MIAMI, Fla. – September 4, 2018 – Brightline, Florida's new hospitality-focused express intercity passenger rail service, is introducing the Tasting Train, a series of premier culinary experiences. Guests will celebrate the art of winemaking featuring Far Niente Winery at a sold-out event on Friday, September 7. Connecting South Florida culinary aficionados like never before, Brightline will offer an onboard tasting of premier wines from Far Niente Winery and live entertainment en route from West Palm Beach or Fort Lauderdale to Miami. Upon arrival at MiamiCentral, guests will enjoy an exclusive tasting of Far Niente Winery's wine, Napa-inspired cuisine and live music on the 50' elevated platform at MiamiCentral, offering unparalleled views of the downtown Miami skyline.
“Brightline is focused on creating unique cultural experiences, and the Tasting Train is the first of its kind in South Florida that will offer outstanding wine, food and seamless transportation,” said Johanna Rojas, vice president of marketing for Brightline. “We are excited to launch this new series among other events that will be shared over the coming months.”
Brightline's Tasting Train departs West Palm Beach at 7 p.m. and Fort Lauderdale at 7:39 p.m., arriving into Miami at 8:14 p.m. The return train departs Miami at 10:13 p.m., arriving into Fort Lauderdale at 10:41 p.m. and West Palm Beach at 11:27 p.m. Celebrity Chef and Miami Native Michelle Bernstein, whose company is catering the event, will also make a guest appearance.
Due to the overwhelming demand, Brightline is excited to announce the next Tasting Train event on Friday, October 5, which will feature iconic and historical wines of the Antinori family winery. Tickets will be available for purchase through our website in the coming days.
For more information on Brightline, please visit www.gobrightline.com. Tasting train guests must be 21 or older and prepared to provide ID.
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Brightline is the new benchmark for travel by train in America with express inter-city passenger rail service connecting Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, with future service to Orlando. Providing a travel option that lives at the intersection of transportation and hospitality, the service will ease the stress of traffic, provide a simple and intuitive experience from door to destination, and foster new opportunities to explore more of Southeast Florida. Brightline is the only privately owned, operated and maintained passenger rail system in the United States. For more information, visit our website: www.gobrightline.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
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