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30 July, 2015

Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate, the world’s most recognized authority on wine, is bringing its inaugural Matter of Taste tour to Miami as part of a continuing global series of exclusive events for members and guests.
The American leg of the tour continues in Miami on September 26, 2015. Featuring 150 of the most iconic wines of South America and Spain, each rated 90+ points by The Wine Advocate and handpicked by its world-renowned Spanish and South American wine expert, Luis Gutiérrez, Matter of Taste offers the opportunity to experience the most iconic wines of the world in a casual walk-around tasting atmosphere.
“We are delighted to reward our subscribers, their guests and new ‘members’ to the Miami stop in a series of events we are planning across the globe,” said Editor-in-Chief, Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW.  “Subscribing to gives consumers access to hundreds of thousands of independent wine tasting reviews by Robert Parker and our team of wine experts. Matter of Taste brings the very best of these reviews to life, providing readers with the opportunity to taste and meet the people behind these extraordinary wines and to mingle with our critics who recommended the wines. Ultimately we want to transform the traditional and somewhat static wine review subscription model into a much more compelling and dynamic membership opportunity.”
Matter of Taste Miami will be held on Saturday, September 26 from 1pm to 6pm with a special preview tasting for VIPs from 12 noon within Miami’s famed Moore Building - a stunning 1921 landmark building located in the city’s Design District. A series of high profile master classes will run from 11am to 630pm.
Tickets to the walkabout tasting are specially priced at $50 for members (master classes will be priced separately). Non-member tickets are $99 and will include a free one-year, annually renewing membership to 
Ticket sales open at 10am on August 6th. American Express® Card Members can take advantage of an exclusive two week pre­sale beginning July 23 at 10am.  
To view the full list of incredible wines to be tasted please visit:
Following Matter of Taste Miami, the tour travels to San Francisco on November 14, 2015, followed by New York City on February 20, 2016, with more cities in the U.S. and worldwide to be announced soon.  Each city will celebrate a distinct theme, focusing on various major wine regions with each stop.
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About Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate   
For more than 35 years, The Wine Advocate, and later, has been the global leader and independent consumer’s guide to fine wine. The brand was established by world-famous Robert M. Parker, Jr., the only critic in any field to receive the highest Presidential honor from three countries – France, Italy and Spain. Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate provides a wealth of information to its subscribers, including a searchable database of more than 250,000 professional wine ratings and reviews plus articles, videos, daily news content, online retail availability and pricing, an active, professionally moderated bulletin board, a mobile app for easy access to the comprehensive online database of reviews, and much more. For more information, visit
DATE: Saturday September 26, 2015
VENUE: Moore Building, 4040 Ne 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33137
MASTER CLASSES: 11am- 630pm
VIP PREVIEW: 12 noon- 1pm