Food and wine events slated for Sebring LSA Expo

The 2013 U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida, will bring back the food and wine tasting events for Friday and Saturday of the show.

The four food and wine pairing events with chefs and vineyards will take place at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. both days. The tasting events benefit the Humane Society of Highlands County.

Local award winning chefs and wine experts will enlighten guests on the science of pairing wines with fine cuisine such as Gravalox Crostini’s, Crab Cakes with Dill Sauce and Crème brûlée created by Marva Roberts, owner and Executive Chef of Peppercorns in Lake Placid.

Group 44 Hangar has again donated the venue for this year’s food and wine events. Guests will have the opportunity to view a collection of historic aircraft and racecars while they dine.

Ticket information and event details are available by calling Beverly at 863-655-6444. Additional details will be available on the website about the menus, wines, other participating restaurants, and chefs in the coming months.

Participating restaurants and wineries

Expo is welcoming back Chalet Suzanne and newcomer Peppercorns for the tasting events. Republic National Distributing Company will showcase Castelo Banfi Montalcino, King Estate, North by Northwest, Concha y Toro, Silver Oak, and Cakebread Cellars.

The Sport Aviation Show features light sport and sport aircraft, and includes conventional aircraft, kit planes, powered parachutes, trikes, gyros, amphibians, and innovative designs such as electrically powered aircraft. More than 150 aircraft are expected to be on display. The 9th annual event will again take place at the Sebring Regional Airport (SEF) from Jan. 17-20.

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