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September 22, 2021

VeritageMiami celebrates 25 years of uniting food and spirits aficionados for a cause

– VeritageMiami, presented by City National Bank, in its 25th year will close its event series with Craft Beer Tasting. VeritageMiami proceeds will benefit United Way Miami’s programming in education, financial stability and health. In the last quarter century, VeritageMiami has raised more than $13 million for a stronger Miami.

The coveted Craft Beer Tasting at Wynwood Walls will take place on Thursday, October 28. The event provides guests with brews and delicious bites from top-notch craft breweries and top South Florida restaurants. Starting at 6:00 pm, brew enthusiasts will rejoice in general admission or VIP access with inside-the-ropes hospitality area which includes craft cocktails, additional food, and entertainment.

Craft Beer Tasting is made possible by corporate sponsors, including: Bilzin Sumberg, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Deloitte, BDO USA LLP, BluGlacier, and Greenspoon Marder LLP. To inquire about sponsorships and connect your brand to the best of South Florida, email

Chaired by Yosbel Ibarra and Dr. Drew Stoudt, VeritageMiami brings together a who’s who of wine, beer, spirits and food lovers with top sommeliers, notable chefs, prestigious wineries and breweries and an exclusive lineup of auction lots all to benefit the South Florida community.

The 25th edition of VeritageMiami kicked off with Farm to Fork Brunch on April 11. A refreshing twist on Sunday brunch curated by James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Schwartz, chef Justin Flit, chef Niven Patel and chef Brian Nasajon, the event took place at Coral Gables Country Club and was livestreamed for virtual brunch pod guests who joined with their interactive food and beverage kits. Guests reveled in South Florida’s culinary bounty in a celebration of farm-to-table sustainability, paired with exciting wines and a lively

On June 18, the Interactive Dinner was headlined by celebrity chef Adrianne Calvo. Foodies had the opportunity to be the next top chef, following along with chef Adrianne as they prepared a gourmet dinner à la carte, right at their tables or via livestream from the comfort of their homes. The event included a lively auction with students from Johnson and Wales University, Florida International University and Miami-Dade College doubling as sous chefs. This year, the Interactive Dinner took place with enhanced safety protocols
including a virtual participation option, reduced capacity, face coverings and sanitation stations throughout. VeritageMiami is partnering with Nomi Health to advise on COVID-19 safety protocols for in-person guests at all events.

VeritageMiami is presented by City National Bank. Farm to Fork Brunch presenting sponsor is Fortune International Group; Interactive Dinner presenting sponsor is Greenberg Traurig; Presenting health partner is Nomi Health; and presenting media sponsor is Outfront. As of March 19, other top sponsors include: Bank of America, Greenberg Traurig and Ryder at Cellar Master level; Brickell Magazine, Key Biscayne Magazine and Ocean Drive at Cellar Master Media level; Bacardi at Cooper level; Miami Kids Magazine at Cooper Media level;
Acqua Panna, Bilzin Sumberg, Coral Gables County Club, InterContinental Miami, Hunton Andrews Kurth, McDermott Will & Emery and Wynwood Walls Sommelier level. To inquire about trustee and sponsor packages, contact

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