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March 26 - March 29

The Café at Books & Books in Coconut Grove presents the ARTISAN EXPERIENCE!


March 26
March 29


Books & Books in Coconut Grove
3409 Main Highway
COCONUT GROVE, FL 33133 United States
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The Café at Books & Books in Coconut Grove is proud to partner with select, local artisans to present a free series of talks & tastings featuring delicious, locally-produced and sustainable food and drinks. Join us for talks with the artisans themselves, learn about the philosophy behind what they are making, and sample the foods, wines, craft beers and chocolate deliciousness that is being produced right here in our own community (and now available at The Cafe in Coconut Grove). Check below for the full schedule of talks, tastings and demonstrations!


Tuesday, March 26 – Friday, March 29



RADIATE KOMBUCHA: Tuesday, March 26 at 2PM

Talk & Tasting: Ethically-sourced, small-batch, locally-made and probiotic rich superfood!

EXQUISITO CHOCOLATE: Tuesday, March 26 at 4PM

Talk & Tasting: Travel around Latin American farms with a bean-to-chocolate bar flight.

Explore how terroir, fermentation and processing influences the end flavor of chocolate.

NIGHTLIFE BREWING: Tuesday, March 26 at 5PM

Talk & Tasting: Craft beers, brewed in Miami, a city known for it’s nightlife,

including 90-Mile, Spitfire Redhead, Daring Brunette and Gunfighter Blonde

SLOW FOOD MIAMI: Wednesday, March 27 at 4PM

Talk: Transform the way you experience and enjoy food and learn more

about Slow Food’s School Gardens Initiative. Great for Parents!

GARCIA NEVETTE: Wednesday, March 27 4PM

Talk & Tasting: Artisan, hand-made dark chocolate confections crafted

with luxury chocolate from Venezuela and high-quality, local ingredients right here in Miami.

SOUTHERN GLAZER WINES & SPIRITS: Wednesday, March 27 at 5:30PM

Talk & Tasting: Taste a rich portfolio of wines from South Florida’s wine and spirits.

LA PER’LA COFFEE: Thursday, March 28 at 11AM

Talk & Tasting: Do all coffees taste the same? Join these specialty roasters for a cupping experience

that places freshly roasted coffees from different origin countries side by side to allow for a true comparison of flavors and aromas.

ZAK THE BAKER: Thursday, March 28 at 12PM

Talk & Tasting: Learn more about the philosophy of bread and pastry-making from this famed local baker.

CAO CHOCOLATE: Thursday, March 28 at 4PM

Talk & Tasting: Learn more about the process of hand-crafted chocolates made in Venezuela.

Flying around the world through craft chocolate.

FLORIDA WINE COMPANY : Thursday, March 28 at 5:30PM

Talk & Tasting: Experience wines made from grapes and other fruit grown in the State of Florida.

FLOWER ARRANGING: Thursday, March 28 at 6PM

Talk & Demo: Judi Susser will demonstrate how to make beautiful holiday

flower arrangements and table settings right in time for Passover & Easter. 

JOJO TEA: Friday, March 29 at 4PM

Talk & Tasting: What is tea? Join Mike Ortiz and Nan Nan Yan, from JoJo Tea for an informal, yet educational tea tasting.

We will explore the different categories of tea and discuss the characteristics that differentiate them.

PROGRESS WINE: Friday, March 29 at 5:30PM

Talk & Tasting: Hear from this family of inspired producers of wines and spirits made

in collaboration with innovators and icons and pursuing sustainability for our planet.