dinner at the pizzeria’s new South Beach location. An opening course of M.I.A.’s Pink Peppercorn Passion Fruit Saison paired with a mozzarella-tomato salad sounds promising. Also look for Right on 95, a smoked mango beer that’s a collaboration among the breweries. 520 West Ave., Miami Beach. 8 p.m. $30. 305-674-8100. 

OCT. 29

MC Kitchen chef-owner Dena Marino throws down with a multicourse dinner paired with wines from California’s Hirsch Vineyards and Lioco Wines, with winery guests Jasmine Hirsch and Matt Licklider. 4141 NE Second Ave., Miami. $200. 305-456-9948.