Published On: Fri, Feb 19th, 2016

5th edition of Wine & Food Festival Cancun – Riviera Maya: Experience a celebration of flavors

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The Mexican Caribbean is getting ready, once again to receive the best of the best in the culinary scene: both national and international talents will be present at the upcoming edition of the Wine & Food Festival Cancún-Riviera Maya, which — on this occasion — will celebrate the flavors of Mexico, Spain and France.

California Merlot With Duckhorn

California Merlot With Duckhorn (Original Image Courtesy of Wine & Food Festival Cancún-Riviera Maya)

Cancun and Riviera Maya have become world-class destinations for their vast culinary offering, and from April 28 to May 1 of the present year, the 5th edition of the Wine & Food Festival Cancún-Riviera Maya will take place, which is a celebration that reunites renowned chefs, sommeliers, enologists and gourmands from different parts of the world.

This year, the festival will honor the flavors of Mexico, Spain and France through four days of events held in different venues in both Cancun and Riviera Maya; events such as wine, coffee and mezcal tastings; dish tastings, conferences and cooking classes. These events will include the presence of celebrity chefs, sommeliers and food critics.

Chef Alejandro Ruiz

Chef Alejandro Ruiz (Original Image Courtesy of Wine & Food Festival Cancún-Riviera Maya)

For this occasion the festival will honor two star chefs, Chef Alejandro Ruiz from Oaxaca, an important personality in the Mexican food scene, and Chef Albert Adrià from Spain, who is considered the best pastry chef in the world. Both star chefs will offer conferences on their experience and trajectory in the food world.

Among some of the other guests invited to this celebration is Daniel Milmo, enologist from Casa Madero; Paul Draper, CEO of Ridge Vineyards; as well as Mexican personalities like Aquiles Chávez, Sonia Arías, and Federico López.

Chef Albert Adrià

Chef Albert Adrià (Original Image Courtesy of Wine & Food Festival Cancún-Riviera Maya)

The Wine & Food Festival Cancún-Riviera Maya is expected to attract a large number of guests, similar to the 5,000 attendees from last year’s edition that included people from Mexico, USA, Europe and Latin America, among others.

chocolates

Chocolates (Original Image Courtesy of Wine & Food Festival Cancún-Riviera Maya)

By Dania Vargas Austryjak for Mexico News Network

Mexico Travel Care




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