The Museum of Discovery and Science will host its 23rd Annual Bank of America Wine, Spirits and Culinary Celebration on Friday, March 16, 2018. The event is presented by Bank of America and all proceeds benefit the Museum.

This year’s co-chairs: Sal Ferradas of Bank of America, Elliott Flynn of Wells Fargo Advisors, Glen Grimes of Go-Tilt Construction and John Magee of Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits are expecting at least 1,500 guests. Event highlights include tastings from South Florida’s leading restaurants and a vast array of wines and spirits from around the world, courtesy of beverage sponsor Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits. There will also be an assortment of craft beers to taste, great items in the silent auction and a complimentary wine glass for every guest.

Platinum guests will enjoy premium cuisine, exclusive access to Platinum Lounge and early access to the Grand Tasting. Doors open for the Platinum experience at 5:30 p.m. Grand Tasting admission begins at 6:30 p.m.

The Grand Tasting will feature over 40 of South Florida’s top restaurants and a sampling of over 100 wine, spirits, and craft beers. This will be followed by the ultra-chic After-Party Lounge where all guests can continue to enjoy additional culinary delights from the After-Party restaurant partners and dance under the stars. The After-Party will take place from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the MODS atrium.

One of the distinguishing features of the Wine, Spirits, and Culinary Celebration is the quality of the restaurants. This year’s list includes the following, with more to come: Boatyard, Café a la Carte, Crepemaker, ETARU, Fare to Remember, Healthy Xpress, Lona, Pizza Craft Pizzeria, S3, Seasons 52, Sette Bello Ristorante, Sparkling Bitters, Spatch Peri-Peri Chicken, Ten Palms Restaurant at Gulfstream Park, The Apothecary 330, YOLO.

Tickets are $300 for the Platinum experience (only 500 tickets available at this level) and
$150 for the Grand Tasting. Parties of 12 receive a reduced rate of $2,750  for Platinum and parties of ten  receive a reduced rate of $1,000 for Grand Tasting Host packages. For tickets please visit For sponsorship opportunities or additional information please contact Hillary Wallace at 954.713.0918 or [email protected].

Guests are encouraged to share in excitement of the event through social media by posting pictures of the event on Museum of Discovery and Science Facebook Page, Tweeting @IMAXSOFL, and utilizing Instagram to upload their event photos by tagging the Museum’s IG page: @m0ds with the hashtag: #MODSWine.


Major sponsors of the 23rd Annual Wine & Culinary Celebration are: Bank of America, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, Doubletime Digital, American Marketing & Management, Inc, BB&T, Centuric and Wells Fargo.

Additional sponsors include: BankUnited, Brown & Brown Insurance of Florida, Centuric, Ellis Diversified, Goldcoast Beverage, Grant Thornton, Greenberg Traurig, Gunster, Pooja Kothari, Jonathan Robertson, Sun-Sentinel and TD Bank.

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